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where do people get them fancy red clutches from?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Ollie-B, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Ollie-B
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    Ollie-B Rockin' Shnit

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    As above
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    Southbend ! They use Sachs pp and clutch plates only re-lined with their special friction materials and add their custom harmonical tuned Single Mass Flywheels so the chatter at iddle is nil !
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    No idle chatter at all? Do you have a link for the kit?
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    Unfortunatelly they don't do kits for 8E audi a4 b6 as that wasn't sold in the states with a diesel engine ! You will have to use a 1.8T flywheel but it's not guaranteed to be vibration free as it's made for a petrol engine which has different harmonics. I used a Southbend clutch and TTV flywheel drilled to fit the 4 pot crank, the clutch was a reinforced rs4 jobbie and the flywheel gave chatter and subseqvently the gearbox broke ! The syncro on 3rd gave up after a proper tune for the BV43 turbo was uploaded then the box locked in first a few weeks after ! In the process of swapping a v6 tdi 6 speed gearbox and matching propshaft + rear subframe and diff...
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    deano1978 different gear

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    I was on darkside devolopments last ngt. Look under transmission!
    They do a load of clutches for the a4 tdi
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    krisavant 4th set of a wheels in a year

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    Also don't be fooled by some people selling normal clutches just painted red.
    Seen a couple of fabia vrs boys get stung with that.
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