Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 14:53:01 +0100
From: "Frans Snoeren" <>
Subject: Re: 84 900 turbo clutch

Hi follow the advice to renew all parts, however the slave is easy to recondition, it will save on your budget as well. "darkpoter" <> wrote in message news:dcOy9.17744$ > Well i am past the college days, but in order to have a summer car (74 rx4) > I have to pay the price of driving "cheap" cars in the winter. Actually we > got 2 inches of snow last night... which makes working on cars in the great > outdoors so much more fun. I have invested only about $500 canadian into > this car so far (safety, buying it plates, previous repairs) however it may > be worth it in the long run, is it worth adding a couple hundred dollars in > repairs now. As long as it lasts till summer, doesnt really matter to me! I > can take the time and money at that point if i feel the car will be good for > next winter. I only have $500 left in my budget for this car through the > winter (before clutch) So if anything else goes wrong i may be in trouble. I > guess ill call today and get the prices for the parts to do the job right! > Any other suggested things to check out before i burn my budget? > > Thanks > > Matt > > > "Grunff" <> wrote in message > > > wrote: > > > > > True, it may be fine without it. Mine went about 200K miles and then > > > got noisy - unfortunately, I'd just been in there doing the disks 50000 > > > miles previous. It's barely more work to do the slave cyl. while you're > > > in there, and it might save you re-doing the job a year or three later. > > > Also, the cost difference isn't all that much. It's entirely up to the > > > person doing it, but I'm thinking that if I ever get in that > neighborhood > > > again, I'll do them all together again. > > > > Yup, same here. In my old college days, when money was > > really tight, on several occasions I did things like replace > > the clutch leaving in the slave. I learned the hard way, and > > these days when I do a 900 clutch, I also replace the crank > > seal, the pilot bearing, the release bearing, and the slave. > > I sometimes even replace the pipe from master > slave. That > > way, I do the job once, and forget it. > > > > -- > > Grunff > > > > > > > >

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