Car scrappage in 2009...

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Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by jifflemon » Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:34 pm

taken from here

We lost 79 480s in 2009!

Dread to think how many we'll lose in the current scheme... :angry:

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by frenchfries » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:43 pm

Nearly 40 Citroen 2CV? I find the data very surprising........
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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by jifflemon » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:54 pm

I've seen several examples recently were people with rotten old cars put the car on Facebook/eBay/gumtree saying "give me £2k cos it's what I can get in scrappage".

Sadly these idiots actually think they're getting 2k off a new car..... :roll:

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:26 am

The way I read the data is that there were 166 480's scrapped when you include the sub-models like ES, turbo, etc! Yikes!

And up to 62 more if you include "VOLVO,400,1 and ‎VOLVO,400 SERIES,61‎"‎

‎VOLVO,480,79
VOLVO,480 2.0 ES 3DR,1
VOLVO,480 CELEB PETROL,1
VOLVO,480 Celebration,7
VOLVO,480 CELEBRATION AUTO,1
VOLVO,480 COUPE,1
VOLVO,480 ES,24
VOLVO,480 ES 2.0,1
VOLVO,480 ES 3dr,1
VOLVO,480 ES AUTO,2
Volvo,480 ES GT,1
VOLVO,480 ES S/R,5
VOLVO,480 GT,3
VOLVO,480 LI,1
VOLVO,480 S,1
VOLVO,480 SE,1
VOLVO,480 SE 3 Door,1
VOLVO,480 SE AUTO,1
VOLVO,480 Turbo,7
VOLVO,480 TURBO 3 DOOR HATCHBACK,1
VOLVO,480 Turbo Auto,1
VOLVO,480 TURBO S/R,2
VOLVO,480 XI AUTO,1
VOLVO,480Es,11
VOLVO,480ES Auto,1
VOLVO,480GLE,1
VOLVO,480GT,1
VOLVO,480S,7
VOLVO,480TURBO,1‎
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Previous 480's:
J123 CFU -- ES
J449 MNL -- ES auto
D864 CPV -- ES
L691 JFC -- Turbo
F70 MNR -- ES
H858 FGV -- Turbo auto
E981 KHM -- ES (509849)

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by Alan 480 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:43 am

12 seconds in view of an SS1, galv chassis version, nowt to go wrong that isn't easy fix!
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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by dragonflyjewels » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:20 pm

Heartbreaking isn't it ? At least they are being broken for spares rather than just crushed....
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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by Jay-Kay-Em » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:15 pm

Very interesting data - I like how DVLA is publishing this stuff - albeit after a FOI request.

The data is very 'dirty' though. Looks like entrants have had free text - very dangerous! You should see the amount of spellings for Vauxhall!

480 Xi and 480 GLE..... they are 440 trim levels. ... and they were probably Volvo dealers entering that! Reminds me of a post I saw on here where the Volvo dealer called it a four-eight-zero :rofl:

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by jifflemon » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:40 pm

dragonflyjewels wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Heartbreaking isn't it ? At least they are being broken for spares rather than just crushed....
Sadly their not....

The "spares thing" is probably illegal stripping of them. There used to be thousands more. Apparently, they're just waiting for the price of scrap to go back up before offing the last load.

You can see this scope of the operation https://www.google.co.uk/maps/search/pa ... a=!3m1!1e3

You can see the clean bits of concrete where cars have been.

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Re: Car scrappage in 2009...

Post by dragonflyjewels » Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:38 pm

um, surely they've been deliberately positioned by make and model for easier breaking ? I read that as the owner taking them batch by batch to a workshop somewhere else and concentrating on one marque at a time ? If they were going for scrap wouldn't they just be jumbled up ?
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Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
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Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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