ekellock at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 06:47:48 PDT 2012
A guy I know out here has a 2001 A4 avant with 254k miles and the clutch
engages almost st the very top of its travel, but it still Doesn't slip in
On Aug 30, 2012 5:39 AM, "Dan DiBiase" <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I've owned the car from new and this isn't my first manual, so....
> Although the car does get driven 75% in-town, so lots of
> So it sounds like I don't really need to worry about it until I get some
> slippage. So I will continue to worry about it ;-) but keep
> driving it until I need to replace it.
> Thanks, all....
> Dan D
> '04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
> Central NJ USA
> From: Tihol Tiholov <t.tiholov at gmail.com>
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 12:59 AM
> Subject: Re: quattro Digest, Vol 106, Issue 26
> What Cody said. He could give you clutch swap rate.
> My former '88 Audi 90's clutch was original at over 300K kms. Now I have a
> 2.0 VW bug with 306+K kms on the original clutch, mostly highway driving.
> It engages high but no slipping.
> Depends on driving style. Had the '99 since new. My Y2K 1.8T bug, bought
> used with 57K kms, took a new clutch (was slipping) at 160K kms. Lived in
> the city prior to me. No sexism here but - 2 ladies were previous owners.
> Under my German wife's driving it fairs totally fine (she's been told
> before I met her that she drives like a man). If offended, expose yourself
> to George Carlin.
> > The pedal has no adjustment. The engagement point will get gradually
> higher and higher, but it's so progressive that it's impossible to really
> notice (like an inch or less difference in pedal position over 100,000
> miles). When it starts to slip at full boost in 5th gear plan to have it
> changed. I've seen 200,000 miles out of the OE clutch.
> -Cody Forbes
> >> On Aug 29, 2012, at 10:00 AM, Dan DiBiase <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I am now paranoid that the clutch might be going. There is no slippage,
> and frankly, it doesn't really feel any different
> > than it did before he made that comment! Is there any adjustment
> available? Besides slippage, what are the signs that the
> > clutch is going? Car has 116k miles on it and the clutch is original.
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