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Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: sump breather?
« on: 13:01, Fri 17 February 2012 »
to be fair, it was actually the liners. - i'd worn them into an hourglass shape through overrevving.... :shock:

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: sump breather?
« on: 00:07, Thu 16 February 2012 »
maybe it was my shady piston rings.... it was a little breathy.  :lol:

General Chat / Re: I was looking for wheel spacers when suddenly...
« on: 00:06, Thu 16 February 2012 »
her name was emma, from magull area near liverpool. - well at least her ex used to be.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: sump breather?
« on: 22:03, Mon 13 February 2012 »
pull off the breather pot with the car running, and stick your thumb over the pipe that comes up from the sump, wait about 30 secs. i bet the turbo starts smoking....

General Chat / Re: OMG anyone remember these wheels???....
« on: 21:56, Mon 13 February 2012 »
i had some on my old gtt. i powdercoated the teddy black and the rim silver.
there is a huge flaw with them.... the centre piece is plastic. if you get them painted, the paint is slightly thicker than usual OE. when braking your wheels get slightly warmer - the metal and plastic stick together through expansion - you cannot get the wheel off.

how do i know this....  :roll:

Newbies / hi new guy from Tipton
« on: 21:54, Sat 11 February 2012 »
hi, i'm new to all these renault 5's.
i hope to learn alot in the coming months....

even though this site has been using my image for years on the maintenance page in the beige coat bent over the white gtt fitting a dump valve.....  :lol:

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