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  1. Advikaz

    Clutch options 182

    any suggestions regarding clutches for a 182 that’s used on the road and track. Car will be getting a black line diff fitted. Any first hand recommendations welcomed. Leaning towards the Sachs Performance Kit 🤦🏽‍♂️😭 Interested also in LUK experiences of getting tracked with moderate vigour...
  2. Advikaz

    Another Track Pad Question

    Hiya, Yay, another brake pad thread. I'm running PBS pro race in the 182 at the moment. They are okay tbf but will need replacing soon enough. Question, what are the favourites that are road usable (won't s**t themselves or not work at all when cold) that don't absolute batter your wheels...
  3. Advikaz

    182 manifold diameter

    Hi guys, Can you tell me what diameter the manifold tube is that joins at the flange. I’m looking to have a flexi welded in place and would rather not have to jack it up again. Looks like 2.5” to my eye tape measure 🤔 Thanks in advance !
  4. Advikaz

    Which RS Tuner???????

    Hi guys, Thinking about getting an RS tuner. Seems like a good idea considering I’m balls deep in this project, Website has three versions: Which ones the one to get????? Am I right in thinking that you have to buy modules...
  5. Advikaz

    Anyone used these ? Brembo rears Are they as said.. supplied complete with bearing and the rings ?
  6. Advikaz

    182 Need some assistance …

    Hi, Finished up a few jobs on my 182 today. Have some questions that I’m hoping you wonderful inbreds can help with. For those that have removed their rear seats/bench. What solutions have you come up with for bunging the holes left in the floor for the seat belts ? Any links to bungs etc ...
  7. M

    Fitting Cup Spoiler to non Cup spoiler pack 182

    Hi Team, Bit heartbroken at the moment. I bought a 182 Cup pack spoiler for my non Cup pack spoiler 182, had it shipped all way from the UK to NZ. Whipped the old one off plugged the new one in and the brake light isn't working... I did some reading on forums beforehand and I understood this...
  8. Advikaz

    Exhaust Queries (Milltek Decat & Non Res)

    Hi guys, My 182 has a Non resonated and decatted Milltek... How do these fair on track? Would it be wise to source a resonator and fit it? I'm not sure how loud it is externally, but internally it's pretty 'full on'. Cheers
  9. C

    Wanted - Timing tools for 182

    Hi, I’m new to the community, I have a silver 182 and a Tungsten Grey R5 GTT, the 5 is currently being tuned after a full bare metal resto. I’m after a timing tool kit for the 182 and wondered if anyone has one for sale! Thanks.
  10. S

    Renault clio sport 182 with both cup packages

    I suppose it's my own fault for letting idiot's work on my car but I seem to have a missing bolt if anyone can help me out?
  11. A

    Best Clio specialist garage in Manchester?

    Hi all, M'182 was running verrrry rich and now sputtering so it needs a bit of TLC. And new injectors probably. I live in Manchester so if anyone knows of a local place to take it where they both know what they're doing AND won't give it back to me with zero feedback and covered in s**t...
  12. A

    Freshly repainted for no reason in particular

    Hi all, just sharing for eye candy purposes. I reckon Charlie Brooker got his idea for Black Mirror from a freshly painted Black Gold 182. I've had the front repainted (stone chips) and the rest machine polished and it is SO shiny it's hard to capture in photos. The white dots on the bonnet is...
  13. S

    Help me find a gearbox

    Hi, I need help sourcing a Clio 182 gearbox JC5 130 can’t find one anywhere. Many thanks
  14. W

    Old Crusty - restoring my rotten BG 182

    Welcome to my 2005 Black Gold 182 track car I've owned since mid 2021. Some people see these cars as cheap disposable track toys, but I haven't been able to own/run a fun car before, so this little 182 has become my pride and joy. And then I found the rust... :oops: This winter I've replaced...
  15. H

    182 Dodgy Idle

    Hi all, Hoping someone on here can help me as I’m getting ready to blow my brains out with my 182 at the moment! for the last few months I’ve had a running problem, bit of a dodgy idle and the car just not feeling right! Engine wise the car only has a JMRS induction kit and a scorpion exhaust...
  16. Davyboy888

    ULEZ extension and 182 Compliance ?

    The ULEZ zone is being extended to the M25 orbital in August 2023 and is set to affect a huge number of motorists. I have a specific question about 182 compliance. Driving in the ULEZ zone is chargeable for any petrol engined vehicle that's not Euro 4 or later. The 182 is Euro 3. However if...
  17. 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 ?
  18. 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….
  19. 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….
  20. 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!
  21. 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
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. 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?
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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!