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    If those are your priorities a 90's French baked...

    If those are your priorities a 90's French baked beans tin isn't really the car to be driving :lol:

    On top of that, the article is American, utter bollocks and I can't find the tyres mentioned in...
  2. Thread: valuation

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    They're either going to be from a Baccarra or...

    They're either going to be from a Baccarra or R19/Clio 16v - knowing which they are will determine the value & ability to sell

    But for example, if they are Clio 16v leathers with the doorcards and...
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    Try a better Renault dealer like...

    Try a better Renault dealer like https://renaultpartsdirect.co.uk/ as the majority of dealers are utterly useless when it comes to Mk1 Clio parts

    Also try...
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    Collection of new bits I've sourced as well as...

    Collection of new bits I've sourced as well as some old stuff refurbished
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    Scroll up a bit & you'll see the shiny bodywork...

    Scroll up a bit & you'll see the shiny bodywork :winkey: :lol:
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    I've neglected this thread a bit so thought it...

    I've neglected this thread a bit so thought it best to organise my photos & share the progress

    Refurbished the rear beam

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    There's a 2 for sale here...

    There's a 2 for sale here http://williamsclio.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?46335-%2A%2AReluctant-Sale-M35GTT%2A%2A
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    Best thing to do with the Megane cams is throw...

    Best thing to do with the Megane cams is throw them in the bin :lol:
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    Not quite as the valves close before the piston...

    Not quite as the valves close before the piston gets to the top so having them held fully open will always make them hit the piston.

    I meant fully assemble the engine - I know this is a hassle -...
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    I don't know the answer to that I'm afraid, I...

    I don't know the answer to that I'm afraid, I think the only way to find out will be to assemble the engine with engineers blue paste on the valves, turn it over by hand then check with a borescope...
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    The Megane F7R responds incredibly well just by...

    The Megane F7R responds incredibly well just by having standard Williams cams fitted so you'll be fine using those cams and see better gains than you would from having them in an F7P.

    Going by the...
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    The sensor for the water temp gauge is on the top...

    The sensor for the water temp gauge is on the top of the thermostat housing, check that the plug and the wires to it are properly connected and in good condition before looking to buy a new one...
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    The asking price for mine when it's done has been...

    The asking price for mine when it's done has been £30k for a few years now, just got to wait a couple more for that to be a bargain :lol:
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    That car although nice - best colour obviously...

    That car although nice - best colour obviously :winkey: is about £3-4k overpriced in the current market imo so not really a good representation of true values. It's usually the rule of thumb that the...
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    Use this site to look up the part numbers if you...

    Use this site to look up the part numbers if you can...
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    W2 on Dream Car Giveaways

    Anyone buying tickets then?

    https://dreamcargiveaways.co.uk/current-competitions/renault-clio-williams-2/
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    If you go onto the Facebook group, look for a Guy...

    If you go onto the Facebook group, look for a Guy called Senna Albronda as he's got 7 of them available
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    Renaultsport Clio 172 Cup

    Probably not much interest on here but worth a shot anyway :thinking:

    Time to sell my "project" 172 Cup. It was a very neglected car with a knackered engine and lots of other...
  19. Thread: Oil Leaky

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    There's all sorts of gaskets & seals on that side...

    There's all sorts of gaskets & seals on that side of the engine that can fail with age & cause such a big leak, you need to work out if it's coming from the cylinder head or the block 1st to narrow...
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    Sent you a PM

    Sent you a PM
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    Get that in writing from them otherwise it's...

    Get that in writing from them otherwise it's total bollocks :winkey:

    Doesn't surprise me with it being Adrian Flux, from bitter personal experience of having to go through them for a claim (I...
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    That's a good question as I've never actually...

    That's a good question as I've never actually done it either :lol:

    I've only ever filled it back up after draining it all & having the engine removed & refitted so I'm not really sure what's the...
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    Only a slight bit of leg pulling but I do...

    Only a slight bit of leg pulling but I do genuinely dislike how light the steering feels on these cars when driving them properly, the lightness is perfectly acceptable for pootling about but it's...
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    Erm the only upgrade I know of is to make the...

    Erm the only upgrade I know of is to make the steering heavier by converting to manual steering as the power steering feels a bit too light :lol:
  25. Thread: Gearbox

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    If it helps, you can widen your search by looking...

    If it helps, you can widen your search by looking for Megane F7R gearboxes as they are JC5's (JC5053 is one of the codes for them) or the Mk2 Clio 172 boxes - just needs to be from a phase 1 (JC5089)...
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    Looking at the specs on Autodoc the R19 ones...

    Looking at the specs on Autodoc the R19 ones aren't compatible, they're 45mm longer than the Williams which is probably a lot worse than 15mm less :lol:

    Lemforder is the OEM for the track rods &...
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    Just measure what you've got & go from there....

    Just measure what you've got & go from there. Measure what's on the car to the centre of the ball joint, then assemble your new parts & see if they match up or not

    But tbh it sounds more like...
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    I've sent them the link to this thread

    I've sent them the link to this thread
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    There's a guy on 1 of the Clio facebook groups...

    There's a guy on 1 of the Clio facebook groups selling a set of these

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/722040674951673/ the guy is called Leon Porter :winkey:
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    I've not needed to attempt to do the door cards...

    I've not needed to attempt to do the door cards themselves so no idea what is best for those but for the pockets the paint is perfect, mine were a disgusting patchy brown & faded to white in places....
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