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      <VIC> Social Drive and Lunch Sunday 25th Feb   07/02/18

      Our first Victorian ozRS social get together for 2018, with stunning Gippsland roads and lunch at Trulli Woodfire Pizzeria, Meeniyan. See Social Events section of the forum for details, and to register your attendence.


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  1. 13 points
    And just like that, I’m now a proud owner of an RS250 trophy. Went and looked at a couple, favourite colour was grey but this blue one was mechanically sound and maintained very well by the owner. Too good to pass up. Need to take some good photos ASAP, res delete and then pretty much enjoy! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. 12 points
    Hi gang, I finally pulled the trigger and bought my first RS! Im absolutely head over heals for my new Clio 200 Cup. Ive always wanted one and Im glad to say its lived up to the hype! Its a Toro Red example, Gen III, 2013 with the awesome Recaro seats. Ive taken it for a spin down to the mornington penninsula, including the windy roads around Red Hill and Arthurs Seat and oh boy, it certainly is the type of car that reminds you how much fun driving is, especially with a 6sp manual. It really does defy belief the speed you can carry through corners and how much punch the 2L engine has. Now for some reality though as I need to service it (something I knew before buying) so does anyone have any recommendations for where to get it serviced around Melbourne, either through a Renault dealer or other Renault/Euro/French specialists? Cheers, and I look forward to being a part of this community!
  3. 9 points
    Hi, New in Oz (2 years now) and finally got my Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy, in frozen white (a bit of a pain but looks tremendous!). Number 2383 I present myself: I come from Barcelona (Catalonia, Europe) and I have had lots of Renaults (4, 5 and super 5, 6, 11, 18, Clio 1, Megane 1, kangoo, Laguna 2, clio 3 and last one there was Megane 2 GT (didn't arrive here but it was the 2.0 165hp with better suspension and gears and seats, like the GT line now but same engine block as the sport... It was a perfect car for having fun and every day use). Regarding the Trophy, I'm enjoying it a lot although the petrol use in city is BAD it takes corner very well!! That's the main reason I chose it... Better driving position as well, especially compared to Clio 2 and 3... And the sound for a car with turbo is great! And well, I have some questions that I'll ask in the forum soon if I don't find the answer before, of course! Just in case you guys know something about my concerns, these are the questions: 1- rlink 1, enable mirroring: it's been done and I have the manual, but have you guys done it? 2- fuel use, how are you guys doing around city? 3- how many people here are from Adelaide? I'd love to chat with some of you and get to know more about Adelaide and its people. And the hills Oh, and regarding the reviews of this car... Bullsh*t! Chris Harris is the only one being realistic and objective! The gearbox is fast (fast enough!), the car is amazingly comfortable (maybe not much in Adelaide lol) and easy and the engine pulls very well ! Of course if you want a stick nothing to do, but for an every day car... Perfect! Ok, the inside is not excellent or even very good but well, it's a Renault... That's all, sorry if too long or too passionate but at least you get to know me a bit. I always read the forum and will try to help if I can. Salut! (Cheers in Catalan) K. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  4. 6 points
    My experience is, if you don't hit yourself in the face when it comes off....you're not doing it right
  5. 5 points
    I test drove a 172 the other week, but it was too expensive for me to get on the road. Two weeks ago I checked out a non running 172 and towed it home. Did some fault finding and turns out it had a broken crank angle sensor (surprise surprise!). Picked up a new sensor at lunch, got home, whacked it in and drove off. I've been smiling for hours!
  6. 5 points
    Update, just put a deposit on a 225 F1 Team. Pick it up friday, nice birthday present! its stock, I'll need some advice re mods soon. thx for the replies guys.
  7. 5 points
    I don't know why Renault moved away from such a well developed 3WS system?!
  8. 3 points
    Thanks guys! I don’t have many photos yet but here goes a few
  9. 3 points
    and imagine if they worked with BMW to do it!
  10. 3 points
    OK guys so I just put a batch of stickers in the post. I could clearly ID SiMonster, Nikod123. IanCP - your address is UK based. Can you please PM to confirm, or give me a VIC address to post to. Rodman, can you please also PM me further info (name, address) as I can't match up your payment with your username. Thanks again to all for your support. And lastly, we will have stickers available at the VIC Social Drive/Lunch in two weeks time - Sun 25th Feb. 2018 Supporter Tags are just around the corner as well. Stay tuned.
  11. 3 points
  12. 3 points
    Welcome Regarding Fuel, this is a tricky issue. one trip i managed 4.8l/100km to work (20km trip), I was astonished. Then I took the long way home over the mountain pass, and it shot up to 10l/100km Its the nature of the car, if you careful, its good. but thats rare.
