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ryan_VL

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Hi im in need of a new clutch very soon, when i floor it, it revs out as if i had the clutch in for a few moments.
So anyway, i was wondering if anyone knew the cheapest/best place to get a normal clutch in Sydney. Has anyone done this recently and how much did it cost all up? I saw a clutch kit on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Holden-COMMODORE-VL-Nissan-Skyline-6CYL-Clutch-Kit-HD_W0QQitemZ230015334393QQihZ013QQcategoryZ39382QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Is this is a good price/product? is it all i need, and how much would the local mechanic charge to put it on?
Any help appreciated. Thanks
 

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Ive heard unkind things said about supercheap's clutches
 

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Can't say I've heard of the brand, and well, it seems pretty damn cheap.

I paid 400 for mine when I got it ages back, that was 3 years ago however.

I went an exeddy heavy duty clutch, daiken is the manufacturer i believe. Should be able to pick it up cheaper now.

And it cost me 100 dollars for a friend of the family to drop the box, put the clutch on and that was it.
 

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The repco clutches aren't bad for just a standard clutch, but make sure they get the right model number they don't know their a$$ from their elbow sometimes.

I'm not sure of the brand coz it was a few years back but we got one for a mates gemmi and it went well after that.
 

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go a daikin exedy or a PBR. depending on your cars power and mods you may want a heavy duty clutch. if its turbo and running a fair bit of boost then run an organic material clutch.
 

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a HD clutch wouldn't go astray if you can afford it, they make driving around alot more interesting.
 

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how dose it make it much more intressing? because the heavyness of the clutch pedel? or dose it make it have a stronger bite for lunches etc?

bit new to the idea off clutch set ups and the gist of them, but what is the best set up, a hd clutch with lighten fly wheel? or what. as ive heard lightn fly wheels make you lose tourqe is this true
 

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yes it is true. lightened flywheels do lose torque.
 

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Just stick with the standard flywheel if you want - they'll have to skim a tiny bit off anyway when you get a new clutch so be sure to factor that into your prices. Usually about 50 dollars to get that done.

Heavy pedal, ahh I could never really notice with mine, the heavier pedal if anything felt better then alot of light pedalled cars I'd driven.

Just makes grabbing second gear/ third gear alot more fun.
 
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