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  1. F

    Bizarre thing I found

    Ok so I’m not sure I’m in the right category there, but I found this in my owners documents in the 182 and just wondered what it’s for ?.. Is that some kind of ticket to make another key for free or something ?
  2. D

    Clio 182 Engine Rattle.

    My 182 has developed a lightish rattle high up in the engine, so it's engine out and I have started to dismantle it to see what's going on. I shall update when I find a problem.
  3. AndyPembs182

    Insurance when car is SORN-ed and stored

    What insurance options are there for covering your car when it’s SORN-ed and stored? Ideally I’m looking for something which will cover the car but allow me to use my No Claims on another car….
  4. AndyPembs182

    Dos and don’ts for storage in garage

    This autumn my 182 is going to be taken off the road and into storage for a while - so this post is about storage and any important dos and don’ts you’d like to contribute. Please post away, no holds barred. All views, suggestions and tips are welcome….
  5. N

    Gearbox options for 182

    Hello! I’ve got a Clio 182 and the gearbox is on its way out but I can’t for the life of me find a JC5 130. Anyone know what other options I have? Located in the North East of Scotland Thanks in advance!
  6. F

    Clio 197/Megane 225 brakes on Clio 182

    Hi guys I’m thinking about upgrading the brakes on my lil 182 now. So I was wondering all the things i need to run them. -The Calipers obviously -These things (idk what they’re called in English) And do I need the brake lines from the 197 too ? What else ? Thanks in advance
  7. M

    New to the forum! 182 in the Midlands. Prepping for track!

    Hi all, Recently purchased my first 182. Looking to get it back ready for a few track days this year and maybe meet a few RS members along the way. Based in Wolverhampton so if anyone is nearby would be great to meet other members. May have a few questions and appreciate advice from...
  8. C

    To Poly bush or not poly bush?

    I'm stuck between keeping the stock engine mount bushes (upper OSF and dogbone) and putting the poly bush inserts in. Fortunately, the mounts in the car are already in good condition... Just need more opinions and people's experience with having installed.
  9. H

    Nearside low speed vibration

    Howdy all, have myself a clip 172, is lowered a bit and I've just had the timing belt done. Whenever the car is travelling straight at sub 20kmh and you foot it, it seems as if there's a vibration like a stuffed tie rod or unbalanced wheel, and goes away above 40kmh and doesn't return, it seems...
  10. C

    Dog Bone Mount - Good or Bad?

    Hello I’ve been looking into getting an updated dog bone mount, mainly from Evol Engineering to be exact. However... I’ve heard bad things too, especially if every other mount is original/OEM. So what experience have people had with poly/up rated dog bone mounts?
  11. Laura182

    182 in limp mode, electric fault light on - help!

    Hi all, hoping you could give me some help here or some places to start! My Clio 182 has recently had a lot of work done including cam belt, new clutch etc. I've owned the car since 2009. We brought it back from the garage and it was running perfectly, then today I started it up and the...
  12. M

    Front of engine wiring loom

    Hi Please see photographs of a disconnected plug on the front wiring loom on my 2005 182, any idea what it is or where it goes, to be fair the end looks a little broken, it goes into the loom that goes to the alternator & some of the sensors on the engine, any info will be greatly appreciated.
  13. S

    New member looking for a 172/182

    Hi all I’ve always been a fan of the Renault sport from when my older brother owned a clio Williams back in the day. Just had a few questions. I’m looking for a 182 or a 172. Is there much difference in prices in Similar condition? Is there much difference in both cars or both on par? Any...
  14. F

    Need GEARBOX info

    Okay so I’be been looking for a gearbox for a while now but I a bit confused as which will fit mine, I know it’s been discussed before but there is something I don’t understand and I can’t find any answers, so I have a 182 2004 so I need a JC5 130 although first question, Could I fit in a jc5...
  15. AndyPembs182

    Axel positions - front and rear

    No p*ss taking please! But tomorrow I‘d like to get my 182 on axel stands - where‘s the best position for them, front and rear? If anyone’s wondering, I’m sorting out rust - wish me luck!
  16. AndyPembs182

    Calliper bolts

    Does anyone know the correct size of bolt to hold the callipers onto the hub on a 182? Are they the same front and rear?
  17. AndyPembs182

    Painting brake callipers

    Looking for recommendations for brake calliper paint! Ideally something easy to apply, long lasting and a vivid colour.
  18. AndyPembs182

    Car ramps - how high?

