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Old 09-15-2007, 05:16 PM   #1
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Default Maaaan. Why are clutches so expensive.

Well.....
I was getting ready to put up the car on Craigs
and the clutch is now slipping.....
And I DO NOT want to spend $381.82 on a clutch and then 250 for someone to install.
And I dont want to buy a cheap clutch for it either, then they will have to replace it in a couple months....
Anyone have a good used one?
Or know where I can find one cheap?
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sell it as is and disclose the clutch.
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Old 09-15-2007, 05:36 PM   #3
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I have a 1.8 flywheel, clutch, and pp with only 5k miles on it, I will let it go to someone on here for basically the cost of shipping..
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Oh **** son, I'm sorry, I forgot you're a ******* retard and I have to talk at you like a 5 year old.
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I have a 1.8 flywheel, clutch, and pp with only 5k miles on it, I will let it go to someone on here for basically the cost of shipping..
Is it a stock replacement? Miles? Condition? Im gonna need something that can hold 8psi for like six months Haha
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Oh **** son, I'm sorry, I forgot you're a ******* retard and I have to talk at you like a 5 year old.
Exactly.
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it's OEM. It came off the engine I bought when my wife popped mine..

2005 Miata, 5k miles on the odo. It's a Daiken Disc/PP.. I ran the OEM clutch on my car for a long time with no issues..
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Put it up for sale and tell them it needs a new clutch
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You could buy one of those cheap *** formula 1 clutches off ebay as a last resort.
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Why do you care if the F1 clutche lasts 15 or 50K miles. just put one in they are 170$, and drive just fine at 8psi. Even with all the sliping mine was getting in high boost it still was on track to last 40K or so miles.
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turn the boost down? less boost = less torques = less slippage
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I have a 1.8 flywheel, clutch, and pp with only 5k miles on it, I will let it go to someone on here for basically the cost of shipping..
Orly?

I can't seem to find the flywheel that I bought. So your proposition sounds enticing.
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yah turn boost down and say "needs clutch if you run more boost-it can run more boost"
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