dual -mass flywheel
t.tiholov at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 13:45:40 PST 2008
> The dual mass flywheel supposedly makes for a smoother clutch engagement.
In my experiance the effect is minimal.
Nick Lawrence wrote:
> After studying a little from the internet I'll ask here. What is the
What Cody said above. I have 2 new bugs - 1 with single, 1 with dual-mass
FW, can't say that 1 is smoother in the clutch engagement dep't. On
dual-mass the clutch plate can dispense with the centre springs as the
rubber in the FW takes care of the engine RPM irregularities.
> Do they fail or wear out sooner
If abused, sure, but DK, if sooner. Mine's fine at low 129K km.
> and cost a huge amount?
About a $1000 for a Porsche 968 or so I've read.
> Can you get single mass replacements? Just curious, I recently talked
> with a VW owner that switched to a single mass flywheel.
Guess, that owner'll know.
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