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Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 460,094
Posted By Martin L.
Finally! Congratulations! :cheers:

Finally! Congratulations! :cheers:
Forum: showroom 11-24-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,514,872
Posted By Martin L.
Norton Commander... :ninja:

Norton Commander... :ninja:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 460,094
Posted By Martin L.
What ist the problem now? I thougt you specially...

What ist the problem now? I thougt you specially made everything now according to the TÜV's whishes? :-(
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 460,094
Posted By Martin L.
:mods::cheers:

:mods::cheers:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,151
Posted By Martin L.
I switched from the original IC to the do88 one...

I switched from the original IC to the do88 one and the car feels like on a foggy fall morning now but in the middle of summer. (precise, scientific measurements... :-P)

8V, A cam, 1.2bar, 76mm...
Forum: showroom 06-21-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 226,463
Posted By Martin L.
http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/940_ge...

http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/940_gepaecktraeger.jpg

I scored this on ebay for €1,- :)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,485
Posted By Martin L.
Some own experience: A friend and I had two...

Some own experience:
A friend and I had two identical AW 740s, except mine was alwas 2-3 car lenghts faster from a standstill to about 60km/h. We found his having an M cam and mine having a VX3....
Forum: showroom 05-28-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,884,835
Posted By Martin L.
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Forum: showroom 04-30-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,772
Posted By Martin L.
Mine were within 1g each and measured perfect on...

Mine were within 1g each and measured perfect on the measuring machine. Axis alingment, roundness and cylindricity were all in the two digits µm range. Can't tell about the material and tempering...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 63,365
Posted By Martin L.
Loud is one thing, the broken garden tractor...

Loud is one thing, the broken garden tractor sound another.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 460,094
Posted By Martin L.
I'm afraid that means "no". I thought the car was...

I'm afraid that means "no". I thought the car was ready for TÜV at some point.
Keep up the good work! :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 460,094
Posted By Martin L.
Really nice work! Hast Du schon eine Abnahme?...

Really nice work!
Hast Du schon eine Abnahme? Habs nicht so genau mitgelesen.
Forum: showroom 01-20-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 175,630
Posted By Martin L.
http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/Volvo_...

http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/Volvo_Holz
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,398
Posted By Martin L.
I have a generic 18" air horn...

I have a generic 18" air horn (https://www.ebay.de/itm/Fanfare-Hupe-Druckluft-Horn-Nebelhorn-Chrom-mit-Kompressor-12V-PKW-LKW-Bus/202533782947?hash=item2f27f445a3:g:5ooAAOSw0rBbxVKV) from ebay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,547
Posted By Martin L.
I noticed over the last few years, that MANN...

I noticed over the last few years, that MANN filters in the stores (in Germany at least) are different than some bought over the internet. The store bought ones all have the little oval "micro-top"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,073
Posted By Martin L.
Do you get Goodyear vector 4 season (gen.2) where...

Do you get Goodyear vector 4 season (gen.2) where you are? These are the best winter capable all season tires I ever used.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,634
Posted By Martin L.
Wideband and original O2 Sensor.

Wideband and original O2 Sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,634
Posted By Martin L.
http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/flammr...

http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/flammrohr_3zoll.jpg

This works fine for the last 5 years.
The cables run straight up the firewall.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,310
Posted By Martin L.
Yes, that's right. A kit like this is, what I...

Yes, that's right. A kit like this is, what I mean.
But at this weight it's feels really sketchy.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,310
Posted By Martin L.
https://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/745_M...

https://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/745_Mini_Anhaenger.jpg

That was about 1800kg, that would be the most load, I would suggest. In Germany the 740 is rated at 1900kg tow weight, if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,814
Posted By Martin L.
You could measure the voltage between ground and...

You could measure the voltage between ground and the coolant to check for chemical electrolysis. Also use a pH test strip.
From the back of my head under 0,3V and at or above pH7,0 is O.K.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,482
Posted By Martin L.
Nothing. Just unplugged the fan wiring from the...

Nothing. Just unplugged the fan wiring from the relay.

My point in switching to a mechanical fan was not overall cooling (the engine will never overheat in this climate), but constant airflow...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,482
Posted By Martin L.
I also swapped to the narrower mechanical fan...

I also swapped to the narrower mechanical fan shroud, left the other 15cm uncovered. The electric fan shroud will not work, it's too short and doesn't reach the fan. Cooling was fine before and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 370,724
Posted By Martin L.
Toyota 3S-GE?

Toyota 3S-GE?
Forum: website & board 02-16-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 137,229
Posted By Martin L.
Sent! I nearly missed it... phew.

Sent! I nearly missed it... phew.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,642
Posted By Martin L.
The rods are guided by the pistons.

The rods are guided by the pistons.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,128
Posted By Martin L.
Vacuum leak would be the first thing that comes...

