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hey i got my ACT Stage 2 clutch in 3 days from www.horsepowerfreaks.com

they called me day after i ordered to tell me they were out . i told them i need the clutch by weekend and then they ordered straight from Cali same day . i paid 300 with shipping.

if you are not sure what you doing , just let mechanic do it for you ... that's what i'm doing... he's doing at his house but im going to help him out ..

i can tell you this:
i saw him removing the throw out bearing by putting soap in the middle and packin it good...i hope that helps...
 

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SixSick6 said:
The obvious choice would be a performance clutch, but at the present time, I don't have much spare time, not to mention spare money.......so I'm going to get an ordinary stock OE clutch for now, Autozone? kragen? Napa? Pepboys?...where should I go? which brands to look for...or what NOT to buy?...how much am I looking at to spend on an OE clutch? I'm thinking around $120
as you can see...I don't have the time or the money to order anything other than an OE for now....


I'd never let a mechanic fix something as simple as a clutch, but I've never done it on the 6 before
 

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u telling me changing a clutch is easy???

well u might wanna take a loot at your fly wheel, and might as well since your at it, take it out, and take it to some machine shop and let them resurface it.
 

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heheh..wahtever... i get paranoid if I'm under the car longer than what it takes to get the oil drain plug out:p ...\

well ,he's not just changing the clutch ... we are dropping Fe motor and harness needs to go too ;) ..let's be honest , would you take on that project on your own...without all the tools , expirience....
 

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I didn't change mine... not gonna mess with it, taking it to Pann

I'll still help you, call me fool

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I didn't change mine... not gonna mess with it, taking it to Pann

I'll still help you, call me fool

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whats Pann gonna charge you?.....most places have a clutch special, $200 for everything...I found a clutch at Kragen for $165...not sure if I should get it and tackle it myself?
 

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Okay, the clutch is a very easy install. Everything I've used to rebuild my motor several times,among all the other things I;ve done, have been with the tools I bought myself or borrowed from friends. sixsick, does kragen have a free loan-a-tool service? I wouldnt have been able to do all the work myself without that service, but we have autozone here. I dunno if thats the same or not.

Anyways, last time I pulled the trans I did it in 2 hrs by myself. I've done it about 5 or 6 times now though. Once you get in there it's pretty straightforeward. Leave the passenger side axle, joint shaft and everything over there intact. My first time I took off WAY too much stuff, including the whole crossmember on the passenger side, downpipe, everything.


DO NOT BUY A CHEAP CLUTCH. you will regret it later and it will wind up costing more. You can drive with the clutch slipping, just don't slip it excessively. I drove with my clutch when it started to slip in 5th until it progressed all the way down the gears, until I was actually slipping in 1st gear. I tried a cheap autozone clutch, it burnt up in 4k miles.
 

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hey i got my ACT Stage 2 clutch in 3 days from
Is this already installed or are you waiting for the FE3 install?? Hows the engaugement?? Is it harsh at all, Mine engauges stock but the pedels somewhat stiffer. I love my clutch, its only a ACT Stage1 but its WAY better than the Centerforce StageII.
 
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