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    No car for vacation!

    So I'm on leave for New Year's week and my clutch gave out 2 days ago. Now I'm carless until my new clutch gets here, which might take a minute since I'm in the middle of nowhere Mississippi. Fun times! That's it, nothing else, just bitching about it to my auto peers.

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    Luckily, I'm already home, I just don't have a car for the week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlryan View Post
    Luckily, I'm already home, I just don't have a car for the week.
    Meh, first world problems
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    What'll the traffic conditions look like? I limped around for a couple days shifting clutch-less on a old borrowed Z4, wasn't particularly fun but it worked....

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    Definitely glad to hear that you were able to make it home though!
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    +1n some. boo that your car dumped the clutch though. i scattered a 700r4 camaro tranny 300 miles from home in a dealer's only garage entrance. the service manager was PIZZED lol. that was a expensive trip!

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    $2200 later and everything is all better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlryan View Post
    $2200 later and everything is all better.
    Ouch, $2,200 sounds steep for a clutch job.

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    yeah that does seem like a steep price, was something other than the clutch wrong?
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    yeesh....other than high labor rates? unless somebody opted for a high performance clutch...... how fast can a pro subie tech swap a clutch anyway? ive heard anywhere from 4 to 10 hours. of course, ive heard of 250$ labor charges to change plugs too.

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    Re: No car for vacation!

    Nevermind I thought you said 250 for a clutch job.

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    Definitely got the high performance clutch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlryan View Post
    Definitely got the high performance clutch.
    What kind? How do you like it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 13WRXhatch View Post
    What kind? How do you like it?
    Exedy Hyper twin plate ceramic. I like it a lot.

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