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Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9 SOLD (1992)

Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9 SOLD (1992)
Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9 SOLD (1992) (picture 1 of 6)
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Not for sale - it has been sold via a Car and Classic Free Ad
Ive decided to sell my little project that I havent got the time or patience to finish due to other commitments/projects.

I bought this car about 3 years ago now, and was aiming at tidying it up and generally restoring it, with the possibility of doing a couple of track days in it in the future.

Generally the car is in good working order, the paint work is a bit bad in places (bonnet, around the aerial on the roof, and on the top of the tail gate, where the previous owner drilled through to fit a spoiler), but the wings, doors, rear quarters and rest of the roof are in very good condition for a 22 year old car. There are some minor spots of rust on the lower rear quarters and a small piece of the top corner of the bonnet but it is all surface rust so quite fixable.

Mechanically it has had quite a bit of money spent on it. The list is as follows;
The engine has had the belts and water pump changed
both front wheel hub bearings have been changed
New clutch and accelerator cables
Full Ashley exhaust fitted
New brake discs and pads
New braided brake hoses
New radiator
New battery (that has been on trickle charge in the garage at all times)
New spark plugs
New filters and liquids
New brake master cylinder

The car was lowered by the previous owner on different springs and shocks (koni dampers on the rear).

When I got the car it didnt come with a huge amount of history (a couple of old MOT certificates), so I can only tell you the bits I have done to it.

The car is currently MOTd, but that is due to expire in approx 2 weeks. There is no Tax on the car as it is currently SORNd.

The bad points
The drivers side front driveshaft seal is leaking slightly
There is a small oil leak from the oil cooler
The bonnet, front section of the roof and top of the tail gate needs some bodywork attention (see pictures)
Drivers side bolster has flattened as usual with these cars
The airflow meter needs setting up properly as it does idle a bit high then low
Brakes could probably do with re-bleeding
Generally could do with a bit of a tidy up
It has the phase 1 style gearbox on it (over and up type reverse)
No stereo

Good points
She starts, stops and goes very well
Has a fairly good set of Yokohama prada spec 2s on the car 1 needing a repair as it has a slow puncture
Comes with a spare set of standard 1.9 wheels with tyres
Full performance exhaust system
Full working sunroof
Electrics work
Interior is in good condition
Body work is in pretty good condition
Wouldnt take much for someone with the right knowledge to sort out


Id love to keep this car, as I am aware these cars keep going up in value, and I love the shape of the car, but ive already put a fair amount of money into it, so im thinking it would be best to cut my losses and focus on my other project (Clio 172 track car).

I think Ive been as honest as I can be with the car, but I am no expert and there may be some bits I have missed.

The car is currently garaged, with a trickle charger on the battery. Im going to just tidy it up over the weekend and give it a bit of a clean and polish (Im a member of detailing world forum).


Please e-mail me (bufton9@btinternet.com) for contact details if youd wish to talk to me or come and see the car.

Cheers Dave

Advert Type: For Sale
Category: Classic Cars
Make: Peugeot
Model: 205
Model (alt): 205 GTi
Year: 1992
Country: UK
Region: Cambridgeshire
Town: Huntingdon
Status: Private
Ref: C456190