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Forum: Honda Chat 22-03-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By jsouroufis
I have 2 ELM bluetooth readers. Tried them with...

I have 2 ELM bluetooth readers. Tried them with success on various cars but neither would connect to my '08 civic. Ended up buying a usb cable instead.
Don't know if it's a "Honda" thing and...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 01-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By jsouroufis
I bought the Neptune from HA motorspors as well....

I bought the Neptune from HA motorspors as well. No issues with the purchase but I refer to the guys behind Neptune that are always there replying any email, message, forum post etc! Both hardware...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 28-02-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By jsouroufis
I used to be on CROME and switched to Neptune...

I used to be on CROME and switched to Neptune RTP.

CROME is quite capable but lacking a lot of refinement and it's very difficult to setup. Even the installation on a laptop can get troublesome....
Forum: Honda Builds 06-02-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 49,373
Posted By jsouroufis
Got it! I was gonna ask for pics of the two...

Got it! I was gonna ask for pics of the two subframes out of curiosity but you got me covered. Excellent info!

Eager to see how you'll proceed. Good luck!
Forum: Honda Builds 05-02-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 49,373
Posted By jsouroufis
The Watson's frame can take the CRV without...

The Watson's frame can take the CRV without modding the rear crossmember?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By jsouroufis
What about offsetting the top damper mount...

What about offsetting the top damper mount instead?
I did something similar to the front LHD top mount when I took the mounts to a workshop. The mini mounts where rusty and made new steel ones. I...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-12-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By jsouroufis
This is great! No reason why it wouldn't work! ...

This is great! No reason why it wouldn't work!
You can:
a) Mod the mini trailing arm by welding a hub
b) Make new tubular arms

Either way, careful measurements for the hub and mounting points...
Forum: Honda Builds 17-12-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,028
Posted By jsouroufis
Back in September I finished the front end and...

Back in September I finished the front end and took the car to the body shop to repair the wheel arch and paint the whole car!

Cutting a hole for the radiator

https://i.imgur.com/YhVClvg.jpg
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Forum: Honda Chat 07-12-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By jsouroufis
Assuming the engine you are buying has all the...

Assuming the engine you are buying has all the peripherals, like alternator, manifold(s), sensors etc. you'll need engine mounts as well
Forum: Honda Chat 07-12-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By jsouroufis
Just thinking out loud here, so be gentle.. ...

Just thinking out loud here, so be gentle..
What about fitting a "proper" rear diff from another car?
It would require machining the teeth of the shaft or an adapter to fit.
Since the Honda spins...
Forum: Honda Builds 05-12-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 49,373
Posted By jsouroufis
Keep it up, Oz! Looking forward to see how you...

Keep it up, Oz! Looking forward to see how you will sort it out!
What plans do you have about the gearing?
Forum: Honda Builds 18-10-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 49,373
Posted By jsouroufis
That's all fine if you've made up your mind! ...

That's all fine if you've made up your mind!

But just to clear things up, because I think I'm lost in translation as a non native speaker:
-What I meant is to basically convert your roundnose...
Forum: Honda Builds 17-10-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 49,373
Posted By jsouroufis
How much clearance do you need? Maybe do what I...

How much clearance do you need? Maybe do what I did, cut and extend the front crossmember, chop a piece from the front valance to clear it and put your licence plate on the crossmember so nothing...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-09-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
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: 79
Views: 12,028
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: 79
Views: 12,028
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: 79
Views: 12,028
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: 1,003
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: 547
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: 759
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: 759
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: 828
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: 3,794
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: 3,794
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: 79
Views: 12,028
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...
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