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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    thanks matey its in desperate need of a day of detailing on it now though oh that will be a poobaru with silly stickers all over it haha
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    massive thanks to roy for sending me his pre welded trigger wheel set up for the cost of a pint at the next classic car meet in other news i have now sold my old faithful workhorse escort van to ash (redoctober) as i now have a works van again so this means the 5 will be getting alot more i...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    so iv now started to out a list together of parts im going to need to carry out the efi conversion here goes efi conversion kit from efi parts (ecu/loom etc) efi inlet/tb/fuel rail set up from michael tierney efi fuel pump either mk1 golf or cosworth efi fuel pressure regulator fuel swirl...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    Thanks alot appreciate that mate. Just a note 280-300bhp is achievable when going efi
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    Alot of carb fed ones run a genuine 240-250 at a big push but you can get an efi one run the same at lower boost and also it would dance all over the carb one due to a much better low and mid range
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    Going for adaptronic 420d Not far off the limit tbh efi os defo the way forward. I could of always dropped an f7p or f7r in there and turbocharged that but I want to keep the original engine and give it a modern lease of life
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    big update as above i was really toying with the idea of going for the mappable aei unit from the french guys, but iv decided to go the whole hog and bin the carb and go for a full efi conversion iv already been in contact with scoff from efi-parts with regards to fitting/mapping and am...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    cool mate perks of the job and that :) well its sunny in stoke this morning (not often you can say that) haha lets hope its dry tomorrow
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    ah thats a shame mate, must admit i do love german shepards though we can actually get in free all season as one of the mrs's clients is something to do with the owner of the place and has given us a pass :)
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    bit of a boring update weather depending we might be going to darley moor this sunday for the thundersprint event, if we do go were going go in the r5 again i said i want it to be used as much as possible this year and this would put another 85-90 miles on it another update which is not so...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    cheers matey its good to be able finally enjoy it again :D
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    had a day out boosting in the car yesterday went for a small run around leek and a bit of the roaches stopped off at thorncliffe for 5 and took a quick pic we then headed to scholar green to a little country pub for some dinner and a drink, car performed great didnt miss a beat just have...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    haha cheers matey once you get these things to 180bhp they become a different animal, 200bhp is another step and then to 230+ is in a different league power to weight is a big factor and also how they put the power down, mine really does transfer as much of its power to the road as possible...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    Well we got back from donington at 6pm and I can gladly report my car was fault free and performed brilliantly had some fun along the way. My backside dyno tells me its putting the same power out as before with 3psi less boost afr was 11.4 at wot so alls good.
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    Cheers matey it was my goal to make sure car was ready for this. Been looking forward to it since new year. Yes the new camera should be miles better than my phones 8mp one
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    i got the car properly detailed again saturday spent 4 hours on it unfortunately only had my phone camera to take pics so only got this one i have since purchased a 16mp camera which should be much better the day of its trip out to donington park is here as well so ill report back on how it...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    couldnt resist a cheeky pic of the car still think you cant beat auto glym srp for its all round capabilities. not long until btcc at donington park cant wait give my car a good boosting up the A50
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    A Real Good Day For T9

    well done fella :) you should of dropped me an inbox with you coming to stoke, could of met up and showed you my motor
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    had a good 3.5hrs on my car today went old school and used ag srp :) you can see my old faithful work hack escort van in the 2nd pic
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    anytime matey least i can do
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    uniroyal rainpsort 2 tyres (195/50/15)

    hi a have for sale a pair of uniroyal rainsport 2 tyres removed from my renault 5 gt turbo yesterday to be replaced by the newer rainsport 3, i had to remove my 2s as the 50 profile was too wide and was catching on full lock. they are fantastic tyres much better than toyo t1r and yoko parada...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    no probs matey im what is sometimes known as a bufty, if you ever want any help/advise/tips on anything detailing related then please give me a shout.
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    hi mate poorboys blackhole is a show glaze, its a quick fix product for making the paint look good, should really be sealed with a wax but as said just wanted a quick fix to get it looking presentable.
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    heres a few pics of my car outside my mates garage (jl automotive/wilsons vehicle repairs) in stoke on trent, just needs a good day of detailing on it now as its filthy. and a couple of shots of me just about to head out for its first boosting since the work i will be giving it a quick...
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    pics from today car is now back on the road running 20psi so still 3psi short of what it used to run fuelling is at 11.3afr full boost so defo room for increase. will be turned up to 23psi ready for going on the dyno on the 26th april to see if we have gained anything. uniroyal rainsport 3s have...
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    seat leon cupra r boost issues

    is the dump valve your running atmospheric? and is it single or twin piston? i know back when my bro had his 1.8 20v turbo that alot of people didnt rate running atmospheric dump valves as they caused probs and instead used to run the forge 007p
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    thanks fella its the uprated version in other words the r5gtt phase one pump, flows something like an extra 2 bar
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    haha thanks matey never let it be said that we do things by halves lol
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    Project Moff - 600 BHP R33 GTS-t Race Car

    really like this and a very nice power figure
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    some pics from today
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    *update* been up at my mates garage from 9.30 until 3.00 today got a load of jobs done including fixing many bodges. jobs done today fitted new dizzy and rotor fitted new spark plugs renewed vacuum hose from turbo to bleed valve/bleed valve to carb removed old plastic t piece from aei vacuum...
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    loosing boost

    is drew still about then i very nearly bought his 1.4 k series turbo engine back when i owned my mg zr. just as a side note im running 230bhp out of a 1.4 8v pushrod carb fed engine and possibly more which we will find out this month. i also know of a proper genuine same engine without nos...
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    seat leon cupra r boost issues

    did you have the car remapped after having the turbo work done? as it will certainly need a map tweak thats for sure. i know alot of oe maps and even custom maps have a peak boost then have it tailing off at the top end a tad
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    cheers matey ill try and get a few pics as were progressing but as you might of noticed i normally get lost in what were doing and forget to do so :embarrest:
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    change of plan yet again, my car is now going to my mates garage next thurs/friday i have also managed to book both days off work so i can go along and muck in and hopefully get it finished in the 2 days.
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    had a delay on my car going to my mates garage to to the last few jobs etc, its now going in next monday after work so fingers crossed we will have it ready before btcc donington on the 20th.
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    thanks alot thats kind of you, its a very busy/stressful time as you might know. good thing is my mrs is becoming a fan of all things car related and loves the btcc series :D we have 3 retro mini coopers for the wedding cars, plus i have a genuine rs500 sierra cosworth as my car
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    i genuinely did just laugh out loud at that :) iv got a very busy few months ahead, getting married in july and moving house, but somehow the car keeps managing to take priority ;)
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    thanks alot fella sorry for not being around to update iv finally got my ass in gear and updated it in one go for you :)
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    my 1991 Renault 5 GT Turbo

    not long until my car goes into my mates garage to get all these required/niggling jobs done. i also by complete luck fount another very slight boost leak coming from the vacuum hose t piece which connects to the aei unit, i have now got a new connector and will get it fitted when all the work...

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