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Old 05-05-2008, 10:58 PM   #1
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$1245 to replace a clutch?? FTW

ok, my svt clutch is on its way out and i need to get a new one. i bought the car used last year and now its got 77000 miles and i believe its still on its original clutch so its common that it be ready to die. Since i have read that you need to get a new clutch, flywheel, pivot bearing, and pressure plate i figured it would be a nice hunk of change. But when i was quoted by Tires Plus $1245 for the parts and labor i was pretty outraged. Is this normal? And this is an OEM clutch replacement, nothing performance this or that.

So basically what is the cost you guys have paid for a new clutch? do you think i should try a Ford dealership? I think they overprice but maybe i should give them a shot.


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Old 05-05-2008, 11:04 PM   #2
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I would really like to help you, but I have no idea. I believe that for that price you can get whole used svt tanny.
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wow, you can get stage II clutch upgrade and have someone install for that price.

I wouldn't get OEM clutch again. Get Stage I or II 700-900 plus 300 or so for labor.

OEM clutches you can get for $300
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first off all I think you should go somewhere other than tire pros to begin with....


sounds like a descent quote....but try somewhere that really knows transmissions
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:02 AM   #5
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i got a spec stage two anf flywheel for i forgot how much about 900 total after shipping and all but i got it put on for $280 so i dont think a stock one should be that much since they are way cheaper
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on average its $450 labor to do a clutch/flywheel on top of what ever the cost of the parts are.
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it only cost me $400
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wow over a grand for that? that's insane... i was quoted between 385-500.. and i called about 5 diff places...
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The SVT OEM clutch and flywheel job was ~$600 in parts, ordered from Mike at a real good price. My local dealership quoted me about $1,900 for the job. Ford computers assume 8 hrs. labor for the job, so through them that is what you'll be charged.

That quote isnt outlandish, in fact for that price I might have just had it done for me.
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thats less then what ford quoted me. 1350.

it sucks. its a pretty easy job. do it yourself man!
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