Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Cleaned up the garage, found parts laying around, but it turned out to be a complete Volvo 480? If you want to sell your car (480 only) you can place an advert here.

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Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Helmert3 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:14 pm

I reckon anyone looking across eBay for 480s came across this one, photos are apparently not upto date, noticed bids were at around £800ish at 4AM...But 12 hours later it's still below reserve at about a a couple of grand higher. Will dump a link and photos, looks very nice...From the photos shown. Not a huge fan of the debadging but still looks clean enough...Shame that the current ones apparently "dont do it justice" .... Reckon this one will be going around for a while.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Volvo-480-Tu ... 4143411136

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by MisterH » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:20 pm

Hi Helmert,

I actually just posted on this :lol:

There are issues with the car which I can see already, definitely not a top money example

Advert is also pretty rubbish, doesn't really say anything detailed just goes on about how iconic is it really :bla:

Looks clean, but I wouldn't buy without seeing it, one would have thought with the situation people would really be trying to write the best descriptions as possible...
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Helmert3 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:22 pm

Oh definitely. The fact that currently pictures apparently "dont do it justice" really does make you think about whats going on. Cant say I have looked much into the history of it yet, as I was more interested in the early AM's when this was still in a price bracket I would even bother looking at :rofl:

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Helmert3 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:04 pm

Have asked the seller for some up to date photos, will post them here if anything comes through. Not one im particularly interested in but will be interesting to see what happens

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by MisterH » Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:07 pm

Helmert3 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:04 pm
Have asked the seller for some up to date photos, will post them here if anything comes through. Not one im particularly interested in but will be interesting to see what happens
Thank you, more food for the critics,

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Alan 480 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:14 pm

Helmert3 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:22 pm
Oh definitely. The fact that currently pictures apparently "dont do it justice" really does make you think about whats going on. Cant say I have looked much into the history of it yet, as I was more interested in the early AM's when this was still in a price bracket I would even bother looking at :rofl:
well it has done at LEAST 4000 miles since the photo was taken going by MoT in 2019,.....
Date tested
13 August 2019
PASS
Mileage
78,746 miles

so what did it do from aug 2019 to aug 2020
if around £1000 - £1500 then worth 'looking at', but need to LOOK at it?

I have one in garage unmoved (on public highway) since CeDriC went on the road.......
might be tempted to sell it on once this COVID has ended (not saying I will, just might :wink: )
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Helmert3 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:54 pm

Mostly just check out whats for sale for fun at the moment unless something spectacular came up. Currently got my eyes on R1 which might have been mentioned in another thread. Usually have a quick look through for a few cars, and the 480 is one of them so anything I notice I always post on here, as its good to (with the current examples atleast) have a bit of a laugh at the prices people are asking. :rofl: (Noticed the 'cherished' 1.7 White 480 has been relisted back to about £3450. Meaning its managed to go up in price, despite still being a bit of a mess.)

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Helmert3 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:57 pm

Not on topic at all, but there ya go for a laugh :D

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by jifflemon » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:20 pm

this one is actually local to me, so may try to arrange a visit - *cough* I mean an scheduled visit to the chemist to collect essential medicines officer.

Things that worry me:

Lack of recent pictures
Age of pictures - They're from when he bought it; Was that last week, last month or last decade?
You agree to collect once Covid allows; At which point he'll want paying... So why bother even listing it NOW?
Its on my doorstep, yet I've never seen it; Not at events, not driving around, nothing.

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by dragonflyjewels » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:43 pm

this one is actually local to me, so may try to arrange a visit - *cough* I mean an scheduled visit to the chemist to collect essential medicines officer.
I'd love to be a fly on the wall..................
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by brinkie » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:57 pm

"The dashboard has been serviced with the electrionics being serviced by the only Volvo 480 electronic specialist in Holland."

I can't remember having service the "electrionics" of this one, but I'm not living in either province of Holland in The Netherlands (there's a North and South Holland), so that must have been someone else. :lol:
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:43 pm

brinkie wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:57 pm
"The dashboard has been serviced with the electrionics being serviced by the only Volvo 480 electronic specialist in Holland."

