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Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: Fule pump loom wires
« on: 04:28, Fri 14 October 2011 »
i would assume 2 wires for the pump and 3 for the sender, (i havent looked at the fuel pump on a 5 just going by most internal fuel pumps

think my pump is on the way out, so i have a walboro 255 to fire into it i can have a look see when i'm doing this

General Chat / Re: HKS SSQV on a 5?
« on: 17:13, Mon 10 October 2011 »
second hand maybe, but there are a lot of fakes around !

General Chat / Re: Nov/Dec issue of PFC
« on: 02:36, Mon 10 October 2011 »
would it be gbp 20 for us in ireland?

General Chat / Re: help find a car
« on: 19:57, Fri 07 October 2011 »
thank you soo much!!!!

General Chat / help find a car
« on: 18:50, Fri 07 October 2011 »
there is a member on here from europe with a white gt that had extended their arches

General Chat / Re: HKS SSQV on a 5?
« on: 03:30, Thu 06 October 2011 »
i'm running one. the do sound nice. i had 3 on the car and it took a good 500rpm more to spool up

Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 15:45, Wed 28 September 2011 »
sorry carbon fibre, the black gold

Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 15:11, Wed 28 September 2011 »
i'm debating making cf arches with a bit of an extension a bonnet and maybe just maybe a bumper and grille

Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 20:23, Tue 27 September 2011 »
cheers mate it might not be white for too much longer

Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 02:36, Thu 22 September 2011 »
well i decided to hunt for this elusive oil leak. so far i have replace the oil cap!

and at japfest when i was checking my oil i noticed that where the valve cover is bolted down was bubbling oil!

so i've cleaned the nuts down and and put a ring of silicon sealer around the base of the nut and i'm leaving them to dry before i put them back on. i didnt have any o rings in that size so i improvised.

also i emptied my catch can there was a bit of brown water in it and this was on the intake side of it

and i read somewhere about checking the serial number of a turbo to identify it?

well fitted some heatwrap and re ran a few cables to try tidy it up a bit.
i also took off the heatsheild as it wa poorly mounted and was vibrating against the block which was increadably annoying.



Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: peoples views on using vnt turbo????
« on: 17:41, Sun 18 September 2011 »
where might one purchase a vnt tubby?

General Chat / Re: carbon vented bonnets
« on: 18:51, Fri 16 September 2011 »
the mold would be the upper half and the lower half costing around 150 excluding labor per half then it all depends on the material

General Chat / Re: carbon vented bonnets
« on: 18:28, Fri 16 September 2011 »
problem with that is i'd need to make 3 molds instead of 2

General Chat / carbon vented bonnets
« on: 17:09, Fri 16 September 2011 »
hey all i'm going to be putting a NACA vent onto my bonnet and then take a mold of it and replicate it.
my question is would there be interest in them? becuase i can save money on making the mold lighter (one use only) or i could make it stronger (more materials) but i'd have to be able to recoupe the cost of the mould on the bonnets i make.

it would be a direct replacement for the standard one.
 it could be made out of pure carbon fibre, a carbon skin over fibreglass, or just out of fibreglass.

if admin/staff want to delete this i understand and sorry :)

General Chat / carbon fibre bits?
« on: 16:15, Sun 04 September 2011 »
i've been looking and the place that did the door cards has bit the dust.

would there be an interest in a cf dash? or other bits?

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