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Clutch slipping already

Old 12-26-2009, 12:25 PM
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Clutch slipping already

Already, after only ~185k miles, 6 1/2 years as a daily driver through Bay Area traffic and about 40k miles of pulling the trailer, the clutch is slipping under full power. I'm happy with the stock clutch.

Q1 - Do I need to replace the flywheel too as normal maintenance or does it take a re-surfacing or what?

Q2 - Where is a good place to purchase stock clutch, throw out bearing, pressure plate, etc, at a good price?

Q3 - Any special tools other than a tranny lift?

Q4 - Any advice?
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Old 12-26-2009, 02:16 PM
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Well if you pull alot i wouldnt go back with stock clutch. If you wanna stock clutch call the dealership. I have one from clutchmasters stage 4 which is the same price as stage 1 through 4 but that was like 2 years ago. It wasnt much past stock clutch good price came with pressure plate and alignment tool to match it up which you would need. I got my flywheel resurfaced it was a little glaze after slipping for a while. i would check for the prices on new flywheel if not much then i would reccomend it. also the clutch comes with throughout bearing. Would nt hurt to look around valair is very good and southbend. Good luck
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Old 12-26-2009, 02:22 PM
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Sounds like you had great luck with the stocker. Nice and quiet with good manners and longevity. Couldn't ask for more!
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South Bend and Valair both make stock replacement clutches (organic). Plan your budget for a new flywheel too just in case. You may be able to have the stock one resurfaced, or it might end up having some cracks in it.
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Check the DTR Store, they have the proper clutch for you . I just got through looking at it myself. I don't need a clutch at this time but I look every once in a while.

Here is the link, http://store.dieseltruckresource.com/socl20nv6sp2.html
Give Lary a call and he can help you order the one you need.
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