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Big Steve's "ST Cup" Car

Discussion in 'Renault 5 GT Turbo' started by Big Steve - Raider, May 15, 2015.

Discuss Big Steve's "ST Cup" Car in the Renault 5 GT Turbo area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

  1. mattk

    mattk Well-Known Member

    Looks fantastic Steve, well done sir. You've used exactly the same idea as I'm going to use regards the PAS system, i was originally going to use a corsa setup with the electric motor on the column, I believe the electro/hydraulic system will give a more mechanical feel/feedback to the steering.
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  2. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    I need some help chaps.. I seem to have lost the little hose tail that bolts into the side of the turbo that I take the Boost Pressure for the Actuator:

    Has anyone got one/ or can point me in the right direction to get one?? The thread looks too fine for a standard BSP...?
  3. Mart

    Mart Staff Member

    Use one of the nozzles off a carb (might need to re-tap the thread though).
  4. Duncan Grier

    Duncan Grier Well-Known Member

    Pirtek are based in most cities steve and have stuff like this on the shelf of various size and thread

    Nuneaton hose supplies are great for random bits but bit far from you

  5. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    If it makes you feel any better about how much you have to do Steve, I took a coolant hose off the 21 yesterday.

    I have to refit a new one before Blyton.

  6. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    I have to check the windows will still be up for the aircon.

  7. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Panic over... I found the original one.... Or at least one that fitted tonight :grin.gif:
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  8. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Thanks to @Kris M@Kris M last night, I got the cooling circuit layout finalised..
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  9. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

  10. Kris M

    Kris M Well-Known Member

    Oh yes! What a winner!
  11. Andyquadra

    Andyquadra Well-Known Member

    Oh yes! I always like a finger test!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  12. Pigsnake

    Pigsnake Well-Known Member

    Love it. Nice job bud. Look forward to your first road test.;)
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  13. gtmatt

    gtmatt Well-Known Member

    That's a win
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  14. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Oooooooh yes... :yes:
  15. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    So as of yesterday, the old ST Cup is 99% back together and ready for Blyton!! :clapping.gif::declare.gif::drinks.gif::friends.gif::grin.gif::i-m_so_happy.gif::secret.gif::yes3.gif:
    Got the tracking done yesterday, and what a ballache that was. First garage refused to try saying car was too low, second place I took it did it for me but when I picked it up they said they couldn't do the back properly as the gauges wouldn't fit... I see on FB that @James5@James5 was having the same problem as me??

    Anyway they got it close enough on the front with the new PAS rack so I'm all ready to go..

    Was a fun little (illegal) drive home from the garage though, the PAS steering felt great and the car just changed direction like a fly! Can't wait to try it out for real at Blyton next weekend!!

    Now all i've got left to do it polish the turd to see if I can make it look presentable..? :grin.gif:
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  16. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Good show Steve. I'm waiting for some coolant pipe to arrive, the 21 currently sits with no coolant in it :)
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  17. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Got ST Cup back together for Blyton Park next weekend and even managed to clean her up a little bit! Never going to win a show & shine but at least it's not covered in greasy fingerprints now:
    IMG_4343.jpg IMG_4344.jpg
    Thanks to my winning dad @Bloater@Bloater I even managed to knock up a heatshield for the PAS Pump as recommended by @CRM@CRM:
    Thanks for reading :)
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  18. Brigsy

    Brigsy Media Manager

    @Big Steve - Raider@Big Steve - Raider you could bin the breather hose thats blocked off on the inlet manifold - undo the one way valve and fit a short m8 bolt in its place ;-)
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  19. Adey

    Adey Staff Member

    looking good, whats the name of that heat shield stuff?
  20. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

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