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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
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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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 189
Views: 7,656
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: 1,214
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: 1,214
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: 1,214
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: 1,272
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: 906
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: 1,272
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Thanks a lot Mr Tompoes :)

Thanks a lot Mr Tompoes :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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: 104
Views: 34,048
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...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Post The story continues from post #41 The old...

The story continues from post #41


The old one

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4769/25360439547_c07c4c906c_b.jpg

The new one
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Well thanks DZ :) You have learned some proper...

Well thanks DZ :) You have learned some proper Greek as it seems !! Yes the IC works fine up to a point :)

Thanks for your good words !!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Ok, now this makes more sense ! Thanks

Ok, now this makes more sense ! Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Ok. I don't understand it at all. Then...

Ok. I don't understand it at all.

Then explain to me. My car produces @5000 rpm 419 ft.lbs of torque at the rear wheels , and Gary's @5000 rpm 270ft.lbs.

So same RPM.

Calculating as above...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Ok, you assume 500ft on the flywheel above. ...

Ok, you assume 500ft on the flywheel above.

The result for my car is 58 kg.m at the wheel. 4th gear (1:1) and 3.73 rear end. Which means 419 ft.lbs

Similarly Gary's car has 269 ft.lbs measured...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Didn't know that term fwhp !! Well, i am...

Didn't know that term fwhp !!

Well, i am not trying to find the exact numbers, i got the idea since in another thread someone was talking about 500 ft lbs of torque at the flywheel, which seems...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Ok, since we are talking about specific points...

Ok, since we are talking about specific points (max values) lets set some more variables. Max torque at 4500 rpm and max power at 6000 rpm.

This formula is for ft-lbs so 400 Nm = 295 ft-lbs @...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By aristg
Question Wheel HP-Torque & Engine HP-Torque Relation

Lets say we dyno a car on 4th gear (1:1 ratio) which has a 3.73 ratio differential. Also lets assume the peak results are 300whp and 400NM (measured at the wheel .. not hubs). The wheel is a 18"...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By aristg
Very easy installation are Recaros from Lancia...

Very easy installation are Recaros from Lancia Integrale .. Check my build thread if you want to see how they fit ..
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Lol ... seems that you are well informed about...

Lol ... seems that you are well informed about our local tricks :P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Thanks man !! Hopefully i will book a dyno...

Thanks man !! Hopefully i will book a dyno session soon to see if this power is limited by the gas available here, or the engine is at its limit for the current setup. Unfortunately we don't have...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Good, i just need a proper location to install...

Good, i just need a proper location to install it. Where have you put it ? Behind the radio ?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,048
Posted By aristg
Some interior changes @Post #41 ......

Some interior changes @Post #41 ... http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5403314&postcount=41
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By aristg
I do have access to waterjet. Also have the cad...

I do have access to waterjet. Also have the cad file that was online at some point. On top of that i have a pre 90's manifold i took off my B21ET.

I made my manifold by waterjetting 2 0,6mm 316...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By aristg
Post Kjet airbox is good for about 250-300 whp when...

Kjet airbox is good for about 250-300 whp when not being opened up (but having all the stuff below it removed) and combined with a free flow filter. Also is very nice for using it for cold air...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By aristg
+1 For ENEM !!

+1 For ENEM !!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By aristg
I have done the conversion. Kept the stock MC. No...

I have done the conversion. Kept the stock MC. No problems there, neither weird pedal feel.

I have added a prop valve by Wilwood though, to balance the front-rear, since i have removed the rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Post It has been a long time since I last wrote the...

It has been a long time since I last wrote the things I promised in this thread. I have not taken all the measurements I would like yet (corner weights left to do), but I don’t have easy access to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 62,684
Posted By aristg
Is there any progress done ? Anywhere we can...

Is there any progress done ? Anywhere we can download files ?

@ropo: Can you upload a single rar file with all the pdfs temporary until the major project is complete? Never believed such a nice...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By aristg
I myself can confirm that the pistons were...

I myself can confirm that the pistons were actually "heavily" dished on B21ET, and i am pretty sure that it was 1:7,5 for my case as well.. I think i had it measured back then. The extra power must...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By aristg
What you want to do was my original setup. The...

What you want to do was my original setup. The interesting thing about B21ET's that were around in Greece at least, was that there were absolutely NO electronics. The engine was pure mechanical...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By aristg
Why don't you try to find who's making them, and...

Why don't you try to find who's making them, and ask them ? Maybe its the only solution ..
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By aristg
Had the same question about tilt or not.. I...

Had the same question about tilt or not..

I assume though that different gearboxes have different angles compared to the engine. More correctly gearboxes are always upright, engines are tilt...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,433
Posted By aristg
Ahh .. at last the whole story, that i have been...

Ahh .. at last the whole story, that i have been listening to in bits !! On this car i have based my inspiration for my 240, and learned a lot from Gary's experience.. The ultimate sleeper !!

Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,102
Posted By aristg
Does anyone have any info on M3 or M5 6 speed...

Does anyone have any info on M3 or M5 6 speed gearboxes ? Gas ... not diesel.

These two should only have a bellhousing (and maybe shaft length) difference -M5 being more useful for us-, but i am...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Now that i got a starting point, i will take all...

Now that i got a starting point, i will take all the measurements described in Poik's reply, as well as current (non coilover) springs that i have which are supposed to be 30% stiffer than stock, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Yay :) Will have to do some serious calculations...

Yay :) Will have to do some serious calculations before ordering !!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Well, THAT'S a PROPER answer !! Thanks man !!...

Well, THAT'S a PROPER answer !! Thanks man !! Very impressed !!

I will try to make a study on my car based on your answer, eventually put an excel file together, and report back here !
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
IMO Suspension is a very hard to understand...

IMO Suspension is a very hard to understand subject, especially if designed from the scratch as a 240 coilover suspension. The purpose of this thread is to find someone to explain the basics of it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
I see what your point is. However, ok, if someone...

I see what your point is. However, ok, if someone has a speed vs force curve, he would start at a certain combination, as a starting config IMO. How someone uses a car also dictates the config. But...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Exclamation Here is a start from a very smart friend (many...

Here is a start from a very smart friend (many thanks to him!!), including lots of maths. Unfortunately this will be probably not "compatible" to most of the people, since it is MIT stuff - don't be...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Well, too big time difference from you guys !! ...

Well, too big time difference from you guys !!

Waiting for your answers John !
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,239
Posted By aristg
Well, i just used KONIs because i found these (i...

Well, i just used KONIs because i found these (i assume true) numbers on DB's site to explain what i want to ask. Never mind though if it is KONI or any other stuff. We are just examining the...
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