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  • Twingo Questions

    What is the difference in the cup and non cup in these (2013)? Is it just shocks/springs?

    What are they like on fuel?

    Do they have the “perfo” hub setup or they more like a standard renault?

    Any known problems with them?

    Thanks!

  • #2
    they are basically 182 running gear with the k4m 1.6 16v engine basically the small block to a f4r 2.0 16v
    bottom ball joints have been an issue as far as i remember

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    • #3
      Originally posted by foxspeed View Post
      they are basically 182 running gear with the k4m 1.6 16v engine basically the small block to a f4r 2.0 16v
      bottom ball joints have been an issue as far as i remember
      I had a 1.6 mk2 Megane Extreme at one point. It had 111hp I think. Is it the same engine?

      So no perfo hub setup? Is that the balljoint in the arm?

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      • #4
        most likely same engine the twingo one does have different cams/intake/exhaust manifold

        no perfo hub - lower wishbone out lower ball joints wear out quite quickly - not sure if they have been uprated from the earlier cars due to wearing so quick

        cambelt at 72k
        check scuttle drains
        no real issues with brakes/axles/gearboxes
        check all electrics work

        just had a look and found an old copy of evo with the twingo secondhand buyers guide in!

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        • #5
          Theres a few about cheap at the moment

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Stevie View Post
            Theres a few about cheap at the moment
            Theres a 2013 non cup with low miles over here thats been on sale a while and I think he would take less. Good car for the GF haha

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            • #7
              Although 6 years is probably cam belt time even thought its only 41k miles
              Last edited by av4625; 09-09-19, 13:19.

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              • #8
                Never had any issues with mine. The ball joints were replaced with an updated part it has a letter after the part number so easy to check.
                Rear end is 172/182. Front is bespoke using Mégane mk3 calipers and 172 discs.
                Cam belts need pulleys doing same as 172/182.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Twingo 1?? View Post
                  Never had any issues with mine. The ball joints were replaced with an updated part it has a letter after the part number so easy to check.
                  Rear end is 172/182. Front is bespoke using Mégane mk3 calipers and 172 discs.
                  Cam belts need pulleys doing same as 172/182.
                  the non renault sport / non brembo megane mk3 calipers?

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by av4625 View Post

                    the non renault sport / non brembo megane mk3 calipers?
                    Sorry laguna mk3 calipers not Mégane! They stop well they also apparently handle better than a 172 according to people who have had both.

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