New 197 owner

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Streety89, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. Streety89

    Streety89

    3
    Racing blue 197
    836099FD-7E2D-4D80-9DCC-53D0C37AF910.jpeg Hello all, I recently purchased a 197 a few month ago and recently noticed a 197.net sticker on the rear window when it was steamed up so I thought I would sign up .

    Car is completely standard but if any one knows anything about the car it would be nice to know.
     
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  2. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    Manchester
    albi blue 197 with boost
    welcome along..thanks for joining up..anything just ask..dont see many standard cars about anymore..yours has painted calipers im sure..
    enjoy your stay :sunglasses:
     
  3. Streety89

    Streety89

    3
    Racing blue 197
    Thank you and I thought the red brembos were standard
     
  4. Beany

    Beany Platinum Member

    Doncaster
    RB 200 cup
    Welcome aboard looking good after a wash...
    Best colour too :french:
     
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  5. Big Ben

    Big Ben Paid Member

    Herts
    197
    Welcome aboard. Great looking car
     
  6. Foxspeed

    Foxspeed "the new red baron" Moderator

  7. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

    Heathrow
    220T TROPHY
    Welcome to the Family enjoy your stay
     
  8. Benno

    Benno Gold Member

    Welcome along mate, lovely tidy example of a standard RB!
     
  9. Jimmy

    Jimmy Good cop Administrator

    Welcome to the forum! Very nice 197 you got there!
     
  10. Micah

    Micah Clumsy McButterfingers Moderator

    Kent
    Clio 220 Trophy
    Welcome to the forum, we won’t ask how you managed to steam up the windows... :smiley:
     
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  11. R11HOY

    R11HOY Paid Member

    168
    Conlig County Down Northern Ireland
    Renaultsport Clio 197 (2008)
    Looking good .....enjoy:blackdiamond:
     
  12. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Another new RB owner! Nice one. Congrats on picking the best colour. Totally biased.

    Good to see a very almost standard one.

    If you want it to stay that way, I’d not look at too many build threads on here...

    :smile:

    Welcome.
     
  13. Chris

    Chris Bad cop Administrator

  14. LOCKE

    LOCKE Paid Member

    Glasgow
    RB 182 Cup/LY 197 R27
    Standard on Cup models and Cup packed models.
     
  15. Streety89

    Streety89

    3
    Racing blue 197
    Thanks for the welcome and kind words.
    How do I know if it has a cup pack?
    Sorry for the questions it’s my first Renault sport so I’m a total novice :think:
     
  16. Jimmy

    Jimmy Good cop Administrator

    The best way to check is to have a look at the colour code markings on the suspension springs: if your car has the Cup chassis, the springs will have orange & blue dots, front and rear. If not, it will be the standard (but still awesome!) chassis. Anthracite wheels and red calipers are also other signs of a Cup chassis, however as said above, these items are often done as mods, so it's not as reliable a source.

    And we are here to help, so please feel free to ask as many questions as you need!
     
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  17. Benno

    Benno Gold Member

    Plate checker says it's a standard 197, just had a look!
     
  18. BLJ

    BLJ Paid Member

    26
    the Netherlands
    Clio RS 197 R27 F1 #2400 Nimbus
    Welcome. Nice standard 197, lucky for us, that standard is already high :wink:
     

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