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#101 murcod

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 01:04 PM

For brake fluid (unless you're planning on going to a race track) use Castrol Response Super DOT4 - it's got a higher temp rating than normal DOT4 fluids but doesn't cost "an arm and a leg".

You can get it from most BigW stores for around $8 for 500ml. Make sure you get the silver bottled version as the red bottle is the normal DOT4 stuff. http://www.autobarn..../10/69/2833243/
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#102 Homerlovesbeer

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 01:54 PM

Thanks David,

The coolant they quoted was the Glaceol RX Type D. I'll change it as soon as I learn how to....ditto with the Brake fliud. No way on earth I'm payed them $170 to do so. They reckon it is 0.6 hours labour for coolant and 0.6 hours for brakes. Surely it doesn't take 1:12 mins to do?

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 01:55 PM

Oh and it was $110 inc labour for the coolant and $90 inc labour for the Brake fluid

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 12:22 PM

Question, since we're in Aus, the antifreeze isn't so much of an issue in coolants right? Since there's no way in hell the watertemp is going to hit -10 let along -21deg.

I've always wondered that.

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 01:53 PM

You can get serious problems if you mix incompatible coolants (sludge blocking the radiator etc) so it pays to stick to what it was originally filled with if you want to be 100% safe.

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Posted 06 December 2009 - 05:15 PM

Hi can anyone give me some spare part help?

I need to replace the ]ignition leads and coils of my 172 clio sport. I was quoted in parts alone $585 for the ignition leads and $400 for the coil pack. Is that a reasonable price?
Is there anywhere else I can get it cheaper?
I live on the Gold Coast and the parts will need to be freighted from Melbourne so distance doesn't bother too much, I am willing to freight them if it's cheaper.

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Posted 06 December 2009 - 05:39 PM

Evilb66 should be able to get you a 2nd hand coil pack & leads easy enough for a very reasonable price. Leads can be purchased new on the net from say K-tec or many others..do a search. Better still go to the 'commercial' section on this website and e-mail wolf for a price on both new or...post in the wanted section.

Those prices are a rip that is for sure. One does not have to bend over unless one wants too :-)

I'ld be having the guy who says your units are busted prove they are not functioning correctly too.

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 12:34 PM

this is why i buy everything from either resellers on OzRS or direct from UK..

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 10:05 PM

If anyone has to replace their cat convertor on a 182 its about $2600! Makes the obisoud look cheap!


Well I can confirm that the dealer's internal warranty price for the 182 cat convertor is $2783.10 (plus GST I'd reckon, but either way it's freaking expensive) for the part alone.

Mine's getting replaced by Mentone tomorrow under warranty - with 6 days to go before it expires :hyper:

Now, we only have to save up for the 60K service (with cambelts and accessories belts to be done), all 4 rotors & pads and a set of 4 new tyres... when are those Lotto numbers gonna come up?


I too had it replaced under warranty for 2.5K....

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 04:56 PM

got quoted $71 for a replacement hazard light switch today - it's a pretty cheap looking piece of plastic really with a little light letting you know it's on - press it in and hazards go on and press it again and it goes off

I've removed it from the dash and only looking around it looks like it's failing - not moving properly mechanically - hazzards are continuously or of you really force it after 10 attempts it goes off


anyway cant believe it's $71 - it's a friggen switch

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 08:12 PM

Get a Laguna switch for $20-odd and change the button face ;)

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Posted 03 February 2010 - 12:04 PM

$502 Clutch Kit
$160 Clutch cable

from North Shore Renault, Waitara NSW.

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 04:47 AM

$502 Clutch Kit
$160 Clutch cable

from North Shore Renault, Waitara NSW.

So Strife, did the cable snap or clutch die. Surely they both don't need replacing at the same time, ala timing belt

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Posted 05 February 2010 - 06:11 AM

clutch cable was stretched not snapped, and the clutch was stuffed too supposedly. Unlucky, but the clutch feels 1000x better now.

#115 Wolf

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 12:05 AM

Been reading most of this thread.
It truly breaks my heart... especially when they quote Trade prices which i know they aren't (or weren't).
Think maybe i'd like to start some sort of shop.
Cheers,
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Posted 23 March 2010 - 04:59 PM

wolf start some sort of online stock based shop. I know some people that can help, and I'm happy to give a hand with the website.

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 10:17 PM

Cheers James, may take you up on that.
Have a opportunity on my plate that i have to work hard no to lose cause it's a ripper.
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Posted 24 April 2010 - 07:52 PM

Hi everyone

I have a 2004 (late) Megane CC and the rear drivers side window regulator has died. The new part from Renault is going to cost about $1000, which brings tears to my eyes.

I've tried to source a part myself on the net, but it's proving to be very tricky.

Does anyone have any advice on how or where I can find a cheaper part?

Thank you

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Posted 25 April 2010 - 10:24 AM

Send a message to Wolf.

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Posted 25 April 2010 - 03:37 PM

I'm on it... cheers David.
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Posted 18 March 2011 - 10:14 AM

RS Clio II aftermarket windscreen - part number for Safevue brand is 253970.
It should have the athermic layer and mounting point for the rain/headlight sensor.

