1. M


    Difficult decision time... owned 485 since brand new done 49k miles . Sachs likely need rebuild , and have serviced the car myself since new so no official service history other than cam belts done by Renault . Car failed mot today on emissions and did last year two , put new cat on and it...
  2. T

    Replacement Strut Top Mounts

    Hi Guy/Girls Has anyone replaced there strut top mounts with part number 543A09780R and if so did it all go together ok with no running problems etc. I've had my Trophy since since new so I know those I have removed are original and can see that the uppermost rubber item (7700426450B) (visible...
  3. R

    150 - new owner

    Recently bought myself number 150 after many months of looking. I've only ever owned Clios in my life and I'm still not fed up of them yet. especially as the trophy is possibly the best hot hatch ever made. This one had 1 previous owner - a member of Mcbusted... but never mind that because my...
  4. Miller

    Cams ...

    Hi im thinking of getting all the belts and pulleys done very soon but also thinkin about uprating the cams while im doing everything else. So just want to know which ones, where and general advice Cheers Miller #116 :cool:
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    15% Off Gear Oils, Coolants & Antifreeze

    Until next Friday (30th January) Opie Oils are giving an additional 15% Off All Gear Oils, Coolants & Antifreeze with voucher code: DEAL Other offers include Free 1 litres on selected 5 litre engine oils, Fuchs Fully synthetic 5w-40 engine oil reduced from £34 to only £25 and 15% Off top...
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    Millers Oils, Fuchs, Shell & Brembo Offers

    Make sure you pay a visit to Opie Oils over the weekend and check out our current money saving offers and to see what's new (including Opie Oils new website!). Our offers includes Free 1 litres on selected 5 litre engine oils, Fuchs Fully synthetic 5w-40 engine oil reduced from £34 to only...
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    15% Off ALL Engine Oils - Use voucher ENGINEOIL

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  8. R

    Supercharged T for sale - maybe

    As per title - Depending on interest and offers I will be putting my supercharged trophy up for sale. Have owned the car for past 5 years, spent over 10k and am now considering selling it to help with deposit on house. Car is immaculate, covered just 27K miles, is running 275Bhp with Driftbox...
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    Opie Oils Christmas and New Year’s Opening Times

    Hi all, The team at Opie Oils would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! With thanks for your valued business and support during 2014. Here are our Opening Times: Monday 22 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Tuesday 23 December: Open -...
  10. R

    172 battery and stop light

    Should the stop and battery light be on if the alternator is not charging? I've been to look at a 172 with the stop and battery light up on the dash. Its not charging and looks like its had a new alternator fitted that failed after two days. Should the stop light be illuminated if its not...
  11. K

    Stolen Clio Trophy LV55 EJJ

    Hello Trophy owners My Clio Trophy, which I’ve had from new, was stolen this week. It was parked on the road just outside the house. During the night thieves broke into house front door and stole the keys. In the morning the car was gone. Stolen from Nimrod Road, London SW16. Reg is LV55...
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    Buy 5L Millers Oils CFS Engine Oil & get 1L FREE

    New Millers Oils CFS Offer Available at Opie Oils - Buy 5 litres of Millers Oils CFS 5w-40 / 10w-50 / 10w-60 - Get 1 litre FREE worth £11.99 The team at Opie Oils and Millers Oils have put together an awesome offer on some of Millers Oils most popular fully synthetic, ester based engine oils...
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    25% off Fuchs Titan XTL | 1,000's NEW products

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    15% Off Engine & Gear Oils - Voucher OIL15

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  15. M

    BG Damper Rebuild - compression adjuster upgrade. Worth it?

    Hi - my dampers due to go in at BG on October 31st. Getting the struts power coated too. It's expensive enough already (and have been happily buying other bits for my new car without keeping an eye on what i'm spending!) - and adds another £170 to the bill. Has anyone done this, and if you...
  16. D

    catalyst converter

    need some advise - the catalyst converter on my trophy has went and its now sounding like a tractor. i know the standard ones are around 2k so not buying one of them any advise on the ones from ebay. i did consider a decat being the cheapest option but to much hastle around mot time.
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    20% Off End Of Season Sale | Code: OPIESALE

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    Shell, Millers Oils & Gulf Competition offers

    Opie Oils currently have some spectacular offers available, from three of our top suppliers. These include FREE 1 Litres of selected Shell Helix Engine Oils with every 5 litre purchase. Free 250ml bottle of Millers Oils VSPe Power Plus with every 5 litres of Millers Oils Classic 20w-50 and...
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    15% Off Engine Oils, Gear Oils & Brake Fluids

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    FREE Shipping on £40+ orders! Voucher: FREE

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  21. P

    Diff bearings gone at 66.5k miles

    Just been to Mark Fish to investigate a noise i had on the car. Turns out it was worn diff bearings. Cue engine and gearbox out, suspension off exhaust off. rebuild diff and gearbox. new clutch, new belts and pulleys etc. im gonna be brassic this month. any spare change?
  22. P

    No.464 upgrades

    Hi, this is what i currently run with some thoughts on changes; JMS RS2 with upgraded engine mounts ( probably replace with standard and get updated map ) upgraded dogbone and gearbox mounts. fully polybushed all round. whiteline rear arb. standard suspension all round with refurbed front sachs...
  23. O

    Fuchs Titan Race Weekend Special £42.99

    For this weekend only Opie Oils are giving 20% Off the ever popular Fuchs Titan Race Engine Oils (previously known as Silkolene Pro S) with voucher code TITANRACE. This voucher code discounts 5 litres from £53.99 to just £42.99! Fuchs Titan Race comes in a variety of grades: 5w-30, 5w-40...
  24. R

    Trophy buying info

    Hi all, been looking at getting a second car, and a Trophy has always been on the list...:) Have saw one and put a deposit down, but as it's so far away haven't been able to inspect it. There's no info about whether the dampers have any attention, so I'm assuming they won't have had a...
  25. O

    15% Off Everything - Weekend only! Code 15OFF

    For the last weekend of July, Opie Oils have extended last weekends offer to now include everything but you will have to be quick as it's only until midnight Sunday. *Voucher code 15%OFF cannot be used with trade orders or orders that contain Millers Oils Nanodrive. Voucher code: 15OFF...
  26. hoolio

    New bits

    These are my kind of porn so I thought I'd share.
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    Opie Oils - Oil Service Pack Look Up HERE

    Good news, Opie Oils now offer an online oil recommendation tool for standard cars where you can find the correct Engine Oil & Filter Service Kits, Engine Oil only service kits and 1 litre Engine Oil Top Up Kits for your car. Please note If you've got a vehicle with significant performance...
  28. J

    Trophy No. 218 For Sale

    I am reluctantly putting up 218 up for sale. I acquired 218 as the second owner in February 2008 with 29k miles on the clock. The car is pretty much standard except for the Scorpion RS192 exhaust which was fitted in 2008. I fitted Brembo HC discs and OE Ferodo pads in 2009 and the rear...
  29. I

    A Selection of questions to the assembled experts........

    Good Afternoon All Well 161 is now at its new home in County Durham, having driven her for a hundred miles or so and having had time to poke about like only you can having bought a car, I have a number of questions to ask... Any help appreciated. 1 clutch is quite heavy, not so much a...
  30. G

    2002 Clio V6

    Another long shot! Anyone know anything about L3 WBY please? Again, spotted for sale on t'internet. Many thanks for any information. Stephen.