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Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,594
Posted By nordmaschine
Any real difference?

Any real difference?
Forum: showroom 05-25-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,295
Posted By nordmaschine
Maybe diff has some play?

Maybe diff has some play?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,594
Posted By nordmaschine
You *can* use adapter, and you will get smoother...

You *can* use adapter, and you will get smoother box with less chatter, but in all essence, what we call M90 is just another 3-axis Getrag and they usually don't use pilot bearings. Some gear chatter...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,594
Posted By nordmaschine
M90 conversion, banalce shafts removed... It's...

M90 conversion, banalce shafts removed... It's really starting to look like my car now, you just need the wheels. :)

https://i.postimg.cc/Yvv1q6Mr/MVIMG-20190331-191648.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,594
Posted By nordmaschine
1. I'd advise you against it. Actually, I'd...

1. I'd advise you against it. Actually, I'd advise to remove those shafts alltogether.

I was goint to ask you about that AC... Looks like a jumble of 240 and Mercedes parts.


Strange. One of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,558
Posted By nordmaschine
Nope. And no way to cheat its output. Has been...

Nope. And no way to cheat its output. Has been tried in a number of ways years ago...
I was about to tell you not to open that and than I saw you already did... Proprietary IC's, Pentatronics that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By nordmaschine
B204GT with stock turbo won't build noticeable...

B204GT with stock turbo won't build noticeable boost under 3000rpm. So you'll be safe there. As you're ditching electronic boost control for mechanical, you'll probably loose a bit of spool there as...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 180,759
Posted By nordmaschine
Kudos to you for loving your car enough to fix...

Kudos to you for loving your car enough to fix that. I've cut in pieces much better 940 shells...which I'm starting to regret considering how scarce they're becoming 'round here.

Come to think of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,746
Posted By nordmaschine
You don't seem to have a lot of experience with...

You don't seem to have a lot of experience with fixing cars, but you have a sane approach and I feel you're going to fix this thing just fine.

Just a side note: That arc welder you bought on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,492
Posted By nordmaschine
Love the car. A/C - It's usually either a...

Love the car.

A/C - It's usually either a rotten radiator or, more likely, o-ring seals. Just test it, fix it, and be done with it, don't put bandaids in your system - best case, it'll work...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,697
Posted By nordmaschine
Pics in two previous posts don't work for me...

Pics in two previous posts don't work for me either. Except for the one picture of garage floor, for some reason.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 115,963
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: 1,815
Posted By nordmaschine
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,502
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: 1,367
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: 2,165
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: 3,571
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: 1,839
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: 1,208
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: 1,530
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: 1,069
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: 2,070
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: 3,142
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: 1,520
Posted By nordmaschine
What is houndstooth? Picture?

What is houndstooth? Picture?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,237
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: 822
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: 1,214
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: 1,705
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: 55
Views: 12,236
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: 4,098
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: 13,456
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: 1,432
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: 369
Views: 115,963
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: 1,611
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: 3,730
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: 3,635
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: 1,103
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: 3,189
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: 1,270
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: 1,270
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: 2,873
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: 1,070
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: 1,074
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: 1,450
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: 1,326
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: 1,450
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: 3,036
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: 3,036
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: 3,036
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: 1,583
Posted By nordmaschine
Is that a question?

Is that a question?
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