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  1. Rio government to build F1 track

    Formula 1 news
    Rio de Janeiro’s city hall selected a group of companies to build a new race track that could eventually host the Brazilian Grand Prix, a move that could still be challenged in courts. Official city hall records published Tuesday say the Rio MotorSports group was the only bidder for the job...
  2. track rod inner joint tool

    General Chat
    never used a tool to remove the whole track rod before but looking to get a tool for future use , seen some on ebay but would like your experiences on any good or not https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/322479192990?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649...
  3. Track rod end ball joint dust cover

    Steering and Suspension
    Can anyone tell me which part is the Front Track rod end ball joint dust cover? Apparently mine is badly split on my 2011 Megane. The only rubber part I see is that big rubber in the attached pic. Is that the dust cover they are referring to? I take it this rubber comes fitted already to a track...
  4. Clio - Window Off Track

    Bodywork
    Hi All, hoping this is in the right place so apologies if not Running an 04 Clio Dynamique 3 door, and the drivers side window is now moving out of "track" (dont know how else to describe it) when its being raised. You can still shift it into position by hand, but it's obviously not ideal So...
  5. Clio track rod end replacement

    Steering and Suspension
    Obviously this topic has cropped up before but anyone advise me how much I can expect to pay for the above job? The model in question is a '59 plate 1.2 Extreme. I'm aware there will be a range between a Renault dealer and my local garage but just want an idea please. Thanks:smile2:
  6. R21 Nevada/Savannah track rod ends

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all For the general good, here's how to take off track rod ends on the old 21 Nevada/savannah. Do the usual to get the taper removed from leg. There are 2 lock nuts for the track rod end. the outer one is normal thread (anti clockwise to loosen). The inner is left hand thread as I learnt to...
  7. Renault trafic 2 track rod end

    Steering and Suspension
    hi is there anyone on here who knows the correct torque setting for the track rod end nut on my 06 trafic van I am very confident on changing the track rod end but do not want to do it without the correct torque setting! any help would be massively appreciated.
  8. Track control arm bushes - Clio 1.5 dCi

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, After splashing out on some nice new front tyres for a long trip it was found that one I bought a few months back and was planning to move to the back had bad wear on the inside. Upon checking the tracking it was way off and the bushes were found to be pretty much non-existent. They...
  9. Federal RSR595 Great Track Day Tyres ??

    General Chat
    Hi guys! I've recently completed a blog post on Federal tyres focusing on 595 RS-R's. Comments welcome! We are a supplier of Federal tyres and I know people will think we're biased but we've been using these tyres far longer than we've sold them! What do you use, what is your fave tyre ...
  10. Track rod end

    Steering and Suspension
    2011 grand scenic. Replaced the passenger side track rod end about 4 months ago. It was well worn and I could move the wheel dromedary side to side. This last few days there is a rattle from the drivers side. Wheels off to check. Passenger track rod end is solid. Drivers side has a minute...
  11. Cadwell Park TRACK DAY - Exclusive numbers - 31st October - TMS Motorsport

    General Chat
    Hi All, We at TMS Motorsport are hosting an Open Pit Lane track day at Cadwell Park on Tuesday 31st October 2017. This will be an Exclusive limited numbers track day, with just 25 cars on track at any one time. This will allow for plenty of room (it works out about 1 car per every 144 metres...
  12. GUEST BLOG - Pinderwagen - Track Spec Golf with a Difference

    TMS Motorsport
    GUEST BLOG - Pinderwagen - Track Spec Golf with a Difference We are please to welcome Nigel as our Guest Blogger. His Golf is one with a serious difference, and laps the Nurburg Ring in under 8 minutes. For those of you who have been to the Nurburg Ring, you will have probably seen him...
  13. Trafic 2007 1.9dci track rod / tie rod replacement

    Steering and Suspension
    I have found that the Trafic track rod end replacement is well documented and quite straightforward. I can't find anything on replacing the Trafic (inner) track rod / tie rod however. In particular I am assuming that disconnecting the track rod from the steering rack will be a bit challenging...
  14. MOT Incorrect Failure? Track Rod End Ball Joint as excessive play

    Steering and Suspension
    Hey Guys, I need some help with this MOT failure. My Clio MK2 2000 has failed MOT for "Track Rod End Ball Joint has excessive play offside (poss tie rod also) [2.2.B.1f]" So I decided to sort it out myself. Today I was inspecting the Track End Ball Joint after removing the offside wheel, the...
  15. Possible Halfords track rod end repair too expensive?

    Steering and Suspension
    I have a 2008 Scenic and got an 'amber' warning for a track rod end after a recent MOT. I was advised that the "offside inner track rod end worn to excess". The mechanic did show me that the whole wheel did move slightly and has made me a bit concerned that it may get worse. To repair it they...
  16. Inner track rod end play

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi All I have a scenic 1.9 dci year 2000 I have had what sounded like a wheel bearing noise coming from drivers side wheel area but after having new bearing replaced the noise is still there. Sounds like a deep humming noise which is worse when turning left and right? I also noticed that there...
  17. track rods

    Steering and Suspension
    just decided to change the track rod ends on my mk1 scenic and wish i hadnt bothered, the track rod ends are the stupid kind with a bolt through the end pulling the threads together on the track rod, the passenger side one came off fine but the drivers side wouldnt budge, i ended up putting a...
  18. Force India's VJM08 makes belated track debut

    Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2015/2/16841.htmlAfter several delays, Force India's 2015 car made its long-awaited track debut on day two of the final pre-season test at Barcelona on Friday. The Mercedes-powered VJM08 left the garage just after midday local time with Nico Hulkenberg...
  19. Red Bull's black and white RB11 hits the track in Spain

    Formula 1 news
    http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2015/2/16792.htmlAfter surrendering their drivers' and constructors' crowns to Mercedes last year, Red Bull have launched the car with which they plan to fight back this season: the Renault-powered RB11, to be raced by Daniel Ricciardo and new team mate...
  20. williams track day project

    Cars & motoring
    hi there, i have recently aquired a mk1 clio which has a williams engine, bonnet and wings, it was supposed to be turned into a track day car but the previous owner opted against it.i was hoping someone on here may want to or know someone who can re home this project,if anyone is interested pls...
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