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Re: Clutch life

I beg to differ.  The 240k my Quantum Wagon has on it are very hard 
miles.  It's been through 3 (count 'em) TEENAGE drivers.  My older 
brother drove it for a year and a half in Atlanta and autocrossed it in 
every event he could get to.  I drove it for nearly three years - popping 
the clutch at 3000 RPM to impress the guy next to me at the light (I 
think I've grown up a little since then - but not much).  You just have 
to admit - VW/Audi uses a very stout clutch.  And we all thank them.

Jeremy R. King
1986 VW Quantum GL5
Audi at Heart

On Tue, 14 Nov 1995, Paul Hill 223-2154 wrote:

> At the risk of stating the obvious, clutch life is not proportional to 
> mileage, it is proportional to clutch use.
> If your main use is long trips on the highway, your clutch will outlive 
> your car.  If all you do is in town stop and go traffic work, you would 
> have replaced yours by now.
> And if my clutch now dies after putting in this reply, I'm gona sue you!!!
> Paul
> '86 5KCSTQ   270K miles on the original clutch.