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Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 83,353
Posted By nordmaschine
I can check the numbers as I have both heads...

I can check the numbers as I have both heads here, but IIRC they shouldn't have same numbers as they're totally different, as head part is concerned. Camshaft carriers ("upper head") are the same,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 131,799
Posted By nordmaschine
Wee need updates! I vote for 2" lift and...

Wee need updates!

I vote for 2" lift and 215/70 R15's.

As for potential diesel swap, from what I now know, I'd steer clear of Mercedes engines. Heavy and too expensive for what they are.
Did...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,803
Posted By nordmaschine
Take the entire fuel distributor and soak it in...

Take the entire fuel distributor and soak it in something for a couple of days. Then take it apart, clean everything until it is shiny, then clean it some more. Fuel head gaskets are out there,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 50,607
Posted By nordmaschine
Would you happen to have spare door windows...

Would you happen to have spare door windows and/or front windshield? I might need them...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 50,607
Posted By nordmaschine
Water pump, thermostat? Clogged...

Water pump, thermostat? Clogged heater/radiator/some line?

Did you ever resolve it, and what's up with the car now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,923
Posted By nordmaschine
Why wouldn't you try a 5$ ebay MBC?

Why wouldn't you try a 5$ ebay MBC?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 6,502
Posted By nordmaschine
⊥ Usually.



Usually.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,923
Posted By nordmaschine
I had a flashback to: Needs more boost a...

I had a flashback to:

Needs more boost a stock can support!


Dammit, Lummert, you're doing it backwards...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By nordmaschine
Get rid of the balance belt all together. ...

Get rid of the balance belt all together.

"Special tensioner tool" is a vice and 2 inch piece of thin steel wire... Any mechanic that's done B234F enough times should be able to get timing done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By nordmaschine
You're riching it out, not leaning it. Start...

You're riching it out, not leaning it.

Start the car, let it idle for a couple seconds, shut it down and leave it for 10 minutes, go back and push the brake. If it's hard on the first push, your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By nordmaschine
Speedo and temp are solder joints 100%....

Speedo and temp are solder joints 100%. Capacitors will probably fix odo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By nordmaschine
I don't know, maybe US late model 740's god 940...

I don't know, maybe US late model 740's god 940 dash from the factory?

Anyway, 740 cluster:

https://kyozoufs.blob.core.windows.net/filestoragetcdb/Pictures/_30/29533/29532364.jpg

940...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By nordmaschine
First thing, take it out and reflow all the...

First thing, take it out and reflow all the solder joints on the back. See where that gets you.

As far as 940 clusters go, they don't phisically fit, unless you swap the entire dashboard. Which is...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 83,353
Posted By nordmaschine
Lifters need time to fill up. Warm the oil up and...

Lifters need time to fill up. Warm the oil up and take it for a spin around the block. Mid-revs, light load...
That should do the trick. If not, check oil pressure...

Smoke...it takes some time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,130
Posted By nordmaschine
When it starts it runs? Measure ECT resistance it...

When it starts it runs? Measure ECT resistance it might be bad.

If it's confirmed no spark, check for fuel. If no fuel, shoot a new CPS. If there's just no spark, try a power stage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By nordmaschine
Partially true. Speedo gets its signal from...

Partially true.

Speedo gets its signal from the sensor in the diff. ABS shares that + two front.

What you said would be true for P2 and later 4-channel ABS cars. 7/9's are 3-channel.

'91...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,361
Posted By nordmaschine
First check crank and cam marks. If aligned and...

First check crank and cam marks. If aligned and turns over, try to start it.

They're full of electrical gremlins but turns over and doesn't start smells like CPS. ECT likes to die and cause a no...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 83,353
Posted By nordmaschine
Any real difference?

Any real difference?
Forum: showroom 05-25-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,927
Posted By nordmaschine
Maybe diff has some play?

Maybe diff has some play?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 83,353
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: 198
Views: 83,353
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: 198
Views: 83,353
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: 5,123
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: 2,490
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: 563
Views: 294,923
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: 167
Views: 98,089
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: 3,545
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: 77
Views: 30,745
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: 418
Views: 276,244
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: 2,892
Posted By nordmaschine
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,198
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: 1,941
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: 3,222
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: 6,310
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: 2,355
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: 1,727
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: 2,101
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: 1,506
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: 3,198
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: 4,606
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: 2,798
Posted By nordmaschine
What is houndstooth? Picture?

What is houndstooth? Picture?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,627
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: 1,138
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: 1,671
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: 2,771
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: 20,288
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: 6,355
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: 15,948
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: 1,891
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: 418
Views: 276,244
Posted By nordmaschine
Still my favourite build. Keep it going...

Still my favourite build. Keep it going...
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