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    one of the lads at work has a mate that has just bought a 2.2 petrol sri on a 04 reg and the clutch has started slipping so he rang around a few places for a price and the best price is £600!!!
    anybody in the know can comment on this?
    he bought it private and said it was sold as seen

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    Well the Vx part itself is around £300 retail and it's a bit of a job as it involves dropping the gearbox (and subframe) so depending on the labour rates it's probably be about right.

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    sounds about right if they r fitting dmf as well
    try the clutch place on jack lane LS10
    normally cheap n quick

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Well the Vx part itself is around £300 retail and it's a bit of a job as it involves dropping the gearbox (and subframe) so depending on the labour rates it's probably be about right.
    is it the dmf to change aswell mate?

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    Seems a fair price to do a modern clutch, cars used to be sooo simple

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobby-tupper View Post
    is it the dmf to change aswell mate?
    Huh? In Engleez please!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc7 View Post
    sounds about right if they r fitting dmf as well
    try the clutch place on jack lane LS10
    normally cheap n quick
    i said that place too but cant remember what its called

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    normally worth changing the dmf if box is out
    i did mine and i spent about £350 on bits (all trade prices)
    i changed dmf n clutch bearing as well tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Huh? In Engleez please!
    sorry d doing 3 things at once, when you get the clutch done on a 2.2 petrol vec do you automatically change the dual mass flywheel aswell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobby-tupper View Post
    i said that place too but cant remember what its called
    its jus called the clutch and gearbox speacialist i think

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