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Hi everyone,

 

Real name : Jack

Live in : Perth

Live with : Wife, 3 kids, 2 dogs, and a goldfish.

Occupation : Glorified mechanic

Current cars : 1997 R33 Skyline GT-R, 1989 Honda CR-X ..... and a Camry :oops:

Here to : Learn as much as I can, and hopefully contribute something to the forum. For the moment little contributing and lots of reading/learning.

 

I'm in the process of deciding on a fwd road / trackday car, and both the Clio & Megane are on the list. I'm trying to learn as much as I can - hopefully this is the place to learn about the phenominal, the good, the bad and the ugly of Renault ownership.

 

Cheers

BlackJack

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Welcome 8)

You've certainly come to the right place if you want to learn more about RS cars in this country.

 

Don't mind RBH - I don't think he's had his meds today :P

Oh, and I hope rob240 doesn't see the mention of that other C-word ('Camry').

 

Cheers, Dish.

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Welcome 8)

You've certainly come to the right place if you want to learn more about RS cars in this country.

 

Don't mind RBH - I don't think he's had his meds today :P

Oh, and I hope rob240 doesn't see the mention of that other C-word ('Camry').

 

Cheers, Dish.

 

Well when he said "...go easy on me..." Like...I mean...wasn't that the obvious response?

 

And...like Dish says...be careful who you use the the T-word or the numbers 86 around.

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ignore dish , we can forgive the camry as you're getting a clio or megane .... so welcome !

 

this is a friendly place with lots of knowledge about the road/track continuem .

 

ps DO NOT POST ON THE FT86 THREAD . we don't like toyot*s round here :mrgreen::mrgreen:

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Welcome mate!

 

A cheap 172 is hard to beat for fun, learning to drive fast and "surprising" more expensive machinery (hell, this is what RENAULTsport is all about :mrgreen:)

 

A 197/200 is hard to beat for sure-footedness.

 

An R26 is hard to beat for power and LSD as standard!

 

A 250 is hard to beat for tuning potential, stock LSD and looks!

 

It all depends on your budgets, plans and goals 8)

 

EDITED to add models.

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Welcome to the fold, we were all noobs once... I had an Astra, clearly I was deranged!

 

Did you have a preference on which generation of RS you were after? They're all great (but then again we're biased :wink: ).

 

walkie sums up the lineup pretty well. Also, if a Clio 200 or Megane RS250 are within reach then you won't be disappointed there either!

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Welcome. Take the extra torque of a Clio 200!

(Extra space as well)

 

When does that kick in? was waiting..

 

Depending on how competitive you are a Clio or Megane will do you well.

 

I run a Megane in Targa and its very fast, not just for a FWD but in general, we have finished two events with the honers of being fastest FWD, much faster than Honda's and other fast FWD cars... including Clio's that are much slower stage for stage :wink:

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Welcome. Take the extra torque of a Clio 200!

(Extra space as well)

 

When does that kick in? was waiting..

 

 

Until i had clocked up 15000km, there was a noticable lack of low torque. Its a different car now though. There is more surge at low RPM. I think i have a freak engine though.

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Welcome. Take the extra torque of a Clio 200!

(Extra space as well)

 

When does that kick in? was waiting..

 

 

Until i had clocked up 15000km, there was a noticable lack of low torque. Its a different car now though. There is more surge at low RPM. I think i have a freak engine though.

 

Maybe it was the air box lid on that's changed it. :D

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Hi Jack.... or BJ if prefered,

Clio is the pic. Lots of fun out of the box, plenty of tuning available, cheaper on replacement parts and tyres.

Strip her naked and enjoy!

Wondering if Steve Allmark is still selling his hradcore clio.

Anyways...welcome.

 

WOLF

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Hi Jack.... or BJ if prefered,

Clio is the pic. Lots of fun out of the box, plenty of tuning available, cheaper on replacement parts and tyres.

Strip her naked and enjoy!

Wondering if Steve Allmark is still selling his hradcore clio.

Anyways...welcome.

 

WOLF

 

Rally Clio long gone. Now a Taylor vehicle.

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