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When you bend it, you have to mend it :(

Discussion in 'RenaultSport Megane' started by MichaelCalvin, Feb 28, 2015.

Discuss When you bend it, you have to mend it :( in the RenaultSport Megane area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

  1. MichaelCalvin

    MichaelCalvin New Member

    Hi everyone,

    I'm the proud owner of my 2006 Renault Megane Cup in Silver, I've owned it since July 2014 and other than pulling my hair out over maintenance cost, I absolutely love it!

    Anyway, the reason for the thread title is not long after I got my baby, I had my first crash on the day of my great Grandad's funeral.. Honestly one of the worst days of my life!

    So after a couple of months driving around without the money to fix it, with my head down and pride hurt I decided to take it off the road as I was spending every night taking my anger out on the roads of Leeds and spending a LOT of money on fuel!

    So nearly £1,000 later, and more in mods too such as intercooler, bov and seats (can't help myself), she is now fixed and waiting for insurance and it's off-side hub sorting out.

    I have many, many plans for this car so I'm sure there'll be a lot more to see on here this year.
     

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  2. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    Looks epic Mick. Fair play that you have put right what went wrong ! :)
     
  3. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    We've all done it buddy! Good to see its fixed up. Get yourself a project thread up in the Meg forum :)
     
  4. Adey

    Adey Staff Member

    Looks good, the more I see these migraine am the more I want one, good job on getting her fixed, any more plans for her?
     
  5. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    Moved it in here Dave ;)
     
  6. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Hi @MichaelCalvin@MichaelCalvin, car looks great! You wouldn't know you had a little whoopsie in it now.

    A very sad day, when you crashed it, but you'll never forget your Grandad.
     
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  7. MichaelCalvin

    MichaelCalvin New Member

    Got another cheeky picture today, looking beautiful

    Further plans from now are;
    Drop it on cooksports
    R26r spoiler
    Refurb and spray alloys black OR
    get a new subtle set
    Dip all exterior plastics including grilles shiny black
    Engine wise need injectors and full 3" exhaust and decat then map. If I decide to forge then either 250 turbo or garret will be on the tables but that will be 2016 now I think

    Cheers for the welcome guys!
     

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  8. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    @MichaelCalvin@MichaelCalvin you will struggle to get a Garrett to fit on the standard setup. Normally need a custom manifold and take offs for water / oil.
     
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