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by felyx
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: What turbo can I fit to my 480 turbo
Replies: 15
Views: 12523

Re: What turbo can I fit to my 480 turbo

Basically , i have not owned a 480 for 3 years ,But some info i remeber was that with the Richmod you could run up to 175BHP before the turbo and airflow for the electronics were at the limit of max power . The super Richmod used a 3 bar M.A.P sensor , an enlarged A.A.M ( air mass meter ) i.e a bigg...
by felyx
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: running to much bhp for my clutch
Replies: 10
Views: 7357

Re: running to much bhp for my clutch

replying to an old post i know , phase2 renault 19 clutches fit some 480 turbos and can be had for under £40 on ebay . cheers
by felyx
Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: What turbo can I fit to my 480 turbo
Replies: 15
Views: 12523

Re: What turbo can I fit to my 480 turbo

get a T25 turbo , about £30 ish from a breakers , from a rover 2 litre turbo . tehn post your T2 together with your T25 to CRS http://www.crturbos.co.uk/ , and pay them £250 and they will turn both of the turbos into a hybrid with a 360 degree thurst bearing and balanced shaft . This is what the old...
by felyx
Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:36 am
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Boost pressure
Replies: 16
Views: 2116

Re: Boost pressure

either 9 or 8 psi , i cant remember exactly but one or the other
by felyx
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Tuning And Tweaking
Topic: Engine Blocks
Replies: 15
Views: 8802

Re: Engine Blocks

Is there any benefit to this ?? the willaims is nearly 170 ponies is itr not ? obviously if you are N/A there is 50 bhp to be had . Hill climb spec is unlimited . Cheers
by felyx
Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Boost pressure
Replies: 16
Views: 2116

Re: Boost pressure

IIRC it would be around 13 psi mark. From what i recall reading on here, the richmod gives about 12/13 psi somewhere just before cutout occurs and from what i have read people saying from owning a richmod. they says that now there cars boost meter travels all the way to the end of the yellow area. ...
by felyx
Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Power transmission (40)
Topic: Clutch Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2993

Re: Clutch Question

If you take out your old knackered clutch , and send it by post to any number of companies :D , i use FRICTION SERVICES in Keynsham nr BRISTOL . They can over night ( good for your daily driver ) re surface the clutch plate in a racing compound at any thickness you like , i go for 1.5mm over standar...
by felyx
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: Styling
Topic: rear wheel arch clear stickers
Replies: 7
Views: 3587

Re: rear wheel arch clear stickers

use helicopter tape !!!! its the same stuff and cheap . its used on bicycles (hi end) to stop cable rub on sexy paint
by felyx
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Turbo problem -- fuel cut when accelerating
Replies: 14
Views: 1530

Re: Turbo problem -- fuel cut when accelerating

fuel relays above shins drivers side . hardest thing to locate ever !!! and you have to contort yourself painfulls to get to them . thousands of 480's were scrapped for this . even volvo main agents could not locate this fault in some cases .

cheers
by felyx
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Whining noise
Replies: 13
Views: 2366

Re: Whining noise

ITS THE CAM BELT BEARINGS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i have had 12 480's now , i have had this problem twice . i lived with it on one car for 3 months unyil the bearings failed at 60 mph !!

cheers all
by felyx
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: burning oil smell and blue white smoke /smoking at idle
Replies: 5
Views: 1837

Re: burning oil smell and blue white smoke /smoking at idle

i agree with Derek ,cars can that fail emmissons on MOT can pass with just an oil change . also its worth taking out your in intercooler and cleaning it out by putting a pint of petrol in it and shaking it up and down. if you take of the pipe from the intercooler to the engine you will probally find...
by felyx
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480 Turbo, Glasgow, GOT TO GO!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 3099

Re: 480 Turbo For Sale Glasgow

£650 seems way steep if it needs all that body work doing . i know you done loads , but rich super mod cars in mint condition have with leather and a momo wheel have sold for £900 here before etc ............ just a thought
by felyx
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Clutch Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Re: Clutch Issue?

i would get the clutch resurfaced with racing compound for £30 ish in manchester by return post if i was you . also you can buy a 150bhp clutch , if yours is 215mm by buying a RENAULT 19 phase 2 16v clutch , which can be found on ebay for under £50 for the whole clutch kit !!! cheers Felyx heres o...
by felyx
Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Turbo oil feed pipe corroded?
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Turbo oil feed pipe corroded?

most oil feed pipes are corroded but that will not be your problem , check your crankcase breather ( black 2 inch cylinder cover in foam and plastic at the front of the engine ) also be carefull how you take the top off (it just jiggles off eventually . take the pipe coming from the intercoller goin...
by felyx
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Shielding plate wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Re: Shielding plate wanted

stick it back on with SIROFLEX 300c heat resistant slicon sealant , £4.13 a tube (for a mastic gun) from TOOL STATION , about 70 branches in the uk or buy online
Cheers Felyx
by felyx
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Low idle speed
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Low idle speed

maybe a vacum leak issue ? or maybe try the co2 adjuster on the air flow meter , it is blanked off with some resin with a flat head screw underneath (MARK THE ORIGINAL SETTING though !! , cheers felyx
by felyx
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: car failed mot - power steering leak
Replies: 1
Views: 1514

Re: car failed mot - power steering leak

its a bodge , but it may be worth putting in some SLICK 50 power steering treament/stopleak , Halfords about £10 . got to be worth a go at that price , used it once on a V6 audi 80 , and it worked quite well (leak reduced by about 90 % etc)
by felyx
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:02 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: 2 litre stuttering
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: 2 litre stuttering

I had a 2 litre with exactly the same problem , it turned out to be a ill fitting little rubber blanking cap on the inlet manifold , quite common on the 2 litre as a problem cost £1.75p or baby jubilee clip 45p , so dont go and spend £60 on service parts that are going to do bugger all to solve th...
by felyx
Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Brakes (50)
Topic: Replacing break pips
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Re: Replacing break pips

Goodridge will make your pipes for about £50 in any colour you like , also get a gunson easy bleed kit for about £18 from halfords or elsewhere for less , this makes the job an absolute breeze and you can be confident that you have fully changed all the old (hydroscopic ) brake fluid , nobody ever...
by felyx
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480 turbo near Glasgow...rich mod
Replies: 21
Views: 2389

Re: 480 turbo near Glasgow...rich mod

still for sale ??? how does it look now compared to the over 3 year old pictures ??? :D