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Clutch problems..

Post by AKRadar » Apr Wed 06, 2011 9:00 pm

So my clutch went out today and I am needing some suggestions as to who I can take my bug into. I have the new bently but lack of tools hinder my diy project. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by Roadhog » Apr Wed 06, 2011 9:21 pm

how do you lack tools to do the project? Jack, stands, standard wrenches...

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Clutch problems..

Post by AKRadar » Apr Wed 06, 2011 9:35 pm

I have stands (x2) and standard wrenches.. Very few metric. Having never replaced a clutch does not help.. And a busy schedule is making it hard for diy.. Would love to learn how to do this though..

If someone has the patience to help me.. That would be great.. Even if they could help me replace with a better clutch than the dual mass flywheel.. Which seem so be problematic...
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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by Roadhog » Apr Wed 06, 2011 10:19 pm

http://www.fourseasontuning.com/index.p ... =K7003802F

Well, I would take it anywhere BUT Jerry's Transmission.

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Post by kompressorgolf » Apr Thu 07, 2011 10:57 am

You mean you would take it anywhere but jerrys? or are you a repeat customer :)

it is pretty simple, but if its your only mode of transport i see your quarel.
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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by Mikewire » Apr Thu 07, 2011 10:58 am

It's fairly straight forward, but you need to have the right tools for the job. #1 would be all metric sockets (16mm and 18mm specifically) and open end wrenches, #9(?) 12 point bit for the CV bolts, and a 12pt 9mm socket for the clutch pressure plate. Also, you will need a torque wrench for the flywheel and pressure plate bolts. I would say invest in tools, but I would also ask what your time is worth.

4 seasons is the dealership so you will pay the price - you could take it to Mountain Imports over on S. 3rd. Or, maybe Aeron would do a clutch job?

As far as a replacement, the Sachs VR6 flywheel and clutch kit from MJM Autohaus was a nice upgrade on my 2.o (I just bought the exact kit again for my VR6) and I would recommend it if it applies to your NB.

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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by Roadhog » Apr Thu 07, 2011 11:20 am

kompressorgolf wrote:You mean you would take it anywhere but jerrys? or are you a repeat customer :)

it is pretty simple, but if its your only mode of transport i see your quarel.
Yes. lol :banghead:

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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by AKRadar » Apr Tue 12, 2011 3:18 pm

SO... the clutch has been fixed... and it was just miles from exploding. I kept the original clutch as a souvaneer.. pix to follow shortly.
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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by AKRadar » Apr Thu 14, 2011 2:10 pm

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Re: Clutch problems..

Post by kompressorgolf » Apr Thu 14, 2011 4:14 pm

DAMN! done it right!
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