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309 GTI 1.9
By hoodygoodwood, 09/05/2017
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Color Alpine white
  • Year 1988
  • Short Description Built from a red 309 XL 1.3 as a road going replica of the 309 Turbo Cup race car from 1988 . Stripped to a bare shell , body restored then resprayed in Alpine white . Built back up with rebuilt modified GTI running gear .
  • Car Type / Usage Road car
  • Engine & Gearbox 1905 cc XU9JA fully rebuilt with new liners , 1.6 pistons , rings , big ends and mains , full gasket set , Piper 285 camshaft and vernier pulley , GTI-6 flywheel and pickup . Magnex stainless steel manifold and system with lambda probe fitted . Coil pack ignition and Omex ECU mapped on rolling road . BE3 gearbox cleaned painted and new yellow clutch arm bushes fitted .
  • Suspension & Steering KW ST coilovers , rebuilt rear beam , lowered 60 mm all round .
  • Brakes New discs and pads all round , refurbed calipers F and R , new handbrake cables , new brake pipes and hoses .
  • Wheels & Tyres Speedline SL434 in white with Michelin Pilot sport 195/50/15 tyres .
  • Bodywork & Exterior Side trims removed , resprayed in white , new GRP Turbo Cup front bumper from France . Rubber GTI boot spoiler fitted . Full sticker kit applied .
  • Interior & ICE Goodwood black leather seats front and rear . GTI door cards .New Pioneer CD/radio head unit and 4 new Pioneer speakers .
  • Comments & Plans Entered the Pugfest 2017 Show and shine a few days after putting the car back together and won the Concours Modified class . Displayed the 309 on the PSCUK stand at the NEC classic car show in November 2017 .