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Clutch has Finaly given up :(

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S1MON A3, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. S1MON A3

    S1MON A3 Member

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    It lasted slightly longer than I though it would lol 1 month :?

    Can anybody recommend a clutch kit ?

    I have been looking and doing some research but uprated clutch kits are a tad over priced around £450 is that right or am I looking in the wrong places.
    Could I just fit a standard clutch in ? I can get a new one for around £140 and £100 fitted.
    The clutch that was in before had done 85K so a standard one should be ok for at least a year + would't it?
     
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  3. Boydie

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    How long do you expect to keep the car?

    If not long, get a new standard clutch and flywheel from buypartsby.com

    If you plan to keep the car longer, I would buy an upgrade clutch from Sachs - if your clutch has gone and the car has done over 85k, I would look into replacing the flywheel as well as the clutch release bearing as well.
     
  4. S1MON A3

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    I dont plan on keeping the car to long I tend to sell up after a year and move on to something else.
    I have managed to get hold of a new sachs clutch kit and dual mass fly for £260 is that any good? standard replacement.
     
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    That's a good price, where's that from?
     
  6. roman3000

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    Yeah would also like to know as I need the same.
     
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    I found a chap on ebay selling them for £300 I offerd him £260 cash.
     
  8. roman3000

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    Do you know if he has more in stock or was it just a one off?
     

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