1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by MisterH » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:34 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:39 pm
No, I'm pretty sure they'll all give you cancer if you spray them.  Wear a vapour mask (not a dust mask) and you can use the Bilt Hambler, Dinitrol LPS products safely. Add some thin gloves and some goggles for sure as well.  Spraying is the only way to ensure a decent coverage to the extremes where corrosion likes to start, like between our wheel arch panels.

WD40 ,or any oil, is not suitable for corrosion prevention for any decent length of time and probably a very expensive‎ way to do things. You need something that sets in place.

Waxoyl is just old hat now, don't waste your time and money on it. If it was ever any good it's probably not now as they'll have had to remove the stuff that is good for metal but bad for humans in order to sell it to the public easily at places like Halfords. ‎
thanks for the advice, I presume it is still a good precaution even if using them outside.
that will probably be the next job, after replacing the headrests, taking the whole assembly out is very difficult!
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jifflemon » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:35 pm

If you can do it in the warmth it’s better too; helps the product flow, which means it’s more likely to creep into all the places it needs too.

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by Alan 480 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:39 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:31 pm
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This is my favourite as ‎one area is just defined as "shit". Haha
I'd sussed R = Rust
D = Dent

but F & S, or not enough room for the full text?
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:28 pm

Haha,‎

I think "F" might be "flaking" because those areas had lacquer peel and "S" I think they said is "scratch". ‎
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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by brinkie » Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:15 pm

F = just a flesh wound
S = Tis but a scratch...
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Past: 1981 Talbot-Matra Murena 2.2 Rouge Mephisto, 1995 Volvo 480 GT 2.0i Paris Blue

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by cranna21 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am

I'm looking forward to seeing this in the flesh all done up some day!

there's something about a nice new straight red coat of paint, she'll stand out!
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by Alan 480 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:40 pm

cranna21 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am
there's something about a nice new straight red coat of paint, she'll stand out!
I've been using the stuff from ALDI , does that count? ? ?? :wink:
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by cranna21 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:51 pm

Alan 480 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:40 pm
cranna21 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am
there's something about a nice new straight red coat of paint, she'll stand out!
I've been using the stuff from ALDI , does that count? ? ?? :wink:
but of course! haha
'91 480 ES 2.0l 16v 'Williams' Conversion - 208bhp/230nm
'91 940 GL 2.0l Estate
'09 C30 2.0d R-Design

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by Alan 480 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:44 pm

cranna21 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:51 pm
Alan 480 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:40 pm
cranna21 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am
there's something about a nice new straight red coat of paint, she'll stand out!
I've been using the stuff from ALDI , does that count? ? ?? :wink:
but of course! haha
SWAMBO has been 'remodelling' the N/S rear arch on the carport/dividing wall, so more red paint required :-(
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by cranna21 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:31 am

Alan 480 wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:44 pm
cranna21 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:51 pm
Alan 480 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:40 pm

I've been using the stuff from ALDI , does that count? ? ?? :wink:
but of course! haha
SWAMBO has been 'remodelling' the N/S rear arch on the carport/dividing wall, so more red paint required :-(
ah nooo! i think its time that carport was made bigger :lol:
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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:39 am

Finaly it is red again!

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:40 am

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:41 am

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:42 am

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:42 am

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by MisterH » Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:35 am

That is looking sumptuous!! I don't intend for mine to have such a thorough job but hopefully it will soon be presentable








Now you've just got to put it back together again!
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Fix Central Locking
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Suspension creaking below 40mph

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jifflemon » Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:33 pm

Looks bloody amazing! :shock:

Can't wait to see start coming together.

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Re: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:40 am

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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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:41 am

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: 1987 480 ES Project -- D-reg, 2nd oldest in UK

Post by jamescarruthers » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:42 am

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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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