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by volvodspec
08 Feb 2015 10:11 am
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: rare bolts
Replies: 5
Views: 2909

Re: rare bolts

0,8 is standard thread for a M5 bolt/screw
M5 screw is used for holding the indicator and wiper stalks to the steering collumn, but I thought all of them were Philips head
by volvodspec
04 Jan 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Is this the temp sender?
Replies: 2
Views: 2446

Re: Is this the temp sender?

That's the oil pressure sender, coolant temperature is on the lh side of the engine under the intake manifold, single yellow wire
by volvodspec
27 Dec 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Another gear lever question.
Replies: 6
Views: 4277

Re: Another gear lever question.

they should be the same as the spring used in the 240's so my guess is that they are still available, personally i'd reccomend to take it apart and theck the springs movement, you can bend it a bit tighter for a better feel. parking in 3rd or 4th gear also helps with the lifespan as the spring is st...
by volvodspec
26 Dec 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Another gear lever question.
Replies: 6
Views: 4277

Re: Another gear lever question.

the spring is behind the side cover of the gearbox
by volvodspec
20 Nov 2014 06:58 pm
Forum: Tell us more about your project Volvo 300
Topic: Anjo's 340Turbo: EFI conversion
Replies: 480
Views: 76472

Re: Anjo's 340Turbo: EFI conversion

just noticed that this needs a tiny update! first off, lets start with the very first startup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4qVhATMYH4 didn't go exactly as planned as initially i had no spark, turned out i misplaced a earthing pin in the wiring loom; took me a while to find out. then, with the e...
by volvodspec
05 Oct 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: '77 Vario - Drive not engaging
Replies: 3
Views: 2950

Re: '77 Vario - Drive not engaging

try going from P to D and see if it engages then, if so the bush on the selector rod is gone like this one on my 343 http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b192/levibaantjer/P1000980Medium.jpg you have to take the selector rod out from under the car to inspect the bush as it is located at the primary tra...
by volvodspec
03 Oct 2014 05:01 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: Volvo Klassieker Beurs (Volvo Classic Fair) Rosmalen, 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 6292

Re: Volvo Klassieker Beurs (Volvo Classic Fair) Rosmalen, 20

you should see the owners parking lot, believe it or not but he's got an RSX2 aswell, and a R-sport + a few GLT's :P

i unfortunatly didn't make it this year, maybe my 2.3i 343 will be on the stand next year :wink:
by volvodspec
01 Sep 2014 05:59 pm
Forum: Bodywork, interior, electrical equipment, accessories
Topic: fitting voltmeter into gauge cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 7464

Re: fitting voltmeter into gauge cluster

shiftlight is controlled by the Renix, not by the black box lh side of engine bay; that's purely fuelcutoff system
by volvodspec
29 Aug 2014 03:03 pm
Forum: Suspension, steering, wheels, brakes
Topic: Steering rack - photos and questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2237

Re: Steering rack - photos and questions

i see a few cracks in the rubber connector piece where the steering rack is bolted to the rod that goes to the steering wheel, that might be the cause of the loose steering
by volvodspec
19 Aug 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Tell us more about your standard Volvo 300
Topic: Restoring To Standard 360 GLE
Replies: 171
Views: 40202

Re: Restoring To Standard 360 GLE

download/file.php?id=2324&mode=view
it's a support bracket for the steering rack, non driver side
by volvodspec
17 Aug 2014 09:49 am
Forum: Tell us more about your standard Volvo 300
Topic: Hello. (New member) I brought pics!
Replies: 204
Views: 45579

Re: Hello. (New member) I brought pics!

nope, a ground wire like that is not needed
by volvodspec
17 Aug 2014 09:46 am
Forum: Volvo 300 series: offer
Topic: 1977 MY 343 in Norway
Replies: 6
Views: 3272

Re: 1977 MY 343 in Norway

it's been repainted in the past looking at the heater housing
by volvodspec
19 Jul 2014 06:01 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Advice on EGR
Replies: 4
Views: 3265

Re: Advice on EGR

Unlike Pulsair the EGR does affect performance, espescially if the system is not working as it should. I'll have to look up the pictures, though it's pretty easy to identify. On the rear of the exhaust manifold there's a steel tube going around to the lh side of the engine, that's from the egr syste...