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Old 17 April 2012, 23:09   #1
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Default MISSUS 2003 RENAULT CLIO EXTREME 1.2 ?

Hi guys missus is thinking of buying this clio, i know not eveyone taste but she loves the colour plus cheap to run, i know it needs some body tlc but what whats your views on the clios as i heard they many proplems , and what to look out for when going to view it.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1208844067...fvi%3D1&_rdc=1

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Old 17 April 2012, 23:43   #2
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Oh dear, prepared to be mocked for the rest of your existence on SN.
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Old 17 April 2012, 23:45   #3
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http://www.barryboys.co.uk/phpBB2/vi...p?f=12&t=34643
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Old 18 April 2012, 05:34   #4
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Looks lovely, you should go for it

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Old 18 April 2012, 07:22   #5
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I like the colour but something tells me when you look at it won't be all it's cracked up to be.

Just look at those bumpers.. They need replacing. Why not find an example that's been owned by an old lady for the last 10yrs and paint it the same colour?

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Old 18 April 2012, 07:35   #6
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I'd have it for 5k what a car!
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Old 18 April 2012, 07:36   #7
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I like the colour



Anyway, Robs sexuality aside, it's a piece of ****, the Clio is indeed a nice car, I had a 1.2 when I was 18, brand new out the show room and loved it. I now drive the misses 2L and although it's not a car I would have as my daily drive, it's really good fun, puts a lot of cars to shame and anyone it doesn't, **** it, its a Clio.



So in summary .. No don't be a tit.
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Old 18 April 2012, 08:10   #8
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The title of the thread is incomplete, should read 2003 RENAULT CLIO in EXTREMELY VILE COLOUR 1.2

The thing you need to really think about is that from time to time she will need to drive you from A to B - would you really want to be seen in that or getting out of it at the pub...

Also, if the bodykit needs attention how easy is it to get a match on the paint???
I would get an exact list of the mods and get a quote for insurance as well.
10 yr old Renault = lots of electrical problems and chances are the odd snapped front spring!
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run a mile from it.no chance of paint touch ups as probably one off colour so full respray needed,fibregkass bits will crack and look awfull plus its a CLIO.....lol
how about something a bit cool like a lupo or polo on coilies with banded steels(never guess i am into the veedub scene)
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Old 18 April 2012, 09:16   #10
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the words barge pole & dont touch it comes to mind !

they often get faults with immobilser & starting issues, crank sensor, grounding wires are always perished causing starting issues, rattling top end when warm to name a few. Oh & leaking sunroofs as the double sided tape fails & leaks in stinks the car out.

this is from experience of my wife owning one for the past 7 years & the above have been some of the issues i have had to sort. On a hole though if you do find an original un molested, good mileaged one they aint to bad to run, just can not wait to see the day it goes

but the ebay one, just dont touch unless you will be busy boy!

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Old 18 April 2012, 09:24   #11
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The question you should be asking yourself is "How would I feel if I was ever seen in the passenger seat?"

Time to get a new girlfriend. It'll cause you less stress!
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Old 18 April 2012, 09:59   #12
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how the **** am I being a tit? I live the colour I genuinly do!!!! Reread my post.. Should say look at it not look a tit!

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Old 18 April 2012, 12:39   #13
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It's overpriced and looking at the reaction on this thread alone will give you an idea how difficult it will be to sell on when the time comes.
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Old 18 April 2012, 12:43   #14
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If she wants something with a few tweaks how about this
Not bad looking - low miles and only a bit more wonga
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The missus yeah yeah. A mate of of a mate is interested.....

Seriously thought it didn't look to bad from a distance but the close up pictures show so much bodywork damage, cracks, scuffs, tears it doesnt look well treated. The seats have been done well (not sure on the colour but each to their own) but thats about it.

My ex had a 1.2 Mtv edition and it was the most gutless car I have ever driven. Brakes were good but as often happens with Renault's it was plagued by a whole host of electrical problems:

-PAS stopped working
-Airbag warning light came on for no reason
-Drivers window broke in the open position
-Standard stereo drained the battery when parked

And this was on a 2yr old car!
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how the **** am I being a tit? I live the colour I genuinly do!!!! Reread my post.. Should say look at it not look a tit!

No you, him thinking of buying it.
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Click the image to open in full size.

Overpriced

Its a rough old clio: 900 absolute tops (and even then its overpriced)

We purchased back one of our 1.2 Clios for a few hundred quid!! (then sold it again for a few hundred quid )
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Old 19 April 2012, 20:04   #18
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dont bother ive a172 sport and ive been plagued with electrical problems central locking dosnt work now abs lights on changed all the rings and still on mine is a 2003 50k example with fsh cant wait to get rid
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That car truly sucks dick on a grand scale
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