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by tim-andre
21 Dec 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: "first" snow of the year
Replies: 41
Views: 6639

Re: "first" snow of the year

i think finland has a bit more snow than norway :lol: i like having snow around, much fun going sideways in the volvo :D and with some good winter tyres you almost get to wherever you like i use michelins x-ice, works awesome :D other people here have some experience with other tyres? i have only us...
by tim-andre
08 Dec 2012 03:56 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

have not found the heater valve in the haynes manual, but found bleed nipple, can the heater blow cold if its not properly bled? always thought these cars where self bleeding when it came to this
by tim-andre
07 Dec 2012 09:36 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

Värmare ventil, not too far from varmeapparat ventil, but I'm not sure if that is bokmål, nynorsk or kvääni, however I think kvääni was northern language? That is just what translator spite on me. Jeg får værmeldingene fra yr.no, so I know only few words and very little swedish, should learn more a...
by tim-andre
06 Dec 2012 09:04 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

temperature goes to about halfway, where the lightbulb is, dunno how hot it is then is the heater valve easy to un-clog? people do that here around minus 20 :lol: but i think i would have had a problem if it got that cold, my lungs dont work when its that cold :lol: a friend of mine already has som...
by tim-andre
05 Dec 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

Heater valve is in engine bay from my memory at least, just follow heater hoses, those thick black ones that go to heater box, it is attached to one of them hoses. It can get clogged or it can be that cables moving it are not operating very well. How is your engine temperature after replacing therm...
by tim-andre
04 Dec 2012 07:51 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

Does the heatervalve still open fully? What I would do is to let the engine warm up and follow the heating hoses through the engine bay feeling the temperature along the way. Do this also under the dash and you will probably feel where the problem is. i dont know, how do i find out? only felt for h...
by tim-andre
03 Dec 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

new problem seems to have shown itself in the cold thou, with the heater turned to max it almost blows cold air, changing thermostate and coolant seemed to help a bit, but it is still kind of cold, im now trying an rad cleaner, but it has not helped so far anyone know what to do? the 2 vents in the ...
by tim-andre
03 Dec 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

Yes, Camber is not adjustable, so you are looking for bent parts/worn bushes/incorrectly assembled items. The lower ball joint can get bent if you wack a curb, for example. no bent parts (as i can see anyway) some worn bushes, but looks like changing the steering rack balljoint helped alot, have no...
by tim-andre
01 Dec 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Tell us more about your project Volvo 300
Topic: Nimminz' LSD GLT Daily - Part1
Replies: 1015
Views: 94164

Re: Nimminz' LSD GLT Daily

what about removing the hubs myself the taking to a mate at a garage where they have all the stuff? Or will the hubs be a pain too? i remember Liam saying the other night he couldn't get one of his off. tomorrow I'm having a day of tidying things up wit the car and re-welding a backbox hanger they ...
by tim-andre
29 Nov 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

classicswede wrote:The 360 mounts are on the way with a couple of other projects this winter.
sweet!
think i might place an quite large order on bushings after new year :lol:
by tim-andre
28 Nov 2012 09:05 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

classicswede wrote:I have engine mounts and all the bushes.
for the b19a?
by tim-andre
27 Nov 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

The constant vibration could be down to wearing engine mounts too hopefully not :lol: anywhere i can get new engine mounts btw? think i just need to get the wheels balanced, since its just at 100 and up its kind of wobly and the same with braking, some vibrating in the brake pedal, with or without ...
by tim-andre
27 Nov 2012 09:56 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

steering rack balljoint and other bits have been changed, worked awesome :D vibrating when braking and massive wheel woble almost gone, rest is because of some worn bushings i believe, also the auto right steere is almost gone, wich is new for me, so i kinda keep steering to left left still (goes as...
by tim-andre
24 Nov 2012 06:39 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

You can check toe with tape measure too. Caster is bit difficult, but with creative mind anything is possible, you need one of these though, don't know how they are called, but this model has some essential features in it that are often missed: http://www.kyltti.fi/skyltar/vattenpass2.jpg Camber is...
by tim-andre
22 Nov 2012 07:07 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: some problems
Replies: 29
Views: 10440

Re: some problems

You can't properly change a steering rack balljoint without getting the alignment checked/adjusted.. awesome, thats good news.. :lol: Tracking can be checked DIY http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Trackace-Laser-Wheel-Alignment-System-Tracking-Gauges-Toe-in-Out-Tool-Tracker-/290782039551?pt=UK_Measuring_Too...