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  1. Thanks for that Bob.......

    Thanks for that Bob.......
  2. Hi Guys, Thanks for the info.... Bob - any...

    Hi Guys,

    Thanks for the info....

    Bob - any idea you know what comp the engine was built with?
  3. Douvrin 2.2 Injected R25 J7T 715 Performance engine Expressions of Interest

    Hi All,

    I bought Jo Proffi's Fuego before he scrapped it hoping to uses the engine and a few bits and pieces.

    Unfortunately I have proceeded down the path of a different Renault so have many...
  4. Hi All, Probably not a lot of interest in this...

    Hi All,

    Probably not a lot of interest in this but thought I would post an update.


    Albins have finally found some time to make a new 1st/2nd gearset and matching short input shaft for my R25...
  5. UN1 Gearbox Upgrade - New Close ratio components

    Hi All,

    I built my Fuego around the UN1 gearbox but after completing my project I have had many problems with the stripping of dog teeth on 1st/2nd gears due to the age (3 R25 UN1 boxes purchased...
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    Thanks for the heads up! will try locally first...

    Thanks for the heads up! will try locally first but good to know.
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    I'm on the northern beaches but will be taking...

    I'm on the northern beaches but will be taking the box out myself so easy to drop off anywhere in Sydney. I will search for his details, Thanks!
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    WTD Clio 15" Racing wheels

    I am after a set of lightweight 15"racing wheels for a Clio 172 6.5" or 7" if anyone has anything in good condition lying around? Based in Sydney.
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    Clio JC5 Gearbox rebuilds Sydney?

    Hi All,

    Just picked up a Clio 172 to be set up as a road registered hillclimb car. Was going to fit a Quaife ATB but due to being a box I am unfamiliar with I was checking to see if anyone knows...
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    Jo, I have not had time to touch the car yet...

    Jo,

    I have not had time to touch the car yet or have the room to pull apart any more cars!

    Am keen to get rid of a pile of stuff if anyone is interested. Shocks, suspension, gearboxes,...
  11. Thread: she lives

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    I am also stoked that you gave your Fuego another...

    I am also stoked that you gave your Fuego another chance to live! It only took me 11 years to put up my avatar Fuego and then yours disappeared! Maybe its time to re-instate yours? Don't you have a...
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    Haha....glad you enjoyed it. Call me a twisted...

    Haha....glad you enjoyed it. Call me a twisted sicko but when dismantling the R25 I had thoughts of locating the little man in the dash so I could keep him somewhere. Perhaps on the work bench or in...
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    Thanks for the ideas. I am familiar with the rod...

    Thanks for the ideas. I am familiar with the rod and 'finger' you mention but had not thought of this a being a problem source.

    I always figured that with a standard gear stick and linkage system...
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    You Know where I stand Mr Proffi......... You'll...

    You Know where I stand Mr Proffi......... You'll get no validation from me when it comes to ideas about quitting Fuego!
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    You make a very good point Simon! When testing...

    You make a very good point Simon!

    When testing the problem I did feel that the harder the car was braking the worse the ability to downshift from 3rd to 2nd. I left some adjustment thread on the...
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    Hi Col, Yes it is the typical pattern but I...

    Hi Col,

    Yes it is the typical pattern but I have retained the UN1's cable pull-up safety on reverse which prevents you from accidentally hitting it when shifting for second. I am familiar with the...
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    Thanks for the oil recommendations. I went to a...

    Thanks for the oil recommendations. I went to a bit of trouble trying to find the best oil I could for my current gearbox (travelled 3500klms since I reassembled). After speaking to the people at...
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    Thankyou all for the replys. 85Fuego No I'm...

    Thankyou all for the replys.

    85Fuego

    No I'm not trying to smash it into 2nd from 3rd at high rpm. I am heel toe braking while double clutching but it won't go into gear until I'm back to 1 or 2...
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    UN1 Gearbox - Any Experts out there?????

    I need to pick the brains trust on UN1's as I have been in a quandry for some time. Will try to be succinct but its not a short story.

    I have successfully fitted a slightly tired UN1 to my...
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    Yeah I agree on both comments. There is also a...

    Yeah I agree on both comments. There is also a few trips I can remember not making it back in one piece too but that's all part of it I guess!
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    Oh....and I forgot to say to check the regulator....

    Oh....and I forgot to say to check the regulator. I have had some Bosch ones faulty new out of the box. R25 is probably different but I remember in the Fuego there was a wire that was in the loom...
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    Yeah I have always used retroed Bosch...

    Yeah I have always used retroed Bosch alternators. I have wired my car nearly entirely from scratch but still get niggling quirks like the Battery light flickering intermittently on the dash despite...
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    Some Gearbox findings from me of late Mistareno:...

    Some Gearbox findings from me of late Mistareno:

    I know you are looking at AWD so Subaru boxes would have the plus of having parts available.

    I am committed to the UN1 in my Fuego but have...
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    I'm sorry to say that your story Don is actually...

    I'm sorry to say that your story Don is actually what the R25 driving experience is all about.....seat of the pants highs and lows that get the adrenalin pumping....not from performance but from...
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    Wtb: Un1 gearbox/parts

    I know this is a long shot but if anyone has a complete UN1 or even any parts for one then I would like to hear about it.

    I have a UN1 out of a B29E R25 in my Fuego (was a trial experiment) but...
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