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Old 11-02-2010, 09:21 PM
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Angry desperate...PLEASE!

I crawled under my car tonight thinking..."Ok lets get this clutch in" then I saw everything and maybe it was just overwhelming for me right now with all that has and is going on for me. I realized that I need help[. PLEASE anyone in the GA area that can do clutch work give me a quote on what you would charge or if someone can help me please. I am tapped financially right now (which is why it isn't in a shopin the first place) and need this car on the road for my (including my daughter and wifes) livelihood. I can give you a sob story but it isn't going to help things. Please anyone? Help?
 
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Old 11-02-2010, 10:05 PM
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http://www.audiworld.com/tech/eng48.shtml

That should make it less overwhelming....maybe
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:15 AM
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for a clutch replacement your looking to pay $1800 to $2500 with all parts and labor unless you do it yourself for about $500
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:12 AM
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^I've been quoted ~$1350 including parts from my reputable shop.
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 09:06 AM
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Just labor at 4 different shops around me in ohio range from $650-$950 JUST LABOR. That being said I ordered my clutch yesterday Clutch Masters FX-400, and will be doing the install myself! I plan on making a diy for our forums here too!
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 10:36 AM
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Hey, I'm doing this soon too!!! I'm really friggin broke, and I'm considering one of the el cheapo ebay clutch + flywheel kits from ebay. The companies are called XTD or F1. "Stage 2" Clutch and lightweight flywheel for 410 bucks? I know ebay parts are a bad idea, but it's more affordable than the ECS kit which is over 600.

Anybody used these? Thoughts?
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 12:01 PM
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Yes others have tried and ended up having to replace them. The last place you want to go cheap is the clutch since it is such a pain and expensive to have to replace again.

You might save some money on that clutch the first time, but if you have to pull it back out you have to buy another clutch kit/flywheel along with the cost/time to pull it out.
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike-2ptzero View Post
Yes others have tried and ended up having to replace them. The last place you want to go cheap is the clutch since it is such a pain and expensive to have to replace again.

You might save some money on that clutch the first time, but if you have to pull it back out you have to buy another clutch kit/flywheel along with the cost/time to pull it out.
This. The clutch is one of those parts you really don't want to leave up to eBay chance.
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:04 PM
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I recently had my clutch replaced along with having a dual to single mass flywheel kit installed, cost me $500 for parts and 6 hours of labor for a grand total of ~$1100.
 
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:20 PM
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www.ringer-racing.com is where I got my clutch, just ordered yesterday! Great customer service! Prices too!
 

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