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172 cup

  1. thatflookguy

    ThatFlookGuys Clio 172 Cup Restoration

    I've been into small fast Renaults for years now; my first time was in Adey's first Renault 5 GT Turbo back in 2003, and I spent many evenings out in it chasing Escort RS Turbos and going to various RTOC days. I will always remember the excitement coming from Adey when this exact car made 201...
  2. B

    Clio 172 cup spoiler on 1.2 dynamique

    Hello all , does anyone know if a 172 cup spoiler would fit on my 2001 ph2 dynamique? would it be a simple replacement just undoing the torx on the boot? Thanks in advance
  3. I

    Clio 172 Cambelt - which one?

    My car is a (PH2) 172 cup with no air conditioning. Can someone drop a link for the correct place to pick up the right items for my car? Everything needed for a full cambelt / aux belt service. Found the right person to do the work for me, just need to gather all the bits! :)
  4. I

    Quite a bit of work! (172 cup)

    I am looking to have quite a bit of work done at once my car is due a full service including Cambelt, aux belts etc, oil, coolant, etc etc. basically all the usual it’s a 172 cup The car does not have air conditioning I also need brake discs and pads all round (front and rear) being a 172 cup...
  5. OwenB86

    Sill Replacement Cost

    Hi All, I've been looking to buy a 172 cup after being away from cliosports for years. I found a fairly nice one but I did notice all of the jacking points are folded over and rotting, I didn't notice any more rust on the sills but I know it's hard to see without the covers off. Since I don't...
  6. asrob910

    172 CUP - NC03YYP

    Hi everyone! Recently I started a thread on whether to buy a clio exclusive, I then changed my mind when I found out a mechanic friend of mine has decided to sell his 172 Cup. He bought it on eBay and had a list as long as his arm to fix. Mechanically it is sound after he has serviced it and it...
  7. S

    New Aussie Clio 172 owner 🇦🇺

    Hi from Australia everyone, I just recently purchased my first Renault (a 2001 Clio 172 non cup). It has 127,000 kms (approx 79,000 miles for everyone else in the group). Its due a timing belt and has a rough idle on startup but other than that is in very nice condition. It does have a sticky...
  8. G

    172 Cup radiator fan not kicking in

    Hi, I've got an issue with my 172 cup where the radiator fan never kicks in. I've done a lot of research and tried a lot of troubleshooting but I can't get to the bottom of the issue. Some info I've got through troubleshooting: - If I bridge the fan relay in the engine fuse box the fan starts...
  9. F

    Clio 172/182 cup spoiler upper/3rd brake light replacement guide

    I am gonna try and make this as complete as possible, if you have any questions, i'll answer. So... Your 3rd brake light failed on your cup spoiler. Great you're in for a treat. Alright, first off you need to source a new one, which can be expensive as they go for about 90€ (i'm french sry idk...
  10. I

    PH2 172 stealth exhaust - how many are there? and which one!

    As the title suggests I’d like to know what choices there are (currently, Feb 2020) looking for something quiet, and not too chav looking :unsure: My car is a 172 cup (so ph2) and I think it currently has a straight through exhaust with some backward pointing tips on the current back box...
  11. MaddRT

    Side skirt extensions 1x2

    Has anyone got side skirt extensions on their 1x2? Maxton Design do kits for the mk3 & mk4 so has any one modified anything to fit? I know of one which used a BMW kit but to buy these new to chop up makes my bank account cry.. looks good though Discuss
  12. cliocollins

    172 Cup Restoration Progress

    Hi, I thought I'd start a thread for the 172 Cup as momentum has gathered and the parts have started to arrive. The car itself belongs to my partner, she's been interested in picking up a clean one of these for a while now. After numerous days, weeks.. months. Searching on Ebay, Facebook...
  13. Captain Hat

    Engine starts to misfire when it warms up- 172 Cup

    So, my 172 Cup. Started misfiring but only does it when the engine's up to temperature. Replaced the lambda sensor as it'd needed it for a while. Replaced the spark plugs. Checked the injectors. Replaced the HT leads. Replaced the coil pack (twice). Put it into a garage to see if they...
  14. Conor03

    Start of the OEM+ 172 Cup

    So here it is, the start of the OEM+ cup, its quite tidy already but its not perfect. The list ive got down so far is : 1) Belts and depasher need doing 2) wheels need refurbing 3) bother bumpers and bonnet need painting 4) needs new cup badges 5) steering wheel needs retrimming 6) new...
  15. J

