I had the good fortune of owning a polo 1.6 GT TDI and a Laura 1.8 TSI petrol before and the GTI got the good bits of both these cars into one package. Just so happens they're exactly the right size to cover the existing '205' script. Readers Rides. Five years ago a 205 GTI in reasonable condition that needed work could be bought for £1500 or less and a good one for £3000. I think earlier models had the relay under the bonnet in … Grantley, iv PM'd you numerous times on the 205 drivers forum trying to buy that engine, you did initially reply saying it was for sale but never been back in touch since. The fabric is good and cleans up very nicely, rear seats are near new and present very well. With monster engines, firmer suspension systems and more aggressive looks, sport sedans are a great addition to a family garage. 306 Roland Garros. Another variant was the 205 GTi 1.9, which was powered Standing in front of the car looking towards it. With this in mind, we created a transparent list of the highest-rated summer tyre models in the popular size - 205/55 R16. For drivers (Dads with kids) who want the exhilaration of a sports car but prefer ample rear seat passenger room, sports sedans are a popular choices, with cars like the BMW M3 or AMG C63 on top of most people’s list. exactly why good drivers liked it so much. General Board. Carl Chambers - 306 Rallye. Why 205? Reactions: ciarandeery1. Suspension is described I the advert - Spax 60mm struts and spring on front, Bilstein yellows on the back with Powerflex rear bump stops and torsion bar lowered a lot. The 205 T16 was ready to go, and to measure up against marques that were already present, such as Renault, Lancia, Porsche, Opel and a little later, Audi. I was hoping to go to work for GTI so I could take a ride on your sailboat. Damn. I have a 1.8 gl and an "on the road" test saw 60 in 12+ seconds. I have interviewed numerous drivers and studied this board. ... 205 gti 25 Jul 2016 #25 Andy_A said: ... Forum statistics. Founded in 1981, Club Peugeot UK is the UK's longest established Peugeot club ... Issue 205 Oct 2020. £14.99 Add to Cart. I drove around 100 000km with 205 Peugeot, non-gti though. The GTI was on sale from 2016-2019 and was offered in four colours Reflex Silver, Pure White, Black and Flash Red. Retro Rides Weekender 2020. Admittedly, it has a Weber in it now, and is quicker, but I highly doubt it could keep up with an 8v GTi! The faster it went, the more fun the driver gained. JamieG95 RMS Photographer. The unit is grey in colour and has 2 x 2 pin connectors - this is the type which only operates off the key in the door, and it does not have a motor in. ... John Simpson - 505 GTI. peugeot 205 1.6 / 1.9 gti xs drivers door lock actuator 2 plug type. Small Torque. My First Peugeot. Genuine original cars are highly sought after today, and identification of an original vehicle can be difficult. Must come from being in the Military and having to wear a neck gator to cut back on the sand snacks. posted on 31/8/09 at 09:03 AM: other sites: 205 gti drivers forum Does anyone who uses the 205 gti drivers forum know how to go about getting an account over there? peugeot 205 1.6 / 1.9 gti xs interior light map light. The car was initially marketed towards executives, with soft cloth bucket seats in Beige with matching carpet and dashboard, as also found in the Gentry models. While hesitant at low speed the motor loved to rev high. 2018 Golf GTI Performance 5dr manual, Isaac blue 1988 Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9 Rob Exell - 504 Pick-Up. 1) Water leak. Some of those expressed by members on the 205 GTI Drivers forum, include worries about the rising cost of parts, the increased risk of theft, cars being garaged away and fans being priced out … I was stymied the recruiters dismissed me out of hand because of 40 miles. Haha, I … Don't get me started on GTi6 drivers! A small footprint with good power. Biaritz pattern, black with read sticthing. Retro Rides Store. cloth GTI seats, half leather( many different styles but this and gree are most common another variation of the half leathers full leathers (rare option/ special edition cars) and for base modles u have different cloth seats for the "loo, XS , GTX, Miami, xl , xld ect" , however the Rolland Garros came with white and green half leathers including copies of the original GTI mudflap ones I used below. Subject: other sites: 205 gti drivers forum cd.thomson. Location Coleraine Drives M3 28 Nov 2017 #36 You can all come have a 205 GTI meet when I have my Peugeot showroom opening evening in Feb. £19.99 Add to Cart. I have an impeccable driving record, extremely physical fit and a solid work history. In very good to good condition, drivers seat bolster is going but not gone. You caught me. Forum; Welcome to Club Peugeot UK. The full Peugeot 205 GTI (1984-1994) buyers guide Everything you need to check for when buying a 205 GTI Search Peugeot 205 GTIs for sale on Classic Cars for Sale. Although the replacement strut looks identical to the original, the car sits slightly down on the drivers side. I found an article on 205 gti