1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

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Re: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by Alan 480 » Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:27 pm

That's some serious tin worm attacked that flywheel :-)

looking good though,, small steps and all will be OK
Alan

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Re: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by cranna21 » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:39 pm

Aye shes fair been eaten like the rest of the car :rofl:
'91 480 ES 2.0l 16v 'Williams' Conversion - 208bhp/230nm
'90 940 GL 2.0l Estate
'09 S40 D5 Manual R-Design

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Re: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by cranna21 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:16 pm

been a wee minty but slowly making some progress, started buttoning up the interior to try and finish something off, getting fed up of lots of half jobs done!

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the engine fitted for a dry fit-up of the new electro-hydraulic Vauxhall power steering pump and to let me clearance the front slam panel for an air filter followed by new aero catches being fitted!

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'91 480 ES 2.0l 16v 'Williams' Conversion - 208bhp/230nm
'90 940 GL 2.0l Estate
'09 S40 D5 Manual R-Design

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Re: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:39 pm

Look great! I'm struggling to see the power steering pump. Can you point it out or send glasses, please?

What about that oil breather tank on the L/H suspension area? Will it not be breathing an oily mist all over your beautiful engine bay?
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: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by cranna21 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:44 pm

just realised its not actually in any of those pics! see attached - it's since been powdercoated black along with the wee ally bracket you can see holding the brake fluid pot in the oem power steering reservoir area in the pics in the last post!

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the catch can hasn't caused an issue before, its baffled inside so condenses the oil pretty well :)
'91 480 ES 2.0l 16v 'Williams' Conversion - 208bhp/230nm
'90 940 GL 2.0l Estate
'09 S40 D5 Manual R-Design

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Re: 1991 480 ES "Williams" 2.0 16v conversion!

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:50 pm

Very nice!
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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