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Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2021, 04:52 AM
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Posted By aristg
Thumbs up Thanks for your nice words !! :oops:

Thanks for your nice words !! :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,611
Posted By aristg
standard sized valves sold by klracing, l-m-r,...

standard sized valves sold by klracing, l-m-r, acm mostly exhaust though

some nice threads with lots of info and links:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=244033
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,681
Posted By aristg
Can you tell us some sites for such aftermarket...

Can you tell us some sites for such aftermarket products such as tall blocks, weird cams, heads etc ? I would like to drool a little :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,135
Posted By aristg
Why don't you use an AEM boost solenoid ? Sure...

Why don't you use an AEM boost solenoid ? Sure isn't stock but has worked good for me.

Also Audi N75 valve is the choice of many here, with good result not for extreme conditions though.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,754
Posted By aristg
IMO original manifold has too restrictive TB. It...

IMO original manifold has too restrictive TB. It isn't of course the best design, but if you fit a larger TB it works. I also have noticed no important EGT difference on the cylinders.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,754
Posted By aristg
This should be interesting info since i was...

This should be interesting info since i was thinking of buying the same intake.

However in my build, i tested a modded stock intake configuration, it may be worth checking it since it is also a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,553
Posted By aristg
I was wondering, if the valves get bigger,...

I was wondering, if the valves get bigger, doesn't the powerband move to high rpm ?

Anyone who knows how the "bigger" cams performance compares to stock cam with big valves ?

Or any related...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Well, in my case id and od were correct..but the...

Well, in my case id and od were correct..but the ring was taller than it should, to allow me to install the pressure pipe without bending it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Gary you definitely should drive it next time. Or...

Gary you definitely should drive it next time. Or i have to make you in some way :oogle:

Just a fun fact.. If the machine shop makes the rings 2.5mm out of INOX, you get a swollen finger if you...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
@LC4CARL Well no problem, but i got it from a...

@LC4CARL Well no problem, but i got it from a local car electrician in Greece that has lots of this stuff. Why ? Is it rare ? It got offered to me and i said yes !

From Vida it looks like the pn...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
@tomasss The main idea behind that little trick...

@tomasss The main idea behind that little trick is that the seal sits on a square stop rather than on a rounded, so it can not go over it litlle by little when pressure is building up. As far as i...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Post The story continues from post #106 Update...

The story continues from post #106

Update 28/10/2020 - also some updates @ post #106

This time the spigot shaft bearing housing was machined correctly, the gearbox installed smoothly and engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,590
Posted By aristg
I am not sure if it helps, but here are some...

I am not sure if it helps, but here are some details i learned about clutch setups from Jonas (bakaxel.se) while installing my 765 setup.

1) When the gearbox is in place but with no slave...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By aristg
Unless B21ET is something different .. it is...

Unless B21ET is something different .. it is bored @ 93.5 mm and works @ 2.1 bar
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,500
Posted By aristg
B21 is about 24.50 mm but it gets tighter going...

B21 is about 24.50 mm but it gets tighter going further inside since it has an inner lip.

Should be the same for B230
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 40,611
Posted By aristg
Very nice and detailed writeup. By the way...

Very nice and detailed writeup.

By the way any details about the same subject but for M90 ?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 150,085
Posted By aristg
New episodes online !! Finally !!

New episodes online !! Finally !!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,803
Posted By aristg
According to this they should be ...

According to this they should be

https://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/volvo_b230_engine.htm
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Exclamation Yes .. 1/10th and you can't imagine how painful...

Yes .. 1/10th and you can't imagine how painful it is !!

Here you go pictures by Gary a year ago ... with the latest suspension setup !
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
@Lc4carl Thanks a lot man. Really appreciate it....

@Lc4carl Thanks a lot man. Really appreciate it. As a matter of fact i don't, but i set up the same height as the previous springs since i was happy with the setting. Only thing changed is their...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Post The story continues from post #82 Update...

The story continues from post #82

Update 1-6-2020 (A sad covid story)

A while ago it was decided to make a flywheel swap along with pressure plate and clutch disk. Some fractured flywheel...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,146
Posted By aristg
@283SD Why don't you take a pic of it ? The pumps...

@283SD Why don't you take a pic of it ? The pumps have 2 different mounting ways (tensioner below pump & tensioner next to distributor)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,146
Posted By aristg
Here is another ac / ps engine bracket from a...

Here is another ac / ps engine bracket from a late model b200f. It features the latest ps pump Z shaped bracket (tensioner below the pump almost horizontal - older bracket has the tensioner upright...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,146
Posted By aristg
I was under the impression that all redblocks...

I was under the impression that all redblocks were the same. Apparently they have some minor differences.

Here is a bracket (alternator - ac) which was removed from a late B200 engine. Also it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,146
Posted By aristg
Great info thanks !! It looks the B21/23...

Great info thanks !!

