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paulgtt last won the day on May 20

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About paulgtt

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  • Birthday 22/02/1986

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    Grantham, Lincolnshire
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    Fishing, Drinking, FAFFING!!
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    Civic EG K Swap

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  1. Iv got a storm force for the civic, not cheap but fits well. Just don’t let cats on it, the little ***** have clawed holes in it and iv had to temporarily repair it with tape....not happy!
  2. To give an idea of what can be lost/changed, this is what Iv done: Aircon Power steering ABS Half sized rad Engine mounts Stainless exhaust and manifolds Induction setup Flyby wire throttle conversion Light weight alloys Coilovers Carbon bonnet Carbon spoiler Seats and belts - swapped for buckets and harnesses Interior plastics Speakers and stereo Spare wheel and tool kit Sound proofing floors and behind dash Sunvisors Headliner Rear wiper 3rd brake light Electric sunroof - swapped to ali plate Electric mirrors - swapped to manual Excess wiring Removable steering wheel Admittedly mine is a weekend/track car, there is still more to lose like the glass windows, doors, tailgate etc I might go the ITB route yet so can lose the inlet mani, induction setup aswell. Just depends how far you want to go, the more you lose the less comfortable it gets!
  3. It’s not just mpg that improves with weight reduction, acceleration, braking, cornering, tyre wear all improve lugging less weight around. But don’t forget you will alter the balance of the car if you remove all the weight from just the rear. Probably the best thing to make lighter without turning it into a track car is lighter wheels as already mentioned.
  4. My first 205, had this for 5 1/2 years and also had a green 205 for a while along with this silver one
  5. Iv got a few plans: Sunroof delete Roll cage Lexan windows Door panels carbon mirrors and boot harnesses Aiming for under 1000kg wet and then maybe try for 300bhp N/A How much will actually happen is another story!
  6. Don’t post that much these days, on the Celica side of things anyway, but 6 years ago I had bought my little green beasty so thought I’d share it as not many of these are/were about. Wonder if it’s still alive?
  7. Same here dubs, although I'm sure 1.39 rings a bell last time I filled up, 150 miles later it needs filling up again lol
  8. No I don't cut the bag just as it is. The best thing to use are the little silica bags you get in shoe boxes etc
  9. I leave a bag of rice on the dash whilst the car is parked up, it doesn't completely stop condensation but it certainly helps.
  10. Agree on the SGS jacks etc very good bits of kits. With regard to the boot struts then the "mod god" has come up with an ingenious solution
  11. Just seeing if anyone knows the ST205: L947 NSS? It's come up for sale and has seriously caught my eye, it's got quite a healthy spec so it can't of been built unnoticed! There's no price on it, Iv got an idea of what it should be up for as I maybe tempted to swap my Evo for it. Ad details below: Up for grabs is my pride and joy, FULLY FORGED MASSIVE SPEC 490bhp proven Toyota Celica Gt4 jap import, around 15k spent, stacks of paperwork and photos of the build etc! Engine was built around 18 months ago and done around 20k miles since. 145000 km on the shell so around 90k miles so very low for the age. Currently running a healthy 490 bhp at 1.7 bar with room for improvements but the car is fast enough to say the least ! 4 wheel drive so puts the power down perfect ! Very well maintained whatever the cost, body is mint with no rust unlike most gt4s, really has to be seen to be appreciated, these are getting very rare now especially in this condition and spec list and are only increasing in value ! •rev2 block (stronger than original) •wossner forged pistons •Eagle Rods •arp bolts •acl bearings •fully balanced bottom end •fidanza lightweight flywheel with new clutchmasters pressure plate and unsprung 6 paddle friction plate only done around 500 miles •rev3 st202 fully ported, polished, 3 angle valve cut cylinder head with st202 inlet cams •AEM trutime vernier pulleys all dialed into suit cams •rev3 st202 side feed inlet manifold with this removed •1050cc top feed Injector's on hks top feed fuel rail with fuel pressure regulator all set up by tuning developments •thermal intake gaskets on both the head and throttle body •AMWMOTORSPORT custom tubular exhaust manifold with a gt3582 Turbo bolted to it. •Turbosmart external wastegate and screamer pipe coming out of the top grill, sounds insane on boost and flames! •3" custom downpipe matched to manifold then 2.5" from downpipe back including decat, sounds awesome, pops, bangs and flames! •4" solid air intake with the filter sitting where single head light would originally be •big aluminium radiator with twin cooling fans •front mounted intercooler with solid pipework as short as it can be with turbosmart blow off valve to match wastegate. •340lph fuel pump •front mounted oil cooler mounted just behind the top grill. ELECTRONICS: •MOTEC M4 engine management with gm 3 bar map sensor •BLITZ turbo timer •oil temp gauge •Boost gauge •Water temp gauge •Double din touch screen head unit with satnav which is fully working/cd/Bluetooth/DVD etc •Electric windows, mirrors SUSPENSION: •mcpherson front strut conversion with tein 30mm lowering springs all round, sits very nice and doesn't rub etc •fully polybushed all round (front and rear) •new drop links all round •new track rods and track rod ends •2x new front wheel bearings •new brakes all round including rear shoes and all 3 handbrake cables replaced. EXTERIOR: •C1 replica fibreglass front bumper •TRD fibreglass side skirts •TRD fibreglass rear spats •smoothed Ariel hole •smoothed rear wiper •17" rota alloys recently refurbished so all very good condition, also have 4 brand new yokohama prada tyres INTERIOR: •gen 7 front leather seats •plasma dials clocks •overall the car is in very good condition for its age, been used on more or less a daily basis and never misses a beat! •engine was built roughly 18 months ago and has done roughly 20k since the rebuild. no expense spared when it was rebuilt. •(it had new genuine oil pump, water pump, full genuine gasket set, cometic 1.3mm headgasket, new timing belt kit etc etc) •The car recently ran 490.5bhp on tuning developments rolling road with printouts to prove so the setup it's got works very well and there's room for alot more. Im looking for sensible cash offers or swaps: Evo,skyline,sti,facelift focus st,burg vxr,BMW 535d,335d,m3,645i,merc c220cdi 08+,Audi s line Diesel 09+,pulsar gtir,Range Rover diesel,golf r32, something old school mk2 escort, rs turbo etc. why? Also open to lower value cars and cash... I'm located in Blackpool, thanks Any help appreciated. Ta
  12. One of my old Evo's was measured at 110db at a track, still went through MOT test ok. Its all down to the tester at the end of the day though, what one deems acceptable another may not
  13. Dinitrol. Looks like black paint and dries hard, there's some pics of mine after it was done on the previous page
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