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Engine Class: 4 Cylinder Turbo Charged
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Member: fadz84
Vehicle: 1988 Ford Telstar TX5 AT Turbo ( More )
Location: Australia
Last Updated: 20th September, 2004
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fadz84's Comments:

Car for sale $6,500 ono, it is still advertised on for $7,100. the reason why i dropped the price is because i have to hurry up because im going overseas soon.

Modification Listing

heavy duty sports clutch kit


Turbo timer

Exhaust System:

2.5" exhaust system, punched out the cat, stainless steel sylinder mufler with 4.5 inch tip


cut the front bumper to fit the intercooler, rear spoiler from sum other car, 50 cm green neon light lights up the intercooler at night, custom number plate bracket(to avoid drilling holes in bumper).resprayed the wheels to white.took off all door trimmings, full respray (Citric Acid).

Head Work:

not that i know of.

Intake System:

cold air intake sports filter cone


Autotechnica steering wheel, gear stick leather cover and gear knob, Autometer Boost Gauge.


king springs


ihi turbo running about 15 pounds, custom front mount intercooler size 80 x 30 x 8. on standard piping both running from the same side.

Photo Album Members Gallery

size 80 x 30 x 8

intake to the guard

tx5 turbo


this is the car before it was painted, it had bette wheels.

sprayed the wheels white

new pic

spoiler view
Readers Comments
Posted by: SABBAi on August 11, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Hey man. If that is that car in the other picture, which, I've got higher quality pictures of, Why did you paint it that baby poo green, and put that rear spoiler on it?

It was a tops looking car to start off with....

Not bagging you, just confused.... wacko.gif

Got any more pics than those you posted on carsales or whatever???

Posted by: blinky blitz on August 11, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hey man thats a sweet ride,do you know what size ur intercooler is i wanna get a bigger one on mine and was there any trouble fittin it in? can you put up a pic of ur engine bay.

Posted by: fadz84 on August 11, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

yeh well the pic there is when the previous owner had it, it was auto, he also sold the wheels, and the paint was in bad condition, then some one reversed into me so i would have had to spray the guard,bonit and door, i thought i might as well do the whole car a diffrent colour and take off the shitty side rubber things. if you seen it in real life this looks 10 times better. il get a pic of engine bay soon

Posted by: zorb_rules on August 12, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

It doesnt lok that much better dude *lol* well actually it looks ok I came a test drove it and all remmeber me the names Andrew I eneded up buying the black one spent bout 1000bucks on it so far

Posted by: EVLTX5 on August 12, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

dude, do not bag out ANYONE'S car on this site when you have ur ass in a car that looks like Ronald McDonald use to own........go back to wat u know.....nothing

Posted by: fadz84 on August 12, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

NVS CRX thanks for the compliments. i think you are the NVS.. crx? hmmm im not gonna talk. how fast does yours go?. were you just trying to be funny? what do you mean fucked on racing day? i can say ive beaten VL turbo, SS v8 commodore and a bunch of Vtech piece of shit hondas. tx5 turbos, liberty turbo etc.. i used to have a honda integra i know what piece of shit hondas are to drive. anyways my car might not be anything special but im waiting for a Skyline GTR 32. therse too many dickheads in here who just like to bag eachothers cars for no reason. you fuckin sad cunts...

Posted by: turbo_boy on August 12, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hahahahahahhaha || i dont give a fcuk that cooler is insane devil.gif

Posted by: SABBAi on August 12, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Just chill Fadz84.... cool.gif

What does it matter what other people think of your car anyways??? It's not their's, and evryone's got different tastes. Easy on the sware's too....

Posted by: zorb_rules on August 13, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Hey fadz dude by the way how the heck are u running 15psi without ya comp shutting down does it have a new ecu cause if it does where do ya get it I wanna mine to run that? Appraently they shut off at like 12psi standard right guys???

Posted by: TeX5 on August 13, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

awesome car man!!!! i like it GIVE it to me

Posted by: fadz84 on August 13, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

zorb when you drove my car i think i had the boost off didnt i.. heheheh hehehe hehehe mate i drive it with max boost i can get the turbo whistles and the cooler coughs and even that whistle i put in there kicks in. yes it does shut off but you gotta know i got a boos gauge i know when it hits about 14 i release my foot, the computer will shut it off only when your doing low revs and turbo spools up so quick. eg: your doing 40km/h and your car is on third gear yes it will shut off coz you will reach maz boost quickly. but if you are givin it to your car and changing gear at high revs its not gonna shut off.. by the way yeh id like a computer chip too. you know that boost cut off limiter is only a little blug you can disconnect easily i just dont know where it is i got sum brain mchanic who wouldnt waste his time with my car he said its a little blug,. One question. just to be sure were you the asian guy who came down with his mate?

