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 Post subject: Re: My Classic Renault!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:28 am 
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Well because the engine and gearbox mounts are attached to the subframe rather the the inner wings means its difficult to realign the subframe when the engine is hanging from a wing lift.

Or the second way is to drop the entire engine gearbox and subframe in 1 go which means disconnecting all the coolant hoses power steering pipes accelerator cable speedo cable suspension top mounts then you can fpcusbon removing the gearbox after that

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 Post subject: Re: My Classic Renault!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:34 pm 
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Ugh! I can see why that would be a nightmare of a job. Seems the information I got way back in the late 70's was right.

Back to the cars themselves, OK, they are a bit dated but I think they actually have kept a certain something that means they don't stand out too much versus other cars from the time. They still look decent enough to me.


There were a few people around here in the early 80s who had one of these:

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Renault 5 Turbo 2. I saw quite a few of them rallying too.


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