My ur 197 from the beginning

Discussion in 'Gallery' started by dulevo666, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. dulevo666

    dulevo666 Gold Member

    137
    Wakefield West yorks
    Ultra Red Clio 197
    So this year i moved house
    i used to live out in the stick's & drove this
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    it made perfect sense for the crap roads ,tractors leaving shite on the roads etc & for crossing fields when out shooting
    Now i live in the center of town & trying to park the thing was a problem + only shoot on range now
    so a smaller car was needed
    first looked at a fiat 500 but after a test drive it wasn't for me then saw the 197 at a local garage
    after a test drive i px'd the truck & the 197 was mine
    The day i got it parked up at work until i could tax it
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    The first thing was the exhaust tip's £8 each from the bay of e
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    The one thing i didn't like about the car was not having a spare wheel so got a set of silverstones
    to use so i could refurb the std wheels then use a silverstone as a spare
    on closer inspection one wheel was knackered so got another two then decided to refurb the silverstones instead
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    Meanwhile a cup spoiler was bought painted in black to match the wheels & fitted

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    Last weekend was sunny so gave me a chance to give the car it's first wash & polish since iv'e had it & to fit the stickers
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    And so to today new rubber fitted to the silverstones & fitted to the car
    Just one more mod to do will be the front splitter then it's done for now
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    And that's all for now thank's for looking
     

  2. Roshi69

    Roshi69 Paid Member

    179
    Clio 200 RS
    Looks very well! Interested in the cup spoiler, would absolutely love one but they seem a bit expensive for what it is.

    Where did you get it from? Think I'll get one eventually buy not at the right price lol

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  3. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Would look great with all the silver bits blacked out!
     
  4. Jimmy

    Jimmy Good cop Administrator

    Really nice car, looks great with the Silverstones and spoiler!
     
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  5. Christopher

    Christopher Paid Member

    756
    Manchester
    200 Clubsport
    UR wins everything.

    Nice car.
     
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  6. dulevo666

    dulevo666 Gold Member

    137
    Wakefield West yorks
    Ultra Red Clio 197
    Cheers guys
    ///M been thinking about blacking the headlights i used to be into impreza's & a lot of folk used to paint the inside of the head light matt black which involved putting the light in the oven for half an hour to soften the glue then prizing it apart painting then reassembling it i was wondering if i could do the same with my lights ?
    I then saw some new black lights on e-bay but @ £170 for the pair its a bit steep
    Roshi i got the spoiler from renault as i wanted the proper one they are pretty expensive @ £240 but worth it
    you can get replica ones that are cheaper but i don't know about the quality & second hand ones are pretty rare
     
  7. Chris

    Chris Bad cop Administrator

    Very nice mate :smile:
     
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  8. sevenfourate

    sevenfourate Devotee of OCD Moderator

    Lowestoft, England.
    Racing Blue RS-200
    The voice of attention to detail has spoken. And i agree 100%. Would look tremendous with Black badges, door handles, exhaust trims (?) etc.

    Great looking example !
     
  9. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Even better with full aero kit smoothed out and painted black also.

    Kinda makes me want to buy a red one!
     
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  10. Jay's Eye View

    Jay's Eye View Paid Member

    61
    Swindon
    2015 LY 200T
    Looking nice! Can't go wrong with a red and black theme
     
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  11. LOCKE

    LOCKE Paid Member

    Glasgow
    RB 182 Cup/LY 197 R27
    Looks spot on, much better than a FIAT 500!
     
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  12. adamskie89

    adamskie89 Paid Member

    119
    glasgow
    albi blue 197
    loving the silverstones been thinking about gettin a set for mine as spare/track wheels
    love these cars in redlooks like you have it sorted mate
     
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  13. dulevo666

    dulevo666 Gold Member

    137
    Wakefield West yorks
    Ultra Red Clio 197
    Yesterday ordered the front splitter should be here wed/thurs
    quick question how does the std rubber strip come off?
    Does it just pull off?
     
  14. dulevo666

    dulevo666 Gold Member

    137
    Wakefield West yorks
    Ultra Red Clio 197
    Splitter arrived today & fitted after work totally transforms the front end
    Now should I go the full hog & fit the side skirts?
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  15. sevenfourate

    sevenfourate Devotee of OCD Moderator

    Lowestoft, England.
    Racing Blue RS-200
    Very nice !!

    ***I think you've semi-committed yourself to the aero route now ! :smile:
     
  16. Big Ben

    Big Ben Paid Member

    Herts
    197
    Yes do it. Then decide you don't like them and sell them to me for a fraction of what you paid:wink:

    Will look great with the full kit. I'm sorely tempted myself
     
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  17. Christopher

    Christopher Paid Member

    756
    Manchester
    200 Clubsport
    Looks great. Please don't ruin it with all black badges/handles/everything. Just do basic mods. They look brilliant with just the front splitter, but considering you have the Cup spoiler too, you might as well get the skirts.

    I've left mine fairly standard on the outside, I'm not really a fan of extra bits stuck on everywhere but that's my taste.

    Seats, brakes and suspension next, then drive it hard.
     
  18. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Yes mate, looks great. Definitely go for the skirts. And then I'd paint them gloss black along with the splitter and spoiler, handles, badges and bullets. And then get some projectors and smoke the fogs. Would look fully badass I reckon.

    While we were looking for ours I saw a blacked out UR 197, thought it worked SO well.
     
  19. Sean197

    Sean197 RIP Albi :( Moderator

    Fife, Scotland
    Albi 197T - RIP, MK7 Golf GTD Sports Wagon
    Black on red is gorgeous.

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  20. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    BOOM! Agreed mate!

    I forgot the diffuser on my list of things to paint huh? That's a beauty. Like that splitter too.
     

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