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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jay22s3, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. jay22s3
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    jay22s3 2nd gear sorts em out

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    [Nov 10, 2013]
    having my new clutch in tomorrow cant wait having a six paddle ceramic one in, it was an in house make from c&g motorsport just hope i can get it there in the morning as its totally goosed now have to put it in gear before i start it !
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    [Nov 10, 2013]
    Keep us posted on this as i have bought a 6 paddle clutch from them. Wat cover plate u using an are u staying dmf or going single?
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    Will do mate ,c&g supplied the cover plate with the clutch staying DMF as been advised that way
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    iv been looking on there site, think im going with the single mass flywheel and 6 paddle clutch setup :) keep us posted tho pal!
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    [Nov 11, 2013]
    Thats not a clutch plate issue, if you cannot put it into gear...
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    the concentric cylinder has failed
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    well i dropped my car off on monday morning for the new clutch in and its now thursday afternoon and i still haven't got my fookin car back there having trouble bleeding the clutch im loosing patience now
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    [Nov 14, 2013]
    Ho dear, it is good practice to prime the slave , but i guess they will know that?
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    I just replaced my Slave cylinder, took a syringe and vacuum hose, opened the nipple on the slave cylinder and bleed the system from the bottom, 10 minutes and I was done.

    This is exactly what I did and worked like a bomb :D

    BMW, VW, Porsche Clutch Bleeding - YouTube
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    well got me car back yesterday with the new clutch in and it is different quite unusual to drive very bitey but i was told it would be different from stock just getting a bit of judder some times not sure if this is normal with an after market clutch but once its going its spot on I'm sure i will get used to it soon ;)
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    [Nov 16, 2013]
    hmmm would you say its not traffic friendly then? and are your engine mounts ok?
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    Traffic friendly not really but maybe get better the more I drive it as for the engine mounts my car is a 1999 so would probably benefit from being poly bushed but can't afford it at the mo so will just have to put up with it . The clutch in with new flywheel and everything else has just cost me shy of £800 bummer this time of year just before Christmas :(
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