www.tdiclub.com

Economy - Longevity - Performance
The #1 Source of TDI Information on the Web!
Forums Articles Links Meets
Orders TDI Club Cards TDIFest 2016 Gone, but not forgotten VAG-Com List Unit Conversions TDIClub Chat Thank You




Go Back   TDIClub Forums > TDI Model Specific Discussions Areas > VW MKIII-A3/B4 TDIs

VW MKIII-A3/B4 TDIs This is a discussion about MKIII-A3/MkIII Jetta/Golf (<99.5) and B4 Passats (96,97) TDI's. Non TDI related postings will be moved or removed.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old February 25th, 2018, 08:09   #1
TDIL3dad
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: N. VA
Default Sachs VR6 Clutch, Muffler and rear suspension upgrades

My B4 daily driver clutch (original OEM) died in Dec and it had to be towed to the shop. Two of the springs rusted and broke apart and jammed the clutch. While in the shop we discovered that the muffler had holes, hairline crack at weld etc. so ended up with major job. OEM and quality parts are getting harder to find. I want to give a public shoutout for the guys at idparts for friendly fast support and standing behind what they sell when it comes to missing bits and pieces, wrong parts etc.

The car is now drivable albeit with 4-lug front and 5-lug rear. Front suspension upgrade to 5-lug will be next later this Spring.

Replaced / upgraded Jan 2018:
1. Sachs VR6 Clutch Kit for B4 TDIs
2. Complete muffler from iDparts
3. Bilstein rear struts and springs
4. Rear 5-lug dust shields (powder coated)
5. Rear 5-lug VR6 OEM-size Zimmerman drilled discs / rotors
6. Rear stainless brake lines (set of four)
7. Rear Mk 4 aluminum calipers with B4 carriers (red powder coated)
8. BBS RX 226 wheels 5X100 ET35 7X16
9. Continental 205/55 R16



Last edited by TDIL3dad; March 11th, 2018 at 15:05.
TDIL3dad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 25th, 2018, 09:32   #2
RoseBud68
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: PSL FL
Default

Very nice..Love those wheels. I have the MK4 RXII on my VR6.
__________________
1999 MK3 Jetta TDI 1Z.
RoseBud68 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 25th, 2018, 09:36   #3
Steve Addy
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Iowa
TDI(s): 97 Mk3
Default

Looking very nice! Especially like the rotors!!

Steve
__________________
97 Jetta TDI, 90 B3V TDI, 92 MB 300SD

You didn't poison the coffee, did you? Not anymore than I usually do.
Steve Addy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sachs vr6 clutch difference mk1-83 TDI Power Enhancements 2 May 31st, 2012 23:06
FS: Sachs VR6 Clutch scrapen Private TDI Items for Sale/Wanted 3 August 4th, 2011 20:05
VR6 clutch: Luk or Sachs? RomSL TDI Power Enhancements 7 July 29th, 2010 04:52
13 Lbs. flywheel, VR6 Sachs clutch, EIP pressure plate, and more clutch parts!! mrwizard Private TDI Items for Sale/Wanted 15 March 17th, 2009 07:24
VR6 CLUTCH: SACHS or LUK??? Satiro TDI Power Enhancements 14 January 25th, 2007 11:20


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:07.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright - TDIClub Online LTD - 2017
Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Forum Rules | Disclaimer
TDIClub Online Ltd (TDIClub.com) is not affiliated with the VWoA or VWAG and is supported by contributions from viewers like you.
1996 - 2017, All Rights Reserved
Page generated in 0.13137 seconds with 12 queries
[Output: 58.34 Kb. compressed to 52.88 Kb. by saving 5.46 Kb. (9.36%)]