It looks the B21/23 casting is missing a bolt hole right next to the distributor opening. This was added on B230 as you said. However by looking at the links you posted,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,146
Posted By aristg
Question AC / PS bracket

Anyone who has pictures or part number for b21/23 bracket which can support ac + power steering pump - the newer style ?

I am NOT talking about the old style York compressor bracket which looks...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,971
Posted By aristg
Maybe, but same thing happened to two different...

Maybe, but same thing happened to two different engines?? If so it could be an issue. Just to make it clear, the two drive shafts were never swapped, ie the one from b230 only worked on the specific...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,971
Posted By aristg
Question Oil Pump Drive Shaft

Being on the process of changing my B21's oil pump with a high high volume Melling (30mm gears) i stumbled on a weird issue.

Having the intermediate shaft (which drives the pump and distributor)...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,020
Posted By aristg
If you got only one, place it on the exhaust...

If you got only one, place it on the exhaust manifold collector.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4285/35699400305_82f7676474_b.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,653
Posted By aristg
Bad luck man. But i am sure you will make it much...

Bad luck man. But i am sure you will make it much better than before!
Hope 2020 gives you much more whp than 2019 :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,215
Posted By aristg
Here is some discussion for you...

Here is some discussion for you http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=333479

Unfortunately, i have not finished my homework, but should do at some point :)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,147
Posted By aristg
As Gary mentioned above here is my custom made...

As Gary mentioned above here is my custom made torque plate (which is also for sale - if you are interested pm me). Here is some info from my ebay ad.

I am selling my custom made Honing (Torque)...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,344
Posted By aristg
Great work !! However if you are planning...

Great work !!

However if you are planning above 250 hp, as i found on the dyno, you need to ditch this airbox, because its airflow is not great, as it is. If you do the airbox mod probably helps...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,754
Posted By aristg
It may be a stupid thing to say, but instead of...

It may be a stupid thing to say, but instead of messing with the engine, why don't you mess with ring and pinion combo ? Or gearbox ?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Some more updates 22/2/2019 @ post #82 Here...

Some more updates 22/2/2019 @ post #82

Here is the link for your convenience :-P LINK FOR POST #82 (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5776581&postcount=82)
Forum: website & board 02-10-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 144,883
Posted By aristg
Hope Greek money is also accepted ;-) $25...

Hope Greek money is also accepted ;-)

$25 from me as well !! Keep the Volvo wheels turning.

Thanks for everything ..
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,914
Posted By aristg
My problem is that i want a futureproof option,...

My problem is that i want a futureproof option, since if the M90 becomes a pile of metal, which i suspect is close since i am flying close to its torque limits, i need to be able to use a BMW...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,914
Posted By aristg
Thanks for your answer. I am asking specifically...

Thanks for your answer. I am asking specifically for the M5 config option. 765 + M90.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,914
Posted By aristg
Everything seems relatively straightforward...

Everything seems relatively straightforward concerning the TTV flywheel Volvo B230 Lite to 850R Clutch (Part No.: 1090) with the -707 pressure plate (if i am not mistaken).

However can somebody...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,604
Posted By aristg
Aren't redblocks tilted by default ?

Aren't redblocks tilted by default ?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,163
Posted By aristg
Can someone explain in plain words (or pics -...

Can someone explain in plain words (or pics - videos) the difference between Piston steered & crank steered ?? I think many people would like to see this ..
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,604
Posted By aristg
For those familiar to klracing adapters, what do...

For those familiar to klracing adapters, what do they mean by saying leaning (tilted?) - lutande or straight-Rak motor in their descriptions ? At least this is how google translates it !
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Yes Gary is right !! Have a look at the dyno...

Yes Gary is right !!

Have a look at the dyno chart ! It has all the info you are asking. However, yes, max power is at 2-2.1 bar of boost. Keep in mind that the dyno chart has one "flaw" IMO. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
A few minor updates, 1/8/2018 @ post #82

A few minor updates, 1/8/2018 @ post #82
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Thanks a lot Mr Tompoes :)

Thanks a lot Mr Tompoes :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Burger orders are a perfect reason for solving...

Burger orders are a perfect reason for solving this kind of problems. Until you reach the point that you say to the guy who takes the order the phrase: "Hello, the usual" .. Then everything is over...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Well, i assume it will be, and it mostly depends...

Well, i assume it will be, and it mostly depends on your influence :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
@MSGGrunt: Really ? They still exist ? Never...

@MSGGrunt: Really ? They still exist ? Never thought of ordering them .. lol .. I guess i went the "el cheapo" way !! The resin alone will for sure make the panels waterproof and harder. But if you...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
@brickcupra Thanks a lot pal :) I assume you have...

@brickcupra Thanks a lot pal :) I assume you have taken your brick for a spin !! Well, i studied for a bit in the UK, so this is how i know some English .. Unfortunately i am better at writing than...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 84,847
Posted By aristg
Yes, the first tests sound really good and crisp...

Yes, the first tests sound really good and crisp ! I was a bit unlucky with the source's outputs which were not line out, and with the speakers i found to buy on that day (Sony) that i was in a...
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