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  1. A

    DCi daily love affair

    Hi all, hope I'm putting this in the right place this time ?. just wanted to say hi and start a thread about my daily which was saved from the scrap yard in the sky and now under "project" status. Roll the clocks back to October and my other half came home from work with tales of been given a...
  2. wiv678

    Rear Brake Issue: Post-wash Brake Performance Worse

    Hi All, I’ve experienced my first issue with my Clio 182 and so here is my first post Background Around three weeks ago, I washed my car and then applied handbrake and left the car to sit (without moving it post-wash) for two weeks. On my return and went to move the car and the rear pads had...
  3. R

    Dynamique VS Dynamique S

    I've got a Mk3 1.5 dci pre-facelift. Its a dynamique , not an S tho. I prefer the look of the S and was wondering what actual differences there are between them. i know the s has better looking wheels. I also noticed that they run discs on the back. Anybody know how hard it would be to convert...
  4. YorkshireKyle

    Rear brake pipes

    My dCi 100 just failed its MOT on the rear flexi part of the rear axle brake pipes being corroded ASF! I know that Renault used to sell these but can't seem to find them anywhere! I have a spare dCi 100 which I'm currently pulling apart for spares (for just this such an occasion), they're the...
  5. BennyGoose

    Brake Ducts

    What have people used, and where have you bought it, to make the tubing behind bass port brake ducts? What have you used to attach tubing to and through arch liner? Another bass port?
  6. Carlos_2017

    Brake Position Sensor

    Hello guys! Can anyone explain to me how I adjust this sensor?! I posted this morning, but in the wrong part of the forum! (Sorry!)
  7. Joe Wootten

    Brembos brakes

    Hi guys, I'm in the process of getting all the bits for a 197/200 Brembos conversion on my 182, I was just wondering if anyone new how long I need the braided line to be?(I'm guessing they need to.be a different length to the oe calipers?) As I am making a set of lines up myself. Any help...
  8. 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...
  9. W

    Changing The Rear Pads/Discs - RS 200

    Hi Guys, I plan to undertake this task on Saturday but wanted to get your advice before doing so... I have ordered the following from K-Tec - http://www.k-tecracing.com/show_product.asp?id=4903&appid=3 I have searched the forum for a guide on this but the only guide seems to be a link to...
  10. Harley-xi

    182 Brake Set Ups?

    Hi guys! My 182 is going to need some new brake pipes soon and was thinking about upgrading the discs, calipers and pads whilst I was at it. I just wanted to know what set ups everyone has and what you'd recommend and what to avoid! Cheers!
  11. D

    Abs problem

    Hi all, I have a abs problem on a 2006 megane 1.6. The abs light has come on so I've hooked it up to the diagnostics and that's come back saying there's no reading from the drivers side abs sensor. Inspecting the sensor I found that the clip that holds the abs in had broke. Since then I've...
  12. F

    Brake Fluid

    After swapping front wheels to back today I came across a fully fractured rear disc in three places. Decided after doing a rear brake overhaul and the fronts having been done 2 months ago by previous owner, I would fit braided lines and new fluid. Chose my lines (good ridge - as they pressure...
  13. gogs_101

    George's FF 182 Progress Thread

    Hi all, Been lurking on this forum for a couple of months now, decided to finally start a thread for my Arctic Blue FF 182. Picked up the car from a private seller over in Pontefract back in November, paid a fair price given its mileage (~70k) and the crucial belts and timing done in Aug 15 on...
  14. ThatKidSmokey

    Cambelt service and £200 voucher

    At this years clioSport festival I won a cambelt service on any Clio from diamond motors and a £200 voucher at road track race parts.com from the raffle. My Clio is on its way out so it's very doubtful I will use either of these prizes. Would anyone won't to buy them from me for a cheap price...
  15. RPX172

    Warning lights wont go out after removing ABS.

    I decided to delete the abs and remove everything that comes with it, ive fitted a bias valve and replaced all the pipes with braided hoses from Proline Motorsport. The brakes feel much better now, but the stop light and handbrake light wont go out now. :( Its a Ph2 Clio 172 with a gearbox type...
  16. J

    Brake lights don't come on until the pedal is all the way down?

