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New owner of a V6.



cat171

ClioSport Club Member
I wish I'd have got them for mine (my car's still standard, even down to the cassette player lol!!)
 
  PH1 V6
All done and what a difference!

He took the car out for about 15 mins and on return he thought the steering wasn't reacting quickly enough and felt the alignment was out.

The rebound settings on the rear were 2 clicks out from one side to the other. He recommended a full alignment and then live with it for a week or so then would see about corner weighting.

Explained how I wanted the car to feel like a track car rather than have a fast road set up.

5 hours later having watched how accurately he was re setting LHS to RHS it's like a different car, steering is pinpoint ( although to me it was fine before ), car still rides very firmly yet any slight hint of crashiness has gone and the car now sits with a small amount of negative camber on each wheel.
 
  Evo 6/Ph1 v6/R34
All done and what a difference!

He took the car out for about 15 mins and on return he thought the steering wasn't reacting quickly enough and felt the alignment was out.

The rebound settings on the rear were 2 clicks out from one side to the other. He recommended a full alignment and then live with it for a week or so then would see about corner weighting.

Explained how I wanted the car to feel like a track car rather than have a fast road set up.

5 hours later having watched how accurately he was re setting LHS to RHS it's like a different car, steering is pinpoint ( although to me it was fine before ), car still rides very firmly yet any slight hint of crashiness has gone and the car now sits with a small amount of negative camber on each wheel.
Would you mind posting your final alignment specs?
 
  PH1 V6
Only slightly off subject....

After packing it all in 2.5 yrs ago, have done a couple of bits...

2yrs ago back in London for a week with an Arab Sheikha and said never again.
2yrs ago worked on the womens CWC and said never again.
2 months ago worked on the mens CWC and said never again.
Tonight on a ferry to Holland dropping a few off who shouldn't be in the country, daft money so NOT saying never again...could be a quite regular trip.

How old is too old?
:D
 

Hxrry

ClioSport Club Member
  Inferno Orange 182
Lovely looking car! I can't believe not found this thread sooner :(
 
  PH1 V6
Slight incoming interior change!

Managed to source a dash top and the A pillar covers from a Ph1 V6.

These, once I collect them will be going in to be flocked in a Dark Grey colour to match the steering wheel. Wise move really as Renault dash tops have a habit of the surface covering on them going poxy over the years due to sunlight. It's as though the top surface starts to melt on them so having this one flocked will solve that problem.

Keeping in mind that all the interior is either grey or blue, the harnesses that are fitted are blue....have an urge to replace with yellow ones as per the wheels but unsure.

Thoughts?

Please note :- harnesses have been routed properly since the pic was taken!

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  PH1 V6
The above post was copied and pasted from a non Renault forum hence the bit about melting dash tops.....not trying to teach anyone how to suck eggs here (y)
 
  PH1 V6
I think yellow harnesses would look a bit s**t tbh.
That's what initially put me off getting them.

You know how it is with ideas though, very few get binned, most get put to the bottom of the list!

Quite like the idea of the outside looking nuts and the inside being quite subtle.....thought it worth an ask though.
 
  PH1 V6
Flocking idea has gone into the bin.

Decided to have them done in dark grey alcantara, think it'll look smarter and possibly last longer.....the grey engine covers will also be done at a later date.
 

Sam

North East
ClioSport Area Rep
Just read the full thread. Really enjoyed it and like what you have done to your V.

Its nice to see someone that actually uses it.
 
  PH1 V6
Just read the full thread. Really enjoyed it and like what you have done to your V.

It's nice to see someone that actually uses it.
Thanks.

Had an investment car previously and although it did very well over a reasonably short space of time, going into the garage and looking at it yet only using it rarely made me realise I like cars for driving.

This was the investment one...

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  PH1 V6
Small update time..

Have managed to find a Janspeed exhaust system including branched manifolds.....finding this is a bit similar to finding unicorn crap under your sofa. It'll be collected 01/09 and fitting will be arranged at SGM....hopefully on sometime in September.

Out of the oem 4 cat system, some may have disappeared out of the back of the car and gone off mousing ( maybe even all four ).

Just need to get to Boots and look at earplugs (y)

 
  PH1 V6
Exhaust collected and will be going on along with a PH2 gearbox as soon as SGM can get it booked in.....will also be having a new starter motor and air-con pump but they're by the by.
Always fancied some decent pics, plenty about but never felt many of them did it justice. A mate of a mate is useful with a camera and fancies getting in to automotive photography. Out with him last night and the results speak for themselves.

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