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General Chat / 5 gt turbo fanatic!!!!
« on: 20:59, Sat 23 May 2009 »
found this little girl in my car today lol!!! 10 month old gracie. could this be the youngest 5 fanatic!!!

By ainz2009, shot with DSC-T300 at 2009-05-23

By ainz2009, shot with DSC-T300 at 2009-05-23

General Chat / can a 5 do a 60 mile trip daily!!??
« on: 15:32, Fri 08 May 2009 »
the misus needs the other car so im gonna have to use the 5 to go to work. she thinks theres no way it will drive that far without breaking down lol. she thinks i should sell it, but i really dont want to do that!!
can a 5 gt turbo cope with going 30miles then back dailly.

advice plz as i may be forced to sell my little cherub lol!!

General Chat /
« on: 13:29, Fri 10 April 2009 »
dont know really know lol. broughtn it like it?!

General Chat /
« on: 19:47, Thu 09 April 2009 »
sounds worse than mine was tho, i just felt a slight hesitation.

General Chat /
« on: 16:04, Thu 09 April 2009 »
fitted the coolant pipe today and she's running very nice indeed lol! i think the jerk was from the coolant pipe splitting as theres no problems now.

General Chat /
« on: 21:07, Sun 05 April 2009 »
ummmmm different lol!!!

General Chat /
« on: 11:34, Sun 05 April 2009 »
yes it did jerk. i think it was to do with the coolant pipe splitting tho. it boosted ok after it happened as i drove home but i didnt go too mad.

General Chat /
« on: 09:12, Sun 05 April 2009 »
plugs are dry and i think the missfire was from the coolant pipe splitting? not even sure if it was a missfire. i didn't put last plugs in but who ever did was very strong lol!!
not sure wot jets, should be standard. it was running 15psi, but i put it down to 12psi.

By ainz2009 at 2009-03-19
spec is-
k-tec fmic
twin dump valves
exhaust system
boost pod
samco hoses
bleed valve
cone air filter

General Chat /
« on: 20:26, Sat 04 April 2009 »
cheers mate, i'll do that. the pipe is very close to the alternator. its annoying because i cant drive the car!!! i ordered a new one from CGB today.

General Chat / sooo hard.......why?!!
« on: 20:28, Fri 03 April 2009 »
treated the car today to new ht leads, fuel filter, dizzy cap and arm and spark plugs. i was gonna do the oil and filter but i'll do that another day with mobil super s 10/40.
anyway, everything was very easy until i got to getting the old spark plugs out!!!! they didnt want to budge....i even snapped the tool. in the end i got a long wrench which worked but there was only one that was easy to unscrew. the others felt really tight and it was tight putting the new ones in. the old plugs were very black and sooty, is that about right???
 took it out for a spin and it was going well, then when i put my foot down i felt a slight missfire. got home and there was coolant over the front bumper???!!!! had a look and the altanator had put a slit in the pipe that runs from the top of the expansion tank to the black circle thing lol.
 another thing to do. still one of the most fun cars ive had tho.

General Chat /
« on: 20:05, Fri 03 April 2009 »
1.8 16v does 0-60 in the same time as the willliams but then it thrashes it!!!

General Chat /
« on: 21:53, Tue 31 March 2009 »
i had one and they're pretty quick. i had 130 out of it. think they do 0-60 in just under 8 seconds

Your cars /
« on: 20:02, Fri 27 March 2009 »
as much as i hate the bonnet its not no.1 on the list. i dont mind the bumper tho. im more into the standard 5's really. is anyone around the norfolk area?

Your cars /
« on: 17:03, Sun 22 March 2009 »
cheers, i'd like to fit a new badboy bonnet at some point, but most of all i want it to be reliable lol, so im gona give it a service and check everything and do the work that could do with being done. not really after anymore power.

Newbies /
« on: 15:59, Fri 20 March 2009 »
cheers fella's ive got loads of time off to sort problems out as im on holiday. ive been in afghan for 6 months, so i thought id buy myself a toy lol!! i want it to be reliable tho. then my missus can use the other car.

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