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

Order your TDIClub merchandise and help support TDIClub


Go Back   TDIClub Forums > VW TDI Discussion Areas > TDI Power Enhancements

TDI Power Enhancements Discussions about increasing the power of your TDI engine. i.e. chips, injectors, powerboxes, clutches, etc. Handling, suspensions, wheels, type discussion should be put into the "Upgrades (non TDI Engine related)" forum. Non TDI vehicle related postings will be moved or removed. Please note the Performance Disclaimer.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 20th, 2019, 19:07   #1
Syncrodelic
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: Nova Scotia
TDI(s): '02 Jetta
Default Pressure Plate Replacement for South Bend Stage 2 (ALH)

I have a South Bend Stage 2 clutch for my ALH (228mm) and the pressure plate has failed prematurely. The clutch and flywheel are still in fine shape. Are there options out there to replace the pressure plate on this clutch? I thought I had read somewhere it's just a Sachs plate anyhow. Maybe something common would be strong enough to hold the same torque?
Syncrodelic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 21st, 2019, 04:46   #2
Yourbuddysatin
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Pennsylvania
Fuel Economy: 32-35mpg
Default

South bend uses sachs plates then rebuild them with their own parts. Have you tried to contact them directly? They respond quickly and I’m sure will sell just the plate to you.
Yourbuddysatin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 23rd, 2019, 05:56   #3
Growler
Got Soot Vendor
 
Growler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Millersport, Ohio
Default

let me guess, the pivot wire/spring split and flung itself to the outside of the fingers the throwout bearing pushes against causing the clutch to not be able to disengage...

I have had to replace 2 of them.
__________________
~Aaron~

Schmutz 2015 GSW S DSG
Schnurren 2001 Golf 2 door.
Growler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 23rd, 2019, 10:12   #4
Mongler98
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Northern MD
Fuel Economy: Race: 12mpg, Gandma:65mpg
Default

Define "prematurely" 20k? 200k? How does the fork look? It's not typical but they can bend
Leaning to what growler said though. Such a stupid design.
Mongler98 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
South Bend Stage 3 Daily vs 2 Endurance racerxtdi TDI Power Enhancements 14 June 13th, 2019 18:38
South Bend SMF Stage 2 E off the 2000 TDI ALH Beetle DRVOLKS.com race car $250 CNGVW Private TDI Items for Sale/Wanted 3 December 2nd, 2018 06:20
south bend clutch endurace stage 2 husky 1 TDI Power Enhancements 10 January 24th, 2011 19:47
South Bend Stage 1 and Stage 3 on sale! VailPowder Vendor & GroupBuy items for sale 0 November 19th, 2008 16:31
South Bend Stage 1 Clutch Installed MoldBuster TDI Power Enhancements 24 October 31st, 2008 13:20


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:46.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, 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 0.12873 seconds with 13 queries
[Output: 62.80 Kb. compressed to 56.33 Kb. by saving 6.47 Kb. (10.30%)]