owners website which seems like my problem, the problem is related to free play in driveshaft under cornering conditions and they are bottoming out Has anyone experienced this I run with 2 -ve camber I have moved the engine towards the drivers side on the gearbox mount not sure if this will be enough The drivers side luckily appears to be solid though (phew!!) Peugeot 205 GTI. peugeot 205 1.6 / 1.9 gti xs n/s/f head light passenger side lamp unit. Some of those expressed by members on the 205 GTI Drivers forum include worries about the rising cost of parts, the increased risk of theft, cars being garaged away and fans being priced out of owning them. Trust. I've been beaten by a 1.1 pug 205 in a race! Like the VW Golf GTI and Renault 5 GT Turbo, the Peugeot GTI was a big name in the early years of hot hatches, and is now considered a modern classic. Hi, I'm struggling to find a working spare central locking drivers door actuator for my 205 Gti 1990 Phase 1.5 car. The only suitable replacement strut I could find came from a 205 GTI. Technical and Legal. Garage Life. There's a guys been reproducing quite a few 205 badges etc. How a 304 lead to two 204`s. It really won't need much else, a new standard exhaust, a detail and a section of drivers seat cloth and it's very good at that All fitted and some spot light driving protectors also! Power came from a high-revving 1.6 four with an astonishing 115 bhp. when turning sharply. The later black ones with 1 x 2 pin and 1 x 3 pin connectors are not the same. Stolen. In situations like this it’s worth looking at reviews of real drivers that use the specific tyre models you’re looking at. Still surprises me how relatively easy it is getting bits for 205's, being used to having to hunt high and low for MK1/2 stuff. Guides and How Tos. Threads 209,359 Messages 3,600,527 Members 23,862 … This identification guide has been produced for the Phase 2 Peugeot 205 GTI, built between 1990 and 1994. May has been my second choice all along. My 205 STDT turbo diesel(205 GTI lookalike) suffered a collapsed drivers side front McPherson strut. Looking from the side of the car it would be about mid engine. Sill Repair - 205 GTI. 306 will be continue the way its going, if i listened to every1 that didnt agree with me in life id have a pretty dull boring one at that. I've made a crude form of torsion suspension and the main problem I'm having is the wheels becoming really unstable/going wobbly under high lateral forces, e.g. Tyres in the size 205/55 R16 have become one of the leading on the market over the past two decades. peugeot 205 gti 1.9 Fuel relay switch - pug3 : The fuel pump relay on my 1990 GTi is under the drivers side dash,in front of the injection ECU.The panel has to be removed under the dash to see the relay.The relay is a push fit. Cleaned `till Immaculate. Video Forum. The Showcase. below is a screenshot of the rear suspension jbeam. Important Stuff. The Question Section. 205's are pretty resilient in the old rot stakes as most of them had galvanised bodies but for some reason this one had a particularly bad case on the outer sill on the passenger side ... chopped rot out of drivers inner wing; strip and clean al wheel arches; 2 new front wings . Drive. 1988 205 GTI - Rotten Sill Replacment. 205 1.9 GTI 146,000 miles MOT until 29 September 2017 The car has only done just over 9,000 miles in the last 11 years. When it comes to twisty B-roads, the 205 GTI is an absolute belter, and it’s a car capable of putting a huge smile on your face. M@tt, Jan 31, 2011 #1. I have a couple of problems with my GTI and seeing as I just paid for a new clutch and 4 new tyres a month back, I want to keep my costs down. Readers Other Modifications. 205 GTI - My other ride - posted in Other Brands Discussion: This is my Phase 2 in Miami Blue, which has recently had a 2.0 16v engine conversion. The car originally started as a 1.6 GTI, I bought the car in late 2015 with quite a few problems. Dream. As a 205 GTI owner and enthusiast, I found increasingly that certain essential parts were becoming unavailable from the main dealer network. ... Fortunately 205 shells were galvanised as standard so you don't find many with really bad rot so I think this may have have been a replacement one by the looks of things. Contributor Posts 3212 Registered 6/11/08 Location Nottingham Member Is Offline Photo Archive Building: dax rush. I can only get 105mph, max, downhill outa my Golf! Build. As a whole, 205GTi was a car that encouraged the driver to drive hard. I have a few questions. I love masks so much I sleep with one on. Head rests a little worse, pulled threads at bottom but quite useable. indeed its on 205 gti drivers (great forum) Borbet A's will be staying, however a set of c2 steelies with R888's will be used on track. I bet I am the only one in the forum who has driven that car in -27 or if that is not enough, over frozen sea Where to start, My car was model 1988, it were sold in 2005 after 17 years of driving and 205 … That's why I'm selling it soon to make way for a GTi, I need the extra speed! 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