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by jamesy12345
Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: My new life with a youngtimer
Replies: 141
Views: 33776

Re: My new life with a youngtimer

Well done Chris for keeping it going so long

Reality doesn't match with my plans either
by jamesy12345
Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Chinese Speed sensor, any advice?
Replies: 37
Views: 8544

Re: Chinese Speed sensor, any advice?

Maybe will help, assuming your car is a manual

Gear ratios (from here http://www.volvo-480-europe.org/volvo48 ... engine9=on)
1. 3.091:1
2. 1.842:1
3. 1.320:1
4. 0.967:1
5. 0.758:1
reverse. 3.545:1
final drive. 4.067:1

Speed calculator (need tyre sizes)
http://www.tremec.com/calculadora.php
by jamesy12345
Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Updated.... Standard ECUs + recirc + gauge panel + boost solenoid + rear light seals to Joe S - paid & posted Relay cover + interior light + boot/fuel flap release lever cover to Harriet - 8, waiting for payment/address Aerial + seat belt buckles to 0314 - paid & posted /// Rear seat belts - sold Sn...
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: N reg Celeb being recycled/broken
Replies: 21
Views: 2871

Re: N reg Celeb being recycled

Jim someone asked me about the below items on my car: "Metal water pipe that wraps around front of engine" Alternator brackets (assume he means support bracket that bolts to the block, and the adjustment slotted flat bar thing) Those items are not available on mine since the engine has gone to a bet...
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Auto speed sensor Steve Sideways - collected Speedo unit + boost solenoid + wiper arms + recirc to m616tls - collected Adapter bracket and banjo bolt for the oil pressure sender to DCwalker - gone with engine Robou-mod ECU to Jay-kay-em - paid for & posted Snow mats + boot LINER to gltease - waiting...
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: The Adventures of the White Rabbit
Replies: 15
Views: 6880

Re: The Adventures of the White Rabbit

do you pay more council tax or something...!
by jamesy12345
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

doingitsideways wrote:I'll have the MAF :)

Sling it in your boot when you go to Shakey at weekend and I'll grab it off you.
Alternatively, stick it in your pocket if you're on foot :rofl:
OKey dokey pal, would you like this momo wheel also to chav-your-ride?
by jamesy12345
Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Auto speed sensor Steve Sideways - collected Speedo unit + boost solenoid + wiper arms + recirc to m616tls - collected Adapter bracket and banjo bolt for the oil pressure sender to DCwalker - gone with engine Robou-mod ECU to Jay-kay-em - paid for & posted Snow mats + boot LINER to gltease - waiting...
by jamesy12345
Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: The Adventures of the White Rabbit
Replies: 15
Views: 6880

Re: The Adventures of the White Rabbit

Glad to see the car will remain on the forum & in good hands
by jamesy12345
Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Sidelights blinking twice the speed they should
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: Sidelights blinking twice the speed they should

Maybe one of the bulbs has gone
by jamesy12345
Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Ha ha ha... That hammer's gonna strike soon!! :rofl: You never mentioned the Momo wheel? Must have kept that one out of sight there. Do you have the boss for it? Never thought about it til later mate. It's only spare now due to changing the wheel on the Mazda. Yes got a boss although just an ebay j...
by jamesy12345
Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Photos for folks who have requested/paid for parts: Throttle body http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u565/jamesy12345/280320162514_zpskhjwjmwg.jpg Windscreen washer http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u565/jamesy12345/280320162534_zps6njrjla5.jpg Rear belts http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u565/...
by jamesy12345
Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

All possible parts stripped off today (thanks to my lovely assistant Mr Sideways), all members contacted about their requests Some bits left just let me know if anything is needed: New DRL bulb holders Ignition coil (1 from 2 left) Boost solenoid (1 from 2 left) New carbon front splitter New rear li...
by jamesy12345
Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

gsa60 wrote:Hi Jamesy,
Sorry about your car.
I've PM'ed you to see if you have some parts.

Cheers
Replied mate & updated list
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Right then any more for any more, Monday Mr Sideways & I will start stripping (!) Auto speed sensor Steve Sideways - 5 provisionally sold Boost solenoid to m616tls - 5 sold Speedo unit to m616tls - 30 sold Adapter bracket and banjo bolt for the oil pressure sender to DCwalker - 5 provisionally sold ...
by jamesy12345
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

Hi James Do you have a rear window wiring loom with rubber seal available? Also looking for the seatbelt arms with the rollers (both sides). Bet the rear light lenses have gone! cheers Jim How do Jim Seat belts arms went a while ago, rear lights same. I'm not sure what condition the rear loom is in...
by jamesy12345
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: little rear tabs
Replies: 1
Views: 727

Re: little rear tabs

I see them mate will have a look at the weekend, I think I know what you mean
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 17, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Turbo meter wont' go pass halfway.
Replies: 23
Views: 4151

Re: Turbo meter wont' go pass halfway.

Jamesy, if you carry on giving bits of that engine away, there'll be nothing left for me to collect! :lol: Got me stumped though, this one. Oh, I sent a replacement BCV back with Pollution. Don't know if Jim had that for his stash though. sorry I forgot you were considering getting the engine, just...
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto
Replies: 58
Views: 12357

Re: Regretfully breaking 480 turbo auto

cranna21 wrote:How there, have you got mudflaps?

Cheers
no it's just the way I walk mate :rofl:

I'll have a look :)
glasgowjim wrote:No its just his big ass !

only kidding james :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Thanks Jim you are driving me to a diet of Johnny Walker & pizza :lol: :rofl:
by jamesy12345
Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Turbo meter wont' go pass halfway.
Replies: 23
Views: 4151

Re: Turbo meter wont' go pass halfway.

Posted on the other Volvo forum but I will repeat here so the 480 guys can comment also: Like I said on the Skype disappointing that this hasn't been resolved. The only things I can think of would be boost leak (including the recirc leaking back to inlet side) or the boost solenoid. Have a good pull...