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Old January 13th, 2018, 00:29   #1
redscout72
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Default Time or a clutch job and SMF. What else should i change while i have it torn down?

So I have a 2006 Jetta BRM at 150k miles and it has had a rattly clutch for a year.
Yesterday I had the clutch sticking to the floor issue.
This has convinced me to go ahead and do the clutch and SMF conversion.
My main question is while i have so much of the car taken apart, what else should I change while I'm at it?
An example would be engine mounts or trans mount.
I promised myself I wouldn't do another fwd clutch job until I got an estimate...
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Old January 13th, 2018, 21:11   #2
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Use fresh grease, to grease the starter motor. Its a 2 stage and the grease is drying out from 12 years of use.
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Old January 13th, 2018, 21:22   #3
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Thanks, I will make sure to do that.

I'm gonna go with a South Bend stage 2 endurance and change the master, slave and clutch line.

I only have a Malone 1.5 tune and a Frank06 cam for now but I see a turbo and some injectors in my future.
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Old January 15th, 2018, 19:12   #4
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Only thing that might need changing is the slave. Clutch line and Master will be fine. It's not like you can't easily get to those parts if you needed to.
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