Volvo 480 map

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Ortovox77
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Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:55 pm

I got what I think is a fun idea when reading some spotted topics today.
What would people think about having a Volvo 480 map?

Google supports making own maps with points of interest so I created one and added my cars as markers. This way people that live or visit in my area can see and search if there are any other Volvo 480 owners close by.

I tested and added my three Volvo 480s, I named the markers according in this way "Volvo 480 Turbo/ES/GT 19XX - Color" and then I changed the icon to Car and changed the colors to reflect the car colors. And in the description I just added my name.
If people use the same structure, then you will be able to search on the map for year, model, color etc :) .

The map
https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid= ... 370973&z=5

Regards Jonas
Last edited by Ortovox77 on Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:43 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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jamescarruthers
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by jamescarruthers » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:14 pm

Not a bad idea. I'm slightly tin-hat wearing brigade though with Google but I'd probably put myself on if I didn't have to log on to Google or something like that.‎ 

Also, could people please add their location to their user profiles on here? ‎ It's good to know when someone has a problem if you can point them in the direction of a member.
1987 Volvo 480 ES, 507274, 217 - Red (Ness)
2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
2008 Mini Cooper convertible (Mau)

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)

Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:13 pm

I know what you mean about giving to much information to Google.
The map is supposed to be open for edit by anyone and info say it does not require login but when I check it that is not correct :( .
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:47 pm

I have double checked everything but somehow it does not work. The map is set to editable by anyone who have the link but it still requires users to login to edit it.
Anyway, I added new layers, the idea is to have one for each country so that you can toggle what country you to list 480s in.
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Shane_398
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Shane_398 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:29 pm

Just added mine to this....
Shane

95, 480 Celebration 398/480. 2007-Present day
07, Jeep Cherokee 2.8CRD Limited. 2016-Present day
02, Astra 1.6 8v 2005-17
01, Jeep Cherokee 2.5TD Orvis
95, 460 Si 1.8i 2006-08
98, Astra 2.0 DTI Estate
91, 440 1.7GLE 2006
90, Peugeot405 Si 2004/5

rhigga
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by rhigga » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:30 pm

Great Idea.... mine added........
1992 480 Turbo Auto with richmod

Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:54 am

I like that you added pictures of your cars, I will do that also.

If there is anyone that don't want to use Google or don't have any Google account but want to add you cars then I can do it for now so just send me the info.

Regards Jonas
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Alan 480
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:23 pm

ok added mine (sort of in correct area :-) )

but photo not visible, probably done somat wrong . . .. . .
Alan

480 ES 2litre x 2, C30 1.8ES, SS1

Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:23 pm

Alan 480 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:23 pm
ok added mine (sort of in correct area :-) )

but photo not visible, probably done somat wrong . . .. . .
I can see the picture of a nice red 480 :) so it seem to work now.
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Alan 480
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:35 pm

Ortovox77 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Alan 480 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:23 pm
ok added mine (sort of in correct area :-) )

but photo not visible, probably done somat wrong . . .. . .
I can see the picture of a nice red 480 :) so it seem to work now.
good stuff, it only looks nice at twenty paces :wink:
Alan

480 ES 2litre x 2, C30 1.8ES, SS1

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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by dragonflyjewels » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:21 am

Just added us.
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
hubby has
Sven - 1994 Dark Green GT
Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:19 pm

I will try to spread it to other Volvo 480 clubs also, but there does not seem to be much activity other than here.
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Ortovox77
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Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:21 pm

I have written in the French Volvo 480 forum so they have started to add their cars now also :)
Swedish 480 club forum also but that seems to be really dead.
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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Ortovox77
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Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:50 pm

Re: Volvo 480 map

Post by Ortovox77 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:45 am

Not sure what happened but the link was not editable any more.
But it should be fixed now.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid= ... 370973&z=5
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Volvo 480 Turbo 1994
Volvo 480 ES/GT 1995
Volvo 480 Turbo 1988
Volvo 480 Turbo 1990 (will be scrapped)
BMW Z4 coupe (ESS supercharged)
Saab 9-5 2006
Rotax DD2 Gokart
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