Anyone Thought about doing a Mass Clutch Kit purchase?

Greg Johnson gregsj2 at
Thu Feb 13 21:42:54 EST 2003

Assuming Sachs makes the original clutch for our car (do they?) their
sport clutch might just be the ticket.  Personally, I have no interest
in a race clutch and I know nothing about SPEC.  Any one have any data
on the Sachs sport clutch?

Greg J

TM wrote:

>The biggest concern that I have with regard to clutches is that
>a higher clamping force clutch may cause premature wear on the
>throwout bearing. The other thing to be concerned about is
>transmission damage- in an extreme case, if you put a very high
>clamping force clutch in the car, you will then have gearbox failures
>at a much higher rate as Audi has used the clutch as a driveline fuse,
>much cheaper than transmissions.
>Sachs supposedly makes/made a sport clutch for our cars, although I
>do not have a part number handy. They also make a sintered race
>clutch that I've heard bad things about w/ regard to durability for
>street use.
>Some S-car guys are talking about a company called SPEC, but I don't
>have any idea who this company is or where they are located.

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