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Re[2]: Clutch Master Cyl 5kTQ

Thanks, I took it apart, honed the inside, wire brushed the piston, put it all 
into the parts washer, Chamfered the enterance to the bore with a rat tail file,
(so not to rip the new seal .....and... DONE!!! The Kit cost $16.95...and It 
works Great!!!  Thanks...I also took the Res. off and drained it... washed it...
and put in all new fluid.... 

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Subject: Re: Clutch Master Cyl 5kTQ
Author:  <four.rings@MCIONE.com> at Internet
Date:    1/5/98 9:30 PM

Glen Abel wrote:
>      Ok, my clutch went to the floor, turns out one of the seals in the 
>      master cyl got torn.. I went to the parts store and as you may of 
>      expectd I got dumb looks.... This is a 19mm OR a 3/4 in bore, Does
>      anyone know of a comperable 3/4 in rebuild kit from some domestic car? 
>      Parts stores these days cant work from the back to the front....
>      BTW The reason this ripped was all the old fluid turned to grit, 
>      anybody BTDT?
Oh yes, a number of times. DO NOT rebuild, replace the MC (~$100). Also 
replace the Slave (~$60) and the pressure hose (~$60). 
> I assume its only a matter of time before the slave does 
>      the same....
Correct. Out of curiosity take the old one apart after you replace it. 
Be warned, this sight is not for faint hearted. ;)
> and how involved is it to take out the slave....?
10 min tops. It's on the top of the bell housing, secured with the pin. 
Just drive the pin out with a drift and a hammer.
You_will_need a pressure bleeder for the clutch.
Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ -- 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ -- FINALLY!
Philadelphia, PA