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    Default Clutch on its way out.

    Hi guys

    my clutch has started slipping at about 3000rpm-ish, mainly down to me being a muppet and riding the clutch in traffic (doh).

    Obviously I'm gonna need this replaced soon.

    How much is it likely to cost me?

    I phoned my local Vx and they quoted me £366 for the clutch alone... apparently they only sell the whole assembly. Surely thats a lot?

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    Would probably be better to go to an independant mate, you'd be looking at about 200 for the clutch and probably the same again for fitting hth

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    Oh yeah forgot to mention I will be headed to an independant somewhere. Just gotta find one who wont try rip me off

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    is it a cdti or dti m8?

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    Neither, 1.8 Petrol mate

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    If its got a DMF then consider doing that too just to save on any future labour bills when it goes.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    If its got a DMF then consider doing that too just to save on any future labour bills when it goes.
    Already looked that up, has a solid flywheel.

    At the mo, I'm getting quotes for about £680. Would it be worth my while to buy the LUK clutch for Eurocarparts for £200?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickydoos View Post
    Already looked that up, has a solid flywheel.

    At the mo, I'm getting quotes for about £680. Would it be worth my while to buy the LUK clutch for Eurocarparts for £200?
    your gettin robbed

    buy from eurocarparts
    get a local mac to fit it ( my quote was £120 for flywheel and clutch fitting.......want his number

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    Quote Originally Posted by big rich View Post
    your gettin robbed

    buy from eurocarparts
    get a local mac to fit it ( my quote was £120 for flywheel and clutch fitting.......want his number
    Good job I've got people like you to tell me otherwise

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    i had a new clutch fitted recently, 1.8 petrol dualfuel. cost me £350 fitted, from Big Johns Clutches franchise. 4 part clutch by LUK, thrust bearing etc etc etc. 3yr or 30k miles warranty by the garage. top jop. obviously im in Leicester, but u get the idea with the price.

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