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i seem to have the same problem.
i've an electrial gauge and on idle it starts at 2 bar and over ten min it works up to just under 3 bar and when i drive for a bit it comes back down

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Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: drank half a litre of water
« on: 01:47, Mon 25 July 2011 »
way ahead of ya :P  happend to herself in a supra i got a loan of :oops:

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Renault 5 GT Turbo / Re: drank half a litre of water
« on: 21:45, Sun 24 July 2011 »
no leaks at all. i've done about 250 miles since i bought it last week.
the only leak is oil leak (still have to figure out where!.

today was a really warm day. both windows open fully at 120kph kinda warm

and to top it off the top bleed nipple is shagged so need to replace that too

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Renault 5 GT Turbo / drank half a litre of water
« on: 20:01, Sun 24 July 2011 »
i checked my fluids friday. all ok
went for a spin today an hour there. a few hours sitting there looking pretty then an hour home then went for another hour dive

just checked the fluids now and the think was just empty. now i was in the passenger seat all day checking the gauges the hole time
it never went above 85 degrees and sat at 65 most of the time?
and no smoke out of the exhaust either?

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your oil light can come on if there is too much preassure too! (dunno about 5.s but my mazda and pajero do)

my car only hits 80 degrees after a goo hours driving off boost. on boost it could be 5-10 min.

is there too much oil?

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Your cars / Re: My red B18FT powered 5
« on: 17:11, Sat 23 July 2011 »
sounds handy enough its not like i'm a stranger to fixing electrical problems

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Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 11:56, Sat 23 July 2011 »
no idea why they are there but they will be hitting the road again

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Your cars / Re: My red B18FT powered 5
« on: 00:15, Sat 23 July 2011 »
like at the back where it meets the window?  you using the clocks too?

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Your cars / Re: My red B18FT powered 5
« on: 00:08, Sat 23 July 2011 »
cool i'd be very interested in doing this myself! did you need to cut the dash? sorry for the off topic

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Your cars / Re: My red B18FT powered 5
« on: 23:46, Fri 22 July 2011 »
that bad? any pictures of the way it went in

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Your cars / Re: My red B18FT powered 5
« on: 21:51, Fri 22 July 2011 »
what year clio did that dash come out of? much work involved?

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Your cars / Re: My 1991 Raider
« on: 17:16, Fri 22 July 2011 »
:shock:   that is gorgeous mate looks really well!

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Your cars / Re: arctic white gt
« on: 16:43, Fri 22 July 2011 »
what side does the headlight harness go through the bulk head?
there is power at the relay but not at the lights so its somewhere between them

there isnt a single part of the original loom that wasnt butcherd! but now the rear of the car is perfect!

i'm thinking of loosing the intercooler in the bay to help spool times a bit.

i have an oil leak somewhere from the de gasser i think? can i get rid of it and fit a catch tank?

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sorry to hijack but what is the normal idle/low rev oil preassure ment to be? mines at 2.3 2.5 bar on idle and off boost?

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Your cars / arctic white gt
« on: 23:46, Thu 21 July 2011 »
thought i'd share my experiences with you all

its a 1991 gt so the last of them made! i have a uk plate here on the original bumper too!
when i got it, it looked like someone had driven through halfords with glue on the car!



first port of call was to get rid of the tacky stuff





next was to start on the dodgy wiring







finally got it to this.




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