So in issue 411 of Fast Car magazine we brought you the feature on Tom’s Prima Racing wide-arched R5 GTT, and Dale’s fully customised Merc W114. But what was your favourite build and who has come out on top of the Meguiar’s Tom V Dale battle?
Well, that’s down to you because it’s time to have your say on the biggest vote since the Love Island live final (congrats to Amber and Greg btw) because we are hosting the vote right here right now!
All you have to do is click on the car you like and log that vote. The winner will be announced in next month’s magazine, out on the 13th of September. So get to it and vote at the bottom of the page!
Tom’s Renault 5 GT Turbo
Renaultsport Liquid Yellow paint, Prima Racing Corsa wide bodykit, Clio RS200 rear spoiler, OEM Clio aerial, OEM filler cap grafted back in, fully sealed using Raptor Paint.
C1J/Cléon 1.4-litre turbo – full rebuild by Prep’N’Lay, full custom hose kit in black from Forge Motorsport, black Forge Motorsport actuator, black Forge Motorsport dump valve, black Forge Motorsport intercooler, black Forge Motorsport header tank, Pipercross air filter.
7×16” (front) and 8×16” (rear) Dimma 3-piece split-rims – refurbed by The Wheel Specialist Fareham, 205/45 Nankang AR1 tyres, custom Bilstein B14 coilovers, MMR performance rear beam, Powerflex bushes, stock callipers fully refurbished at EBC Brakes, EBC Yellow stuff pads, EBC discs, Forge Motorsport braided lines, Garage Midnight stud conversion.
Renaultsport Recaro CS front seats, rear bench trimmed with Renaultsport cloth to match, yellow Renaultsport seat belts, grey Renault carpet, Campus dash, Campus doorcards (Campus trim used to show off 3-stage pearl), Kenwood audio.
Dale’s Mercedes w114
Peugeot Copper Sunset body, roof in candy, metalflake and lace, hand-painted fuel cap, original design and future tattoo by Danny Birch, grille emblem delete, side mirror delete, rear badge delete, double bumper upgrade (donated by Bagged Benz UK), rear lights painted in red candy.
M115 2.0-litre four-cyl, 3-speed auto.
8x18in (front) and 9x18in (rear) custom Detroit Steel Delray wheels – painted Copper Sunset with satin clearcoat and finished with hubs and beauty rings, 215/35 (f) and 225/35 (r) Nankang tyres, Air Lift Performance air-ride with 3S management, Bilstein shocks.
Original seats trimmed by Cobra and Edd Aldridge in modern/vintage Forest Green in old-school ‘fat biscuit’ style, full hidden JVC audio system inc. doubleDIN headunit, dash and trims painted black, vintage Mooneyes foot pedal from Dale’s dad.