    I've just got my First car (a Clio mk2 extreme 4) and the brake lights don't come on till the pedal is as far down as it will go, this obviously is unsafe, any one know what I should do? (Not sure if I've posted this in the right place so sorry if it's in the wrong place)
  17. 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...
  18. CDES

    Brake (non)Retaining Bar

    Is it common for the metal retaining bar to disappear and the brakes pad to go with them... This is the second set of pads I am having to put on in 2 weeks...
  19. Rystar

    Brake Choice questions?

    Hi Guys, Yet another brake question thread, but times move on and there may be new things since the other threads so thats my justification:tearsofjoy: I've been looking at changing out all my brakes on the 172. I've found some things and just wanted to run them past you guys to hear your...
  20. P

    Brake fluid leak

    So I've just stripped cleaned and refitted all callipers on my 182, replaced brake pipes, pads at the same time. All was going well untill the re-bleed process began. Now I have a puddle of fluid forming under the master cylinder area of the car. I have a feeling I was over pumping the brake...
  21. T

    Brake problem

    hi everyone. I just bought a clio 53 plate 1.2 extreme billabong whatever it is for scrap price as it needs an mot soon and it's got a problem with the brakes. when the car is off and I pump the pedal it gains a little pressure but not loads. when started it has nothing, slams to the floor but...
  22. H

    First time DIY'ing, is this normal?

    Hi all, First post so go easy!! Wishing to get into DIY, I replaced my pads and discs just under a month ago. The pedal feels fine and the brakes stop the car quickly enough, however there is a ring of corrosion on the inside edge of the disc (near the hub), which is where the pads aren't...
  23. DaveDreads

    Grinding from rear on full lock

    So i'm getting a grinding from both sides on full steering lock, it's the kind of grinding you get when your brake pads have worn down, they were an advisory on the last mot so i'm guessing that's what it is. The main thing I want to know is should the discs move like that when cornering, as...
  24. Mash.

    Ph1, cup abs delete - Rear brakes keep locking up

    Any suggestions before I throw the cup brakes lines in the bin on my ph1 and make my own lines with bias valve Rear brakes keep locking up, when it's on stands and someone has there foot on the brake I can spin the rear wheels with not much effort at all (i.e. low braking effort) which is good...
  25. williams

    Rear Brakes, any ideas?

    Hi folks, Ive just changed the handbrake cables and pads on my rear brakes, after this I bled the brakes and them pushed the pedal the ensure brakes were working as they should. They dont seem to be grabbing the disc like they should and working properly? When I pull the handbrake on they work...
  26. M

    Rear brakes/caliper advice

    Hi all, Looking to change rear pads on my 182, ahave ordered some mintex pads, have heard the sliders etc can be problematic for sticking etc, any advice on whether I should be looking to grease it all up or replace sliders etc while im doing the pads? Do the pistons generally wind back in ok...
  27. J

    '04 172 rear brakes

    i am wanting to change the discs and pads on the rear of my '04 172 i have the discs and pads on order but will i need any kind of pins or clips ? if so what will i need please ?
  28. Austin-182

    Rear brakes - what to change?

    as the title of the thread suggests, i want to know what is recommended when chaging the rear discs? I will be using genuine Renault discs and pads, but i see some people also suggest changing the following; Hub nuts Spacer/washer Retaining screw Are the above necesarry? Is there anything...
  29. markerboy2002

    New brakes and a good clean all round

    I decided it was the perfect time yesterday to get my brakes, dampers and to sort out the water coming into my footwells.... I have now got all the below fitted. These include Mintex discs front and back, Mintex rear pads, Bosch front pads, Monroe rear dampers and what was intended to be...
  30. Simon_16v

    Worth changing to 197 rear brakes?

    As the title really. I remember seeing a project thread last year and they had changed their rear brakes to items off an 197. Is there much of a benefit to this with it having larger disks? Cheers
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