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  1. SamClioRS

    200T gearbox map/update?

    Anybody with a 200T been able to get the Trophy gearbox update or know of a good aftermarket gearbox map?
  2. D

    Strange noise around 4000 RPM

    Hi! So i have a problem with my Twingo rs. There there seems to be a loose bearing sound whenever I go past 4000 revs then let off the accelerator or changing gears. It still shifts fine, no slipping clutch, no drop in rpm. Managed to find a video of someone who had the same issue but he...
  3. C

    Broken driveshaft?

    Bit of a weird one this, any answers appreciated. Yesterday took the n/s driveshaft out (diff side) to repair one of the threads that the boot bolts into. When I was putting the shaft back and bolting the suspension back up the shaft pulled itself out of its boot as I'd been an idiot and put...
  4. B

    Clio rs edc - LSD options?

    Hi all, I recently bought an RS 220 and although it has good traction, after some rather 'spirited' driving I've come to the realisation it really needs a proper torque biasing LSD in it: however I've been trawling the web and cannot find any aftermarket suppliers of diffs for the EDC gearbox...
  5. C

    Clio 172 loss of drive

    Hi one and all, First time posting to this forum so apologies if the thread ends up in the wrong place. We bought our Clio 172 cup a couple of months ago and yesterday we took it for it's first track day. All was going well but then we broke something... Basically it feels like a diff/gearbox...
  6. MaxB

    1.2 16v no drive in any gears

    Drove my Clio to work earlier and parked it up outside. Got back in it after finishing work and noticed a strange clonking noise coming from the engine bay. Checked it out but couldn't see anything so decided to drive home carefully. I put it in gear and went to move forwards to find that I...
  7. J

    Does the Clio mk3 tce share the same gearbox with the Twingo GT?

    I’m putting my clio tce through its paces pretty soon. Pushing for power with new turbo, injectors etc. I know I’m going to be needing a new, uprated clutch to deal with the new ‘neck breaking’ power. I have only been able to find a clutch for the Twingo GT and knowing they have the same engines...
  8. bozothenutter

    Big job list

    Hi, i've slowly collected a bunch of parts for the car and time has come to put it all on! Being a hobby mechanic i'm getting help from a real one to save me from myself......? the job is as follows: - put rollcentre correction kit on (I must be the last to do so) - change gearbox and clutch -...
  9. I

    Help!! dreaded trans gremlins.

    Bit of background for you all: 2009 200 FF Gearbox rebuild @ KTEC Sept 2017 New clutch, release bearing at same time. Major service at KTEC October 2017 (72k) Current mileage 88k. Since bought, there’s always been an intermittent grinding from under bonnet. Goes away when clutch is in so...
  10. Emma1985

    Gear selector rod help

    Hey can anyone advise what I’d potentially need to change here... I’ve had an engine replacement and since I can hear the gear selector rod knocking when driving on uneven road. I’ve had a look and it’s very slack. It’s not effecting the gears in any way. Any help be appreciated thanks
  11. Romanian Tyre Fitter

    75w90 Gearbox oil in JC5-130

    Hi all, Wondered if anyone has every used 75w90 in their 172's? Mine will be for fast road/track as a weekend toy and wondered if anyone has ever swapped out the usual expensive GL4 75w80 for something with a larger operating temp. Seen this on eBay and its half the price of Elf stuff...
  12. Rystar

    Think I've just killed gearbox number three... Surely it can't be my luck...

    Hi All, So I think I've just killed gearbox number three. Fifth, Third and Second are whining like hell and will pop out. This rebuilt box (local firm) has lasted about 15k? The last box (KTEC refurb unit) lasted about 15k miles also, that one would whine in all gears and eventually would pop...
  13. Iamhiding

    Another jc5 bites the dust

    Can’t believe this is my first post here. ?? hoped it would have been the (wet side) cv boot but no joy. Two months in to owning my first hot hatch, ph2 172, 125k on the clocks. Gutted. Limped it a mile home. Fair to say this box is dead. Anyone hazard a guess as to what the cause has been...
  14. M

    Clio 172 Gearbox Issue

    Hello, I've recently joined the Renault scene with a clio sport 172. So far I've had terrible luck, blew some parts out of the diff casing when I changed into third at 70kmh. So far I have just bought a second hand gearbox to go in, however I can't select any of the gears by hand with the...
  15. J

    Mk1 clio

    Does anyone know if you the gearbox from a mk2/mk3 would fit onto a Mk1 engine? Cheers.
  16. IRD05

