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    RSC 182 Black Gold

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  1. slick

    Prospective Clio RS owner

    Welcome Bill. I have a 182 which I have done sprints in - glad to assist you if I can. Mark
  2. slick

    First Renault just purchased

    OK - maybe Bridgestone RE003 or Michelin PS4 - Exaltos are superseded now and therefore no longer available. RS3 or AD08R, whilst great road tyres, are probably a bit of an overkill for just the occasional track day (harsher ride, road noise etc).
  3. slick

    First Renault just purchased

    What do you primarily want the tyre for - road or track??
  4. slick

    First Renault just purchased

    Can I suggest either Yokohama AD08R or Hankook RS3/4?? Great road and track tyres.
  5. slick

    First Renault just purchased

    Ready to go then. What tyres are on it??
  6. slick

    First Renault just purchased

    Nice car - congrats. ? is it lowered, has there been any work done on it for the track.
  7. slick

    NEW PROUD OWNER of 172 cup phase 1

    Welcome. Best mechanics in Sydney are Miles and Julian from Renotech. They will give advice on what you need for track days also, including doing a high performance driving course!!
  8. slick

    New to Renaults and Melboune

    Agreed !!
  9. slick

    182 Clio Cup - Needs mods!

    Phillip Island is VERY fast in anything, but especially a 182. Make sure you have plenty of brake pad material left, fresh brake fluid and sort out your tyre pressures.
  10. slick

    182 Clio Cup - Needs mods!

    The standard car is fantastic - the best things you can do are good tyres (Yokohama AD08R, Hankook RS3/4) and better brake fluid and pads (front and rear). Then when you have done that and you want to get the best out of the car - do an advanced driving course and learn how to drive it!!!
  11. slick

    Bought My First Renault! What Should I Do First?

    Suggest you contact the guys at Renotech and discuss with them
  12. slick

    First World Problems ... What To Do With $35K?!

    Second hand Porsche Boxter S - lets get real!!
  13. slick

    Help! Buying A Clio 182 In Sydney

    Solution - wear braces!
  14. slick

    Black 182 In Perth

    That is the hot pressure range from the Yokohama factory. We tested extensively on 2 different circuits and found that the car was nicest to drive with 36lb hot all round. As Vaughan suggests, I think a Clio works better with higher pressure because they are comparatively light cars. At that pressure the car was neutral and I achieved competitive laptimes to other Clios etc
  15. slick

    Black 182 In Perth

    Welcome. I have a standard 182 which I made changes to - I detail them here and they may be of some assistance to you. 1. Camber pins and about 2 degrees negative camber. 2. 1 mm toe-out 3. Whiteline rear anti roll bar (blade type) set on soft 4. DBA slotted rotors - T3 I think they are called - semi-comp rotors 5. Ferodo DS performance brake pads 6. Motul Dot 5.1 brake fluid and the change that will make the biggest difference - TYRES. Many of us use Yokohama AD08R - have astounding grip and are good in the wet also. The tyre pressures for AD08R are 32 - 36 lb HOT. We found after pyrometer readings that 36 lb hot all round was best for the track. Hope this helps you. Rgds, Mark
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