Hello from Istanbul/Turkey

Discussion in 'New Members' started by OmerYetis, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    thank you Mr. Moderator :smile:
    I would love to hear about your experiences and suggestions about the carbon parts if possible :smile:

  2. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    Thank you Antti.
    I see your from Finland, believing you might have a lot of fun during winter driving on snow :smile:
  3. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    Thank you Big Ben :smile:
    I am trying to make her look more beautiful...
  4. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    Cheers Colin! :smile:
  5. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    Cheers Sean

    Thanks Johhny
    thank you sir :wink:

    Cheers Chris

    Cheers Marsch, Aleykum Selam
    Thats a bit old saying of welcome I guess :wink:

    thank you very much, I have no doubt I will enjoy both :smile:

    I will have a look as I am not a picture guy that much :smile:
    and actually, the reality is I am from Istanbul/Turkey but have been living in Shanghai/China since the last 12 years :smile:
    I spend almost 2-3 months in Turkey and the car at this moment is sitting in the garage until I can have good time with her again :smile:
    I will try to figure out uploading couple of photos if can find....

    thank you Jimmy! kind of you

    Thats great to hear someone from my mob :smile: which part of Istanbul your from? I am from Kadikoy/Suadiye...
    if you and I are there at the same time we should catch up next time :wink:

    well... your right about these cars are very rare in Turkey. so, far I have been informed by the Renault that there were only 11 of them imported. and we know one of them had a big crash and later on they converted into a rally car.
    there are 3 red color ones, couple black ones but mine is the only one with sunroof. another black is modded and has a megane engine now...

    thank you!
    as mentioned earlier, I can already feel the happy mood here. I am sure I will enjoy and learn a lot from you guys all..

    cheers guys for the warm welcome once more....
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  6. OmerYetis


    Renault Clio mk3 ph1 RS 197
    Alright Gentlemen :smile:

    as Pav requested earlier, I think I should share more photos... here are couple of shots of the car with some extras...

    A friend of mine is also a Renault Freak with many great cars in his small collection. These had been shot when I paid a visit to their garage...




    I love those Recaro CS buckets and was too eager to get a set for my little lady... It was painful tho... very hard to comedy Left hand drive original Clio ones... but Found them in Italy and have them shipped to Greece/Athens to my mates place as I was going to have a holiday in Greece.
    He was kind enough to introduce me this great rally garage close to Athens where they installed my new (used) buckets.
    of course for this great operation, I bought some cheap junk seats to be binned in there during the swap :wink:




    Previous owners cancelled the cat and the mid silencer.... the car now has flat spot up until 3000 rpm but fast at high revs.
    it sounds too noisy and I am not that happy, so find an original cat and mid silencer in Germany (only used for 2000kms) and bought it last summer. hope to replace them when I am back to Istanbul...



    and here is the Fresh newbie :smile:
    Just bought this little lady today, actually couple of hours ago :smile:)))
    So very happy and unhappy.
    Happy because finally I bought myself a mk1 as I am so much in love with the GroupA Mk1 rally cars....
    Unhappy because she is 10.000kms away from me :smile:
    Bought the car over the phone and a mate helped me to finalise the purchase. and now its in his garage until I go back to Istanbul....
    It's a 1992 Clio Mk1 1.8 16s... need some attention tho, but I have some big plans for her in the near future :wink:


    Wanted to share my two prides with you guys and hoping to have them in better days in better conditions...

    by the way, I am always open to sensible offers for parts in good conditions as they are hard to find in Turkey...

    hope you guys will enjoy the photos...
    thanks for looking.
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  7. Big Ben

    Big Ben Winner - POTM February 2018 Paid Member

    Some great renaults from the past. I’m a big fan of the 5:thumb:
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  8. Johnny 99

    Johnny 99 Platinum Member

    Clio Renaultsport 200
    Good pictures. Looking forward to seeing your progress with both cars.
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  9. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Welcome Omer. Nice car and some awesome photos.

    Especially the 5, Mk2 and Mk3 one. Love it.
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  10. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    albi blue 197 with boost
    lovely looking cars..you will enjoy driving one..also very nice collection of other cars...have a good time revving the tits out of it mate!!:thumb:
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  11. Chris

    Chris Bad cop Administrator

    Brilliant mate! :smiley:
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  12. wattson

    wattson Paid Member

    Clio 200 Cup FF
    Very few MK3 RS's indeed! I saw one in Bursa a few years ago but never in Istanbul.

    We're almost neighbours then, I'm from Kadikoy (Kiziltoprak) as well :smile:
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  13. BLJ

    BLJ Paid Member

    the Netherlands
    Clio RS 197 R27 F1 #2400 Nimbus
    Nice cars, welcome Omer!
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