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    clutch starting to go

    hi guys & girls,

    my clutch has started to slip after having it chipped, will a standard clutch be ok with the extra power or will i need a upgraded clutch,

    cheers, Chris
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    Standard clutch will be fine unless you plan on any further mods.
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    I disagree - depends what torque you are running. If you are over 300lb/ft with your remap I think you are above the capacity of the standard clutch and hence recommend an uprated one.
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    Oops, just seen your car spec Chris and you are talking about an A3 hence no problems as you won't get that much torque out of a remap.
    Jason
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