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General Chat / Re: any mags or books ?
« on: 20:59, Thu 07 July 2011 »
Theirs a very in-depth buyers guide to the GTT on the RTOC  :wink:

Renault 11 Turbo  :lol:

But I like so many cars it's unreal!! Thinking of buying a Boxster or 911 next year?!  :shock:

Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: raider?
« on: 20:56, Thu 07 July 2011 »
Check the paint code on the Vin Tag on the firewall near the drivers side suspension turrer reads PR 449

General Chat / Re: Engine fitting any special tools needed
« on: 20:54, Thu 07 July 2011 »
Just an engine crane, Socket set Hammer & Punches & you're laughing  :wink:

General Chat / Re: Wish me luck!!!
« on: 01:11, Fri 03 June 2011 »
Quote from: "smithyr5gt"
Well d day is hear. Saturday I will be getting married!
And I bricking my self!!! Lol

Just wanted to tell some one to ease some of the nurves before I throw up!  :lol:

Good luck matey!!

It's my big day on the 3rd Sept this year so i'm starting to  :?

General Chat / Re: Youtube
« on: 22:16, Sat 14 May 2011 »
This is the reason there's so much wind noise in the last video by the way, my mate was videoing me from the back of his brother's GTT Cabby  :wink:

General Chat / Re: Youtube
« on: 22:11, Sat 14 May 2011 »
My Raider at POD

My Raider spanking my mates Modified Punto GT EVERY RUN years ago  :lol:

My Raider driving round the Nurburgring F1 Track at the German Renault World Series in 2009

General Chat / Re: Red Hot Restoration
« on: 07:59, Thu 12 May 2011 »
Hi Laura,

Can you PM me your e-mail address & contact details please?

Steve  :wink:

Newbies / Re: Hi All, just got a Phase 1 GT
« on: 12:46, Thu 10 March 2011 »
Hello mate,

The original dodgy white that the bodykit was IS original. If you go painting it the same pearl white as the bodywork then you will lose it's originality. As a bodykit guy like you are I'm sure you can find a closer match to the OE colour of the arches.

Believe me mate when I say that Phase 1 Pearl White's are as rare as rocking horse teeth!! They were a standard colour for the first production run of fives but as far as I know were not a custom or rare colour. It's just the passage of time & the limited numbers that were made that make them rare!!  :wink:

I can't off the top of my head think of another guy owning a nice OE looking one?? Phase 1's were made in Black, Pearl White, Red, Silver & Electric Blue & I know people that have every colour except Pearl White.

Got a bit of a soft spot for the Pearl White ones as a guy I knew had one when I was a younger man & it was that very car that got me into the fives in the first place!  :wink:

All road going GT Turbo's were fitted with Electric Windows as they were the factory fit. The 5 COUPE model (basis of the UK Cup Car & sold in Europe in handfulls) was issued with Manual winding windows.

Newbies / Re: Hi All, just got a Phase 1 GT
« on: 19:19, Wed 09 March 2011 »

Don't re-spray or touch that original Pearl White phase 1 bodykit!!

I kid you not when I say that may be the LAST original Pearl White Phase 1 in the country!!! They're THAT rare!!!

If you re-spray/mess about with it you will be reducing it's value guaranteed!!!  :wink:  :wink:

But It's your car & you can do with it what you want mate, just my point of view!  :)

Spotted / Was It You? / Re: White GT Turbo, ely!
« on: 19:08, Wed 09 March 2011 »
I'd guess it was a guy called Pigsnake off RTOC (Luke Howell) who lives in near Huntingdon?

Nice Bloke!  :wink:

General Chat / Re: Best insurance on a 5gtt
« on: 22:32, Fri 04 March 2011 »
Also try Footman James & tell them you're a member of the RTOC  :wink:

General Chat / Re: Renault Turbo Owners Club
« on: 20:43, Thu 03 March 2011 »
Hello mate,

Do you remember your username on there?? If so I can get it reset for you & you will be able to re-join.  :wink:


Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: Oil Level Indicator
« on: 19:27, Thu 17 February 2011 »
I spent a good deal of time getting to the bottom of the problems with my gauge changing looms, & sensor & it turned out to be a dodgy gauge.

It's just a case of finding which one of the three is the culpret..!

General Chat / Re: how old are we all???????
« on: 19:13, Thu 17 February 2011 »
Quote from: "Boostjunkies"
bugger it I'm still oldest :(

Yep!  :lol:

I'm 35 & 36 in June  :oops:

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