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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-09-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By jsouroufis
Oz, what bore size are you thinking? In my Mini I...

Oz, what bore size are you thinking? In my Mini I went with 81.5 forged (instead of 81) by CP. Also, what's your aim as far as the compression? What rods and head gasket?
Forum: Honda Builds 03-08-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,123
Posted By jsouroufis
I remember that built as well, really impressive!...

I remember that built as well, really impressive!
In my case it would require a hell of a work to do something similar and believe me I've been checking and measuring etc..

I'm really sad to have...
Forum: Honda Builds 01-08-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,123
Posted By jsouroufis
To be honest I have some sportpack fibreglass...

To be honest I have some sportpack fibreglass arches as well but at first attempt they don't line up well, so either try to fit them with unknown results or most likely make some custom ones with the...
Forum: Honda Builds 01-08-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,123
Posted By jsouroufis
Long time..Back on February, I had another hiccup...

Long time..Back on February, I had another hiccup whilst driving, the hood snapped open at ~180kph..Fortunately only the hood was damaged despite the fact that it wrapped at the water rail on the...
Forum: Honda Chat 22-03-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By jsouroufis
I'm not trying to confuse you but this reminds me...

I'm not trying to confuse you but this reminds me what happened to me once and turned out it was a bad spark plug.

I was on the highway, gave a little gas and it bogged. I had just filled up the...
Forum: Honda Chat 22-03-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By jsouroufis
This is somewhat a common issue for the IACV to...

This is somewhat a common issue for the IACV to cause erratic idle.
First solution is to clean it properly. As above, check various youtube videos.
Second solution is for the chipped ECU's where...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-01-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By jsouroufis
No, I put mine on the underside of the blue...

No, I put mine on the underside of the blue silicon elbow just before the TB.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-01-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By jsouroufis
Oz, I can tell you that since I went with neptune...

Oz, I can tell you that since I went with neptune rtp and put the screen as a dashboard to datalog, I've been keeping an eye at IATs all the time. You've seen my setup (older pic below), on the...
Forum: Honda Chat 25-01-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By jsouroufis
Hi there! It's not only the exhaust,...

Hi there!



It's not only the exhaust, it's also the radiator among others which can be a pain to fit and also that works in your climate. On a roundnose most of the rad is hidden behind the...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-01-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,065
Posted By jsouroufis
Really? Didn't came across this info but it might...

Really? Didn't came across this info but it might be because it's glory is long gone and no one care to provide such details on the internet..Plus, I was quite young when it was on it's prime and...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-01-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,065
Posted By jsouroufis
Oh boy, I've been flirting with a Charade GTti...

Oh boy, I've been flirting with a Charade GTti for almost a month now. It's the single one currently sold in Greece but everyone thinks it's stupid to get a 3rd car :imstupid:

Never driven one...
Forum: Honda Builds 03-01-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,123
Posted By jsouroufis
Alright, I'm picking those 12's today after work...

Alright, I'm picking those 12's today after work (12x5 ET28 ). They need painting and tires. Not sure if I should go with A539 or A048..I would like the semi but also want the taller profile of the...
Forum: Honda Builds 22-12-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 76,246
Posted By jsouroufis
Sorry to hijack the thread, but what is webbing?

Sorry to hijack the thread, but what is webbing?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 16-12-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
Not 100% sure but KPI shouldn't change with...

Not 100% sure but KPI shouldn't change with suspension travel in theory, but this happens in our minis due to the unequal arms that move in an arc instead of keeping the hub vertical. This causes...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
From my understanding, the KPI depends on the hub...

From my understanding, the KPI depends on the hub design so it varies. Scrub radius or KPO change depending on your tire/rim combination. Rim offset and tire width mostly.
Found an old post from...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
Two major parameters, wheel offset and tire...

Two major parameters, wheel offset and tire profile.

You are right but it's actually the angle of the virtual line from the upper and lower ball joints - aka kingpin inclination (KPI)- we don't...
Forum: Honda Builds 15-12-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,456
Posted By jsouroufis
Love the stance! Well done mate!

Love the stance! Well done mate!
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 14-12-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
Thought I'd share this great site I found while...

Thought I'd share this great site I found while looking for some calculations in order to trade the 13's (ET10) with some 12's.

It has a nice visual aid to check the difference in fenders...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-12-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By jsouroufis
Okay, this is a very interesting conversion,...

Okay, this is a very interesting conversion, sounds good, goes well, nice torque etc..
But, I'm a little disappointed that this small engine isn't quite that small for its displacement..
I mean, it...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-12-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
The single negative I've notice is the slight...

The single negative I've notice is the slight increase in turning radius..Not much, but enough to notice lock to lock on tight manoeuvres..
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-12-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
There you go, just keep in mind that it's in a...

There you go, just keep in mind that it's in a smooth road so not ideal but they were the best to compare the difference the offset makes excluding other parameters that could affect the steering...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-12-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,839
Posted By jsouroufis
Alright, an update came from apple for the iMovie...

Alright, an update came from apple for the iMovie and it fixed the bug, so I managed to export the video and uploading right now.

Should be ready in half an hour.
Forum: Honda Chat 20-11-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,596
Posted By jsouroufis
I've been driving with this exhaust for about...

I've been driving with this exhaust for about 13.000 km, never had an issue so far with the clearance of this header. It doesn't protrude that much more than the oil pan.

That said, it also...
Forum: Honda Chat 20-11-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,596
Posted By jsouroufis
True, mine is "big" for a Mini but honestly, I...

True, mine is "big" for a Mini but honestly, I couldn't fit anything decent for my needs with the roundnose cross bar.
Keitht also has a modified-extended bar, plus he will be putting a clubman....
Forum: Honda Chat 20-11-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,596
Posted By jsouroufis
In the above pictures, I had initially bought the...

In the above pictures, I had initially bought the cross bar for the roundnose but I couldn't fit the exhaust manifold I wanted so I cut it and extended it. I also put the number plate on it and it...
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