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After some advice on what is best for some track use.
At present I have PMS top mounts and strut brace along with full progoex black series bushes but unsure as to what suspension setup would be best.
And decent coilovers or springs people have used? Budget isn't massive just after some...
Gents I am after some advice,
Timing up the engine and the inlet cam seems to want to look on the horseshoe all the time. Last time I did it I recall I didn't seem to have this much an issue. I've tried putting a feeler gauge in there but the inlet cam still springs back on the horseshoe, and...
having some dramas with the timing of the engine.
all parts and tools genuine Renault and have done this timing belt 4 times before without any issues.
I have currently rebuilt the track car engine, and having dramas setting the camshafts. The inlet seems to spring back, and the timing tool...
Gents I am after some advice regarding 197 cams. I have installed them fitted new cam seals also, however I need to know if the exhaust cam dowel and dephaser retaining bolt are all the same as 172 before I purchase them.
Thanks in advance
Gents hit a bit of a problem. I have bought a genuine dephaser and cam seal kit however the bolt that's meant to hold the dephaser into the cam is too small in diameter. I've never seen this before.
Anyone able to shine some light on the issue
gents after some advice really.
I have a proline brake line kit, however they weep at the joints. So hence I have been unable to complete the full bleeding process.
Just a generic question revolving how tight they need to be. Im guessing its as easy as just nipping them up tighter, but im...
Gents I am in some need of where the piston rings sit in relation to each other on the piston itself.
I have searched everywhere for a diagram but can't seem to find one. Anyone able to point me in the right direction.
As always many thanks
Gents debating what route to go down.
I want to keep the engine standard ish but thinking of the following options. Just need some advice as to if its worth it or not.
Currently I have replaced
Big end bearings
Full gasket set
Heads been ported
Gents good morning, I am after some advice regarding the main end cap bolts to hold the crank into place. I am refreshing the bottom end and was told they need to be replaced as they can stretch ever so slightly over time. So in my wisdom I threw the old ones away and now cannot seem to find any...
I am currently doing an engine rebuild, just a bit of peice if mind next year for the track more than anything else.
Possible spec: bottom end rebuild, ported head, matched inlets and 197 cams.
I am looking at replacing.
Big end bearings
Good morning gents,
Looking at doing a full engine refresh in October and would like some advice on the following.
What micrometers are you all using I've read up a bit and one's seem to give 0.1mm accuracy and others 0.05mm accuracy. All I'm gonna be doing is a full engine strip down...
After some advice. I have recently Converted a 1.6 k4m track car into a F4r 2.0. Upon starting the car it turns over imobiliser light goes out but doesn't seem to fire up. I have a feeling its relay related. Replaced all spark plugs and I believe coil pack and leads are good. Checked...
So gents I have a set of wiring diagrams, and looking to lighten the loom a little bit.
What can I remove?
I am guessing.
Electric doors and mirrors
Any problems to be encountered whilst removing any of this ?
Need some help!
Basically I have some issues regarding a fault with the throttle body on my clio 172.
I have replaced the associated relay and fuse, and also replaced the hrotrl body itself.
Upon starting the car up it revs constantly. And throttle body makes a horrendous screeching noise...
I have been building this track / potential rally car for a few months now and have been suffering from an electrical fault.
basically ive replaced the full car loom uch ecu and key / barrel lock.
connected everything up, all earth's I believe are good, and battery has been replaced.
So after I get the Immobiliser sorted on the 172 rally car i have built. I will be looking at sourcing a 2nd engine and developing it myself.
My question is I'm looking to get around 200-210bhp. Plus. How? Well I'm looking for answers here really. Obviously choice would be a set of throttle...
Basically cut a long story short I've done a 172 conversion for rallying.
All loom and plugs connected up.
Installed new battery and as soon as I connected the earth it sparked and the started motoring didn't stop spinning.
Only waited 2sec before disconnecting straight away.
Is this a bad...
I am after some advice with regards to braided fuel lines.
I am building a budget rally car, and looking to Install some braided fuel line from the pump to the fuel rail, and a bit unsure of the size and what connectors to purchase.
Any recommendations advice is most welcome
I have been building a track Clio over the last few months, and need some advice on the following.
I currently have a JC5 129 Gearbox which i believe is from a 172 Cup?
and need to clarify what drive shafts fit this gearbox.
Gents need some advice.
I bought a clio 172 with no gearbox as part of an on going rally car project.
Basically me and my brother are gonna have a go at the sport on a budget.
Cars undergone a full rebuild, including Perspex windows, mark fish x door bar roll cage, 172 engine refresh, and now...