Aircon delete

Discussion in 'Engine, Gearbox, Exhaust and Air Intake' started by R27WTF, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. R27WTF

    R27WTF Paid Member

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    Car:
    Clio 197 f1
    Where can I get a clio cup car aircon delete bracket from?

    Do Renault still sell them? I know pure Moro sport do but there not cheap

    Many thanks


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  2. TB Rich

    TB Rich

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    Location:
    Bournemouth
    Car:
    Clio 200
    AP Motorsport have it on their site, price is about right for all that's included. I paid £300 for my racer stuff (bracket, bolts and alternator). However bolts, alternator, tensioner and belt, you can actually use what you have now (as I have done), if you can try to haggle them down and buy less parts.

    https://www.apmotorsport.co.uk/product-page/x85-clio-3-rs
     
  3. R27WTF

    R27WTF Paid Member

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    Car:
    Clio 197 f1
    Ye I know Alex I just had my alternator and bracket all painted etc and he won’t split. Most of my bits come from him


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  4. J90RDN

    J90RDN

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    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Car:
    Clio 197 - Track
    2 cheap alternatives.
    1 - gut the aircon pump so you are literally just left with the pulley - I've done this and used on lots of track days now.
    2 - buy a 172/182 crank pulley and use a stretch belt to the alternator, completely removing the alternator setup - I've got this to try, and others have used this setup successfully.
     
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  5. Daverb

    Daverb Paid Member

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    Location:
    Fife, Scotland
    Car:
    Clio 197
    I did option 2 but using the standard 197 pulley. Just got a belt small enough to go between the pulley and alternator.
     
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  6. J90RDN

    J90RDN

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    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Car:
    Clio 197 - Track
    Yeah, I thought about that, but apparently the 1*2 pulley is quite a bit lighter, and adding in rotational mass then I would imagine there are gains to be had.

    Either way, ditching the aircon is a huge benefit.
     
  7. R.lowe94

    R.lowe94 Paid Member

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    Car:
    Clio 197 f1
    Which pulley have you used? As there’s 3 of them I’m seeing I’ve ordered the 4pk810sf belt


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  8. Gorman

    Gorman Paid Member

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    Location:
    Ireland
    Car:
    Clio 197
    So have you found this reliable? Standard tensioner?
     
  9. Daverb

    Daverb Paid Member

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    Location:
    Fife, Scotland
    Car:
    Clio 197
    Yes its been fine. Not the standard tensioner. I did have a expanable link bar on it for the tension but it snapped so I used a thicker metal bar instead.
     

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