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Old 11-21-2005, 02:15 PM   #1
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Default new clutch disk with old pressure plate and flywheel?

i was wondering how detramental it would be to just replace the clutch disc (relatively cheap) than buying a 400+ clutch kit?

i can feel my clutch on its way out, but i just purchased a new (used) transmission.

i dont think i can afford to buy a complete clutch kit before installing the new trans.

but i dont want to really fubar the car if its a bad idea using a new disc with an old pressure plate and flywheel.

i cant get ahold of a resurfaced one locally unless i take it to a shop (no core exchanges.

any ideas? what would be the problem with using a new clutch on old pp and flywheel
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Old 11-21-2005, 02:28 PM   #2
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There is nothing wrong with doing that at all. I would suggest that you spend the small amount to get your stock flywheel resurfaced though before just adding the new disk....
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Old 11-21-2005, 02:53 PM   #3
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Uhh, you'll be sorry if you use the old PP with a new disk. Believe me, I tried it and wish I had not back then. Learned my lesson and won't ever reuse a PP.

I guess if you are going to baby the car you'll be OK.

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Old 11-21-2005, 03:24 PM   #4
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thanks for both your inputs.

i just have to find a place to resurface the flywheel and suck it up and just buy the clutch kit all together.

it sucks that this has to happen before the holidays
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Old 11-21-2005, 03:38 PM   #5
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I am just saying it takes a lot of work to get to the clutch and I would rather see ya' wait for a while and stretch out the life of the current clutch until you have the cash to do it right.

You might be able to reuse the PP, but only if it is in great condition. If it has ANY blue streaks to it, then you are screwed. You won't know what kind of shape the PP is in until you remove it. If it is bad and you don't have a PP you will be pissed!

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Old 11-21-2005, 03:58 PM   #6
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yea its understandable.

i just figured i'll try to knock as many stones down as i can. i just dont know when i will be able to pull the tranny back again.

(my current trans has a worn ring and pinion and other misc bearings gone bad...)

hmm.... i may just get another exedy stg1/street clutch kit....

or spec?

any ideas?
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Old 11-21-2005, 04:44 PM   #7
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Talking ideas

bought a stage II exedy/xact racing flywheel on ebay USED , there's a similiar setup for sale now:
'exedy wrx -decal, -sticker' without the quotation marks is the search I use, the one I got I had the fw resurfaced as suggested above, cheap worth the money.

also, clutchcityonline seems to have decent prices for combos, I try not to buy until I feel like I'm 'stealing' something from someone

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Old 11-21-2005, 05:28 PM   #8
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humm...... should i get an oem replacement for 250 or should i invest 200+ for a one up "stage1" kit




thanks for the replies so far, i appreciate it.

i've been thinking about spec clutches (exedy disc) after reading a few reviews
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Old 11-23-2005, 10:27 AM   #9
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actually, ordered a stg1 exedy (same as i have currently)

so i guess that puts an end to this thread. i was offered a resurfaced flywheel from andrewtech and will be contacting them further.

thanks everyone for your replies. much appreciated
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:09 PM   #10
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Uhh, you'll be sorry if you use the old PP with a new disk. Believe me, I tried it and wish I had not back then. Learned my lesson and won't ever reuse a PP.

I guess if you are going to baby the car you'll be OK.

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There is nothing wrong with doing that at all. I would suggest that you spend the small amount to get your stock flywheel resurfaced though before just adding the new disk....
Isn't this the quintessential NASIOC post? 2 back to back posts saying exact opposite things
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Isn't this the quintessential NASIOC post bumping?

Bumping a 11+ year old thread for no reason
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You won't know the condition of your flywheel until you pull the clutch. If it can be machined it should be okay. If there's a lot of heat spots replace it. As far as the pressure plate.. my oem clutch kit was under $300. Came disk, pressure plate, alignment tool, throw out bearing and pilot bearing.
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Old 04-06-2017, 05:43 PM   #13
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Yea, since I first started this thread I have since had sold the car, had a SRP RS, another swapped RS, two e30's (swapped an s50b30us into one), a motorcycle, and now built a Miata.

Come on to sell some universal parts and find threads I'm subscribed to that should have been lost in the archives. At least someone is using the search function....
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