Ken's RS 200 daily/trackday car

Discussion in 'Projects/Progress Threads' started by Ice_ken, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    Hi there, i'm a newbie on the forum.
    My name is Ken, I live in Belgium, I'm 27 years old and have a couple off cars. One of them is my RS 200 clio. I bought the car in april of 2016, I had 86000km's and 2 previous owners. I use it as a daily and trackday car. Time for some pictures and spec list I guess :-p

    2010 Clio RS 200 phase 2:
    -96000km (01/17)
    -Cup chassis
    -electric mirrors
    -electric windows
    -auto AC
    -cruise controle
    -Recaro seats
    -Projector/cornering lights

    Mods that were done before I bought the car:
    -Sony radio/usb
    -Fully blacked out windows from the doors back
    -removed rear seats (better for taxes in Belgium)
    -Akrapovic midpipe, stock muffler
    -K&N filter
    -GT rear spoiler

    The car looked good, however after taking it on my first trackday more and more issues appeared. :worried:

    Mods that have been done since I own the car:
    -full service(cambelt, waterpump, spark plugs and pencil coils, cabin filter, oil and oilfilter, ITG airfilter, gearbox oil, thermostat, coolant)
    -Pioneer radio(CD, USB, bluetooth) + adaptorplate
    -New steering wheel, new gearknob OE Renault.
    -New Renault sport floormats
    -replacement "Renault sport" decals for mirrors and rear wings.
    -Goodridge stealth black braided brakelines and Motul RBF660
    -Ferodo DS2500 front brake pads and Brembo HC discs
    -New OE Brembo rear discs+bearings and OE ferodo pads + new OE e-brake cables
    -Vibratechnics Torque link (lower engine mount) + 2 new OE engine mounts on right side of the engine
    -refilled the AC
    -remap by BR-performance Belgium
    -fully detailed + gyeon quartz coating
    -replaced B-pillar decals with new OE's
    -Bridgestone RE070 225/45/17 tyres
    -Simoni racing shorty antenna

    mods and maitenance to be done this month:
    -Akrapovic exhaust
    -rebuild gearbox
    -Quaife ATB LSD
    -new clutch assembly and slave cylinder
    -replacing gearbox mount with a Vibratechnics mount

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  2. Jordanfaf

    Jordanfaf Winner - POTM November 2017, January 2018

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    Dublin, Ireland
    Renault Clio 197
    Welcome to the forum. Lovely clio! What els have you got?

    Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
     
  3. Jimmy

    Jimmy Good cop Administrator

    Welcome to the forum, very nice looking Clio! Sounds like you've been busy with the mods since April! Akra will be a very tasty upgrade!!
     
  4. Dystant

    Dystant Detailing Dale Paid Member

    Manchester
    Clio 200 CUP
    Welcome along! Car looks amazing in the pictures :smiley:

    Jealous of you getting an Akra, you'll have to get some vids up once it's fitted!
     
  5. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    a couple of fully restored mk2 golf's(the red one is finished, the white one almost) and bmw s1000r.
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  6. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    zolder??!!!!
     
  7. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    Welcome to the Family very motor
     
  8. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    i'm hoping it will, sure is a costly exhaust :excited:

    yep zolder, best lap is 2min05,27. Looking for sub 2 minute times.

    Will do, doesn't sound good with a crack in the resonator

     
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  9. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    Must come over and do Zolder with Spa
     
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  10. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    both tracks are awesome, still have to do a trackday at Spa.

    fun moment @ zolder:
     
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  11. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    Manchester
    albi blue 197 with boost
    welcome to the forum..have a great time tracking your baby..also enjoy your stay
     
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  12. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    SPA is my second home love the place people the atmosphere received_626315827556040.jpeg
     
  13. nick's

    nick's Platinum Member

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    Walsall
    200 Silverstone GP
    Welcome along

    How do you find the RE070's on the 200
     
  14. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    I like it. Really good tyre for street and the ocassional trackday even in wet weather. It's not the most grippy tyre out there so compared to Peter's #166 on AD08R's I can't really keep up (did have a passenger on that particular day). That day he lapped about 1,5seconds faster then me, then again I had a passenger onboard. That actually means it's a really good tyre for the price.

    I'll be trying the AD08R's next on another set of wheels, and fit winter tyres on the OE's.

    which track events are recommended @ spa? Spa is rather expensive...
     
  15. peter

    peter POTM Winner - February 2017 Gold Member

    b e l g i u m
    RB7 #166
    hmm ... familiar clio. :grinning:

    that's not the tyres or weight. that's down to driving skill ... :mask:
    with all the mods you've already done and still planning, it'll be a killer clio. zolder sub-2 minutes is really fast for our cars.
     
  16. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Great intro, and your car has had a lot of money thrown at it, good to see!

    Welcome.
     
  17. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    The cheapest are the RS days by Renault then Circuit Days or Track Time avg is around £300 RS day is £245
     
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  18. peter

    peter POTM Winner - February 2017 Gold Member

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    RB7 #166

    in a couple of days JCL-driving will publish it's spa tracknight calender. driving from 18.00 till 20.00 for €200.
    will try to do as much of them as possible. :grinning:
     
  19. Big Ben

    Big Ben Winner - POTM February 2018 Paid Member

    Herts
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  20. Ice_ken

    Ice_ken Paid Member

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    2010 Renault Clio RS 200
    haha, no doubt :drunk:

    me and peter going at it @ zolder: (20min48)


    Peter, not tempted to go to Ecuyers in february?
     
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