Posted by: zorb_rules on August 14, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Naa man I came down with me old man he had the xr6 turbo it was purple but yeah I was just checkin bout the turbo shit and comp cause thats mad.

Posted by: littlemissnasty on August 18, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

When you say that u "punched out the cat" does that mean u removed the catalyctic converter....coz if that is so its illegal.....and would not pass a RWC? just a thought....

Posted by: zorb_rules on August 18, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

YEah lilmiss it is illegal but if you punch out the cat and leave the casing no one knows not even the cops so it doesnt really matter alot of people do it I had it done on my last car. The cops ask to check but when the do they see the casing and think u have one...But yes to answer ur question with the Cat punched out it is illegal and will not pass a rwc.....but who cares smile.gif it sounds good!!!

Posted by: fadz84 on August 22, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

yep hes right i took it off punched out the filter stuff and put it back on.. facts say that thier most officient for the first 70 thousand kms or something and after that they are almost useless anyway (for most cars), i dont know where i read that,
yous talked about rwc,,, well guess what i got a yellow sticker on my window now,, gota get a rwc for the cops, many defects,
number plate, seat belt , seat, indicator, wipers, steering wheel, too low. all of these were bullshit except for the car being low 1 cm too low. i just did 200km/hr before faark im impressed with tx5 turbos at high speed they handle great and speed up to 200 in no time you dont see a sign of the speedo slowing down at high speed.

Posted by: Ado13 on August 22, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hey bro aren't the tx5's and mazda's limited to 180km/h? i'm quite sure that they are unless u have done something to ur car to take the limiter off.

Posted by: SABBAi on August 22, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Ado13, I'm not so sure that they are. There's a few guys on here that have said that they don't.

Posted by: Ado13 on August 22, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

not 100% sure but a mate of mine has a mazda 626, 1990 model he clocked 180km/h and his car shuts down, anywayz my tx5 turbo is limited to 180km/h

Posted by: EVLTX5 on August 23, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Hey, i would say it doesnt,
I was on the way to ballerat in mine, and i got it up to 198km/h before i had to back off....
constant power all the way, i was very impressed at the performace of these cars at such high speeds...

Posted by: SABBAi on August 23, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

It's possible that the pre 88 models are speed limited.

Posted by: QIK-TX5 on August 30, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

might be pre 88 cos i've had mine at 183 before i had to slow down cos of lack of road

Posted by: TX5_Kid on September 11, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

Fady, Can I ask you afew questions?

What is you're reason for selling you're car? In some posts you say it's because you're going over seas, and in others you say you're getting an R32 GTR?

Which is the real reason?

And also I noticed that you are running standard pipes with you're front mount intercooler, What is the point of having a front mount with the standard pipes?

Posted by: fadz84 on September 18, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

can i ask you why are you being a smart ass.
i was going to get a gtr. i went and looked at it. it was in bad condition. its still there geting fixed up.. ive changed my mind. i have to go overseas next month for a month then when i get back i got to get a little shit box car because im getting a job where i drive around all of victoria and im not doing that in a tx5. these are my reasons and i dont need you to try to be some detective.
Standard piping and cooler.. they were already on as i bought the car and they make a hell of a difference.. where is your tx5 anyway.

Posted by: fadz84 on September 27, 2004 [ Car Profile ]


Posted by: CrazYFooL on October 4, 2004 [ Car Profile ]

hey hey just a qik question, i just installed a 2003 WRX sti turbo into my tx5 but has still got the stock intercooler, wat shud i be looking for? cheers cool.gif

Posted by: qikjulian on January 20, 2005 [ Car Profile ]

fads 84 what was with the poxy green colour..yuck it looked sooo nice in its original colour

Posted by: vidtha2000 on April 25, 2005 [ Car Profile ]

hey dude thats a pretty mad ride where bouts did you get your front bar?

Posted by: zorb_rules on April 26, 2005 [ Car Profile ]

The front bar is the standard front bar on all tx5's he just cut it to amke room for the FMIC as far as I know...i looked when I went and test drove the car and its exaclty the same as the normal tx5 one just missing the entire centre bit.

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