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Matty

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Hello
« on: 20:22, Sat 21 March 2009 »
Hi, ive been lurking this site for a few weeks as im looking to reunite myself with another R5...its been 6 years since ive owned one, but got the bug back.  :D

My current drive is a 16v turbo mini, and looking for an R5 to tinker about with (and hopefully not go to OTT with).

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« Reply #1 on: 22:04, Sat 21 March 2009 »
Welcome aboard Matty. Good luck looking for another 5 :D
Get some pics up of the mini!

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« Reply #2 on: 22:16, Sat 21 March 2009 »
Cheers scratcher, here's a few pics!






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« Reply #3 on: 09:54, Sun 22 March 2009 »
Thats the nuts mate i allways wanted a turbo'd mini.

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« Reply #4 on: 11:48, Sun 22 March 2009 »
yeh i bet thats an evil little mini lol
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« Reply #5 on: 12:30, Sun 22 March 2009 »
Mental!

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« Reply #6 on: 12:38, Sun 22 March 2009 »
why get another 5 turbo when that mini would not get touched at round the streets!

what a sleeper mate :wink:

what bhp is the mini running?

also have you had it on a 1/4 mile strip yet?
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« Reply #7 on: 12:58, Sun 22 March 2009 »
Thanks for the comments! :)

Its got to the point where getting the power down on the road is becoming difficult. lol Torque steer takes over!

I took it to a RR 6 weeks ago but my clutch couldn't cope only got 145bhp @ 4000RPM 147ft/lb torque (revs to 8.5k).it was at about 10 psi before it slipped to buggery. Ive mapped it to 20psi and the spec has been built to be about 220bhp. Im just finishing building my twin spring clutch so hoping to get it on the rollers again soon and get all the power down!

I took it up the 1/4 last year but was struggling to make boost (only made 4psi) ran a 15.1 with shocking 3.0 sec 6ft (poor I know)and got a 98mph terminal. Got home and inspected... the turbo was goosed. Should be good for 13's now. :)

I really want a 5 again, as it would be alot more practical...sounds stupid I know! :) I wouldn't mind having a tinker now I know a little more about engines. When I had my first one (well had 2) I was 18 and quite honestly didn't know what I was doing. Lol

Here's a vid when we were mapping.

http://s245.photobucket.com/albums/gg50 ... V00355.flv

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« Reply #8 on: 14:34, Sun 22 March 2009 »
that is proper fun that like what a toy to have  :lol:  :wink:

hope you get sorted with 5 turbo bud :wink:
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« Reply #9 on: 21:07, Sun 22 March 2009 »
Mini sounded bloody mental