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  1. RichValver

    Anyone used a 172 Sportex exhaust ?

    As titled, I fancy a change from my ktec stealth system. Has anyone got any opinions in these systems? Very cheap but I'd like to know what they sound like. I do trackdays so it can't be too loud. Also I can't find the bore of the system if anyone knows it? Any help appreciated Rich
  2. RichValver

    182 manifold with 172 exhaust

    What do I need altogether to get this to work. I have a ktec catback at the moment and have a 182 manifold to fit. Can I use a 182 cat or do I need to use a link pipe? I'd like to be able to switch out cat/decat and using a standard 182 cat would be easiest option. Also what happens with...
  3. RichValver

    20% off eBay deals

    Just thought I'd share, can get brand new TD 1.2's in Clio fitment for £308 at the moment If anyone want so add other items into the post crack on 😁
  4. RichValver

    Running a 5pk belt instead of a 6pk

    Any reason I shouldn't run a 5pk instead of a 6pk. Have a misalignment issue due to a Pas pump pulley sitting too close the the engine and a 5pk should sort the issue out without me having to replace the Pas pump again Thoughts?
  5. RichValver

    TD 1.2's on offwer £383 a set

    Demon tweeks currently have a good deal on these. Only the black are in the offer and come with fitting kit Size is 15"/ET35 for that price Thought this might be helpful to others :)
  6. RichValver

    Aux belt jumping

    Basically my aux belt has jumped a grove on the crank pulley. Moved over one to the cambelt side. Any idea what would likely cause this. Has happened twice now (on diff aux belts) but same tensioner Any ideas welcome ?
  7. RichValver

    Exhaust clamp sizes

    Does anyone know which size exhaust clamps Il need for a ktec stealth cat back on a mk2. My centre clamp has gone missing and the rear has come loose so need to fit new ones Rich
  8. RichValver

    New caliper carriers

    Anyone ordered new ones for a 172. Loads of them on eBay around £20 but unsure which is the correct fitment. Anyone had any success getting the correct ones
  9. RichValver

    New Falken Tyres

    I always rave about Falkens for road use as they are very reasonably priced but have noticed they have released a updated version. Ze914 are now Ze310 anyone given them a go yet?
  10. RichValver

    172 Wont start in cold Weather

    this only seems to be an issue when its cold and can be intermittent. The car will not turn over at all. Turning the key does nothing. I have to wiggle the wiring going to the starter motor then it tends to start. Sound Just a bad connection or could it be something else? It doesn't do it when...
  11. RichValver

    A/C pump clutch replacement

    Anyone managed to get hold of the bearing and clutch so I can replace them. Mines failed and would like to get replacements to diy it. Can't seem to find anything for a/c refurbs Any help or details would be appreciated Rich
  12. RichValver

    A/c pump removal/replacement

    Any guides on here? mines failed so needs replacing. what needs removing to get to it. do I need to remove everything that runs off the aux belt or can it be removed by just taking off the belt/tensioner? not taken a look yes so any tips before I get started would be appreciated Thanks
  13. RichValver

    seat fitment 172/twingo 2

    just purchased a set of honda recaros that are on twingo subframes. Any idea if they are likely to fit into the 172 before I try it out? have been told they are custom subframes for twingo thanks in advance
  14. RichValver

    Cheap Genuine oil filler caps

    Just ordered one of these not expecting it to be much but it has arrived in genuine packaging just thought it may help anyone out whose looking for one
  15. RichValver

    Rare Sight?

    Cant be many about surely? :cool:
  16. RichValver

    Rear seatbelt pretentioner help, pics of the loomto car please

    Anyone with a stripped out rear on a 172, failed on my airbag light which is bringing up rear pretentioner fault both sides. Have pulled the seatbelts out and there is no wiring on them and I cannot see any wiring on the car. If anyone can supply a pic for me that would be much appreciated. Need...
  17. RichValver

    Sorry, another airbag light

    I have been searching on here for about an hour now but cant see exactly what I'm looking for. The connectors under my passenger seat have been chopped off and connected incorrectly to each other so I am trying to find out what colours connect to what as I would like to try fixing this without...
  18. RichValver

    Basic spec twingo cambelt change

    Is anyone able to give me a step by step guide to doing the cambelt/waterpump for a 1.2 8v non tubo twingo mk2 09 reg is there a Haynes manual available or may it be covered in a Clio Haynes manual as I assume its a variant of the Clio engine any help appreciated Rich
  19. RichValver

    What wishbones?

    Looking into replacing mine as there is something peculiar going on with my alignment to the n/s (cannot get negative camber regardless of what I have tried so am suspecting wishbone /ball joint to be at fault) What should I go for, gen replacements Aftermarket ebay jobby at half the price or...
  20. RichValver

    4K TV's

    I'm looking to updrade my 50" plasma to a 4K and have a load of deals on 4k TV's ATM. I have preordered the XboxOneX so need something that's gonna work well with that. These are my 2 options atm as the specs/price seem good to me 50'' (wrong tech specs listed)...
  21. RichValver

    Ebay rear shocks

    Has anyone tried these out...
  22. RichValver

    PAS Leak

    Woken up to a nice pool of pas fluid on my driveway. Only place I can see it would be leaking from is here is it just a case of disconnecting the lower pipe and replacing an O ring? If so does anyone have a part number for it (pic taken after cleaning the pipe up) don't seem to have lost any...
  23. RichValver

    Anyone with a meggy mk2 rs? looking for a favour

    looking for someone to test out some headlamp washer blanks for me if anyones interested? will send a pair that I use for clio mk2 rs, I am just interested in weather or not they also fit the megane If anyones game I will send a pair FOC for you to keep Even if you just have a bumper off car...
  24. RichValver

    Oreca Steering wheels

    Anyone fitted one of these, opinions on quality etc? Looking at a flat 330mm wheel
  25. RichValver

    Wheel colour opinions :/

    I have a set of 15's I want refurbing for my 172 daily but I cant decide on a colour for them, any thought s on what to do? I cant decide if red is a bit much and maybe I should just go for an anthracite or something else perhapse, my rear beam is red and so are my coolant hoses hence the colour...
  26. RichValver

    Neglected ph1

    Iv neglected this car I will be honest, its been sat for a couple of years. It should be going to a new home over the weekend though so chucked a battery on it, started it up and gave it a quick clean :)
  27. RichValver

    Pic request mk2 rear quarter

    Anyone got a pic of a mk2 with the outer rear quarter removed? I'm looking for pics of how the inner arch looks Thanks in advance
  28. RichValver

    '92 Clio Mk1 16v updates

    Think its worth me making a progress thread for this as I will no doubt be adding and changing things over time :smile: I lost a lot of the original photos of when I had it so will kinda do it as a progress thread from now onwards but will chuck some old pics in as I find them :smile: So...
  29. RichValver

    Turbine Love

    Finally got around to polishing my turbines today seeing as I had the day off and the weather was pretty sweet :) The whole car needs a good clean next and is desperate for a good polish! :)
  30. RichValver

    Aux Belt Wear

    Wondering if this is a common fault Changed my aux belt Nov 2015 and done sub 15k miles. Its been slackened off once or twice due to cambelt being done etc Today whilst doing an oil change I took a quick look at it and have notice the ribs starting to crack on the belt Is this normal or...