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« on: 04:25, Sun 23 September 2007 »
Hey folks

Just adding a few pics of my cars and how I came to have them.

I have owned 3 renault 5 GTT's. Love the cars..  Spend most of my free time maintaining them and trying to improve them.  My first R5 was a 1986 PH1 model which I bought in 1998.  When I got it it was a wreck.  I just worked at it as a hobby.  Got it into reasonable shape before I decided to sell it to make way for a P1 Impreza.  Regret ever selling it to be honest as I spent so much time and effort on it.  It was pearlescent white with white plastic bumpers and I got it all resprayed in glacier white. A guy drove all the way from waterford in the south of ireland to buy it.  I never heard another thing about the car.  The pic is on the day it was sold.



I then purchased a grey ph2 model. It is the car I now concentrate all my time on.  I have had it since 2002 and it is in very good shape.  I mainly concentrate on the engine as I am not really into bodykits and big wheels etc.  I am currently running an engine in for this car and hope to get it set up properly and then maybe take it to the rolling road to see what its got.

Car when I bought it



Car now



On the rolling road



Engine bay



Engine Bay



Tungy Spec List (Up dated 02/07/10)
Wossner Forged Low Compression Pistons
BBT GT Spec Cam
Vernier Pulley
Up rated Valve Springs
Up rated gaskets
High tensile head bolts
Lightened and balanced flywheel

BBT T25 Turbo
T3 Actuator Kit
GT tuning in car adjustable boost + spider valve

High pressure fuel pump
Ktec Grp A Carb (Now Removed, changed to std venturi carb with modified second stage)

Pace Products Charge Cooler Kit (Removed and now running a FMIC)
Hard Boost Pipe Kit
Grp A Dump Valve (Now Removed, turbo surge sounds better)
Full silicone hose set
Green induction kit

Magnicore Competition leads
NGK Racing Plugs
TDC Wires Switched (Now switched back to std)

Pace Products Extra Large Alloy Radiator
Low temp Thermostat
Low temp pressure switch
16 Pacet Electric Fan + manual override switch (Pacet fan removed and Std Fan re-fitted)
GT Tuning chrome top water hose insert
Mocal Oil Cooler

Uprated Clutch
Soft Clutch Pedal conversion

BBT 2-1/4 stainless steel turbo elbow (Replaced with Boris T25 Downpipe)
BBT 2-1/4 stainless steel ehaust (Replaced with 2 1/2" side exit)

Brembo groved front discs (Removed and 285mm brake conversion kit fitted)
Ferrodo racing Pads
15" Clio Valver Cloverleaf aloys
Kumho Rubber

alloy degassing chamber
alloy header tank
alloy oil separator
alloy carb plenium
Kevlar turbo heat shield

Lowered 50mm front 70mm rear (Removed)
Koni Sports Suspension Kit Fitted. Lowered 35mm
Ktec Strut Brace
Boost guage
Inovative LC-1 Wide Band kit
Rev Limiter/Full throttle gear shift

Clear front indicators + fogs
Prima Racing Monte Carlo Grille for extra air flow
Bumper cut for extra air flow.




In 2005 I also bought a mates R5 as It was to good a one to let slip away.  It was a pearlesect white Ph2 model.  He was only the second owner.  Due to knowing the treatment the car got and how particular the guy was I cudnt let it pass me..  The car is very close to original.  It has a full service history.  Since he has purchased the car in 1997 from a mature owner he has maintained it religiously with mobil 1 oil an has every service logged.  I have very rarely driven this car at all and have only added about 500 miles to it since i have bought it. I want to spend some time on it and return it to its totally standard state as it is to good a car to be molested.  





Anyway thats my story  
Hope you all get as much enjoyment out of your cars as I get out of mine.   :D

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« Reply #1 on: 07:38, Sun 23 September 2007 »
both your cars are sweet! im looking for a new 5 at the mo, want a grey one but that white one has made me think again!

is that a mk2 cav in the corner of the 1st pic?
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« Reply #2 on: 12:01, Sun 23 September 2007 »
Really nice cars. The white one is in great condition.

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« Reply #3 on: 13:15, Sun 23 September 2007 »
Quote from: "cavsri130"
both your cars are sweet! im looking for a new 5 at the mo, want a grey one but that white one has made me think again!

is that a mk2 cav in the corner of the 1st pic?


You have a keen eye lol

It is yes, its a Mk2 SRI 130 Calibre.  I have a mate who is into them in a big way.  He has about 5 of them at the minute.  Most of them are genuine Calibres too.  Not just kitted out mk2's.

Goodluck in the search lad.

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« Reply #4 on: 23:08, Sun 23 September 2007 »
Would kill for any of those two cars. Couldn't be better combination. One with massive spec and one "from factory" :)

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« Reply #5 on: 08:12, Mon 24 September 2007 »
Great cars, both of them! Respect!  :wink:
 


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« Reply #6 on: 17:10, Tue 01 January 2008 »
Got a digi cam for christmas so decided to try it out.  Have the LC-1 fitted now and seems to be working ok.  Just waiting for the good weather now to get the car back out again to check the fuelling.  Managed to get a pillar guage pod sorted for the car too.  

