Cheers mate, i got it through bhp imports, torque gt was too far for me to consider.Wow. That's stunning! Dc5 is lovely too!!
Great photos mate. Who did you use for import?
It’s probably slightly more expensive having one imported as opposed to buying one over here.Awesome.
What sort of cost difference is there to buying one here?
Cheers mate! I wasn’t a fan of the wheels in photos to be fair but they look alright in person, will eventually be swapping to either oz rpf1’s or volks te37Like that a lot !!
Not sure on the wheels, but otherwise properly nice !
Thanks! Partly why I went for an s15 to be fair. Was looking at Imprezas and evos but wanted something you don’t see every dayNever seen one on the roads. Very nice mate
White was a must for me! It depends on the area I think as I’ve only ever seen one on the road near me but I believe there’s a few floating around essex.Looks so good in white, nice catch. Funny about the above is I definitely see more S15s than I do Evos on the road . Also that exhaust is perfect.
Cheers Paul! Completely different if I’m honest, the megane is a lot more refined (believe it or not!) where as the s15 is more raw and feels more engaging to drive.That's very nice mate. How's it drive compared to the Mégane?
250bhp standard, I’ve not looked into it too much but I believe usual mods intercooler, injectors, exhaust etc can take them to around 285 without a Remap, after that I’ve heard they need a standalone ecu with a remap, to achieve 350hp not sure how true that is thoughThat looks nice what power are they/ map to sensibly.?
Good luck with it.
Nope still got it haha! I don’t want to sell it if I’m honest, it’s a great car and I’ve grown quite fond of it. Looks great on track too ?I thought you sold the Meg ages ago. Jammy bugger being able to hang onto it as well!
I guess we need to organise a Yorkshire drive out soni can take you up on that offer. We could always meet down cortonwood one Sunday and try to not get arrested with the chavs?.
Yeah the Virgin needs sacking now he's bought a skoda and broken it ?.Nope still got it haha! I don’t want to sell it if I’m honest, it’s a great car and I’ve grown quite fond of it. Looks great on track too ?
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I’ll probably do a few more track days in it then sell late summer I think!
Sounds good to me or another karting meet. Has Renaultvirgin stepped down from the rep status?
Rumour has it you can only go to Cortonwood if you drive a fiesta st with pops and bangs?
That looks nice what power are they/ map to sensibly.?
Absolutely do not put larger injectors on it without a remap, you'll ruin the engine.250bhp standard, I’ve not looked into it too much but I believe usual mods intercooler, injectors, exhaust etc can take them to around 285 without a Remap, after that I’ve heard they need a standalone ecu with a remap, to achieve 350hp not sure how true that is though
Cheers for the info mate, obviously didn’t read what I’d put as I know injectors shouldnt be fitted before a map due to it altering the afr.Absolutely do not put larger injectors on it without a remap, you'll ruin the engine.
Stock turbo on them is good for a touch over 300bhp ish, maybe 330 with a decent tune and all the supporting mods, 350bhp is probably pushign the turbo well past its safe limits and you risk grenading the engine.
Stock injectors should be ok for that power, you'll want a FMIC, is the exhaust a cat-back system or the full lot?
You may need an AFM, I can't remember if the S15 one is any good, going for a Nistune board you can probably run an R35 type one, much cheaper than the old 300ZX items people use.
Nistune is available so you don't need full standalone, £270 plus mapping which is decent value.
Engines are pretty robust, sling a larger turbo on it and they'll happily take 400bhp, even more if the torque isn't mental.
They are going but I’ve seen a few people saying not to use them, could just be the usual opinions mind between who’s better at mapping like it is with rs tuning or efi on clio pages.These a few of these around my way. As above the standard turbo is good for 330bhp max safely. They're a BB version of the T28 which comes on the earlier models.
Are Horsham developments still going? if so they were the ones to speak to back in the day.
How was the whole process from start to end in buying it? Straight-forward enough or niggling problems along the way?
Is this your first in-Japan purchase or have you done it a few times before?
You’ve given me more info than what I’ve found on the Facebook page Upto now!
This is exactly why you avoid Facebook, the sort advice that gets passed around on there is utterly toxic and complete rubbish.They are going but I’ve seen a few people saying not to use them,
Not too fussed about splitters if I’m honest although that could be the fact that they’re a not many good ones.Would love one of these, they look amazing IMHO.
Definitely needs a splitter on the front
That looks super clean! Like you say so many in the UK have been abused and generally look awful. What grade/interior grade was it if you don't mind me asking?
Looks ok in the pictures but in person it’s f****d. Covered in scratches, and is cracked near gear stick surround, screwdriver marks from being prized off etc!Centre console looks alrite?
Save the cash and sling one of the new G-series Garretts on there.