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  1. General Chat
    Hi all, I'm looking for recommendations for Renault garages / mechanics. I'm based in Plymouth UK, and I'd also look at Exeter, Devon area generally, and into Cornwall. Thanks, Alex
  2. Engines
    hi all, i live in chester ,work in ellesmere port, looking for a recommended mechanic close to my area to fit a new cambelt kit to my 1.5dci megane coupe, 2011. Don't fancy paying the £526 the dealer has quoted me.
  3. Exterior styling
    Hi, could anyone carry out or recommend someone in the South (Dorset/Hants/Sussex) that can increase the central bore of a set of alloys? Got a set that are 60.1 but need to be 66.1 to fit on to the Megane! Thanks
  4. Interior styling
    Hello all. New to Renault and new to meganes so could anyone recommend me some little styling mods for the interior? I've seen leather wraps that go around the door handles on ebay which look cool, and I will be fitting some wind deflectors too. Any other bits n pieces like that...
  5. Transmissions
    Getting the right oil for gearboxes, diffs and transfer boxes can be tricky, so please ask here if there is any information that you need. To help us to give the most accurate advice possible we do need some information about your car. e.g. Make: Model: Year: Manual/Auto: Performance...
  6. Wheels & tyres
    I need to get some new tyres, but not too sure what to get. I have a Megane 1.5dci 2006, I'm torn between Falken ZE914 & Dunlop Sport Bluresponse. Doesn't have to be these...
  7. Engines
    Hi all, Going to be servicing the car this weekend, i have previously been using 5-30 oil as suggested by Renault. Problem i have is the car does get very hot oil wise as its non stop running all day and its on 225,000miles now so is getting the odd leak here and there. I was thinking maybe it...
  8. Transmissions
    Getting the right oil for gearboxes, diffs and transfer boxes can be tricky, so please ask here if there is any information that you need. To help us to give the most accurate advice possible we do need some information about your car. e.g. Make: Model: Year: Manual/Auto: Performance...
  9. Insurance
    Hi there, I received my renewal notice this week for The Bus, and am doing my usual trawling around and comparing prices. So far the best figures are circa the £210 - level (fully comp, with a big excess) - well, I would just fix it myself, tbh...:d But since I'm 43, and have over 13 years...
  10. General tuning
    :d hi I've recently purchased a GT 165 and was wondering if any tips on modification or good websites to use as can't find much for this model
  11. Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2011/9/12505.htmlThe FIA has informed teams at Monza that they must adhere to Pirelli's recommended camber limits or risk being in breach of regulations. It follows concerns over blistering at the last round in Belgium, where some teams exceeded the...
  12. Engines
    Hi, I am so sorry if i have posted on the wrong area, but i have a RENAULT MEGANE FIDJI 16V VVT (1998cc PETROL, 2 Door COUPE). I need to know what oil i need to put in the car? Can anyone advise? Also, my car has been juddering when i pull off, it only started tonight, then when accelerating...
  13. Engines
    I shall be changing my oil in the near future, I realise that I need a fully synthetic 5W40 oil, but am wondering if I can get away using a cheaper make of oil, if the oil meets the A3/B4 standard does it really matter ? I've found some ELF oil online for around £30 delivered, do I really need...
  14. Computer Club
    Hiya I've had enough with my sites being effectively "parked" on Yahoo at oh-god-how-much?! per month since Geocities fell, been meaning to get off them for a while. However I just haven't had much time to look into it properly other than scaring up a list of providers and SOME of what they...
  15. Wheels & tyres
    i need two new back tyres on my megane coupe. im thinking with the weather tha way it is now, that someone might be able to recommend a tyre that is better than others for the more difficult conditions. not necessarily full winter tyres, just suitable ones. for example, last winter i had a bmw...
  16. Wheels & tyres
    I'm looking at getting a pair of new tyres for a Clio Mk1. I'm looking for an all weather tyre with good wet and dry grip. 155/70 R13 T (75) Any recommendations? I'm currently considering: Yokohama A.Drive Toyo 350 Pirelli P3000 Continental Eco Contact 3
  17. Wheels & tyres
    im looking to get some new tyres for my megane (not sure on which mk megane i have but i have pics lol) i bought her last yr and she came with budget tyres which are shockingly bad in the rain :( might just get the front two tyres replaced for now depending on price im wondering if theres a...
  18. Engines
    Hi, Bought a 2002 Clio 1.5 dci at the weekend. Its done 134000 miles, with the service history ending at 64k. So, I've no idea whats been done since 64k. I'm doing a full service, oil's, filters, brakes etc. I'm also going to change the cambelt. Checked on FleaBay & found several...
  19. Heating & cooling
    Where can I find Renaults official recommendations on exactly what coolant they recommend for their engines? Background: I need to top up the coolant level in my Megane2-04 after a messy thermostate change job (clumsy as I am...), but I can't find out exactly what coolant to use (at least not...
  20. General Chat
    Wifey's gone and got herself an iPhone, which leaves her old Samsung U900 kicking around doing nothing. I might use it as my personal phone (which gets very occasional use) but it's currently locked to Orange, and I'll probably end up back on O2. It's out of contract, so I see nothing wrong...
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