I can't remember having service the "electrionics" of this one, but I'm not living in either province of Holland in The Netherlands (there's a North and South Holland), so that must have been someone else. :lol:
No matter how hard you guys try, we don’t understand the NL/Holland thing! :bla: :rofl:
1987 Volvo 480 ES, 507274, 217 - Red (Ness)
2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
2003 Renault Avantime 3.0 V6 (Big Ren)
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)

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:33 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:43 pm
brinkie wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:57 pm
"The dashboard has been serviced with the electrionics being serviced by the only Volvo 480 electronic specialist in Holland."

I can't remember having service the "electrionics" of this one, but I'm not living in either province of Holland in The Netherlands (there's a North and South Holland), so that must have been someone else. :lol:
No matter how hard you guys try, we don’t understand the NL/Holland thing! :bla: :rofl:
I get it, kind of like saying Alan or Fraser is/are English cos they lives in the UK :-)

or Alan must know x cos he comes from Orkney!!!!
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:38 pm

Alan 480 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:33 pm
jamescarruthers wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:43 pm
brinkie wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:57 pm
"The dashboard has been serviced with the electrionics being serviced by the only Volvo 480 electronic specialist in Holland."

I can't remember having service the "electrionics" of this one, but I'm not living in either province of Holland in The Netherlands (there's a North and South Holland), so that must have been someone else. :lol:
No matter how hard you guys try, we don’t understand the NL/Holland thing! :bla: :rofl:
I get it, kind of like saying Alan or Fraser is/are English cos they lives in the UK :-)

or Alan must know x cos he comes from Orkney!!!!
Now, now, let’s not try to start a fight
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2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
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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)

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Alan 480 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:26 pm

James
sorry, I'm not being serious, I can take the mick as weel as next person

moderator,
remove post(s) if I have offended any one......
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:34 pm

Hey Alan, I'm not offended in any way, I think you may have misread my post when I tried to be funny but clearly failed I was merely implying that a Scottish person might be upset at being called English. My family is historically Scottish and I'm from the north of England so I don't identify much with traditional English any way!
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1987 Volvo 480 ES, 507274, 217 - Red (Ness)
2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
2003 Renault Avantime 3.0 V6 (Big Ren)
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)

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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by brinkie » Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:43 am

If you really want to hurt a Limburger (from the southernmost province of The Netherlands), call him or her a Hollander. :D

The 480 was built in the province of Limburg. Limburgers don't feel they're part of Holland, because they are so different from them, in fact, everything looks different in Limburg as compared to Holland. The two Holland provinces are flat and next to the seaside, Limburg has hills, it's got the only stretch of motorway in the country with an extra lane uphill for slow trucks. In Limburg, especially in the south, they speak Limburgish dialect which has tonality like Swedish and even has some different grammar in local variations. They feel more related to Germans in the Aachen and Cologne area than the Dutch near the coastline, where unfortunately for them the legislative seat of the country is located and political decisions are made. After cessation of Belgium in 1839, it was kept in The Netherlands because of the coal mines. And when the coal mines were closed in the 1960s, employment was created... by setting up a car factory! Many of the factory workers were ex coal miners. They see DAF and the NedCar-built Volvos as part of their heritage. When I picked up my blue 480 in the south, I stopped at a store to buy coolant (because it needed some...) and an old man walked by, said to me in the typical Limburgish singing voice:
"Oh... that's an old one. I used to work on those, you know!"
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Alan 480 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:45 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:34 pm
Hey Alan, I'm not offended in any way, I think you may have misread my post when I tried to be funny but clearly failed
well I wasn't 100% certain one way or the other, glad no offence given, none intended..... :wink:

see how easy it is to 'misread' the same line of text.

back to the subject in hand, has anybody made an offer?? (at that price) :shock:
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Alan 480 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:51 pm

brinkie wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:43 am
Limburg has hills, it's got the only stretch of motorway in the country with an extra lane uphill for slow trucks.
you mean > 1 in 20 gradient? :wink:

Last time I was in NL was Arnham, it had a few hills, previously around the 'Mekermeer' I went with the Navy , reckoned it was nice so the next year I took better half on holidays for two weeks, just a day here and there wherever we could find a room for the next day!!! cracking heritage/fishing museum, good job couldn't read as would have taken three times as long to get around it, for those in NE (of England) think Beamish..
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Re: Volvo 480 Turbo Black - (Ebay Auction)

Post by Murf » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:25 pm

Are you from Orkney right enough Alan?
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