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Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 35,823
Posted By nordmaschine
5mm thick sleeve could take care of that. I...

5mm thick sleeve could take care of that. I always go with TT bushings on VW's, they rock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By nordmaschine
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By nordmaschine
Just pull the trans, clean everything and do the...

Just pull the trans, clean everything and do the rear main seal while in there and replace with a good bracket. Don't try to jbweld that, you'll just have to redo everything in a while, not worth it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By nordmaschine
Ir you bugger the friction plate centering so...

Ir you bugger the friction plate centering so much, you won't be able to reinstall the trans. If you manage to reinstall it and bolt it in, then it's well enough. First time you engage pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By nordmaschine
13 bar is an ok, healthy engine. Redblocks...

13 bar is an ok, healthy engine.

Redblocks are known to start more than a tooth off. I recently had an lh2.4 car that started and drove almost fine, it was 2 teeth off on the cam and one hole off...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By nordmaschine
One wheel burnout on crappy tires. Try to...

One wheel burnout on crappy tires. Try to recreate and see what happens, our crystall ball servers are currrently down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By nordmaschine
If you have your TPS adjusted right, then it's...

If you have your TPS adjusted right, then it's just absence of VSS from the rear diff.

What helps:
Add electronic speedo or
Shut it off and restart at a stop light, should fix it for a time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By nordmaschine
Pull the fuses, they can be used in a 740.

Pull the fuses, they can be used in a 740.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By nordmaschine
Plugged muffler comes to my mind as well. ...

Plugged muffler comes to my mind as well.

But when it chokes the next time, try unbolting return banjo from the pump and see what happens, besides obvious leak of diesel everywhere. Gunk getting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
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 02-19-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
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 02-19-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,397
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: 486
Posted By nordmaschine
What is houndstooth? Picture?

What is houndstooth? Picture?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,229
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: 452
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: 672
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: 725
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: 25
Views: 2,512
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: 2,562
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: 10,675
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: 875
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: 193
Views: 35,823
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: 873
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: 1,870
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: 1,608
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: 548
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: 1,497
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: 618
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: 618
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: 1,567
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: 523
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: 635
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: 816
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: 714
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: 816
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: 1,714
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: 1,714
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: 1,714
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: 912
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: 1,434
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: 1,362
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: 1,434
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: 1,040
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: 822
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: 936
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: 1,057
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: 682
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: 1,057
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: 727
Posted By nordmaschine
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
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...
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