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Lordmoss

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Swoping Car need help
« on: 19:02, Fri 02 May 2008 »
Hey there people i'm brand new to this site.

I've been offered 1989 F reg Renault 5 GT Turbo for my 1997 R reg citreon saxo vtr but i really don't know if i should.

So i'm askin the guys/girls in the know if i should

this is the R5 http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/475369.htm

My saxo is a 1997 Citroen Saxo VTR all colour coded white. lowered all round by 60mm, has straight through exhaust system, k&n filter, brand new clutch, brand new brakes all round, cd player new speakers through out and re-wired, new front tyres with back ones having 4mm+ thread left. Had recent full service having everything changed by my self (car mechanic by trade)

HELP ME PLEASE

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« Reply #1 on: 20:38, Fri 02 May 2008 »
i would personaly as the 5 is a lot quicker and looks a lot better
but your choice can u not sell the saxo and then buy a different 5
then ur options are open then.

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« Reply #2 on: 20:40, Fri 02 May 2008 »
I know what you mean dave just in my area a r5 is a rare car 2 c let alone by lol

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« Reply #3 on: 15:27, Sat 03 May 2008 »
they're a bit rare most places. i had to go 300 miles to get mine, if this was local i'd swap it.

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« Reply #4 on: 18:28, Sat 03 May 2008 »
Just make sure before you swap it's not a shitter.

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« Reply #5 on: 18:54, Sat 03 May 2008 »
tru, but  think its worth it. i.e r pts easy 2 find 4 r5? do have good meetings between owners?

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« Reply #6 on: 19:34, Sat 03 May 2008 »
ebay has always got stuff for them plus europarts and gsf car parts are good. people on here are very helpfull nice people :wink:  :D
turbo whine is mighty fine

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« Reply #7 on: 19:38, Sat 03 May 2008 »
Any opinions on the pictures of car i.e what can do with it to mate it look better lol

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« Reply #8 on: 19:52, Sat 03 May 2008 »
i'd take the subs out of the back and lower it some, its all down to what you like though.

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« Reply #9 on: 19:58, Sat 03 May 2008 »
i want it to look good but don't wanna spoli the orginal looks of a r5. Like i'd wanna get rid of tinits, standard rear lights, take subs out, new wheels, new grill, and lower, n change exhuast

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« Reply #10 on: 19:58, Sat 03 May 2008 »
Quote from: "Lordmoss"
Any opinions on the pictures of car i.e what can do with it to mate it look better lol


It's got a campus grill not a GTT one, also ditch the sound system in the boot maybe change the wheels apart from that it's tungy grey the best colour  r5 out there  :D

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« Reply #11 on: 20:05, Sat 03 May 2008 »
the sound system has 2 go anyway lol i hate subs like that 4 - 6 speakers r k. i didn't know that abt grill.

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« Reply #12 on: 20:18, Sat 03 May 2008 »
it all depends on what you like to what you can do to them :wink:
turbo whine is mighty fine

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« Reply #13 on: 20:27, Sat 03 May 2008 »
Well i'm a mechanic by trade n mate is a Renault techie so not bothered abut wk i'll take anythin on.. I'd like to have it close 2 standard as poss. So all engine, xhuast n wheels.

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« Reply #14 on: 21:16, Sat 03 May 2008 »
This is my R5 GTT and this is what a standard R5 phase 2 gtt grill looks like