Pollution rides out!

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jamesy12345
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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Tue Oct 06, 2015 7:09 pm

Sorted :) running fine on blue EZ210K & flew through an MOT after taking most of the good bits off the 440

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Untaxed not through lack of effort on my part - the DVLA lost the log book..... :wall:
Current:
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Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

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440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:09 am

Look who's back/guess who's back...

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DVLA have lost the green slip now also :wall:

//edit news just in from DVLA...green slip found, I need to call them back wednesday, hopefully to declare SORN. Maybe even get a log book!
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:34 pm

Did I ever mentioned how much I liked the DVLA & how efficient they are... :angel:

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Sorted! I know SORN isn't usually much of an achievement but in this case it was!!

New V5 in the post free gratis also
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:42 pm

Just sorting through a few photos...

After a wash:

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At the beach (near Holy Island):

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Camping trip near Berwick:

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Christmas one year, getting a couple of small trees:

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At the main dealers:

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Batmobile:

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Cooking pancakes:

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Selfie during trip to Legoland:

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& that is about up to date!
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by doingitsideways » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:07 pm

Some oldies there, fella.

The bairn's about a foot taller now and it's been on holiday to Manchester and Glasgow since!

:rofl:

In other news, I've been giving serious thought to resurrecting mine with something a bit fruity under the bonnet ;)
"If you can't fix it with a hammer, it's an electrical fault!"
Hammers can't fix a 480!!!

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 9:36 pm

doingitsideways wrote:Some oldies there, fella.

The bairn's about a foot taller now and it's been on holiday to Manchester and Glasgow since!

:rofl:

In other news, I've been giving serious thought to resurrecting mine with something a bit fruity under the bonnet ;)
Aye mate, no idea why i didn't post before

T4 engine swap..someone needs to do one!!
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 9:58 pm

jamesy12345 wrote:Just sorting through a few photos...


At the main dealers:

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and folks say cars are not much bigger than they were 20 years ago!!!
Alan

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:13 pm

Alan 480 wrote:and folks say cars are not much bigger than they were 20 years ago!!!
It looked like a toy compared to the newer models, Alan!
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by doingitsideways » Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:45 pm

jamesy12345 wrote:
T4 engine swap..someone needs to do one!!
That's the idea.

Ideas are great.
Then reality hits home :(
"If you can't fix it with a hammer, it's an electrical fault!"
Hammers can't fix a 480!!!

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:48 am

doingitsideways wrote:
jamesy12345 wrote:
T4 engine swap..someone needs to do one!!
That's the idea.

Ideas are great.
Then reality hits home :(
Yep I suffer from that on occasion (about once a day)

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Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by jamesy12345 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:41 am

Speaking of which (the above image), unfortunately I have been landed with a huge vets bill and a very rusty Renault 21 in the same week, so I will be putting Pollution up for sale shortly....again I know

For anyone not up to date the engine is a B18FT with auto box from that cat C 440 turbo (approx 80k miles). The car will come with a Robou ECU, carbon front splitter & mint set of rear lights. I think I have a standard set of red ECUs also which can be used if need be.

Let me know if interested I would much rather sell for less to a forum member than attempt Fleabay
Current:
Volvo S60 '04
Renault 21 '91
Subaru Legacy '05
Mazda RX-7 '93
Renault 5 '84

Previous:
440 2 litre, 440 Turbo, 460 Turbo, 480 Turbo x2, 854 T-5R, S40 T4, V40 T4, S70 T5 & R, V70 R x2, S60 R

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by brinkie » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:39 am

jamesy12345 wrote:Just sorting through a few photos...
At the main dealers:

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Definitely one of the lowest cars Volvo built, its "successor" C30 is over 12 cm taller. Only the P1800 is lower by almost 4 cm.

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jamesy12345 wrote:Speaking of which (the above image), unfortunately I have been landed with a huge vets bill and a very rusty Renault 21 in the same week, so I will be putting Pollution up for sale shortly....again I know

For anyone not up to date the engine is a B18FT with auto box from that cat C 440 turbo (approx 80k miles). The car will come with a Robou ECU, carbon front splitter & mint set of rear lights. I think I have a standard set of red ECUs also which can be used if need be.
The steering wheel is at the wrong end for me, but the colour is great. :D
Robert.

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Re: Pollution rides out!

Post by doingitsideways » Thu Dec 10, 2015 3:32 pm

jamesy12345 wrote:very rusty Renault 21
Ffs!

:wall:
"If you can't fix it with a hammer, it's an electrical fault!"
Hammers can't fix a 480!!!

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