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  1. Engines
    hi there i have an megane wagon mk3 1.5 dci and I wanted to make an track monster with that car the question is should I buy an donner renault with the m9r (like the old laguna for example) or witch engine should I get that makes the perfect track car i hoped to get 400+ hp with the project...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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:
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, just a quick one hopefully.... I took my car for wheel alignment and the driver's side track rod end was shot, so they suggested replacing this before the alignment. My MOT is due anyway, so I thought I'd replace both. Decided to have a go, and the driver's side was a doddle to be...
  16. Brakes/Hubs
    Brake disc+Pads,Track rod £310?????? Advice needed I have just had a bit of work done on my 2003 Laguna 1.8,I was charged £310 and was wondering was i over charged for the following work.All works great and 100% but just thought it was a bit expensive:confused: Rear brake discs and pads...
  17. Steering and Suspension
    My clio failed MOT today on a worn track rod end O/S, I've got the ball joint out from the hub and loosened the locking nut but the TRE wont budge, this might sound stupid but what direction does it turn I've been trying to loosen it anti clock wise, is this the right direction. any help would...
  18. Steering and Suspension
    Wife's grand scenic has had a new trackrod end fitted by a friend, the friend said the tracking will need to be adjusted (I've been away working) get back today run the car down to the local garage for tracking to be done and the bloke doing its says he can't adjust the side with the new end on...
  19. Wheels & tyres
    been searching but cant find the thread some time ago a part number was put up on a simple repair part for the inner track rod end so you dont have to buy the complete part any one know what the part is or where the thread is Ron
  20. Brakes/Hubs
    Hi, I just bought a megane 2004 1.5 L Diesel DCI 80. I was told the track rod end ( on the front right) needs to be changed - but i personally dont feel any problem when driving the car. Is it very dangerous if i dont replace the track rod end urgently? I am also wondering what size / type...
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