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205 Griffe Mi16 1.9
By Alan_M, 02/17/2019
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Color Miami Blue
  • Year 1990
  • Short Description The infamous 'BLB', built by Anthony and myself then ragged across Europe in the 4 Nations Tour, getting an exhaust adjustment in Dover, nearly going up in flames in Luxembourg, melting its own engine loom in France then leaving Dino for dead in a cross country Belgian blast whilst Ant sorted the leaking sunroof without me stopping. Cracked 9 mins at the Nordschleife.
  • Car Type / Usage Car currently off the road
  • Engine & Gearbox Rebuilt XU9J4 with mild Kent cams, baffled PTS sump and Longman 4-2-1 manifold & exhaust. 1.6 gearbox with Trans-X diff.
  • Suspension & Steering 309 Wishbones & Beam running Bilstein Challenge shocks and Eibach springs. Xsara 2.4 rack.
  • Brakes Wilwood 4 pots up front, standard rear calipers through a bias valve.
  • Wheels & Tyres Standard 1.9 Speedlines.
  • Bodywork & Exterior Standard bar a few Nurburgring armco dents.
  • Interior & ICE Stripped interior, SD 6 point cage, plated sunroof, drivers bucket seat and harness, drivers seat mounts lowered.
  • Comments & Plans Fit the PTS grpA suspension, rose jointed wishbones, big barred 205 beam, bodies and electric PAS then get it back on the road.