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  1. Aaahhh I thought it had been painted or something...

    Aaahhh I thought it had been painted or something like that, I want that look on all of my parts but past experience tells me it's not a good idea to keep them in bare blasted metal as they don't...
  2. I mean the finish of how it looks now, is it a...

    I mean the finish of how it looks now, is it a brand new part or did you recondition it?

    The bracket on my car is a mess so I want to get it back to OEM finish, the circled part is what I mean...
  3. Very nice 8-) especially like what you did with...

    Very nice 8-) especially like what you did with the ecu

    Can you tell me what the finish is on the gearbox mounting bracket? I've been trying to get a finish exactly like that on mine but this is...
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    :shock: Those bits are long gone now mate :lol:

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    Those bits are long gone now mate :lol:
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    You shouldn't really need to replace the water...

    You shouldn't really need to replace the water pump bolts tbh but off the top of my head they're M6 x 1.25 & I can't remember the length
  6. Genuine Valeo ones are readily available & not...

    Genuine Valeo ones are readily available & not very expensive
    ...
  7. Thread: Stereng rack

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    Yes, exactly the same part on both. The track...

    Yes, exactly the same part on both. The track rods & track rod ends are only different on the later 1.8 16v's
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    Sounds more like the idle speed control valve,...

    Sounds more like the idle speed control valve, take it off, clean it thoroghly with brake cleaner, spray it with wd40 & refit

    As for the bits getting oily, they're supposed to get like that as the...
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    It's not happening this year

    It's not happening this year
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    You need a trimmed down 7mm allen key to undo...

    You need a trimmed down 7mm allen key to undo that and you use a 22mm spanner to add or remove tension to the whole mechanism

    But if you're removing the whole bracket just cut the belt off & undo...
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    Nah, don't talk to him, he's a right dodgy so &...

    Nah, don't talk to him, he's a right dodgy so & so :lol:

    There's no need to drop the engine, you just need a good quality 6 sided 16mm socket and a decent ratchet to get the tensioner bracket off....
  12. Thread: WINDOW TRIMS

    by 16v_paddy
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    Rarer than rocking horse turds they are, as...

    Rarer than rocking horse turds they are, as mentioned above people are buying whole cars of the lower spec Clios just for the window trims/rubbers
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    It has been done in the past but it's a horrible...

    It has been done in the past but it's a horrible horrible complicated mess wiring wise to get it going, even the most simple way of removing everysingle piece of clio wiring & replacing with...
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    This is where we all get panels from...

    This is where we all get panels from https://www.carz2.co.uk/
  15. Thread: Spare wheel

    by 16v_paddy
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    The spare steel is black, 15 inch, 7j and has it...

    The spare steel is black, 15 inch, 7j and has it stamped into it
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    It's a core plug, just measure the size & look on...

    It's a core plug, just measure the size & look on ebay for "??mm core Plug" and you'll quickly find what you need

    To fit is also really simple, just smear a bit of silicone sealer around it, push...
  17. Especially if it's a 3 :lol:

    Especially if it's a 3 :lol:
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    I've recently been added to a facebok group for...

    I've recently been added to a facebok group for Targa Rallies & it does look interesting, nice to hear that a mk1 Clio is being used in anger in one 8)

    I'd fancy it but I think the car sick thing...
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    Have you tested it to make sure it has actually...

    Have you tested it to make sure it has actually gone? They don't really "start to go" as such, it's either gone or it hasn't

    As for a replacement, ideally you want to source a Victor Reinz gasket...
  20. Thread: Fog lights

    by 16v_paddy
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    Only useful idea at the moment is devine...

    Only useful idea at the moment is devine intervention
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    You need to buy lower spec sills & modify them to...

    You need to buy lower spec sills & modify them to fit, same for the rear quarter panels

    We all get the panels we need from here https://www.carz2.co.uk/renault-clio-91-898-16474-c.asp
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    Williams, Valver & RSI use the same fog light in...

    Williams, Valver & RSI use the same fog light in both forms

    I think I've got a glass piece on it's own in 1 of my boxes of bits, lemme dig it out & you can have it
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    Those ones are as equally unavailable now :winkey:

    Those ones are as equally unavailable now :winkey:
  24. Thing is though, the operating temperatures of...

    Thing is though, the operating temperatures of oils is usually wel over 100 degrees and the thermostat on a Williams opens up at 89 degrees so the oil will always be hotter than the coolant which in...
  25. Makes you wonder why they removed it on the phase...

    Makes you wonder why they removed it on the phase 2 valvers though.

    It's because of the warming up thing that I run this setup along with a mocal cooler on my track car
  26. Thread: Insurance

    by 16v_paddy
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    If it's restored I'd suggest putting a value of...

    If it's restored I'd suggest putting a value of at least 20k on it based on the few that have sold or are up for sale recently

    Another company that seems to get mentioned on here quite often is...
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    I believe the inners for an R5 can be used...

    I believe the inners for an R5 can be used...
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    I got my windscreen from Renault Parts Direct in...

    I got my windscreen from Renault Parts Direct in Swindon just over a year ago & was 1 of the last ones left in the UK so I've got no idea if they're still available
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    That's better than I was expecting from them tbh,...

    That's better than I was expecting from them tbh, that's pretty much exactly what the OE ones are like =D>
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    New ones are available from here...

    New ones are available from here http://www.webcon.co.uk/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=847&cat=Throttle+Position+Sensors
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