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    Thread: How many of you are still running stock clutch?

    1. Member BRES's Avatar
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      08-26-2012 05:02 PM #1
      Let's see whos got the highest milage with stock clutch on their 1.8t.

      List any engine mods you have.

      I'll start,
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      Milage: 65k, chipped and exhaust since 18k. Clutch still running strong, never had slippage.


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      08-26-2012 06:23 PM #2
      I'll tag along .....My info:

      car : TT 225bhp LMNS

      Mods: APR Stg 2 +APR intake Manifold + APR R1 DV+ Haldex Performance controller+ Sigma6 Shortshifter ... Still rocking the manufacture Clutch

      ODO : 76k KM

      Note : going to flush the Clutch fluid + replace clutch master . Still caught between the G60 FW+VR6 Clutch or wait for something under developing ( MAX )
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      08-26-2012 06:31 PM #3
      222k miles on my dual mass before I replaced it a few weeks ago. Single mass 20lb, vr disc and pp......and I don't like it. The duall mass was obviously much quieter and quite a bit smoother.

    4. 08-26-2012 08:30 PM #4
      20th anniversary
      126,000 miles
      Stock clutch

    5. 08-26-2012 08:48 PM #5
      Never owned a 1.8T with the stock clutch....

      Now sure when this VR setup was put in, but she slips in 5th gear at 22LBS with a Ko3s @ 245'000KM
      Canadian Immo 2 and 3 defeat service, PM for more information.

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      08-26-2012 08:49 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by BMP #1736 View Post
      20th anniversary
      126,000 miles
      Stock clutch
      Wow very nice!


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      08-26-2012 10:52 PM #7
      6 speed clutch is way different than 5 speed and it will hold up to 300whp
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      08-26-2012 10:57 PM #8
      i had my stock clutch setup up until 130k miles. had to change it when i went bt. i currently have the vr6 clutch kit and i love it
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      08-26-2012 11:02 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Big_Tom View Post
      i had my stock clutch setup up until 130k miles. had to change it when i went bt. i currently have the vr6 clutch kit and i love it
      5 or 6 speed?

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      08-26-2012 11:23 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by BRES View Post
      5 or 6 speed?

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      5 spd
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      08-26-2012 11:29 PM #11
      I'll jump in
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      08-26-2012 11:42 PM #12
      04 GTI
      225,000 on the stock clutch
      mods listed in my sig

      Spec 6 puck and LW flywheel are waiting to go in soon!
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      08-26-2012 11:51 PM #13
      I'm still using the stock clutch.
      78k miles.
      All stock until 66k miles when I got her.
      Running stage 2 plus all supporting bolt ons

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      08-27-2012 12:06 AM #14
      my 5 speed clutch started slipping at 28k thx a lot dragstrip
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      08-27-2012 08:56 AM #15
      Still on stock clutch at ~85k. Bought the car entirely unmolested at ~54k and immediately flashed it and added the typical I/E and other ****. First standard car I've ever owned, but clutch seems to be holding strong as far as I can tell.
      science: it's for real.

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      08-27-2012 11:34 AM #16
      My 2003 VW GTI 1.8t with APR 93 still has the original DMF with 212,000 miles on it ..

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      08-27-2012 01:01 PM #17
      Sadly, my stock clutch gave out at 12k miles back in 2001. I've had a g60 clutch with the 14lb flywheel on there since. I'm on my 3rd clutch now at 122k miles, now with a t3s60 turbo at 20psi, with several other supporting mods, rods, fmic, etc. I'm running the stage 2 now from ecs tuning.

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      08-27-2012 01:45 PM #18
      I didnt know if mine had a stock clutch in it until I went to replace it. Had a spec stage one or two clutch with a 12lb flywheel. Replaced with a F1 Racing stage 3, 6 puck with a 10lb flywheel. absolutely love it! current mods are...chipped, 3' downpipe to borla muffle, with high flow cat, cold air intake, forge 007, ported polished ko3s/intake manifold.

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      08-27-2012 03:27 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Rivals Inc View Post
      I didnt know if mine had a stock clutch in it until I went to replace it. Had a spec stage one or two clutch with a 12lb flywheel. Replaced with a F1 Racing stage 3, 6 puck with a 10lb flywheel. absolutely love it! current mods are...chipped, 3' downpipe to borla muffle, with high flow cat, cold air intake, forge 007, ported polished ko3s/intake manifold.
      i had an f1 racing 6 puck in one my my sr20det swapped g20's back in 2004.
      My Thread Fk AK Coilovers, Full 3" Exhaust, Custom FMIC, Forge Evo14 BOV, Forge Unos MBC, Forge Throttle Body Hose, Prothane Dog Bone Mount, BFI STG 1 Eng/Trans Mounts, Sachs VR6 Clutch Kit, TT Short Shifter, Siemens 630s, Walbro 255, DBB Garrett 50 Trim Turbo Kit, Eurodyne 630cc MAFLESS PAGPARTS FTW -- STEVEBILT.COM -- Integrated Engineering -- FourSeasonTuning.com Don't Buy Anything From *ChunkyPeanuts*

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      08-27-2012 08:43 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Big_Tom View Post
      i had an f1 racing 6 puck in one my my sr20det swapped g20's back in 2004.
      oh yeah? How did it work out for you? Because ive only drove it with the stage 3 for bout 2k miles. In 2 1/2 years. Been working on it a lot so its been parked for a while ago.

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      09-05-2012 01:33 PM #21
      '04 GTI stock 1.8T 5-speed, 78,000 miles and clutch feels just fine. Basically learned stickshift on this car (and taught a few others too along the way).

    22. 09-06-2012 11:00 PM #22
      90000 on stock clutch, started slipping in 5th gear the day i got unitronics stage 2 software at 60000. held till a couple weeks ago, then slipped 4th, then 3rd. 1st and 2nd are ok but now i cant touch boost without the rpms spiking. looking for a clutch now, hows a stage 3 for daily? I plan on bt in the spring and i wana use the power

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      09-15-2012 05:46 PM #23
      Mk.I Audi TT 180 Quattro (K03 engine, 3-shaft 5-speed AWD transmission).

      Stock clutch at 112,000 miles and counting. Do the Quattro clutches (from the 3-shaft 5-n'-6-speed gearboxes) last longer because they're slightly bigger?

      I've had both GIAC X+ n' Unitronic Stage 1+ software, a 42 Draft Design downpipe n' test pipe, FMIC, Forge P007, WAC-Box, n' I'll be going Stage 2 and Forge TIP soon.

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      09-15-2012 05:55 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by mk41.8 View Post
      90000 on stock clutch, started slipping in 5th gear the day i got unitronics stage 2 software at 60000. held till a couple weeks ago, then slipped 4th, then 3rd. 1st and 2nd are ok but now i cant touch boost without the rpms spiking. looking for a clutch now, hows a stage 3 for daily? I plan on bt in the spring and i wana use the power
      with my stage 3, F1 racing stage 3 6 puck, you have to baby it a LOT going through parking lots, traffic jams etc....pretty stiff. Not all that street friendly if you live in a big city. but other than that. It grabs really good, havent had any problems with it.

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      09-15-2012 06:03 PM #25
      Not in this car, but I used F1 Racing's 6-puck before.

      I engaged it at 2,000 RPMs (where as full face disks I engaged at just over 1,000) n' it would feel near-stock IMO (some people would call that a crazy opinion, but after learning to just engage it at a higher RPM than OEM clutches, the horror of daily driving a 6-puck seemed mostly hype) (it will jutter like nobody's business if you engage it low though)

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