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Your cars / My 5 Raider Project
« on: 19:02, Wed 13 May 2009 »
hi guys im new to the site, and have only just got my first 5.

Its a Raider that well hadnt be loved and ruined slighty but all will be straight with it soon.

This is what it looked like when i got it







So my plans are to get the car looking lovely and clean again on the outside, car will be slightly lowered, and the engine is going to be tuned for abit of extra power.

so the work begins


Silcone hose heaven under the bonnet shame about the colour not my cup of tea. These will be sold and new ones to replace will be purchased.


Strip most of the piping out ready for engine removal


Engine bay was very dirty so been degreased and pressure washed out




Engine has now mainly been stripped down.

Currently trying to sort out what spec engine should be built to for around 180bhp.

But alot of work to go and alot of money :D speaking to painter soon for a respray.

Cheers for looking Dave

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Renault 5 GT Turbo /
« on: 15:19, Wed 13 May 2009 »
i tried to order stuff on gt-turbo-spares last night and couldnt make payment / my paypal wouldnt log in on site directed to.

going to start project thread later on and upload pics of progress..

cheers for all input and advice im still pounder on what to buy :D lol

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Renault 5 GT Turbo /
« on: 12:17, Wed 13 May 2009 »
lol well i will have to have another nose on there then.

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Renault 5 GT Turbo /
« on: 11:59, Wed 13 May 2009 »
yeah i found that post a little while ago.

When i looked on cgbmotorsport it looked dear to me lol will have to look again the cost is building up!! getting quote for full respray soon....... dreading it lol

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Renault 5 GT Turbo /
« on: 11:24, Wed 13 May 2009 »
Quote from: "owe"
my suggestion is lose the obsession with k-tec lol, an have look on here for turbo's

 http://www.renault5gtturbo.com/forum/vi ... 787dc1f816


lol not an obsession just more of a fact of they the main company i heard of for bits for the 5

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Renault 5 GT Turbo /
« on: 10:23, Wed 13 May 2009 »
any turbo recommondations? then instead of the ktr 180 maybe the 230 :P lol

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Renault 5 GT Turbo / good road setup for 5 gt turbo engine?
« on: 09:50, Wed 13 May 2009 »
hi guys im new to the site. ive wanted a 5 for ages and i finaly got one last weekend! it is a project car for the mean time till its ready to go back on the road.

Basicly im looking to improve the power a tad if i list parts if anyone could put an opition on wether the setup is worth while or just wouldnt work together that would be great.

Engine wise:

Ktec uprated headgasket
high head tensile bolts
ktec exhaust manifold
ktr 180 power system turbo (meant to be good for 20psi)
silcone hoses
double capcity intercooler
mocal oil cooler
alloy rad
bored out turbo elbow
2.5 down pipe
2.5 exhaust system rear exiting
Sump baffle

any help is greatly welcomed :D

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