    172 Cup Hillclimb / Sprint Car

    Hi, This is my first project thread on here. I wanted to start a thread to document my attempts to get into racing, my development as a driver and my cars development... My Background In from Sheffield, been obsessed with cars since I was a kid, went to University to study Automotive...
  16. C

    Clio 172 road rally car

    Afternoon all, Long-time-lurker, first-time-poster. I've bought myself a ph 2 172 cup, which has already been track-prepped, but now I'm going to modify it to go road rallying too. So with that in mind I'm hoping to harness the wisdom and experience of the cliosport forums for some words of...
  17. D

    David's Clio 172 Cup from Czech Rep.

    Hi everyone from the Czech Republic, I would like to introduce my track project, and learn something new, especialy about setting for track use. in 2015 a car appeared in the Czech Republic for sale, in a terrible condition. Still, I bought him for about 1100£ , with the idea that it will be a...
  18. MrBlonde

    172 Cup Limp Mode

    A couple of weeks ago on the way home,about 5mins away from home my cup went into limp mode. Wouldnt rev passed 3k & not go much above 45mph. Once home turned engine off then on again and all was fine,a week or so after this i have had no limp mode,but then today it done it twice.Again turned...
  19. Captain Hat

    EMS recommendations

    Right, so. My track car, a Clio 172 Cup, has stopped responding to throttle input. In addition, it's started idling a little high- about 1900 RPM- and quite rough. I've checked the pedal box, and that works. I've checked the throttle body, and that works. I've checked the wiring, and while I...
  20. Captain Hat

    Recommendations for a track car

    I'm building a 172 Cup into a track car. My main priority is gonna be suspension and brake setup to start with (though I am easily distracted by shiny things) but I have no idea where to start. My goal is, obviously, improved handling. I plan to do most of the work myself; I've worked on...
  21. LukeSi

    Luke's 172 Cup Track Car (And also daily because I can't afford a daily)

    Only just realised I've never done a build thread for my current 172 Cup so thought it would be rude not to. Had one back in 2014 which was actually quite a nail so ended up selling it on. Since then I've had an MR2 Turbo and a Skoda Fabia VRS which became my only car when the MR2 blew up. I...
  22. _kurtt_

    Priming issues. HELP

    Basically started around a couple of months ago I was driving my car pulled in to petrol station, when I came back and to start the car the fuel pump didn't prime at all and didn't fire first time turn the key off and on again and the pump primed and fired up fine. I thought must of just been a...
  23. mattf4r

    Dusting off the camera (sort of) - Cup content!

    I'm a 'Professional' photographer (aka photography pays my bills) and I used to be mega into shooting cars but it's been about 12 months since I've got stuck in and took any car photos. Real life took over and I shoot other stuff to make a living but just had an urge after cleaning the cup...
  24. MrBlonde

    Is this spec true?.Evo mag

    Ive Been reading an old copy of Evo Magazine with the article about the 206Gti Vs 172 Cup. When reading both specs it says that the cup came with 195/40/15 tyres and 6.5 width??
  25. MrBlonde

    MrBlonde's 172 cup

    Went on a little drive today to get some upto date photos of my cup after fitting the smaller front plate,air ducts and coilovers!
  26. Captain Hat

    Looking for replacement 172 Cup parts

    What's the best place to look for replacement stock bits for a 172 Cup? I'm looking for brake discs and pads, shocks and springs just now. None of it's urgent, but I like to start doing my research early. On a not entirely related note, what's the most cost-effective route to go down if I'm...
  27. MrBlonde

    Steering Rack Guide

    Looking to change my steering rack this weekend,i have access to a ramp and tools so thats half the battle done rather than on the ground.I have done a search and cant find much on this topic,so has anyone got a guide or any help on how to change the steering rack please?.its for a 172 cup if...
  28. B

    Another non starter!

    Hi all, New to clio ownership but long time petrol head. He is one has me stumped. Car was running fine (front brakes overheating but that seems to be a regular issue) then completely cut out. No bangs or excitement, just dead. Now I have a flashing red "stop" light (owners manual says coolant...
  29. cliosscott

    Scotts 172 cup

    So after a year of procrastonating and buying crap cars, i finally bit the bullet and flew from belfast to middlesbrough to buy this lovley 172 cup. I spoke to 10 different people and went over to sheffield for a 182 2 weeks ago to find out it was a heap, so it tooksome serious amout of...