O'Brien stock this unit. Not sure of current value, but was around the $400 mark when we last got one about 2.5 years ago.

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:55 PM

Melville Renault WA for 2003 Clio 1.4 16v.
Set of Cylinder valves - $759
Cyl head gasket set $391

Where could I obtain a complete cyl head for a reasonable price?

Would purchasing from France be the solution?

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:49 AM

Melville Renault WA for 2003 Clio 1.4 16v.
Set of Cylinder valves - $759
Cyl head gasket set $391

Where could I obtain a complete cyl head for a reasonable price?

Would purchasing from France be the solution?


Send me an email with your VIN (or go to my website below) and i'll see what i can do. :wink:
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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:40 PM

Have been quoted $700 for LH Lower Ball Joint (includes labour) for a 2008 Clio Sport 197- does this sound right? I have just bought my first renault and this is the first thing that goes wrong!

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:47 PM

Have been quoted $700 for LH Lower Ball Joint (includes labour) for a 2008 Clio Sport 197- does this sound right? I have just bought my first renault and this is the first thing that goes wrong!

Welcome.
You probably should put this in the Clio 3 section where more eyes will see it.
Anyway, I don't know myself, but I'd be going to an independent Renault specialist.
Where are you located?

#126 Tommo

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:53 PM

Have been quoted $700 for LH Lower Ball Joint (includes labour) for a 2008 Clio Sport 197- does this sound right? I have just bought my first renault and this is the first thing that goes wrong!


$75 each for the entire control arm with ball joints.

http://www.rexbo.eu/... ... 1&at=15317

http://www.rexbo.eu/... ... 1&at=15317

Rexbo use fed-ex. Grab a bunch of nice wiper blades and cabin filters while you're there. Any mechanic will be able to replace the control arms. Best bet is an independent Renault one as the Perfohub front suspension setup might scare your average mechanic when they see it. There's independents in Bris, Syd, Melb, Adelaide off the top of my head.

Here's the genuine part, with part numbers (note the price): http://renaultpartsd...ct ... SF).html

Quite a lot for the genuine part which is a stamped bit of sheet, some rubber bushes and a ball joint. But, you can understand the $700, when the genuine part is $350 + whatever it costs in Au + Labour.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:54 PM

It's even a job you could do yourself if you can turn a spanner and have some axle stands.

Other alternative is to buy just the ball joints and replace the ball joints on your current control arms. Not sure what ball joints the III uses, but you can buy ball joints for the Clio II and just bolt the new ones on to the current control arms. They're not expensive either.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 01:10 PM

Have been quoted $700 for LH Lower Ball Joint (includes labour) for a 2008 Clio Sport 197- does this sound right? I have just bought my first renault and this is the first thing that goes wrong!

Welcome.
You probably should put this in the Clio 3 section where more eyes will see it.
Anyway, I don't know myself, but I'd be going to an independent Renault specialist.
Where are you located?



Thanks for the heads up, located in Canberra. Just bought the car in Sydney on the weekend at it failed rego inspection here in the ACT on excessive play in the ball joint and the previous owners had wheel spacers!

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Posted 12 November 2014 - 07:56 AM

after having a small crash ,not my fault women drive through a red light,could not believe the prices the panel shop told me ( I did not have to pay anything lady admitted fault) front drivers guard , washer cover, headlight(small make),DLR . $6000 plus paint total $9200 , and she didn't have insurance!!
It has taken approx 7 mths for Renault NZ to get the correct parts (3 wrong head lights sent from France)
Then in the middle of getting this fixed I had a possum ,my fault $340 for lower splitter plus labour

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 06:46 PM

Where does everyone buy genuine serviceable parts for their cars from? Local and overseas

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 08:04 PM

I get filters and such from the dealer, oil i use penrite hpr5 from where ever it is on special, bigger service and other work i will get renotech in sydney to do.

Not sure what car you have, but i have a clio2 so warranty isn't an issue for me

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 08:52 PM

I get filters and such from the dealer, oil i use penrite hpr5 from where ever it is on special, bigger service and other work i will get renotech in sydney to do.

Not sure what car you have, but i have a clio2 so warranty isn't an issue for me

 

Thanks for your response Tim I have the RB clio 3 rs. Warranty isnt an issue for me either.

 

Whilst searching i came across http://www.micksgarage.com/ MANN OE quality oil filters for $7AUD, fuel filters for $14. not sure if anyone has used this site before.

 

Yea, i try to wait for HPR5 5w-40 or the Nulon 5w-40 to go on special. Love the aussie oils. Both have high flash points of >200c compared to the euros that have about half of that



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Posted 19 April 2016 - 07:13 AM

http://www.ozrenault...-30#entry535407



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Posted 05 February 2017 - 11:38 AM

"About 10 bucks" for a single Megane 225 flywheel bolt (there are 7 in total)



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Posted 06 February 2017 - 06:55 AM

And?

#136 Chison007

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 12:13 PM

Clio 172 Clock spring

$680 part & labour

Dealer ( Stealer ) prices

#137 vaughan

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 12:39 PM

$290 for 172 ignition leads.




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