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Clio 172 Clubsport



loggyboy

ClioSport Club Member
Once @Badgerman85 has finished with my Rstuner I can code the airbag lights out for you mate. And are you still after the scenic shifter? Sorry I didnt reply to your txt the other week, I had my girls that weekend so wasnt free. I am about for next 2 weekends if you want to stop by.
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Once @Badgerman85 has finished with my Rstuner I can code the airbag lights out for you mate. And are you still after the scenic shifter? Sorry I didnt reply to your txt the other week, I had my girls that weekend so wasnt free. I am about for next 2 weekends if you want to stop by.

Awesome and yes please.

Will drop you a message. 🤙🏼
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
It did start well this afternoon, got in on the axel stands and changed the oil... then not so well...

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Went to bleed the brakes and first attempt at the rear... snap

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I thought I’d get away with it, but it leaks. New caliper needed 😞
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
As I got fed up with breaking things today I decided to fit some easy items. Not to the taste of all, but I just fancied some stickers on my seats.

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Also some new genuine mats

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I do want to make the car lighter etc, but not all the comfort. The AC and bits and bobs that came out weighed in at a total of 19kg, the engine weight was 2.9 of that.
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Two new rear calipers fitted. I think the car is more or less ready for the ring trip this year. I did want to get a few more bits done, but just ran out of time. I’ll add them to a new list.

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Also fitted a fire extinguisher that was a nice present.

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As I’ve also got some OCD’s when it comes to having things clean, I decided to polish all the wheels.

They do look lovely clean.

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Just need to get the outside clean and ready to go. 👌🏻
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Nurburgring

So after loads of last minute work i left on time to go the the Nurburgring! The trip this year was a mixed bag, starting off with my car breaking down on the way there... It's my own fault really as i bought a Cup AC delete kit and trusted the alternator... Hey ho, will be very careful about buying from the forum again...

The breakdown happened about in Belgium, alternator totally fucked! I stopped on the hard shoulder and the car wouldn't start again, i did however manage to bump it and drove 2km off the motorway to a super helpful autofactors who manged to source me a new alternator that day! Pretty good stuff really. Got it changed in the carpark and i was off. Really late to the ring and i missed the TF season that night. Friday nights season also got cancelled due to the owner wanting to use it or something like that. This took me to Saturday when i manged to get some laps in. Car went well, few more things i'm going to work on, but for now i'm having a little rest...

Few pictures of the car prior, during and after the trip. Car also passed the MOT. Did 1600 miles last year!!

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For now i'm just going drive the car over the summer, I've got a few plans, but just want to enjoy the car.
 

loggyboy

ClioSport Club Member
So after loads of last minute work i left on time to go the the Nurburgring! The trip this year was a mixed bag, starting off with my car breaking down on the way there... It's my own fault really as i bought a Cup AC delete kit and trusted the alternator... Hey ho, will be very careful about buying from the forum again...

The breakdown happened about in Belgium, alternator totally fucked! .
If it got you to Belgium before dying the 'nator must have been working when sold so just one of those things.
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
If it got you to Belgium before dying the 'nator must have been working when sold so just one of those things.
Potentially, but i did charged the battery overnight before i went... Eitherway, it is one of those things.
 

Ojc

ClioSport Club Member
  Clio 220 Trophy, 172
Least you managed to get it sorted, looks so good on track. Thoughts about fitting a Cup spoiler?
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Least you managed to get it sorted, looks so good on track. Thoughts about fitting a Cup spoiler?
Yes, i'd like that, but not priority. Fair few things to get done first. I'mm going to sit down and make a fresh list soon.
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
No real update, although I've purchased new rear 5mm hub spacers as the 10mm give me the occasional rubbing, which is rather annoying. Going to the RR day October too and wondering if i should change the air box to a fatty design... 🤔 Since the last one i've changed the inlet and removed the AC, so maybe i'll see 1 extra ponny from that! haha

Anyhow, bought a new daily, which thanks to @andy_coops is looking sweet as.

335i - few mods already! :)

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iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Popped down to Surrey Rolling Road this morning with the guys, thanks to @TimR26 for organising again. Car posted a fraction over 180, so I’m pretty chuffed. Won’t be making anymore performance modifications now. Will just continue with handling and weight.

Also decided to run the 335i before I start making some small changes.
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Next up will be the gear shifter upgrade when I go see @loggyboy
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
It's new year, so i thought i'd start doing a few more upgrades.

Purchased a scenic shifter and yanno 3.o in it, which fit's in nicely with a little adjustment to the gaiter.

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Little upgrade on the speakers, i know it's not that important, but i need tunes when driving to track days/nurburgring. So got some Alpines, they are 100% better and don't flap.

I've also purchased a set of Koni adjustable dampers, which will hopefully be fitted soon.
 

alexandre.

ClioSport Club Member
  Clio K4T
Suspect you will need it mate. With mine the throw felt just right. £20 ebay job did the trick.
Yep, Puskas said to use or the gearknob will hit the radio, with the short shifter you will have it stiffer but with the same original throw.
 

iyrix

ClioSport Club Member
  RS 172
Yep, Puskas said to use or the gearknob will hit the radio, with the short shifter you will have it stiffer but with the same original throw.

Cool, This was already modified (bent) by @loggyboy - So i just need the short shifter.

Still not been out in it, will do this asap!
 


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