'93 White Turbo - eBay

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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'93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by Jaster » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:28 pm

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VOLVO-480-TU ... SwdNFdfhYr

Not often a 480 comes up for sale in one's home town, unfortunately (or fortunately) I already have two and I'm very happy with them. I saw a white 480 on the roads in Oxford a couple of times a few years ago, but haven't seen it since. Willing to bet that it was this one since the seller says it doesn't get out much except for meets and shows (but not ours?? :? )

Might get in touch with the seller (just for a chat of course!), particularly if anyone's interested and would like to know more as Oxford is a small place so it can't be far. Also generally speaking I'm not a veedub enthusiast at all, but I do rather like the look of the Scirocco he has in his other listings!
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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by Norm57 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:43 pm

Low mileage but a high price for a car with ‘rusty wheelarches’

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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by brinkie » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:54 pm

I am very sure the advertised mileage isn't the actual mileage, the car may have done at least 100,000 more.

The condition of the car, with its damaged front spoiler, scuffed bumper edges and rusty wheel arches, doesn't correspond to a mileage of only 36k. (There is no picture of the rear lights, and I would not be surprised if they were in poor condition if you look at the front light units)

The MOT failed in 2007 (with only 3,005 miles!) on excessive free play on steering, current MOT has an advisory on oil leaks, with 35,829 read from the odometer. MOT history starts in 2006 with only 1,149 miles.

So I guess the odometer has been changed around 2005.
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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by jifflemon » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:33 am

Norm57 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:43 pm
Low mileage but a high price for a car with ‘rusty wheelarches’
:shock:

Think I need to up my prices! :rofl:

Are they the right wheels? Look like the 14's when it should have 15's. Although, for £2300 I'd be expecting a whole lot more pictures too!

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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by Murf » Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:15 pm

Nope, that's the same wheels as my '91 Turbo (Atlas?)

Should have Taurus by that age of car.
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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by big mike » Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:19 pm

Has anyone seen this car?

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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by Jaster » Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:57 pm

big mike wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:19 pm
Has anyone seen this car?
Not as far as I know, although I'd be happy to get in touch with the seller if you're interested but not local (although note well the very valid caveats raised by the esteemed members above).
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Re: '93 White Turbo - eBay

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:14 am

I think I'd have trouble dealing with someone who is unable to work out that their car has had a new speedometer sometime in its life and isn't low mileage at all. It looks a bit shit and bashed about. 

If it was an ES it would be about £500 or more likely never sell, like the current crop on eBay that no one wants. Maybe £1000-1500 in its current state and only because it is a manual turbo which are a great drive. Rusty arches will only get worse and realistically you should set aside at least £1000 to fix them properly.‎ 

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)

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