206 GTI track car project

Hi guys after what has been around 6-7 years i have finally got myself back into 206 ownership.
our last gti was sold on as we were expecting our first child so something a tad more practical was required.

anyway iv had an itch to get into trackdays for a while so started the search or something suitable and not bank breaking to purchase, straight away i just thought id love track a 206 and within 48 hours i had fount a motor under an hour away and at a good price.

so today i headed out did all the relevant checks and struck a deal or £1100 i will be collecting the car next weekend and then the fun can begin.

got alot of plans in the pipeline which will see it into a very capable and fun track car, it will certainly be staying n/a and be an absolute screamer

first jobs are to get it stripped out and fit a set of coilovers

i will upload pics asap

looking forward to the journey
 

TCJBOLDIE

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Looks great and good to see you wanting to get your speed fix on a track and hopefully you will not only enjoy yourself but also raise your skill level .|B

Please keep us all informed of your progress ,trials and tribulations as you go.
 

andy206

Track Warrior
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stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
Looks great and good to see you wanting to get your speed fix on a track and hopefully you will not only enjoy yourself but also raise your skill level .|B

Please keep us all informed of your progress ,trials and tribulations as you go.
thanks alot and your bang on with that.
It looks well-maintain, good luck with this build. Make sure to keep us posted on the progress.
thank you :)
 

andy206

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stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
Already i have the first few mods arriving, the plan is to get the car stripped/handling/stopping better and give it an extra bit of grunt before getting it out on track asap.
i will then be adding bits as we go to improve things before the big engine build etc

OMP front strut brace arrived earlier this week
BMC cda induction kit should be here within next couple of days
Vmaxx coilovers will be here within next couple of weeks (no stock)

I did a little bit of research on the vmaxx set up and they have got alot of very positive feedback, but rest assured i will be swapping over to a much better known brand down the line and just want to get these on so i can hopefully get a couple of track days in before the year ends.

the next mods will be uprated discs and pads and a short shifter then ill move onto the whole exhaust system :)
 

andy206

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stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
Went to collect the car today and took my main co driver with me, needless to say he approves.
Had great fun coming back and can't wait to get stuck into the task ahead.
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When we got home I instantly ordered the following

CG Motorsport stage 2 clutch kit
Bosch retrofit front wipers
NGK spark plugs
5w40 oil and filter
fuel filter
cabin filter

Going to give the car a little freshen up and also do a coolant change whilst were at it.
 
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andy206

Track Warrior
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Location
stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
I managed to get a job squared away early yesterday so come home and had a quick couple hours on the car.

Rear seats etc removed
Spare wheel/Jack removed
BMC cda fitted
New wipers fitted
Cabin filter replaced
All fluid levels checked and sorted

A total of 33.4kg removed from the car, air con to be deleted next which is around 10-11kg and then I'll be looking at polycarb rear 1/4s and rear screen which should be half the weight of the glass.

Anyway here's a few pics.

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andy206

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stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
I have also had a fair few amount of new parts arrived that will be going onto the car soon.

These are the following
Stainless 4-1 exhaust manifold
Lightweight crank pulley
Short shifter kit and uprated fork bush
Steel gear linkage set
Baker engine mount kit

All nice little mods I think you'll agree and will certainly give the car a more positive feel.

Lightweight flywheel will be the next purchase and then it can be fitted the same time as the new clutch
 

andy206

Track Warrior
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stoke on trent
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Fiesta RS Turbo
I last night secured on these
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we estimate losing another 23kg by removing the oe seats and putting these in place :)

just have the small matter of driving 3hr 20 mins to colchester next weekend to collect them
 

andy206

Track Warrior
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247
Location
stoke on trent
Car
Fiesta RS Turbo
On Thursday we will be fitting the following

4-1 stainless exhaust manifold
lightweight crank pulley
steel gear linkages
quick shift

looking forward to getting these bits on as it will certainly add to the driving experience, need to sort out an exhaust system to finish off that side of things especially as the rear box is now blowing.
Hopefully will be able to fit the full uprated engine mount set and front strut brace before the end of the month.

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rettespeed

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California
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2014 BMW Series 5
Went to collect the car today and took my main co driver with me, needless to say he approves.
Had great fun coming back and can't wait to get stuck into the task ahead.
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When we got home I instantly ordered the following

CG Motorsport stage 2 clutch kit
Bosch retrofit front wipers
NGK spark plugs
5w40 oil and filter
fuel filter
cabin filter

Going to give the car a little freshen up and also do a coolant change whilst were at it.

Looks like you have a good company and a well-maintain ride. I am excited to know more about your future plans for this car.
 

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