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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby AstroWill » January 12th 2021, 12:49am

When you start purchasing oil by the barrel ;)

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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby Leeann_93 » January 12th 2021, 12:54am

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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 12th 2021, 10:13am

About 9 to 10 liters go into the new oil pan with the new oil cooler, so that should be enough :banana:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 12th 2021, 6:18pm

Arrived today .
My exhaust headers have finally arrived, I had to reorder them 3 times because they were never available or lost :eek: .
I'm looking forward to finally being able to continue in this direction :banana:

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And what do you do with new things that you get? :ugeek:
Of course, first apply the flex and redesign it :dance: . Everyone can do normal :clap:

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Now the whole thing looks better and you can work with it :rockon:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby AlpineVan » January 12th 2021, 8:07pm

I'm also curious why you require such a large oil pan.
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 13th 2021, 8:24am

AlpineVan wrote:I'm also curious why you require such a large oil pan.


more oil is not bad when you build more power from the engine. serves as an example for cooling the engine, and I have installed a high-performance oil pump so that it has more oil available
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 14th 2021, 10:39am

In the summer I already started porting a cylinder head, here are the pictures

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The first head has already been worked and now the second head is on. :dance:

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For the second head, I've already finished the outlets :banana:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 15th 2021, 2:54pm

So the oil pump is now ready, an HV pump with an adapted suction pipe. :banana:

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I thought about how to do the trigger wheel for a long time, and since there are no smart ones for these motors, it comes from own production as always. :shhh:
Since I don't feel like wasting material and testing it until I get the finished trigger wheel, the prototype comes from the 3-D printer. :confused:
This is the first blank I need to determine the position of the sensor and whether the position of the wheel is correct. :rockon:

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It already looks great, fits great, then you can now give the thing teeth. :o
After much deliberation, I'll use a trigger wheel as a 60-2.

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This is what it looks like with teeth, the 2 missing teeth are still to come :banana:

And all in the 3D printer

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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby markmitch » January 15th 2021, 4:33pm

How did you removed the plastic parts inside the tail light housings? I tried to get them out of a junk vehicle and they were so brittle they broke into pieces even after I removed the rivets and glue. The ones on my 89 were broken when I bought my van years ago. Do you have a source for new ones? Thanks <Mark
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 15th 2021, 8:12pm

markmitch wrote:How did you removed the plastic parts inside the tail light housings? I tried to get them out of a junk vehicle and they were so brittle they broke into pieces even after I removed the rivets and glue. The ones on my 89 were broken when I bought my van years ago. Do you have a source for new ones? Thanks <Mark


Hello Mark .
Unfortunately, no . I'll make these things in metal. I did not get new ones and it is difficult to get them from a scrap vehicle. Especially because these vehicles are rarely scrapped here in Germany. I've already done the final throw for the keepers, but I haven't started yet.
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 19th 2021, 5:27pm

The cylinder heads. I already started to grind one in the summer.
But I didn't finish it because other things were more important. But now I've started to get the heads down again :banana:

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Both cylinder heads are sanded to the maximum what is possible :rockon:

To compare the heads before :eek:

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If you are wondering how long it will take before your head looks like this, just grind 1 1/2 weeks per head :banghead:

The new intake and exhaust valves

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But they are not installed as they were delivered. All valves are reworked and polished to a high gloss

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The valves are all polished by hand, you get bored :screaming:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby dcsleeper » January 19th 2021, 6:42pm

Jim Beam Red Stag!!

ALL the HP is right there behind the valve seat.

looks great!
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 21st 2021, 9:36am

dcsleeper wrote:Jim Beam Red Stag!!

ALL the HP is right there behind the valve seat.

looks great!


:ty:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 29th 2021, 12:33pm

Friends it goes on in the text.
The inlet valves and the outlet valves are finally polished. :banana:

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Now it can finally go on, the valves find their way into the cylinder head after the valve seats have been re-cut

and the valves fell asleep on the valve seat :rockon:

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The valve springs / wedges / plates are of course also made by Comp Cams

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So the cylinder heads are ready, now prime and paint and then you can continue to assemble the engine :banana:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby Ironsides » January 29th 2021, 5:47pm

Awesome work, great pics!
I am curious, your van interior was in great shape, are you planning on restoring or custom interior?
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 29th 2021, 5:57pm

Ironsides wrote:Awesome work, great pics!
I am curious, your van interior was in great shape, are you planning on restoring or custom interior?



in the interior, almost everything will remain as it is, just noble. little extras are coming but wait i have a lot in store for you :banana:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 29th 2021, 6:18pm

The cylinder heads are painted and assembled! :rockon:

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I will find a beauty by :rockon: and by I love my work (I know you don't notice :whistle: )

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The valve train is of course also from Comp Cams where else. I like to install the things in our engines from this company,
The company Comp Cams could actually sponsor me :P

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That should be enough for today :banana:
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby Leeann_93 » January 30th 2021, 1:41am

Yeah, I think they should.

That looks awesome.
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Re: DomSan Astro Project

Postby domsan [OP] » January 31st 2021, 9:02am

Leeann_93 wrote:Yeah, I think they should.

That looks awesome.



Thanks :ty:
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