Vacuum leak would be the first thing that comes to mind.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,859
Posted By Martin L.
The 200 NA Pistons have a protruding part in the...

The 200 NA Pistons have a protruding part in the middle, that could actually hit the valves. But If you mill it flat, you have no interference with valve lift unter 12mm (I did not measure, but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,859
Posted By Martin L.
Like every serious cam would. Or every engine of...

Like every serious cam would. Or every engine of the last 20 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,879
Posted By Martin L.
Judging by the color of the turbine housing, the...

Judging by the color of the turbine housing, the temperature after a longer WOT drive is around 750°C/1400°F on some areas. TD04-16T
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By Martin L.
But that has nothing to do with the quality of...

But that has nothing to do with the quality of the core itself? I was quite convinced of Nissens quality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By Martin L.
I had no Problems with several Nissens radiators...

I had no Problems with several Nissens radiators and heater cores for at least 10 Years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,625
Posted By Martin L.
The G80 surely acts as locker, but it has...

The G80 surely acts as locker, but it has clutches, see post from hiperfauto.
The clutches just don't act like in a LSD, but are either open or completely closed by the cams of the actuating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,625
Posted By Martin L.
Its relatively unkommon for them to wear out, as...

Its relatively unkommon for them to wear out, as they slam shut when actuated. G80 is not an LSD.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,884,835
Posted By Martin L.
http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/740_so...

http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/740_sonnenuntergang.jpg

Bad cellphone pic, but it looked nice with the sun i thought.

D.E, nice appearance! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 216,282
Posted By Martin L.
Turbo and NA are the same. I dont know about...

Turbo and NA are the same. I dont know about Autozone, but these are some of the filters I know of.

Mann W917
Mahle OC204
Hengst H10W22
Bosch 0451103219
Mapco 61062
Filtron OP568...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,876
Posted By Martin L.
You could just change the injectors back for...

You could just change the injectors back for gasoline, if you dont have to switch frequently. It takes about 5 minutes.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,876
Posted By Martin L.
With the stock chip 470cc injectors would be...

With the stock chip 470cc injectors would be perfect for E85. Fuel cut will be an issue with boost pressure above ca. 0.8 to 1.0bar.
Back when E85 was sold in Germany I ran a switchable chip with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,036
Posted By Martin L.
Is the battery fixed tightly? I had this fool me...

Is the battery fixed tightly? I had this fool me for days.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,565
Posted By Martin L.
I had exactly the same problem twice, which...

I had exactly the same problem twice, which disappeared one time after reworking some ground connections behind the dash and in the engine bay, the other time after resoldering the flexible circuit...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,415
Posted By Martin L.
Brantho Korrux 3in1 is a very durable paint for...

Brantho Korrux 3in1 is a very durable paint for things like this. I painted my trailer and lots of other stuff frequently exposed to roadsalt (axles, splash shields, rims etc.) with it and nothing is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By Martin L.
Everything fits. 2.0l never came low pressure.

Everything fits. 2.0l never came low pressure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,182
Posted By Martin L.
Does it steer normally from lock to lock using...

Does it steer normally from lock to lock using even force on the steering wheel? Then change (flush) the fluid first, in many cases the problem will disappear.
The cheapest ATF will be fine - and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,345
Posted By Martin L.
I once gained 0,7V at the headlight bulbs by...

I once gained 0,7V at the headlight bulbs by adding a ground strap from the alternator housing to battery plus. All factory wires looked, felt and measured fine though. I then reworked all ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,615
Posted By Martin L.
Sorry, I assumed original lamp assemblys in the...

Sorry, I assumed original lamp assemblys in the previous post. The aftermarket ones often have ill fitting sockets. You may have to file the tabs of the the aftermarket bulb holders to move easy in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,615
Posted By Martin L.
I (glove size 11) have no problem with reaching...

I (glove size 11) have no problem with reaching the bulb holders an even looking in there reinserting them.
The holders also are fine IMHO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,110
Posted By Martin L.
Is it? :-D Just leave the lights on or off...

Is it? :-D

Just leave the lights on or off but not in the middle position.
Gently pull off the frame around the switches and you see how to access the switch.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,588
Posted By Martin L.
The 1mm vent hole is irrelevant compared to the...

The 1mm vent hole is irrelevant compared to the amount of air the engine uses.

If adjusted to an effective charge pressure of 11psi, why does the valve open at 2psi already? Maybe the ball is not...
Forum: showroom 10-05-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,761
Posted By Martin L.
Haha, LZ BMX steering wheel. :cool:

Haha, LZ BMX steering wheel. :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,174
Posted By Martin L.
Yes. Also the two common cracks in the...

Yes.
Also the two common cracks in the wastegate rim could have met and a piece is fallen out.
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