throwout bearing question

Jerome Sweet jsweet at
Sun Jul 9 18:53:57 EDT 2006

I would have to agree with John. The amount of labor involved in this
job, it would be pointless not to replace it. IIRC, the sachs clutch kit
is available from BLAU for only 300$. And thats for an improved friction
material if I remember. Goodluck!


On Sun, 9 Jul 2006 15:21:58 -0400, "John Lagnese" <jlagnese at>
> It makes so much sense to change the clutch then also. The amount of
> labor to get into there isn't worth doing again.
> John
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> Subject: throwout bearing question
> I've got a 91 200q with a bad throwout bearing.  I've put off fixing
> the car 
> because a) it's a bitch of a job to replace and b) the whole clutch  
> replacement thing is pretty expensive.
> Has anybody ever replaced the throwout bearing without doing the clutch
> at  
> the same time?  I'm pretty sure it's original at 248k, but there was no
> slippage prior to the throwout bearing going, and I am not excited about
> the  
> thought of going back in there in a few months should the clutch really
> need to  be 
> replaced then.
> I miss driving the car, and would sell it as is (it's listed in the  
> marketplace), but would most likely keep it if I could get it back to
> working  
> condition for not much more than my labor, blood, curses and other
> offerings to  the 
> Audi Gods.
> Any thoughts, Buyers, Offers of business loans to make this a
> non-issue?
> -- Tom
> Charleston, SC
> _Audifans  Marketplace | 1991 200q20v_ 
> (
> 673)  
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