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Old 20 August 2009, 10:35   #1
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New clutch

I've finally managed to knacker the clutch on my Audi A6 by pulling boats up the slipway at low-tide several times a day. Its so bad now I can barley drive down the road as it slips so much. So, time for a new clutch. I have a horrible feeling this is going to cost me a small fortune, so my question is....
-roughly how much is it likely to cost?
-can anyone recommend anyone in the Portsmouth/Solent area who is likely to be significantly cheaper than anyone else?
Any other advice (other than buy a Land rover) appreciated!
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Old 20 August 2009, 11:33   #2
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Damn you read my mind!!!

Costs vary so much - and an expensive job isn't always better than a cheap one. In Swansea you would prob get it for about 300 - main dealers prob about 700!!!
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Mitsubishi quoted me 1300 to supply and fit one in my 3.2TD Shogun

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I can truthfully say I have NEVER had to change a clutch on a car - either it's cos they are all British or it's the way I drive. And NO they aren't all autos!!!
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5-700 I reckon
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If it has a dual mass fly wheel there's a good chance that'll need doing too so it would be more like 1200 - 1400
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In Swansea you would prob get it for about 300

With stolen parts?
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Mitsubishi quoted me 1300 to supply and fit one in my 3.2TD Shogun

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Mitsubishi are under some sort of illusion that they have a premium product.

Standard menu price for a Discovery Full service 385, Shogun 3.2 565.
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If it has a dual mass fly wheel there's a good chance that'll need doing too so it would be more like 1200 - 1400
Good point - they are a nightmare - Skods/VW taxis always seem to suffer that at about 90,000 miles.

I think they stopped fitting them to some Transit vans cos of trouble as well.
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