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  1. General tuning
    I have read with interest all that I could find on here (and elsewhere) regarding the suitability or not of remapping or chipping my Clio. For clarity it's a 2002, Mk II, 1.5dci, 82hp 3 door model. Fairly high mileage (for UK tastes) but runs and goes very well. In asking for opinions and input...
  2. Tuning & Modding
    Hi.I was wondering does anybody have some expirience whit chip tunning the Laguna with the 2.0 dCi motor or any car with that enginge.Mine is from 2011 and it has about 180000km.It has 150hp and i wanted to get 180hp and 400nm beacuse it feels a bit underpowerd at times and i wanted a bit lower...
  3. Engines
    hello everyone i will try to explain everything so bear with me i have the megane 1 (1998) with the F3R engine / DP0 -AL4 automatic gearbox ..this car is special to me as i inherited it from my passed away dad so i'm not considering to change ... last year i had to replace the gear box due...
  4. Engines
    Hi people, I'm looking into getting a cone style performance air filter for my cabriolet mk1. Just wondering if I remove the standard air filter box and all pipe work and then pipe it from the carburettor. Only asking as on some videos I've seen they seem to bolt it on to the box which is...
  5. Engines
    Hi guys, i hope someone knows whats wrong with my car. Its an 01 clio ph2 1.4 8v fully stock with 80 xxx mile on the clock. My problem is, the car feels really slow. I struggle going up hill, if there is more than 1 person in the car it feels like something is pulling the car back, the car revs...
  6. Engines
    Just recently I developed the following issues... Pushing the start button causes an initial burst to start the engine then it stops, keeping my foot on the clutch approx 3seconds later without pushing the button again it will continue the start-up albeit sounds like it struggles little. Under...
  7. Engines
    Hi guys, I am new to the forums - hello! I have a Mk1 Renault Clio 1.2 RT. I've previously had high performance cars, but with my move to Malta, there just doesn't seem to be a point. I'd been toying with an RS3, but then someone mentioned that I should upgrade my battered little runaround...
  8. General tuning
    Hi everyone! Since 1.5 years I have been the proud owner of a Renault Clio 3 (2010) 1.5 diesel with 68 HP. Now if you read the title you already know what my problem is... So the thing is: I don't want to sell it, and I don't want to but another engine for it. It's not that I don't HAVE the...
  9. Engines
    Evening I'm sure its been asked before but tried a search and nothing came up. My wife wants a diesel car and looking around the megane II or a scenic 1.5 dci ticks all the boxes but does a 1.5 diesel have any poke. Not mega performance as the wife just poodles about lol but when I drive it I...
  10. Chris Knott Insurance
    Here's your chance to WIN 2x VIP tickets to the Performance Car Show at Birmingham's NEC (plus entry to Autosport International) for Saturday 14th January 2017 courtesy of Chris Knott Insurance. The Performance Car Show is the leading UK exhibition dedicated to enthusiasts of sports and...
  11. Opie Oils\
    Hi all VP Racing Fuels are a big deal over in the States - A household name and recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalogue of nearly 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. As you can imagine...
  12. Engines
    Hi, Replaced the starter motor in my 2001 Clio 1.5 DCI 65 the other day. To do this various parts were removed including the turbo pipe, noticed that one of the turbo pipe sleeves was a little deformed, but all seemed to go back together fine and it started. Great stuff. However, first drive...
  13. EuroCarParts.com Section
    EuroCarParts are proud to launch an exclusive offer with its forum partners - offering an EXTRA 10% Off All Performance Air Filters online including K&N, BMC, Simota and ITG. Simply visit our performance section here http://www.eurocarparts.com/performance-cars-styling and enter your...
  14. Opie Oils\
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  15. Engines
    I'm no mechanic Got problems starting the car have to keep my foot on accelerator or it sometime dies but after 10 seconds or so its alright Sometimes Rev counter jumps up and down on its own And when pulling of in low gears there seem to be no power or sluggish but when up to speed limit its...
  16. Opie Oils\
    Good news, Opie Oils have extended the range of performance air filters available with the addition of Pipercross. The Pipercross range NOW available at Opie Oils includes: - Pipercross Replacement Air Filters - Find the correct Pipercross panel filter here > > > A Pipercross panel filter...
  17. Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2015/1/16777.htmlFerrari have a wide scope in which they can find improvements and move back up the competitive order in 2015, according to technical director James Allison. Ferrari struggled throughout 2014 - the Italian team's first winless F1 season...
  18. Heating & cooling
    Hello everyone. Just signed up to the forums after searching various threads, and not being able to seem to locate anything matching my issue specifically. I own a 2011 Renault Clio 1.5 DCi Dynamic TomTom edition, owner for a few months now. Now on to the issue. How its starting to get colder...
  19. Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2014/9/16360.htmlFormula One racing's governing body, the FIA, has revised its planned restrictions on pit-to-car radio and pit board messages ahead of this weekend's 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. Messages concerning a driver's...
  20. Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2014/9/16343.htmlFormula One racing's governing body, the FIA, has informed the teams that they must refrain from making pit-to-car radio transmissions relating to the performance of the car or driver. The move follows recent media scrutiny about the...
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