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Old 01-21-2013, 06:15 PM   #1
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SVT Clutch Went Out!

My clutch went out 2 hours away from home, I towed it home, but the car will no pull itself at all in any gear and will not die even if the clutch is not pushed in at all. I have never done a clutch job before, but my brother will be giving me a hand.

I plan on ordering a LUK Clutch kit, do I need a new flywheel? I will order one if chances are that I will, if not it will save me alot of money. The car has 103k on it and I just bought it 1500 miles ago so I am unsure if it is the factory clutch.


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Old 01-21-2013, 06:46 PM   #2
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Id change the flywheel to play it safe
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:52 PM   #3
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:41 PM   #4
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That's what I was thinking, I can get a full kit for 430 off ebay.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:16 PM   #5
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I just did my clutch a month ago, the rivits dug into the oem flywheel and basicly ruined it.
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You have a DMF, it is recommended that it be changed with every clutch. You can convert to a SMF, so that you can resurface or, in the case of aluminum flywheels, replace friction surfaces with every clutch. You must order flywheel bolts. We had an FF who had a flywheel put in without new flywheel bolts, and those bolts broke like 20k miles later. He was fortunate it didn't cause any damage, but it did cost him a lot of money to get it repaired.
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You have a DMF, it is recommended that it be changed with every clutch. You can convert to a SMF, so that you can resurface or, in the case of aluminum flywheels, replace friction surfaces with every clutch. You must order flywheel bolts. We had an FF who had a flywheel put in without new flywheel bolts, and those bolts broke like 20k miles later. He was fortunate it didn't cause any damage, but it did cost him a lot of money to get it repaired.
Thanks guys, Ill order a full kit with flywheel and all!
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are u getting a factory clutch? let me know if u dont i have a svt and i would like to know how the aftermarket clutch is compared to the factory
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are u getting a factory clutch? let me know if u dont i have a svt and i would like to know how the aftermarket clutch is compared to the factory
Yea I'm getting a factory replacement LUK
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Go to partsgeek.com I got the LUK clutch flywheel and throwout bearing for just a shade over 300. Best price I could find and super fast/free shipping.
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