    Mk3 1.2TCe gearbox oil leak

    My lovely little (pain the behind) Clio has developed a gearbox oil leak 😧 The car has left lovely little puddles in my garage, on the drive and at work so may have been leaking for a little while. Appears to be coming from the passenger side, was just wondering if anyone has had...
  17. Carlos_2017

    2nd Gear Problem

    Hi all, Can anyone help me diagnose what's happened to my 2nd gear? The car goes into all other gears fine, pulled away this morning put it into 2nd (was fine) pulled up to a junction then stopped. Pulled away again, 1st was fine, went to go into second and then I physically couldn't get it...
  18. Carlos_2017

    Dog Bone Mount

    Hiya guys, Just a quick one, what are people's views on the K-Tec stabiliser bar? Would that be a better shout than the powerflex bushes for the original mount?
  19. GrahamV182

    Gearbox repair kit .... any recommendations?

    The car is a 2005 Clio 182 cup..... it jumped out of first gear last weekend and I think it can only get worse. I have a break from competition for a few weeks so now seems a good time to refresh the 'box. I'm thinking of a kit that includes at a minimum some new bearings, synchos and seals...
  20. dane0

    Gearbox noise.

    I've read a lot of posts and can't seem to pinpoint what I'm hearing as everyone keeps going on about he diff bearings. Mine is only when the clutch is engaged in gear. Surely if it was the diff it would make noise regardless due to being connected to the driveshafts. When on the motorway it's...
  21. C

    Gearbox issue on 197 - can't get into gear from start / when cold

    Hi guys, First post on the forum and sadly its a gearbox issue. I've read through a fair few threads but wanted to put this up and see if anyone can advise me on the potential cause(s). When cold, normally in the morning after she has been sat over night, I can not get the car into gear (any...
  22. J

    2005 Clio cup gear box

    Hello, I have a clio cup 2005 Am I correct is saying that I need a jc5 130 box?? Also will the jc5 089 and jc5 129 also fit?? Does anyone have any for sale?? Desperate to find the correct part. Thanks, very much appreciated!
  23. R

    182 steering problems

    Hey can anyone help me... First of all I get a squeak when I start the engine first time of the day. Usually cold. Then a wee bit before hard lock it will squeak pretty bad I have just done the gearbox and clutch. By dropping the subframe, Now when I'm in say 5th gear accelerate 60-70 then...
  24. M

    Gearbox Earth Strap

    Having issues with my electrics tripping out, want to replace the gearbox earth strap (04 182FF) does anyone know what size the bolts holes are? From reading forum saw someone mention 10.5mm for the larger hole. Thanks for any help.
  25. James363

    Gearbox rebuild/upgrade advice

    Hi, I'm wanting to rebuild my gearbox in a couple of months, but as my car is going to be used predominantly on rallies I want to upgrade from the current box to something better. Ideally I would go sequential, but I don't think I can afford it (not found someone selling one yet) so I am...
  26. Rystar

    Gears feel 'Blocked' when downchanging?

    Hi All, Just a quick question really, when changing down gears it feels like they are literally blocked off until you rev the engine a tad and the gears slide in a treat. My first car was a 1.2 8v which did the same. Is this a clio thing or a sign of problems to come?😂 (Evol...
  27. E

    Clio 200 4th gear crunch misery... RUK help?

    Hey chaps, appreciate people are probably sick of seeing posts on this issue but I would be grateful for any help / advice.. I've had my Clio 200 at the dealer and it's confirmed 4th gear synchro problems as is always the case.. According to RUK because it is 'not a known/common issue' they...
  28. J

    Clio 200 Clutch Bleed | Warrington / North West

    Quick question, I've got the 'normal' gearbox issues when cold, which seems to be much less of an issue if I get pressure into the hydraulic system by pressing the brake pedal firmly whilst selecting 1st gear, on a cold morning. Aside from that, all's good. So, I'm going to get a brake/clutch...
  29. leeds2592

    Which Gearbox Oil?

    Hi all, Looking to change my gearbox oil as it's done over 100k miles and very much doubt it's been done before. I know I need 3/3.1 litres and 75w-80 Question is what oil should I be looking at? Elf Tranself NFJ 75W-80 any good? Thanks
  30. J

    Clio 197 Reverse Gear Blocked - Intermittently

    Hi there, new to the forum but I’m just after a little advice if possible as no one local to me can understand what could be going on with the reverse selection in my Clio 197! So, a bit of a random one but I've recently purchased a Clio 197 which is an amazingly fun piece of kit, but every now...