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  2. Hello from Sweden

    Welcome Marcelo! Good luck with the repairs!
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  4. Hello from Sweden

    Feather light clutch is a fantasy thing.. But when the clutch release bearing is worn in the fingers ofvthe pressureplate it will go heavy although it handles the torque without any problems New clutch will make a big difference, been there.. Working on upgraded turbo / intercooler??
  5. Hello from Sweden

    Hello. Share your turbo ideas.
  6. Hello from Sweden

    Hello everyone! This summer my life-long dream finally came true! I got a GTV! It's a 2.0 V6 TB, which seems to be uncommon here in Sweden. Sadly, the turbo is broken and I'm working on a solution. Also looking for an intercooler. And a clutch kit. The clutch in this car is super-heavy and I've heard it's supposed to be feather-light. But hey, it ticks all my boxes. Post-98, blue, camel interior, teledial rims. Cheers, Marcelo
  7. Hola

    Welcome Andalusia!
  8. Hola

    Hello from Andalusia, Spain.
  9. Gbinsb - GTV V6 TB project

    So now you use bigger pulley for power steering pump i.e. less rpm of it per same engine rpm, right? That big 16G compressor wheel is significantly bigger in size than original one looking at dimensions, which you provide. TD05 turbine wheel also must be bigger than original TB25. After quick search I found some wheel dimensions for TD05H 49/55,6mm and for T25 41,7/53mm (exducer/inducer), but not sure if they are representative and accurate for particular turbos here. Earlier 164 TB with Mitsubishi TD05H-12B must drive very differently from later ones with Garrett TB2538
  10. Gbinsb - GTV V6 TB project

    Great you made good progress this year! I installed exactly the same intercooler: core is L550mm x H180mm and I think 65mm thick with indeed 57mm connecting pipes. I used D55x1,5mm stainless pipes and bents together with 54mm silicon hoses. I klocked the exit from the compressor much more downwards so that the intercooler pipe goes under the airco compressor and its pipes. The pressure hose from the steeeing pump rerouted in front of the coolers (in the front bumper) to save some space.
  11. Gbinsb - GTV V6 TB project

    Hello Kunev, Initially I figured that my AC lines and pump were in the way of the inter cooler and bigger radiator. So I removed the lines and all AC stuff. Replaced the AC pulley with a bigger pulley for the steering pump and fabricated the new steering pump support. I can use the standard aux belt. Afterwords I might have saved the AC, or rerouted the lines like I did with the steeringpump line. I made some room for the radiator by adjusting the support. So maybe in the future.. I actually don’t remember the core size of my intercooler, tube is 57mm diameter. But much bigger won’t fit nice imo. the TD05 was from the earlier 164 correct. I had most parts, so it fitted on the stock support and 60mm downpipe exhaust. That is pretty convenient. Only thing I had to adjust was oil return pipe. Connection on the oil carter was different from my GTV and 164 engine. I rebuilded it to the 16G big compressor. Unfortunately I didn’t choose for the billet compressor wheel at that time, but that’s ok for now. Turbo is good, for at least 300hp. I used kinugawa actuator, this works perfectly, the original was gone already on my Garrett turbo. I had to fabricate my own bracket to fit the 16G compressor housing. The blowoff valve is from HKS, and doing a perfect job. Much better than the Forge crap. And I used a Mocal oil cooler as a replacement for the Stock rusted one. For the clutch, all I know it holds 35% more than stock. See pictures below for the difference. It has been over 8 years that I purchased it, so i don’t know the fine details anymore
  12. Gbinsb - GTV V6 TB project

    This is really a good update to be read , especially from performance fanatic perspective ! Everything look very clean, not only the engine and car . Why did you delete the AC ? For me personally, AC is one of the most significant option a car can have (speaking from point of almost all my driving experience done in warm months in non-working AC environment ). I associate intentional AC delete with very seriously modified car likely intended for racing. On my other car, which have been very seriously modified, I insisted on restoring of AC system, which have missed and cut parts. I see also likely aftermarket wastegate actuator, blow-off valve and oil cooler What is intercooler's core size? What is this clutch? It is just stronger pressure plate or something more special? TD05 from earlier 164 TB I guess? Do you know 16G compressor wheel dimensions? I prefer upgrading with something more modern, but that is much easier, if you source everything needed from 164 TB. I wish you sooner completion and waiting for updates and impressions
  13. Gbinsb - GTV V6 TB project

    0Finally after 8 years of abandoning this project, the beginning of this year I continued. It’s driving again and has MoT. I also did a A/C delete, walboro 255l fuel pump, TD05 with 16G conversion turbo, FMIC, bigger radiator, Q2 diff with enforced clutch and a AFM to MAF conversion. Now I have to dial in the bigger turbo
  14. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    Ah, OK! 👍 Looks good. I have LED H4 units in my classic Range Rover: loads of light. 👌
  15. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    Hi Carlo, Negative, Just changed the bulbs with a correct Narva HB3 leds
  16. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    Looks like you change whole H4 projector unit for LED one?
  17. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    Thank you Sir! And two more pictures from the day 1 - polishing of the badly scratched windshield and damaged leather on the driver's seat.
  18. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    great work!
  19. Ciao from Sicily

    Ciao, benvenuto.
  20. Ciao from Sicily

    Buongiorno , I just become an owner of an Alfa Romeo Spider 916 2.0 TS of 1996
  21. Greeting from West Wales

    Welcome Paul!
  22. Greetings from fryslan Holland

    Hi! And welcome!
  23. Greetings from fryslan Holland

    Good day and welcome!
  24. GTV 2.0 Lusso by Slavi

    New shock absorbers, dust covers and dampers installed. The microswitch for the "bonnet open" warning light already changed with a new one.
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