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    do i need a clutch tool to centre the plate? according to the manufactureres spec, a tool is required to decompress the spring or something like that? what does this mean? usually i just centre the clutch plate with my eye not had a problem since, or sometimes use some cellotape to hold it in position

    do i need any tools to do the clutch? something like self adjusting clutch tool??
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    Just centre it any you'll be fine

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    are you sure just centring it will be fine, ?? it is a self adjusting clutch on these vectras??

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    do i not need to do anything as its a self adjusting clutch or do i need to preload it?

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    If it's a new clutch kit everything should come pre-set,as said there are no need for tools, just make sure it's in the centre

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    Quote Originally Posted by John IS3 View Post
    If it's a new clutch kit everything should come pre-set,as said there are no need for tools, just make sure it's in the centre
    yeh its brand new, i keep reading everywhere that it needs to be pre-loaded or something like that

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    Is it an LUK one by any chance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John IS3 View Post
    Is it an LUK one by any chance?
    yeh it is

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    mate read my how to,clutch comes pre adjusted

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