Pillar Pod



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I have been looking at ways of improving the air flow through the original bumper.  I have got a monte carlo front grille for the car and am thinking of maybe cutting some shapes out of the front bumper as well to aid the cooling. I have seen circles cut out with a hole cutter before but was thinking of more the same idea as the turbo2 cars.  They have rectangle inlets on the front bumper.  I think it would mabe look a bit more tidy. Was wondering has anyone ever seen it done with rectangle cutouts before?

Anyway the plan is to get the new grille painted up in the next few months and also get the front bumper resprayed due to stone chips.  
It never ends lol......

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« Reply #7 on: 16:31, Wed 02 January 2008 »
Do love the tungy such a good looking car.

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« Reply #8 on: 08:54, Sun 06 January 2008 »
Think that triangle shaped holes would suit GTT better. I saw few older cars with it (Opels) and it really looks good on them.

My suggestion is to cut fins between foglights, remove foglights and make holes above license plate from side indicator to another side indicator :twisted:

Some of the members here said "it would suck like a dutch pro" :)

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« Reply #9 on: 13:29, Thu 10 January 2008 »
There isnt much point me cutting the fins away from between the fog lights because I had to raise the radiator up slightly due to fitting the larger fan.  So now the bottom fins only really direct air to the oil cooler.

Jure have you got any pics of them cars with the traingle cut outs?  Would like to see what it looks like

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« Reply #10 on: 23:13, Sun 02 March 2008 »
Great 5's you have there!  The Pearl is such a rare car expecially in that condition!  (one of THE VERY BEST I have ever seen in this condition!) 8)   Well done with buying it and making it a future faultless example.  (I like the way you have 1 5gtt to play around with and modify and one to have as a super original example as it left the factory)  8)

  Thats a huge old rad you have there... I have the smaller alloy pace rad... and makes mine look like a match box!  :D  shame you cant still fit the air filter cone along side to suck in the cold air directly from the front grill area...  but the charge cooler must be keeping things nicely cooled  8) thats a nioe spec you have there.  I have the same turbo  (BBT25) how much differnce did you find the performance cam made with that turbo?

  Are you having cooling issues?  If not... I wouldnt cut any extra holes.

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« Reply #11 on: 01:31, Mon 03 March 2008 »
pics of another members Cup...  with the drilled bumper you might be interested to see..  

 http://www.renault5gtturbo.com/forum/vi ... sc&start=0

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« Reply #12 on: 20:14, Mon 10 March 2008 »
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Great 5's you have there!  The Pearl is such a rare car expecially in that condition!  (one of THE VERY BEST I have ever seen in this condition!) 8)   Well done with buying it and making it a future faultless example.  (I like the way you have 1 5gtt to play around with and modify and one to have as a super original example as it left the factory)  8)

  Thats a huge old rad you have there... I have the smaller alloy pace rad... and makes mine look like a match box!  :D  shame you cant still fit the air filter cone along side to suck in the cold air directly from the front grill area...  but the charge cooler must be keeping things nicely cooled  8) thats a nioe spec you have there.  I have the same turbo  (BBT25) how much differnce did you find the performance cam made with that turbo?

  Are you having cooling issues?  If not... I wouldnt cut any extra holes.

   :wink:


Thanks for the comments

I havnt really had the car out yet to see if the cam makes much difference.  I had just run the engine in there before I put the car away for the winter  :(

I should be getting it on the road for the start of april and will see how it goes from there.  I will prob have to play around with the fueling a bit to get it running right.  

I had problems with it running hot before I cut the front grille.  It even started to get hot with the large rad.  I just took off the front grille one day and it made a massive difference hence the cut down version.. I was thinking of improving it more by cutting some openings in the top of the front bumper as it really does restrict the air flow a lot.  I havnt done it yet as i would like to keep it as standard looking as possible..  I may look at doing it again if I have anymore problems.

As for the white car I am aiming to get it MOT'd and start getting it back to full original spec.  That should keep me outa troble for a while  :D

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« Reply #13 on: 20:37, Mon 10 March 2008 »
Hope you get the cooling sorted out ok..  with all the work you've done to improve the cooling its a strange one!   :?  would be a shame to cut the bumper...  but if its going to help.. sounds like it might be worth doing.. and bumpers are pretty easy to get hold of still (I bought a new unpainted one a while ago just incase I ever need it and stored it).

 Keep us posted mate..  also with the white one!  8)

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« Reply #14 on: 18:24, Sat 29 March 2008 »
Got a lend of a Jigsaw for the weekend..  The car should be able to breathe a bit better now  :D

Just have to get the cutouts tidied up a bit now. Get a good straight edge to leave it right. I will put some mesh behind them and get it down to the paint shop..

Am trying to decide whether the mesh in the bumper should be painted grey or leave it silver like the mesh I am puttin on the grille.. what you reckon I should do guys?.... :?