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GENERAL => Your cars => Topic started by: bniasR5GTT on 12:41, Sat 10 July 2010

Title: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: bniasR5GTT on 12:41, Sat 10 July 2010
here are a few pics of my 205 gti i bought after selling my R5 GTT  :(

(http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/blnias/Photo-0054.jpg)

(http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/blnias/Photo-0053.jpg)

(http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/blnias/pug4.jpg)

(http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/blnias/pug5.jpg)

(http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/blnias/pug3.jpg)

Hope you enjoy ?
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: Ash-Lee on 13:33, Sat 10 July 2010
Very nice, an old Ph1 as well.

Not sure about the grill though, but I've always thought these cars look there best with everything left original.
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: bniasR5GTT on 16:55, Sat 10 July 2010
i know what your saying bout the grill but the original one on it was red so never looked good and bought this for 1.99+p&p off ebay as its the right colour, im gonna wait till i have some spray work done then get it sprayed too, as the laquer has peeled on the roof and needs some tlc so will be soon, i can feel the money leaving my wallet already :(  

but yeah phase 1 and in good condition too..... just in the process of doing a cambelt and water pump as no paperwork for one in the service history since 2006  :roll:  and cant trust previous owners saying they done one !!!!!

but all in all a good little motor and got it on classic car insurance too, so its nice and cheap like the R5's.
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: H150GTT on 17:26, Sat 10 July 2010
Really nice mate

Would love one a these.  Have considered swapping one of my 5's on many an occasion for one..  Just cant seem to part with the 5's tho...
All the best with it..
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: yojimsindahouse on 22:19, Tue 20 July 2010
nice looking pug you have there
and in one of my favorite colors :D
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: James5 on 16:15, Wed 21 July 2010
I do like the little 205 gti's especially in white or the British racing Green, one of the bloke's local to me has a white one with polished 1.9 alloys  he has removed the 1.9 lump and stuck a 2.0 8v turbo engine out of xantia in it goes really well 220bhp as standard engine to which is all he runs it at on the orignal xantia ecu.  Cheap engine to source and put in from what he was saying think the downsize was fitting a decent size rad in and a decent intercooler as he wanted grill mount so he went for the decent intercooler.
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: bniasR5GTT on 22:57, Sun 25 July 2010
Ive been reading up about certain engine transplants and now im on the look out for a 306 gti-6 for a transplant to the 205, did see some people have put the 2l turbo lump in, its a toss up between the 2l turbo and the gti-6, some people have the old mi16 lump in them but there a hard engine to find these days,
Title: Re: Not an R5 but still its a 80's Freanch Hot Hatch
Post by: Ash-Lee on 23:04, Sun 25 July 2010
The GTI-6 engine is basically the Mi16 engine, a few years later obviously.