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by lee
Fri Feb 14, 2003 6:10 pm
Forum: The Wastegate (Off Topic)
Topic:  ICE
Replies: 147
Views: 22524

Re: ICE

If you do need more help just give me a bell as this is my best subject.<br><br> <p></p><i></i>
by lee
Fri Feb 14, 2003 6:08 pm
Forum: The Wastegate (Off Topic)
Topic:  ICE
Replies: 147
Views: 22524

Re: ICE

I have completely run new OFC for ever speaker. This can be a little tricky in the doors due to space and getting the thicker wire through the little tube. <br><br>I had crossovers which were on display in the boot so i had to run wires for both mid-range and tweeters.<br><br>Also if you upgrade you...
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  WHAT DOES ES Stand for???
Replies: 22
Views: 3833

Re: WHAT DOES ES Stand for???

I agree with dragon lord.<br><br>One thing to keep in mind though. They weren't all ES's <p></p><i></i>
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Washer bottle
Replies: 12
Views: 1487

Re: washer tank

I had one on my ES. UK car<br><br>I think i will keeps this now as i don't know if my turbo has one yet. <p></p><i></i>
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  Electric Aerial
Replies: 11
Views: 2176

Re: aerial

the DAB control units in the last 12 months have come down from £350 down to lower than £150. <br><br>With DAB you get crystal clear radio additional station only avilable on DAB. When you go through a tunnel you don't loose reception.<br><br>Believe it or not DAB has been around for some 6 or 7 y...
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 7:04 pm
Forum: The Wastegate (Off Topic)
Topic:  ICE
Replies: 147
Views: 22524

ICE

I'm currently running MB Quartz in the front. But its time to upgrade.<br><br>I'm looking at phoniex gold a set of 6inch and a set of 5inch components in the front and a set of 5 inch in the back.<br><br>Does anyone have any other recommendations or experiences in the upgrade of the 480?? <p></p><i>...
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  Electric Aerial
Replies: 11
Views: 2176

Re: Electric Aerial

I had the same problem with mine. <br><br>I took it out and opened it up to find that the plastic bit that push it up had snapped. So all that was happening was that the motor was turning.<br><br>I bought the replacement from Volvo forabout £15.<br><br>Then i went through the carwash and broke the ...
by lee
Thu Feb 13, 2003 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  Electric Aerial
Replies: 11
Views: 2176

Re: Electric Aerial

You can buy the individal parts from volvo. I think the attena is about £15. <br><br>As for replacements from halfords, you will have the following problems.<br>1. The wiring connection will be different so you will have to cut the wiring and join them yourself.<br>2. The bit where the attena comes...
by lee
Wed Feb 12, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  speaker wiring
Replies: 14
Views: 1648

Re: speaker wiring

When I upgraded my front speakers I chose components which came with a good cross over.<br><br>I take it the Pioneer speakers you are wishing to replace them with are something like the TSG range of speakers.<br><br>This is what you do. <br>Cut all for wires and strip them. Twist together the positi...
by lee
Tue Feb 11, 2003 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: My exhaust again.....CAT prob.s?
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: My exhaust again.....CAT prob.s?

It could be the heat shield under the car. I found by undoing this and padding it a bit then doing it back up tight it stop my rattles.<br><br>Also there should be some heat shields around the manifold which could do with tightening.<br><br>If this doesn't solve your problem get a stainless system w...
by lee
Tue Feb 11, 2003 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: didn't know..
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

didn't know

I have never seen these in a 480 before. My mate had the exact same ones in his 440 though.<br><br>Maybe you could get them out of a 440.<br><!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/im ... /happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <br> <p></p><i></i>
by lee
Mon Feb 10, 2003 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I need 2 Tyres.
Replies: 8
Views: 1308

Re: I need 2 Tyres.

The avon zv1 is a good-ish tyre. You get what you pay for. <br><br>I had the ZV1 on my last car and couldn't moan. Just their not too clever in the wet due to the hard compound. But once warm in the dry there good. <br><br>The best tyres i've come across so far are either Goodyear Eagle F1 or Dunlop...
by lee
Mon Feb 03, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic:  Miles per gallon
Replies: 23
Views: 3419

Re: MPG

He must of never drove a 480. <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :rollin --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/roll.gif ALT=":rollin"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <br><br>I see some nova/corsa driver with the paint can size exhaust i can't help myself, I have to boot it.<br><br>When...