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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By nordmaschine
Or just swap entire strut assembly/brakes over...

Or just swap entire strut assembly/brakes over from an 88+ 700 series. 82-85 760's are dinosaurs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By nordmaschine
I have huge hands, but I have deep 19mm socket,...

I have huge hands, but I have deep 19mm socket, long extensions and u-joints, so I never had a problem changing ECT without removing anything but MAF to TB hoses for ease of access. Having at least...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By nordmaschine
Just get a 740 and hook a trailer like a real...

Just get a 740 and hook a trailer like a real men.

https://s26.postimg.org/9p6tud9qt/20161022_134022.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/9p6tud9qt/)

Old pic of my manual turbo car while i used it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By nordmaschine
What is houndstooth? Picture?

What is houndstooth? Picture?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By nordmaschine
Too big of a bite for a "father and son weekend...

Too big of a bite for a "father and son weekend project", 7s that stood for years need a strong hand.

Still, what you did, looks like you did great.


The bonus antenna you got...is it by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By nordmaschine
I could host it on my domain. No copyright issues...

I could host it on my domain. No copyright issues here. And quite enough bandwidth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By nordmaschine
I bought one last year with those things. High...

I bought one last year with those things. High mileage car! And had an old man come 2 years ago and ask for new rotorbearings....

Just whack those bolts dead in the head a couple of times to break...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By nordmaschine
Come on, stop pulling OP's leg. Virgos are made...

Come on, stop pulling OP's leg. Virgos are made of Nitrogen-Carbide fiber, that's why they're black. Best way to clean them is to gently dip them in a bath (old tub works great) of sulphuric acid.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,236
Posted By nordmaschine
I vaguely remember some people ranting about...

I vaguely remember some people ranting about their B230 manifolds being poorly made and not fitting so great either, but that was years ago, before Turbobandit were such a thing...

I'd buy it just...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By nordmaschine
Nay, he's got Mo(t)ronic 1.0, absolutely...

Nay, he's got Mo(t)ronic 1.0, absolutely unrelated to LH-Jetronic ECU-s. Like, "nothing swaps over" unrelated.

OP, 60-2 pattern flywheel is not going to work with Motronic. You either swap it to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,649
Posted By nordmaschine
Really nice and clean car. And you have really...

Really nice and clean car. And you have really healthy approach to it, I like it.


Mandatory Eurofag-rant:
"Wagen" is not a cool german word for wagon. "Wagen" just means "Car"... German (and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By nordmaschine
No point in LH-Jet cars, really.

No point in LH-Jet cars, really.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 23,654
Posted By nordmaschine
Still my favourite build. Keep it going...

Still my favourite build. Keep it going...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By nordmaschine
https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/Images-Parts/Temp...

https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/Images-Parts/TempSensor-Gauge.gif


You might have one like this, instead of single spade one. This one I posted is 88+ style, earlier cars had a single spade one....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,461
Posted By nordmaschine
Probably around 2% chances the gasket is blown....

Probably around 2% chances the gasket is blown. It takes a lot more effort to take a B230 out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,299
Posted By nordmaschine
Calm down, Zach. A true Master Jedi Tech...

Calm down, Zach. A true Master Jedi Tech excercises patience.


OT: Regulator on its way out, probably. Does it self excite when you rev it to cca 4k rpm?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By nordmaschine
Dimmer slider usually fails in the way that it...

Dimmer slider usually fails in the way that it goes from full bright to dimm, and then at full dimm (or where that should be) goes to full bright again. It's so common fail that it might be a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,186
Posted By nordmaschine
Is the car new to you? I had some LH2.4 cars with...

Is the car new to you? I had some LH2.4 cars with "wrong" VR sensors (from Alfas, BMW's, whatever was on hand to PO's), that were in good nick do that. Later, comparing those sensors with Volvo ones,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By nordmaschine
^ Redacted word was he lla flu sh. I truly love...

^ Redacted word was he lla flu sh. I truly love this board!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By nordmaschine
Failing Nivomat is obvious. It drags its ass...

Failing Nivomat is obvious. It drags its ass ********** style. If the car stood for some time, it's normal to sink in the rear, but after a kilometer or so, it should lift the back end flush with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,285
Posted By nordmaschine
Regina has crank sensor on the...

Regina has crank sensor on the flywheel/flexplate. Distributor won't help it. Unless rotor/cap are worn beyond recognition, then replacing that usually helps a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By nordmaschine
'01 V70 T-5 autotragic crash course, please!

Went full retard tonight and bought an '01 V70 T-5 autotragic. Never ever had a Wrong Wheel Drive Volvo and intended for it to stay that way, plus I hate whiteblocks but hey, the car was dirt cheap...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By nordmaschine
If using stock ECU, you wouldn't have the finest...

If using stock ECU, you wouldn't have the finest idle without that. Otherwise, it's fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By nordmaschine
Well, they were expecting those cars to last...

