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    Default My C2 VTS

    After being in the UK over the summer I have been able to take advantage of the cheep cost of parts and labor compared to Sweden.

    Here is a list of what I have done:

    K&N 57i air filter form a Citroen C3 1.6 (which is 120 cheaper)
    New Throttle body (just because mine broke)
    New Sump (due to a leaky plug)
    New Radiator (kinda broke mine when installing my manifold)
    Ashley manifold
    Full Powerflow exhaust system
    KW Coilovers
    Compbrake top mounts
    Compbrake quick shift (still to fit)
    17inch OZ Superturismo wheels
    Toyo Proxes T1R's
    MTEC drilled and grooved brakes
    EBC Green Stuff brakes
    Hell braided brake lines
    Rear diffuser (got it on sale on Amazon Prime day!)
    Speed Hunters, Air France, Nordkapp and Nurburgring stickers

    Still to do:

    Cams and remap, anyone have any advice?

    Problems:

    My brakes kept catching fire when driving around the Nurburgring so I need to asses my ventilation options.

    Bash.


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    Looking good mate! You lowered at all?

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    I have FK - Street Coilovers not KW as I posted, my bad. The fronts are wound down as far as they will go but it still seems quite high. It was sitting much lower until I put the combrake top mounts in, I am looking at ways to bring it back down. If I had to guess I would say it's about 20-30mm lower then standard.

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    ah sorry mate, missed the coilovers when reading your list. I was looking to get some superturismo's, this has just confirmed it for me haha

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    Can I ask what the specs are of your wheels? The ET and offset? cheers

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    Of course,

    They are 4x108 ET48 with a centre bore of 63.5mm from a Ford Focus. I am using hubcentric PCD adaptors to convert the Citroen 65mm bore to 63mm bore whilst spacing them out 20mm on the front and rear with an additional 5mm hubcentric spacer on the rear.

    PCD adaptor: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/20MM-HUBCE...53.m2749.l2649
    Additional rear spacers: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-4x108...53.m2749.l2649

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    Very nice car... i like it...
    ***7x17 Wolfrace Hustle***windows tinted***Pipercross Viper***Remus rear silencer***custom rear lights***Eibach -50mm springs
    http://www.c2club.co.uk/showthread.php?306-My-baby...-**progress-update**/page1

    You plan on turboing that thing? You better start spending money on drugs, like all the normal kids

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    Weekend @ Nurburgring

    This is the first time in my life that I go on a circuit. It's really awesome !!!

    Memories...








    I've posted 2 videos on youtube

    https://youtu.be/lqGqhd5Z-2g

    https://youtu.be/7mdn9Bm1otM

    Sorry if my driving is not good, I'm a beginner on the track. And my car is not very powerful

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    Ca c'est bien! 12:21 for your 1st try, well done.

    Did you go to the sim racing expo? I have always wanted to go there and do that! I have been driving the track virtually for about 15 years, if have any pics of that post then on the forum!

    I do love the Nurburgring, the off circuit atmosphere is ineradicable. I am heading back there on Halloween, I was there last year and during the day it was a display of the best cars in the world and at night it was the party of a lifetime.

    I am very inspired by your steering wheel and I want to buy a C3 MK2 wheel and flock it.
    Last edited by Bash; 24-09-2017 at 10:48 PM.

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    Solving the braking issue:

    I got two 3 inch cold air feeds from eBay and ran them from the bottom grill to the wheel arch. I have seen better racing spec brake ducting but this was 10 and at least allows for the flow of air aimed at the brakes. Oh and Ignore the oil, that's next on my broken list.



    Exit hole:



    Solving the dull yellow issue at the front:

    I would show you how nice the H1 LED conversion kit looks but the clip snapped shortly after I put them in. They look great and I will be able to address the issue in next few days:


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    I like your car alot... really... it has all the right mods that i allways plan for my car, but allways some shit gets broken before i can buy cool stuff...
    I have to comment on brake-cooling, kind of a oldschool mod nobody seames to be doing anymore, you have a big A+ on my list ofr that
    ***7x17 Wolfrace Hustle***windows tinted***Pipercross Viper***Remus rear silencer***custom rear lights***Eibach -50mm springs
    http://www.c2club.co.uk/showthread.php?306-My-baby...-**progress-update**/page1

    You plan on turboing that thing? You better start spending money on drugs, like all the normal kids

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    Thanks Kirian!

    Well it's an old school car, short from getting a GT bumper there is very little way to get air to the brakes. I did see the trackspec kit but as you know with a Citroen there is a wish list and a broken list, it's kinda ghetto but hopefully 2 10 cold air feeds from the front grill should hopefully do the job!

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    Back to black and some yellow for the Queen.



    I purchased the rear lights from failhappy and they almost match the paint work. They seem pretty dark so next step is a whole bunch of LED's and canbus resistors.

    Finally, after about a month of going backward and forward with the DVLA I received my V5 and have successfully imported my car form Sweden. I held out for as long as I could because I really didn't want to pay the government money to wade through pot holes but I guess the law is the law. The big differences are insurance and tax.

    Normally a car registered after 2001 is regulated by the EURO V standard however when you register a car over 10 years old in the UK you do not need to provide a certificate of conformity. If you do not provide this certificate the DVLA will register it as TAX class 11 not TAX class 48. When they do this you receive a V5 logbook which states the word exempt on all CO2 and emission readings as cars prior to 2001 which fall into TAX class 11 where not subject to the same environmental restrictions.

    This basically means I wasted 150 on the sports cat I put on the car because I was required to have a vaild MOT in the UK prior to transferring the registration with the DVLA. But whatever from now on, no CAT suits me just fine.

    In Sweden my insurance was 150 for the year but I didn’t have the modifications until I came back to the UK. After not being in the UK for 5 years and not having a no claims bonus my insurance is now 995 with Fluxdirect but I have disclosed all the modifications so it could be worse.

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