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S3 8L - Clutch & Flywheel Thread - 02M 6 Speed Gearbox - BAM 225 Engine

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by ShaunS3, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. ShaunS3
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    ShaunS3 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep

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    Nevermind that, get yourself to one of my meets! Dyno day would be a good one, clutch collapses on the rollers haha.
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    fingermouse thats me

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    I would if I had the time , I have been finishing a extension on my days off for the past 8 months but Its almost complete now just the en-suite to finish and a bit in the garden and my life is my own again :)
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    Andrew@A.L.D Cylinder Head Master

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    As i have said i have the same set up as Tuffty Sachs unsprung plate and standard cover but i was running 530 bhp and it did well so i will report back when i reach 600 bhp

    Its well worth the money and cheap to replace unless like some of the other performance clutches out there
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    have you fitted the clutch yet? im looking at doing the same as you, but ive heard bad things about the ebay seller you bought from..? cheers
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    Are you aiming that at Andrew or me?

    If you are talking about techniclutch and the stage 2 sachs kit I'm 3 weeks in and all is very well
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    Techniclutch are ****, I do loads with Fords and when you mention them on any forum people **** bricks and run
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    I've had one of their own clutches before and never had a problem so doubt that a genuine Sachs kit will be any lesser tbh. We will soon see when the car is back on the road....
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    Any more info on whether the Sachs clutch is going strong? Mines started slipping and so looking at where to go. Any one know a good garage in Cambridgeshire who can fit a clutch at a friendly price?
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    Mine is spot on
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    Is replacing the flywheel required? As I got a quote from audi and they didn't quote for the replacement flywheel. Anyone now how long it takes to replace the clutch etc?
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    My Sachs clutch seems to be going ok.

    Doing the flywheel is not always necessary and is usually done every 2 clutch changes. However, the flywheel condition will be found upon inspection once the box and clutch have been removed.

    Clutch jobs tend to be around £200-£300 in labour and my advise is to change the flywheel whilst the box is off to save yourself another £300 + price of a flywheel if it goes after you have had your clutch done. For me, it's one of those common sense/no brainers for those whom do have some mechanical sympathy for their cars, especially the clutch.

    Hope that helps?

    Shaun.
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    hi shaun just wondering how the sachs kit is? planning on ordering one this week, also how did you manage to get it at that price?
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    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    I am running the same setup as Shaun. I got mine after reading this thread as had to put a new clutch in last September when my gearbox went tits up.

    Personally I think for the money it cost its really good. feels very OEM in use and has no vibrations etc. I am running stage 2 revo and its coping quite happily and putting the power down well.

    I got the complete setup for £400 inc P+P direct from techninclutch (who were very helpful I must add) if you give them a call and say you saw this thread on ASN cos you are a member they should offer you the same deal Shaun and I got.

    Hope that helps
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    HI
    i presume this is the one your referring too? Just ring up for a cheaper price? ( for vrbob and shaun)?

    AUDI A3 S3 1.8T NEW SACHS DUAL MASS FLYWHEEL & CARBON KEVLAR CLUTCH | eBay

    Regards
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    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    thanks for the info guys, will ring them up when i get paid
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