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    Gearbox n' Clutch problems...

    Yep my gearbox has gone and my clutch was also slipping previous (on 30k not remapped!) . Vauxhall are replacing the box and have said they'll do a clutch for £300.

    Courtenay Sports uprated one is only £195, so i'm thinking of getting this.

    Is it worth getting or should i invest more and get the seemingly popular Helix one for i think bout 400 quid?
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    iirc courtenays so called "uprated" one aint uprated at all and is just a standard calibra turbo one

    i may be wrong

    personally i went for the helix & lightened fly.....i would personally recommend the helix with the standard fly tho - especially if u do a lot of town driving

    depends what power ur running or intending to run

    its a bit of a ******* of a job so if the £300 quoted includes labour as well then maybe worth keeping with that....

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    add to price slave cylinder,wich can cost at Vx big money...in Latvia Opel asked me £460 just for parts. so for (oem luk clutch!!!)is to expensive.
    turbo calibra clutch disk/cover fits to f23 (its few mm smaller in diameter)...but no the same as genuine. Also known think, that standart turbo calibra clutches are not holding quick starts (dragrace for example).
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    iirc courtenays so called "uprated" one aint uprated at all and is just a standard calibra turbo one

    i may be wrong

    personally i went for the helix & lightened fly.....i would personally recommend the helix with the standard fly tho - especially if u do a lot of town driving

    depends what power ur running or intending to run

    its a bit of a ******* of a job so if the £300 quoted includes labour as well then maybe worth keeping with that....
    Thats not very good! How can they call it an 'uprated' one if it isnt! I will ring them and find out.

    I cant really afford the lightened fly, and i've heard positive and negative stuff on them so i think i'll stick to standard for the time being.

    How much are the Helix clutches bud?

    My car is practically standard atm. Willl get a phase 1 in the near future tho.

    Vauxhall want only £300 as the gearbox is already off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PLB View Post
    add to price slave cylinder,wich can cost at Vx big money...
    So i will need to buy this seperatly, it doesnt come in the kit?

    So when replacing the clutch you need:

    -the clutch itself
    -slave cylinder

    ...correct?

    Sorry bud, i'm not really in the know bout clutches
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    well said cheeks88, if the gearbox is already off which it will,take ten mins to do the clutch dnt know where the 300 mark is coming from id have a word with them if i was you!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmywrc View Post
    well said cheeks88, if the gearbox is already off which it will,take ten mins to do the clutch dnt know where the 300 mark is coming from id have a word with them if i was you!!
    Thats what i thought when they told me!
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    clutch kits from vaux are now £170 trade and come with the slave.but they never used to so i would check.

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    are we talking about turbo coupe clutch???...if yes, than i overpayed 3x for original kit (slave cil., cover, disc) at official Opel dealers store in any case, 170 for full kit is too cheap for normal parts...
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    Give 'GMAN' a user on here a PM as he can get uprated ones.
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