205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by Kitch » Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:26 pm

Tim Leech wrote:I know they fitted CX Turbo wheels to the 4TC but are they 5 stud fixings?
They are.

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by smiffy1071 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:20 am

T-wheels, at least on my CX turbo, are 5 stud.
Not sure about the 4TC, but I suspect it will be the same.

I'm dreading when I get round to putting my CX back on the road, as the tyres alone are over £350 EACH!

That is unless I put the 14" wheels from my other CX on it.... but they don't look as good as the 390 T rims!

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by MULLEY » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:13 pm

Smiffy, last time i looked they were £250 each, that means it's only £1k for new rubber :( Quite a few alfa alloy's are 5 hole & have the correct dimensions which are a close match to the actual size of the t-slots. I really like the t-slots, but they aren't worth 1 grands worth of rubber. I wonder how much it would cost for someone in China or the suchlike to make some replica t-slots which would allow modern & more importantly cheaper tyres to be fitted?
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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by smiffy1071 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:01 am

When I get round to putting the CX back on the road, I'm afraid it NEEDS to be on original rims.
There's a good reason for this, if it were any other CX GTi turbo, yes, I'd put Alfa rims on it.
My car however, was an original Citroen UK press car, and as far as I'm aware, is the oldest surviving right hand drive series 2 CX ANYWHERE!

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I wish my car still looked like this....

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by Paul296 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:41 am

Is that your car Smiffy? Jeez, they are beautiful! 8) Anyone who needs new tyres for their Turbo 2 will just have to put their hand in their pocket I'm afraid. A Turbo 2 without T slot alloys is just . . . . wrong.

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by smiffy1071 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:56 am

Umm, yes it is my car, but it don't look like that now! :lol:

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Come to think of it, it don't look like this now either!

I ran out of motivation back in november 2006, and it hasn't ran since then.
One day, I'll get the kick in the arse I need, and do something with it.

Jobs to do include...

Remove engine, fit clutch, replace battery tray, clean and paint engine bay, rebuild front suspension with new bearings and ball joints, investigate oil leak on steering rack, remove windscreen and weld in repair panel at bottom of right A-pillar, refurbish wheels, Full body re-paint in Rouge- Delage.

Oh, and rob bank to pay for it all!

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by Junkman » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:28 pm

smiffy1071 wrote:One day, I'll get the kick in the arse I need, and do something with it.
That can be easily arranged. Feel free to contact me when you are ready for it.
Nice non-BX you have there. Too bad it's just sitting.

@ OP:

I think those Pig-O Pepperpots look surprisingly handsome on your car.
Now I'm significantly less annoyed that you outbid me by a Fiver.
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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by Xemes » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:08 pm

=D>
The only boring thing is the price of the TRX #-o :evil:
As long as they run ( on dry it's better ) this is a perfect car =D> =D>
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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by rd27 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:09 pm

Junkman wrote:
smiffy1071 wrote:One day, I'll get the kick in the arse I need, and do something with it.
That can be easily arranged. Feel free to contact me when you are ready for it.
Nice non-BX you have there. Too bad it's just sitting.

@ OP:

I think those Pig-O Pepperpots look surprisingly handsome on your car.
Now I'm significantly less annoyed that you outbid me by a Fiver.
Sorry for outbidding, you need to dip your hand further into your pocket next time. :lol:
They do need a refurb in an ideal world, but they'll see me through winter at least as they are, they've poished up nice and maybe next year i'll have them sorted.
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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by Junkman » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:39 pm

rd27 wrote:Sorry for outbidding, you need to dip your hand further into your pocket next time. :lol:
They do need a refurb in an ideal world, but they'll see me through winter at least as they are, they've poished up nice and maybe next year i'll have them sorted.
Oh don't be sorry. As for reaching further into my pocket, in Austria we say it makes no sense to reach in your pockets if you can't even afford decent trousers.

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by smiffy1071 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:18 am

Actually I did wash my car for the first time in 6 years last Sunday, while waiting for a friend to come weld my BX does that count?

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by frog » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:57 pm

Smiffy it was probably still cleaner than shanes car. Nice to hear you washed it, definitely cleaner than shanes now
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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by smiffy1071 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:13 am

There was about 10mm of dirt and dust covering the whole car!

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Re: 205 GTi Pepperpot Speedlines

Post by frog » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:23 am

Barn find!
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