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bluntyr5gtt

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #135 on: 13:17, Tue 23 October 2012 »
received a couple more pics now were getting into the bad side this is drivers rear arch/corner and back panel




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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #136 on: 22:17, Tue 23 October 2012 »
Ouch.

It looks mint outside as well, it just goes to show how things like this can be hidden away, getting worse over time.

Good to see it's all been cut out properly. I did my sills last year, still have the rear bumper mounts and behind the headlights to do sometime soon.  :(

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #137 on: 16:36, Wed 24 October 2012 »
nail on the head there ash you never know whats being hidden under the skin

really impressed with the progress and attention to detail my mate is showing he is not leaving anything that could become a problem.

thats one place on mine that seems ok around the headlights but you never know something will probably pop up :(

when will you be doing them jobs pal

T28/t2.63 (cossie comp housing,t28 comp wheel,t28 shaft/turbine)@23psi
ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #138 on: 19:13, Wed 24 October 2012 »
Looks like whoevers doing the work is doing a good job and taking care of it blunty

keep up the good work bud and keep this page updated its a good read.

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #139 on: 19:15, Wed 24 October 2012 »
cheers kial

just about to order a jacking point for drivers side off gt turbo spares

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ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #140 on: 19:20, Wed 24 October 2012 »
nice one mate i was pondering on there before pricing up braking components for my one renewing my braking systems gonna be a stinger! but it needs to be done unfortunatly.

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #141 on: 17:49, Mon 29 October 2012 »
right people here comes the mess that is the drivers side, received the pics earlier today as you can see its a bit fecked.










T28/t2.63 (cossie comp housing,t28 comp wheel,t28 shaft/turbine)@23psi
ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #142 on: 23:24, Mon 29 October 2012 »
Ouch.  :shock:

I'm sure it will be fixed in no time.  :D

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #143 on: 16:42, Tue 30 October 2012 »
big ouch ash take a look at the new pics

here we go guys this is the bit i was telling you about, gotta virtually have whole new drivers side floor and have new seat mounts made up.








T28/t2.63 (cossie comp housing,t28 comp wheel,t28 shaft/turbine)@23psi
ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #144 on: 21:59, Tue 30 October 2012 »
This pic I can relate to :-



Mine was exactly the same.

As for the rest, f**k me that's quite bad. Has this not been picked up sooner in previous MOT's etc? I know they are quite limited in what they can do but even a small tap with an inspection hammer should of shown that up?

What's going to happen now? Cut the rot out and see whats left, or you just going to stick with it?

EDIT.

Here is mine, i'm guessing your jacking point underneath is shot as well?


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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #145 on: 04:44, Wed 31 October 2012 »
hi mate god knows how its not been picked up as you didnt need a hammer to poke through it, you could do it with your thumb, i know at the last mot they stated limited inspection due to bodykit  :?

oh yes fella its all being replaced theres no going back now were too far into this  :lol: , yes the jacking point is none existent but i have a new one from gt turbo spares to go there.

i think 99.9% of people would of broke the car for parts or reshelled it but i couldnt do that this is my car any other way wouldnt of been the same,  i suppose one good thing is it will have a bloody solid shell for years to come

T28/t2.63 (cossie comp housing,t28 comp wheel,t28 shaft/turbine)@23psi
ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #146 on: 08:10, Wed 31 October 2012 »
Blunty that looks awful and as you say most would have swapped shell's but good man for sticking with it will be a nice mint motor once it's all finished.

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #147 on: 14:16, Fri 02 November 2012 »
thanks alot mate :) am glad not everybody thinks im insane haha :lol:

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ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #148 on: 14:20, Fri 02 November 2012 »
yesterday popped up the garage and whilst there i decided to remove some sound deadening out the boot.

As you will see there is no floor pan hardly left in the drivers side, luckily my mate mike at gt turbo spares is sending me a floor pan up with seat mounts etc.

on the plus side the inner sill on drivers side is now fitted/welded







got a quick pic, you reckon there is something missing? for some reason the flintstones comes to mind haha


T28/t2.63 (cossie comp housing,t28 comp wheel,t28 shaft/turbine)@23psi
ported head
cat cams 285 cam,springs and vernier
bjr downpipe/elbow
turbo back 2.5" bore longlife system
tubular manifold
fully rejetted carb
Ramair Induction Kit
cosworth 2wd Intercooler
Lowered 50mm
 

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Re: my 1991 R5 GT Turbo
« Reply #149 on: 20:49, Fri 02 November 2012 »
Looks like you could of literally fell through the floor.  :shock: