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Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: poor starting
« on: 16:01, Mon 19 April 2010 »
my anti perc fan is there but works once in a blue moon. if i pump the accelerator a few times before trying to start it does this still pump fuel in? ill give it a go. as for the manifold heat shield ill need to check up on that later. cheers

Renault 5 GT Turbo / poor starting
« on: 19:14, Sat 17 April 2010 »
my car has no trouble starting from cold with the choke and no problem starting hot if its only been off 5 minutes but if i leave it off for say 15 minutes its having trouble startin, maybe turns over for 20 seconds before she'll fire, any ideas? could it be fuel related as i'd fiddled a bit with my carb mixture screw and idle screw?

General Chat / identifying hose
« on: 20:28, Mon 12 April 2010 »
can someone tell me what the hose from long boost hose tee piece to a small tubular thing with another hose to the anti perc fan is? cheers

how much are you turning it up? it might be the safety high boost limit cutting it out, you mightneed to remove it if it is

Your cars / Re: My Phase 1 (work in progress)
« on: 14:19, Sun 11 April 2010 »
she's lookin well clean there mate. i think you should treat us all to a video of how that exhaust sounds

Your cars / Re: H150 GTT Cars
« on: 15:27, Thu 08 April 2010 »
i fanciede a side exit myself mate, what did you do about the rear bumper cut out?

General Chat / gauge into heater outlet
« on: 20:29, Wed 07 April 2010 »
ive seen people putting their boost gauges etc in to the centre heater fan outlets, how do you get your wires or vacuum pipe up in there? i fed my vacuum pipe in through the grommet to the right of the fan in scuttle panel and it popped out in the passenger footwell, where do i go from there? thanks

General Chat / front bumper hangs low
« on: 20:18, Wed 07 April 2010 »
my front bumper had a meeting with e kerb by the previous owner and hangs down a bit all round, im getting the bumper repaired and sprayed soon, will i need new brackets too or is the a way of adjusting the bumpers height like that? thanks in advance

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: boost gauge tee position
« on: 20:15, Wed 07 April 2010 »
ok thanks for the help. and is the aftermarket gauge reading from the carb base or is that the standard one?

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: boost gauge tee position
« on: 20:05, Wed 07 April 2010 »
turned it out about two turns just. if say my carb was set up normally and i could only run 14 psi wit these settings does that mean i should only be running 13 or so reading on the aftermarket? or is a safe 14psi on standard carb a 14psi reading on aftermarket gauge? cheers

Renault 5 GT Turbo / boost gauge tee position
« on: 19:48, Wed 07 April 2010 »
i plumbed in an aftermarket boost gauge today and cut the T in behind the scuttle panel pretty much right after the AEI unit, is this ok position or would closer to the carb have been better? anyways gauge read about 11 psi, similar to standard gauge but when i upped the boost by bleed valve the aftermarket gauge is readin pretty much the same but the standard one is up to the closer together lines (13.5 psi i think) any ideas? its a brand new gauge. and is 25 vacuum sound about right? cheers

General Chat / 205 gti mi16
« on: 22:35, Mon 05 April 2010 »
alright lads anyone got previous experience in tuned 205's? lookin to buy one here just wondering on its reliability mainly,its got mi16 engine fitted by just gti's, got a stand alone emerald engine management with high lift cams, supposidly 200bhp and 0 to 60 in just over 4 seconds weighing 700 kg. anyone help me out here?

Newbies / Re: Hey
« on: 20:33, Fri 19 March 2010 »
what up with it? post some pics

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: help with rust
« on: 14:43, Sun 14 March 2010 »
Quote from: "Steve!"
Approx 150 where ever you go mate.... Welding is a skill, so it don't come cheap!  :roll:
spose thats not overly bad, my welding skills go as far as tacking up some mild steel pipe for the real welder to come in so ill def not be attempting it :?

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: help with rust
« on: 19:12, Sat 13 March 2010 »
Quote from: "Steve!"
eyr, a bodyshop  :mrgreen:
now why didn't i think of that???  was seeing if anyone knew rough prices for welding as im fleeced. an engineer wod prob be cheaper than body shop anyway   :roll:

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