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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. AndyPembs182

    Wireless iPhone mount/holder for 182

    Looking for recommendations for a wireless charging holder for iPhone 12 Pro Max. Considering an air vent one as I’d rather it weren’t on the screen (always seems to fall off!). Very happy to hear about amazing ones and rubbish ones too!
  5. AndyPembs182

    Power for Alpine sub woofer

    I’m fitting an Alpine underwear sub in my 182 this weekend. Any suggestion about where to pick up power from?
  6. P

    182 ignition fault finding

    Hi there, I am trying to do some fault finding as I am intermittently losing spark. I cannot seem to find any mention of the ignition system in any of the various manuals I have managed to find online. Does anybody know where I can find this? Thanks.
  7. AndyPembs182

    ABS, service and traction control lights

    Since changing my wishbones and track rod ends last weekend some warning lights are coming on and off intermittently: ABS, service and traction control. I suspect an ABS sensor might have been knocked during the work? Maybe some rust got into a sensor? Can anyone offer some advice as to how to...
  8. AndyPembs182

    Replacing track rods and the plastic fitting

    I'm looking to replace my inner track rods and have seen lots of posts which refer to a plastic fitting which sometimes needs to be split in order to get the crows foot spanner in there. I can't seem to find those plastic parts anywhere: could someone point me in the right direction to a supplier?
  9. R

    New to Clio Sport - Just picked up a 182 FF

    Hi, new to this forums and Clio’s in general. Having just picked up this 182 with a very good history of services and parts, I’m just looking to see if there are any good people/company’s on here to keep in mind when buying parts/cosmetics for the car? Also, anyone recognise it? Had a lot of...
  10. AndyPembs182

    Treating wishbones before fitting?

    I'm going to be fitting lovely new wishbones to my 182 very soon. And here's the question: would you treat them with a rust proofing first? I'm thinking Hammerite spray seal. Suggestions/warnings/recommendations are all welcome!
  11. L

    Exhaust too loud!

    Hi, looking for some advice and possibly exhausts for sale. I've just bought a clio 182 with a scorpion single silencer non resonated exhaust, also with a decat and it's well too loud, deafening. So considering my options -adding in a silencer on the straight part of the pipe and / or replacing...
  12. R


    Hi all, iv just bought a 182 and must say I have no regrets such a fun french tin shed, I’m not shy to the fence hot hatch life iv previously owned, Peugeot 106 XSI and 106 GTI also had a 2000plate clio RSI, my last car was a Audi S6 4.2l V8 a totally different league of car but I could not wait...
  13. Z

    Swop a clio 182 engine for a 172 ?

    hi guys , bit of a noob here Both mechanically and when it comes to clio sports. I own a 182 and messed up my engine. After trawling the net ive found a 172 engine im told the code is F4R736 whereas mine is a 738. Please talk me through the process is it simple as removing one and slapping on...
  14. AndyPembs182

    Car covers

    I’ve put this in the detailing section because I’ve read about car covers which can cause damage to clear coat - nothing major, but I’d rather not mess up my 182! I should add that it’s for outdoor use. Could I ask for recommendations and pointers? What should I look out for in buying a cover?
  15. S

    New headlights for Renault Clio 2.0 16v sport 182 with both cup packages

    What is going on with Renault? all I want is a new set of headlights for my 2005 Renault Clio sport 182 with both cup packages. I'm tearing my goddamn hair out! Everyone is advertising that they have them but they don't? Ordered some off eBay they were delivered broken. Ordered some from Europe...
  16. AndyPembs182

    Wishbones for 182

    OEM or genuine? Big difference in cost. Keen not to change the ride or handling, but equally don’t want to bankrupt myself!
  17. AndyPembs182

    Dogbone bushes - which colour?!

    I want to re-bush my 182 dog bone with Powerflex and am wondering which colour to use. I don’t intend taking it on the track, so it’ll be fast road use. I know that black is intended for track, but would there be any benefit to using them anyway?
  18. AndyPembs182

    Wet left foot

    During a rather quick drive this morning I suffered a wet left foot in my 182... cold water, clear and didn’t really smell of anything. Dribbled out near the footrest, but then tunnel carpet was wet for about a foot behind that. What do we think? Heater matrix or a more general leak?
  19. AndyPembs182

    Front ARB bushes

    My inner front ARB bushes are starting to perish - should I go for original Renault or aftermarket? Pros and cons welcomed in replies/comments....
  20. Iamhiding

    172 / 182 oil pump mod worthwhileness & bleeding

    I’ll be replacing a suspected failing oil pump later in the week. 148k engine, Howling bottom end like the pump is struggling when cold with the thickness of the cold oil and vibrations from the oil filter. No oil light popping up and the noise goes away once warm. Very subtle valve tick once...
  21. AndyPembs182

    Headlamp washer pump location

    My windscreen and rear screen washers are working fine, but the headlamp ones aren’t. I’ve had a search and gather that two pumps are needed. Could someone help me with the location of the one which does the headlamp washers?
  22. AndyPembs182

    Aircon condenser

    I need to replace the aircon condenser in my 182. An initial search online shows a variety of prices from around £50 to £300+ If you’ve replaced this part which did you choose? And where did you get it from?
  23. AndyPembs182

    Air conditioning pipe part number query

    The pipe which connects the top of the condenser to the compressor in my 182 has split and needs replacing. Does anyone happen to know the part number for this? (Currently failing to find it on any of the parts websites...)
  24. J

    Clio 182 High pitch noise at speed.

    Gettting a high pitch noise when at about 80mph + Comes from the front but unsure if it is the dash or an external noise. Anyone had this issue before?
  25. AndyPembs182

    Bluetooth connectivity for 182

    I’d like to add Bluetooth connectivity to my 54 plate 182, but I want to retain the original headunit. Ideally I’d like to avoid the FM-transmitter type as I’ve tried a couple and not found them to be very good. Has anyone found a good solution? Ideas, suggestions and recommendations warmly...
  26. J


    Evening all, I recently popped my engine on a track day in my clio 182. I have a replacement engine. I am looking to see if anyone on here would be able to/or know anyone in north west, preferably close to macclesfield as possible to fit my new engine? Thanks
  27. FPummell

    Fred and James’ Clio 182 Racecar Project

    I’ve wanted to start a project thread for a while but progress on the car has been a little of the slow side whilst doing the fabrication work on the shell so there wouldn’t be regular updates. However we have just started to paint it so now there is light at the end of the tunnel so thought it...
  28. E

    182 Clio Turbo Options

    Hi all, couple of weeks ago purchased myself a 182 Clio in Titanium with both cup packs, my plan with the Clio is to boost it, now, the engine is on 158k which I'm thinking needs a full refresh before I even think about boosting due to the mileage so new rings, new gaskets, bearings etc. What...
  29. Iamhiding

    Odd brake pressure issue non cup 172 ph2

    Hi guys, just want to bounce this off someone. Clio 172 ph2 non cup with abs. I’m no stranger to rebuilding bike/car brakes etc, spent more time doing it than I care to think about although I’m less familiar when it comes to abs systems. So the story, Brakes were fine prior to this. few...
  30. Manny182

    Arctic Blue Clio 182 Project

    I purchased my Clio 182 for £1100 back in November and it's safe to say I've been in love with her ever since. At the time, I said to myself I'll keep the car past the summer and look to move on afterwards, but who was I kidding... Even though I haven't done any work on it or spent anything on...