  13. 2 points
    There's a whole thread devoted to this, I think it's titled 'Robbie' s knob' and should be in the Meg 3 section, probably the technical pages. Try searching there.
  14. 2 points
    UPDATE: Officially popped the Honda up for sale this morning and the new owner drove it away less than 10 hours later (as soon as I knocked off work!). Anyway sad to see it go, but now it’s time to go hunting for he right RS250 Megane! Will be sure to post up shots of the new car in a few days/weeks/months once I’ve found the right one Excited to be apart of the club. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. 2 points
    Hi guys. Apologies again. We're not receiving automatic notifications of payments, hence the delay. I'll get these out to you on or before this coming weekend. Many thanks again for the support.
  16. 2 points
    I’ll flag with those who have access to the account to check it. Apologies for the delay.
  17. 2 points
    Any chance the moderators or site managers can confirm anything about this or pop up a reply‽ i paid by PayPal via this site and have had no reply from my post or the pm i sent which I assumed would’ve been sent to moderators directly. is there an issue‽ are they awaiting printing or something else, just need to know that my $22 hasn’t just been sucked into the void of the internet 👍🏻
  18. 2 points
    I can only say taking on something like this was way beyond my expectations. Its not an easy job, but the reward was there in the end. I have a lot of scars to prove that manufactured plastic and metal brackets are sharp. To remove the dash was about a 2 hour job (not Rushing) with time to stop and photo all of the wire connections and outlets. Two man job to safely lift the dash away. Using the new loom, i traced the positions of the old and followed the direction, right to left. Renault suggest removing the front doors, but not necessary if you have the correct tools. The loom runs from drivers door connection to the passengers door connection and includes the fuse box and cables to the rear of the car (under passenger seat). There is a lot of things to take into consideration, such as air bag removal, steering wheel and combination removal, as well as side trims, seats, console, floor carpet etc. All in all the job started at 9.30 and i was driving the car at around 4.30 the same day. The final result was worth it, would i do it again, sure with a bit more know how it makes it a lot easier. I now have a top deck screen, with RS program, sat nav and of course blue tooth, and because it came out of a rb8 vehicle, its starts with Redbull logo on the screen. Its always a great feeling when you are asked to enter the Radio code and it all starts up. The only problem i came across was the clock was loosing time very quickly, did a factory default rest and fixed. Any one that feels they need to know more, please contact me for any further info....
  19. 2 points
    Congrats! Looks amazing [emoji7] Maybe another person to add to the Renault meet [emoji6]@yiannos18 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. 2 points
    I have a complete Rlink system from a wrecked r8 redbull, the same month and year my RS was built. I'm just about to do the fit up next weekend...Now for all, the cars come from Renault with different dash wiring looms so its just not plug in and go system. After contacting the owner of the wreck, we established a part number for the loom. The loom is coming from France, using the VIN/Chasis of the Wrecked car. My RS265 cup + runs a different loom. (Loom Part number can be found on the right side of the steering column behind the switch for the ESP and the light dimmer). This requires the Dash assembly to be removed, 3hr's work, remove the console, both front seat, steering wheel. The loom attaches to both side doors, fuse box, down the left side to the rear loom and down the console. You will also need to change the roof aerial and run a different aerial cable to the front of the vehicle, as the aerial base has the GPS locator internally, as well as the backup FM aerial base. The other aerial is of course the rear tail gate window. The standard aerial cable has two cables, the GPS cable runs 3 cables. The right hand rear car interior trim, the back seat and the roof trim need to be removed, this is now done, took me 2 hours. The Telematics unit for the telemetry screen lives up behind the instrument cluster, and can only be got at by removing the dash, which in theory is only a cover. I will let the forum know how this pans out.. to do this you need every unit to the system. As a Renault dealer parts interpreter i was able to identify the modules, fittings, and special attachment cables to some units. The USB car reader and Console command unit are the same for all Models after 2012. It was just a shame the owner of the wreck decided to cut the loom up and try fitting it to another model..woops wish me luck....
  21. 2 points
    Thread dig.... Back in a rs. After a couple of years in a Polo GTI (yes another one but a 6R this time) I picked up this rs265 with 20k on the clock and 2.5 years warranty left. These don't come up for sale up here at all, so when I spotted it in a car yard I just had to take it for a test drive.... And of course that was game over. So good to be driving one of these again. It has a few scars on the interior and some stone chips but proper service history, low KMs, and warranty for the right price I practically bought it on the spot. Sent from my HTC 2PS6200 using Tapatalk