    I’m planning on buying some car ramps - the time has come to de-rust and sort out the underside of my 182! So here’s the question: can anyone recommend a pair which give additional height over the standard? Most seem to be about 20cm (8 inches) - is there anything out there that’s higher?
  19. AndyPembs182

    Fitting kit for catalytic converter

    I’m fitting a replacement catalytic converter on Saturday to my 182. Can anyone recommend a fitting kit? Which parts would it be sensible to get?
  20. Fowlerboy7

    My latest purchase - RB 182

    So my latest purchase is this Racing Blue 182. I went to purchase a Racing Blue in 2015, admittedly when they were worth a lot less than what they’re fetching now! But due to circumstances out of my control, I never ended up buying it. Ended up purchasing a non cup Arctic blue 182 instead...
  21. AndyPembs182

    Reluctor rings for 182 - how much?! £$%

    I’m looking to replace the reluctor rings on my 182 but have a found a really wide variety of pricing. Also there to be slightly different sizes depending on Cup suspension. Any advice on this from someone who’s replaced them would be welcome!
  22. G

    Clio Cup Race Car Mk1 for sale

    Hello fellow Clio rs fans! I have somewhat of a forgotten gem for sale, the very 1st Clio rs in history. Registered in week 50 of 1990, this was made a year before the road car went on sale. A genuine RS Factory race car with less than 22,000 miles, an MOT and even the factory Renault Clio Cup...
  23. S

    K4M project daily

    Hello everyone, new guy in the forum and to the clio scene coming from croatia. I own a ph1 clio k4m 1.6 16v dynamic, completley stock except oz superturismo 16" wheels that i got with the car when i bought it. The car looks stupid with stock suspension and those rims and also it is very soft...
  24. AndyPembs182

    Replacing battery in key fob

    If I remove the battery from my 182 key fob - to replace - is there a risk it will become “de-programmed”? Do I need to do it in a certain way? Help!
  25. E

    182 SatNav AppleCarplay

    Anyone know if you can fit a double din Apple CarPlay in place of the oem SatNav on a 182?
  26. W

    clio 182 counting too many miles?

    been driving my clio about a week. it seems to be counting miles way to frequently almost double what a map says it should have been. any ideas?
  27. F

    Wheel lug nuts specs OZ F1 CUP 16

    Hi, So I got some new set of shoes for the car, and went ahead with some 16” OZ F1 CUP ET37 The thing is the guy I bought them from forgot one lug nut I cannot for the life of me find the specs for them, anyone of you got the same wheels and know them and where to buy them from ? I kinda know...
  28. AndyPembs182

    Fog from air vents and water in footwells

    Two issues here: 1. After running the air con for a long while - and when it's working hard - I sometimes get fog coming out of the centre vents 2. The cabin has a musty smell and sometimes the driver's side mat is wet I know about some drain holes in the scuttle, but are there others for the...
  29. D

    New to the scene / 182

    Hiya! My name's Calum, I'm living in north Essex and just a couple months back in April I bought my first ever track toy/weekend car: a stripped out Clio 182. This is my second ever owned car and I'm really happy with it; I drive it alongside my first car, a mk1 Yaris d4d. Similar size but...
  30. Levi_NL_046

    Modded 182 dyno numbers/graph

    Hi, I got my 182 all "tunned" up with 197cams+injectors, milltek resonated catback, ported inlets and green filter. Cam swap and tunning has been done by Dekker Motorsport. It made 175.5 Whp and 204.4Nm(150.7ftlbs) Can someone with more knowledge tell if this result is to be expected( I was...