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172 cup

  1. jp_lcr

    Project Unicorn - 172 Cup Hillclimb / Sprint Car

    Hi, This is my first project thread on here. I wanted to start a thread to document my attempts to get into racing, my development as a driver and my cars development... My Background In from Sheffield, been obsessed with cars since I was a kid, went to University to study Automotive...
  2. C

    Clio 172 road rally car

    Afternoon all, Long-time-lurker, first-time-poster. I've bought myself a ph 2 172 cup, which has already been track-prepped, but now I'm going to modify it to go road rallying too. So with that in mind I'm hoping to harness the wisdom and experience of the cliosport forums for some words of...
  3. D

    David's Clio 172 Cup from Czech Rep.

    Hi everyone from the Czech Republic, I would like to introduce my track project, and learn something new, especialy about setting for track use. in 2015 a car appeared in the Czech Republic for sale, in a terrible condition. Still, I bought him for about 1100£ , with the idea that it will be a...
  4. MrBlonde

    172 Cup Limp Mode

    A couple of weeks ago on the way home,about 5mins away from home my cup went into limp mode. Wouldnt rev passed 3k & not go much above 45mph. Once home turned engine off then on again and all was fine,a week or so after this i have had no limp mode,but then today it done it twice.Again turned...
  5. Captain Hat

    EMS recommendations

    Right, so. My track car, a Clio 172 Cup, has stopped responding to throttle input. In addition, it's started idling a little high- about 1900 RPM- and quite rough. I've checked the pedal box, and that works. I've checked the throttle body, and that works. I've checked the wiring, and while I...
  6. Captain Hat

    Recommendations for a track car

    I'm building a 172 Cup into a track car. My main priority is gonna be suspension and brake setup to start with (though I am easily distracted by shiny things) but I have no idea where to start. My goal is, obviously, improved handling. I plan to do most of the work myself; I've worked on...
  7. LukeSi

    Luke's 172 Cup Track Car (And also daily because I can't afford a daily)

    Only just realised I've never done a build thread for my current 172 Cup so thought it would be rude not to. Had one back in 2014 which was actually quite a nail so ended up selling it on. Since then I've had an MR2 Turbo and a Skoda Fabia VRS which became my only car when the MR2 blew up. I...
  8. _kurtt_

    Priming issues. HELP

    Basically started around a couple of months ago I was driving my car pulled in to petrol station, when I came back and to start the car the fuel pump didn't prime at all and didn't fire first time turn the key off and on again and the pump primed and fired up fine. I thought must of just been a...
  9. mattf4r

    Dusting off the camera (sort of) - Cup content!

    I'm a 'Professional' photographer (aka photography pays my bills) and I used to be mega into shooting cars but it's been about 12 months since I've got stuck in and took any car photos. Real life took over and I shoot other stuff to make a living but just had an urge after cleaning the cup...
  10. MrBlonde

    Is this spec true?.Evo mag

    Ive Been reading an old copy of Evo Magazine with the article about the 206Gti Vs 172 Cup. When reading both specs it says that the cup came with 195/40/15 tyres and 6.5 width??
  11. MrBlonde

    MrBlonde's 172 cup

    Went on a little drive today to get some upto date photos of my cup after fitting the smaller front plate,air ducts and coilovers!
  12. Captain Hat

    Looking for replacement 172 Cup parts

    What's the best place to look for replacement stock bits for a 172 Cup? I'm looking for brake discs and pads, shocks and springs just now. None of it's urgent, but I like to start doing my research early. On a not entirely related note, what's the most cost-effective route to go down if I'm...
  13. MrBlonde

    Steering Rack Guide

    Looking to change my steering rack this weekend,i have access to a ramp and tools so thats half the battle done rather than on the ground.I have done a search and cant find much on this topic,so has anyone got a guide or any help on how to change the steering rack please?.its for a 172 cup if...
  14. B

    Another non starter!

    Hi all, New to clio ownership but long time petrol head. He is one has me stumped. Car was running fine (front brakes overheating but that seems to be a regular issue) then completely cut out. No bangs or excitement, just dead. Now I have a flashing red "stop" light (owners manual says coolant...
  15. cliosscott

    Scotts 172 cup

    So after a year of procrastonating and buying crap cars, i finally bit the bullet and flew from belfast to middlesbrough to buy this lovley 172 cup. I spoke to 10 different people and went over to sheffield for a 182 2 weeks ago to find out it was a heap, so it tooksome serious amout of...