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Renault 5 GT Turbo / drinking water
« on: 21:58, Thu 16 June 2011 »
ive checked all the pipes checked all the fittings, i have changed the headgasket couple weeks ago. coz it failed because a privous owner av over tightend a headbolt and de threaded it and on the head for the rockers so i helicoiled it. thats all done nw and i do nt have any smoke, mayo and she runs fine im a bit lost. any ideas any1.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / wiring loom
« on: 16:14, Wed 16 February 2011 »
hi, just a quick one. are the phase 1&2 wiring loom's the same.thanks. :D

Your cars / my 5 with prima racing corsa widebody kit (aka dimma)
« on: 20:29, Wed 01 December 2010 »
heres how i got the car for changing a headgasket on another 5  :shock:  :shock:

shocking what people think is nice  :?
so ive got hold ov a donor car which was rotted but the parts and interior were good and clean.
the dimma is a sound shell so out of the to i should have a tidy car hopfully  :D
so here it is at the moment

managed to source a front bumper good find i think  :D

it should be back from paint before xmas  :D  nice prezzy for my self  :mrgreen:
and heres my pillar pods im making

so as soon as it comes back from paint ill be able to get dirty and get it back on the road  :mrgreen: and get some more pics up  :D  wa u think black with white or black wheels thats the bit im stuck on  :lol:

General Chat / block cleaning
« on: 12:56, Wed 24 November 2010 »
hi peeps havent posted on here four a while,got a new project going on (pics will come shortly)  jus need to know how i would go about getting my engine block cleaned. it is stripped of all its internals. thanks. :)

Renault 5 GT Turbo / noise from turbo
« on: 18:38, Sun 18 January 2009 »
hi, got a noise from my turbo when coming on to boost it wines then a little rattle then goes abo 3.500rpm it does it when reving on stand still but only quiet thats how i know its coming from turbo any clues anyone is my turbo nackerd or on way out :?:  :roll:

Renault 5 GT Turbo / juddering on boost
« on: 17:13, Fri 16 January 2009 »
hi was just out in my car and it started juddering on boost any clues :?:  :?:  :?

Renault 5 GT Turbo / baileys piston d/v
« on: 20:01, Fri 02 January 2009 »
can i get any service parts for this d/v as its leaking the piston ring looks pritty worn.
thanks pete. :)

Renault 5 GT Turbo / head gasket
« on: 10:35, Fri 26 December 2008 »
i need to ghange my gasket :(  never done one before but im confident that i can do it. just wondering if theres any tips i need to no.
thanks pete.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / missfire\blacksmoke
« on: 18:57, Fri 05 December 2008 »
hi,right i was on my way home got to my street put my foot down in first to about 5k as i reversed on to my drive and cut out when i started it it sounded like it had a miss fire so i went to buy some plugs and leads, then went home to change them and got to the last one at the waterpump end and the new plug just sloted in without screwing up, then looked at the plug and it was a different size thread but wat pickeld me is that the numbers on the old plugs are all the same just one has bigger thread.

any help great thanks, peter.

also it puffs out black smoke when i try to rev it a bit.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / clear head lights
« on: 13:32, Fri 21 November 2008 »
hi all,can u get crystal clear head lights for the r5?.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / choke
« on: 20:20, Thu 23 October 2008 »
hi guys, when i start my car with the choke on it sounds like my car starts missing is it to do with fueling.
also my wipers wont go on the slow setting its either medium or fast.
any ideas people cheers. :?

Renault 5 GT Turbo / engine mount
« on: 20:59, Fri 29 August 2008 »
when im driveing my gear stick moves quite alot with the engine when i throttle or take off the throttle .
the front mount on the engine its just a ball in a metal cup is there anything else to go in the cup or is that right.
any ideas on the movement great thanks. :)

plus is 2half turns enough on the mixture screw on a group a carb with standard boost. :?:

Renault 5 GT Turbo / flushing coolant
« on: 15:16, Sun 24 August 2008 »
hi guys,wats the best way to flush my coolant system, as i got like brown gunge in my tank want to flush it good as im putting new rad on.
any help great thanks.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / breather prob
« on: 17:19, Fri 22 August 2008 »
when my car is running its sucking like mad through the breather
is this wrong :?
any help will be great thanks.

Renault 5 GT Turbo / starter keeps mashing the fly
« on: 17:45, Tue 12 August 2008 »
right my car mashed 2 starters and a fly wheel. put new fly wheel in and bran new starter but go to start it and it sounds like its going to mash it again. so took the starter off again and had a look. right where the bolts go in, the holes go wide in the middle between the box and the starter is there susposed to b metal bushes/collars in there filling the gap as i think the starter might b moving :cry:
any help would great as this is really doing my nut :?  :evil:

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