Well, they were expecting those cars to last anywhere up to 7 years, so for all intents and purposes, it could have been lifetime fluid. They weren't counting on Turbobricks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By nordmaschine
We think you worry too much. They aren't called...

We think you worry too much. They aren't called tractor engines without a reason.

Try a leakdown test, though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By nordmaschine
So they said. I'd do it every 40k miles, though.

So they said. I'd do it every 40k miles, though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By nordmaschine
Did you mess with the PCV oil return pipe, by any...

Did you mess with the PCV oil return pipe, by any chance?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By nordmaschine
This. There is no rear cam seal. You have an...

This.

There is no rear cam seal. You have an o-ring on the distributor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By nordmaschine
^ You don't want to go all Scotty Kilmer on your...

^ You don't want to go all Scotty Kilmer on your brothers car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By nordmaschine
Is that a question?

Is that a question?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
960: 960 16v
Views: 1,188
Posted By nordmaschine
What was the car running originally? LH2.2 with...

What was the car running originally? LH2.2 with distributor sensor or LH2.4 with flywheel sensor?

All my 16v cars were LH2.4, with 016 AMM for 204E and 234F engines and 012 AMM for 204FT/GT...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,019
Posted By nordmaschine
I'd vote for alternator brushes.

I'd vote for alternator brushes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 24
960: 960 16v
Views: 1,188
Posted By nordmaschine
I might have EZK off of a B204E engine in one of...

I might have EZK off of a B204E engine in one of my parts cars, I think LH ecu was sold years ago. Do you want me to take a look, or you're all set with EZK's?

I have B234F LH boxes, on the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By nordmaschine
In all the EZK Volvos I've owned/worked on, I...

In all the EZK Volvos I've owned/worked on, I only had one 1990 LH2.4 n/a EZK that was fried. That car had a number of electrical issues, so I don't know how much of that "dead EZK" deal was up to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By nordmaschine
I guess you could buy a known good one on here...

I guess you could buy a known good one on here for about 100-150$, and if you can recognize the right wrench for a bolt and turn it the right way, you're fully capable of replacing a gearbox. Having...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By nordmaschine
Are there wires coming out of your distributor? ...

Are there wires coming out of your distributor?

I'd try a known good power stage. Bet it would fix it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By nordmaschine
I've been blindly swapping bellhousings around...

I've been blindly swapping bellhousings around for diesel to petrol engine or transmission swaps and vice versa for years, never had problems, also reusing gaskets from time to time and still not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By nordmaschine
I have used parts, lamps etc, and am in Southern...

I have used parts, lamps etc, and am in Southern Europe...let me know if you don't find anything closer.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By nordmaschine
Why would you swap bellhousings anyway? M47 would...

Why would you swap bellhousings anyway? M47 would probably come out of a B230F car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By nordmaschine
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By nordmaschine
You'd have to hack too much metal out of your car...

You'd have to hack too much metal out of your car and it would end up bad. OTOH, me and a friend used to sleep wuite comfortably in my 700 wagon with only front seats moved front as far as they'll go...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By nordmaschine
Dangling sensor would make the ECU think it's...

Dangling sensor would make the ECU think it's knocking all the time, sort of a safe mode. No worries, just rock it with sensor back in place and torqued to propper 25Nm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By nordmaschine
Different pintles, different atomization/spray...

Different pintles, different atomization/spray pattern. Not sure how usable EV1pintle caps are with EV6 injectors that you have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By nordmaschine
He advanced distributor. That's how he got idle...

He advanced distributor. That's how he got idle too high. Check for air leaks, with functional screw all the way in and linkage adjusted properly (!) it shouldn't idle that high.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By nordmaschine
Diesel M46/M47 bellhousing has a different bolt...

Diesel M46/M47 bellhousing has a different bolt pattern to a Redblock, obviously. However, as bellhousing is removable on those, with a diesel bellhousing you can swap an M46/47 from a petrol car....
Forum: showroom 08-18-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,673
Posted By nordmaschine
This throttle position based venturi system is...

This throttle position based venturi system is something I haven't seen before, and I've seen lots of LPG installations.

Speaking of which, I have B230 intake manifold with G3 injectors with bungs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By nordmaschine
Undo motor and trans mounts, lift the engine as...

Undo motor and trans mounts, lift the engine as far as it will go and with some wiggle pan slides out the back.

A thought... If you're reading pressures off of a gauge, those sensors are known to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By nordmaschine
Usually it's the cable that cooks, frayes and...

Usually it's the cable that cooks, frayes and disintegrates, sensors outlive most of the cars. As a matter of fact, I've never had a sensor go wrong, it's always harness or harness side connector.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 154,129
Posted By nordmaschine
So, how did the business pan out? Did you ever...

So, how did the business pan out? Did you ever got around to working on the 164?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By nordmaschine
Normal on something that old, especially if it...

Normal on something that old, especially if it had not gotten used to being removed all the time, like on redblocks.

Replace orings and pintle caps, but not eith chinabay crap that doesn't fit and...
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