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by SW480
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: 480 ENGINE CUT OUT.
Replies: 4
Views: 420

480 ENGINE CUT OUT.

Hello So I'm still relatively new to owning a Volvo 480. The first issue I have had with the car is the fan not kicking in, not tested it yet but it had overheated. This is still yet to be fixed however I planned to make a quick journey to my new workshop in the Volvo late night last week with the h...
by SW480
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Seats- are they all the same
Replies: 8
Views: 411

Seats- are they all the same

Hi So are the seats in all 480s the same , I understand they have a few different styles and the evolution of a head rest in the back . But will a turbo set fit in an ES . I've got an 89 es auto with leather seats and was going to replace them with some turbo ones with the cloth middle . Will it be ...
by SW480
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Engine swaps : what's possible ?
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Engine swaps : what's possible ?

Soo new to this 480 forum and I have loads of questions. Hopefully you can enlighten me and I'll try post them in the correct section . Engine swaps First question how easy to convert es auto to Turbo manual ? Is this an easy swap or does it need alot of fettling . Second - How about Renault F4A how...
by SW480
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Power transmission (40)
Topic: Manual to auto, auto to manual.
Replies: 3
Views: 1988

Re: Manual to auto, auto to manual.

Resurrecting this thread , is this possible?

Converting a auto to manual ?

Simple / worth it ?

Newbie asking newbie questions .

S
by SW480
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Lights - Bulbs and motors
Replies: 9
Views: 618

Re: Lights - Bulbs and motors

Hi everyone Thanks for all of your response's , I will look into all your suggestions, The Phillips racing vision bulbs sound decent and I never thought to much about the wiring and wether it could handle the 100w so that's a very good shout! Last thing I want to do is cause more problems by frying ...
by SW480
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Lights - Bulbs and motors
Replies: 9
Views: 618

Lights - Bulbs and motors

Hello all Looking for some advice here . First question , want to replace all the front lights as bright as can be as I do alot of night time driving . The same is to be said for the rear lights . Could anyone advise on the best option seen some xenon 100w bulbs but not sure on them . Also getting a...
by SW480
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: Robou ecu
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

Re: Robou ecu

I'll cross that off the list then .


Thanks for your reply .
by SW480
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: Robou ecu
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

Re: Robou ecu

Hello

This is my first post , what's the deal with these ECU upgrades .

What's the benefit for a N/A 1.7 480 ?

People seem very happy with them .