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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...
  3. I've sent them the link to this thread

    I've sent them the link to this thread
  4. 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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    Halfords flexible vinyl paint is the magic stuff...

    Halfords flexible vinyl paint is the magic stuff you need for the door pockets

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    Unless you're using the car for serious trackday...

    Unless you're using the car for serious trackday use or rallying there's no issue with using a lower spec subframe. The reinforcing is only there for homologation purposes so that it could be allowed...
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    When it comes to cost it's impossible to know as...

    When it comes to cost it's impossible to know as you don't know the extent of the damage & exactly how much work is required until you start digging deeper into the car.

    So to sum up Mk1 Clio...
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    ABS was an optional extra on all Mk1 Clios with a...

    ABS was an optional extra on all Mk1 Clios with a 16v engine and standard fit on all N reg cars, it's only wheel bearings that are affected by ABS being equipped or not but you should always ignore...
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    You're being paranoid & needlessly looking too...

    You're being paranoid & needlessly looking too deep into things, the calipers are exactly the same regardless of ABS, the only difference in calipers is if they're Lucas or Girling as they changed...
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    23mm are the ones you need for the Williams

    23mm are the ones you need for the Williams
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    I think I'm only safe & well because I'm not...

    I think I'm only safe & well because I'm not allowed out to play on racetracks atm :lol:

    It costs 25 euros during the week and 30 euros per lap at the weekends. The new season starts in a few...
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    If you want to take it there, you should look out...

    If you want to take it there, you should look out for the Oldtimers GP. I go to the ring quite regularly and this is the event I most want to take my Williams to as the whole place is rammed with...
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    That's nothing unusual tbh, they do make that...

    That's nothing unusual tbh, they do make that noise when taking it to the end of the steering lock & holding it there when the car is stationary. I'd only be concerned if it's any louder than that...
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    Got any photos of how it sits? I reckon it's...

    Got any photos of how it sits?

    I reckon it's more likely a case of mismatched springs or the rear axle just being lowered incorrectly
  16. You've fallen victim to the wrong terminology by...

    You've fallen victim to the wrong terminology by the sounds of it :lol: It's diamond cutting of the rim that's the magic words you're after :winkey:

    There's a place in Coventry called Wheels UK...
  17. Depends on what the state of all those things was...

    Depends on what the state of all those things was when it was last ran, if they were ok then fire it up & kick it's head in. It's only after a good thrashing that these engines are actually happy...
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    Yes, just measure the stubs on your car to make...

    Yes, just measure the stubs on your car to make sure they match
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    If you can, cancel the wheel bearings unless...

    If you can, cancel the wheel bearings unless they're made by SKF, from bitter experience I can tell you that any other make simply don't last so aren't worth bothering with.

    Another issue you...
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    If they've got the markings they're deffo...

    If they've got the markings they're deffo genuines so it rules that possibility out

    Those tie rods in your basket are spot on, the Williams uses the same ones as the early 1.8 16v which confuses...
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    The things "wrong" on that car are pretty...

    The things "wrong" on that car are pretty insignificant tbh

    The front bumper has certainly been painted as the bar running across the middle of the bottom part is supposed to be matt black
    Hockey...
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    Oh hai! :bananawave: Didn't spot the fb post...

    Oh hai! :bananawave:

    Didn't spot the fb post tbh :thinking:

    Need a better description of what you mean by the wheel sticking out more, have you got a printout from having wheel alignment done?...
  23. Thread: OCY

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    M41 OCY Spotted for sale in France for 7,950...

    M41 OCY Spotted for sale in France for 7,950 https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1880083991.htm

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    Seems to have been driven 30 miles since it failed it's MOT in 2017
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    Yes but the best thing you can possibly do is to...

    Yes but the best thing you can possibly do is to take the head to an engine builder to do it, I don't bother doing them anymore, all I do is completely disassemble it - which saves a little bit of...
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    Here's the thread showing the tool used to do the...

    Here's the thread showing the tool used to do the job http://williamsclio.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?38824-Some-pics-of-my-work-this-weekend&highlight=track+rod+tool
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    Unfortunately the inner track rods are a horrible...

    Unfortunately the inner track rods are a horrible job to do and the access is terrible, there is a tool you can buy that's designed for doing it in situ that I'm sure somebody on here has used before
  27. Thread: Oil leak

    by 16v_paddy
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    You own a Mk1 Clio, you need to get used to...

    You own a Mk1 Clio, you need to get used to opening your wallet :lol:
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    :lol: No need for nerves, it's just a...

    :lol: No need for nerves, it's just a preventative maintenance thing to keep the tyres in good condition if they're not going to move for a long time, just don't forget to drop them if you do take it...
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    I'm probably being overly harsh tbh but they are...

    I'm probably being overly harsh tbh but they are rated quite highly for fuel efficiency which is the complete opposite of what I'd want on a car that gets driven in a spirited fashion, I've got them...
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    A Carcoon is your best option, plenty of people...

    A Carcoon is your best option, plenty of people use them outdoors as well as in a garage.

    Pump the tyres up to around 40psi, use wheel chocks to hold it in place with the handbrake off so it can't...
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