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Old 05-04-2006, 09:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been searching the forum for a while trying to find out what you guys have paid to get you clutch done. What do you think the labor would cost? I know parts will be like $300 and then like $30 to resurface the flywheel. But how much would the labor be? Thanks for the help.
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Old 05-04-2006, 11:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IIRC, the job pays 3-4 hours. So at $65-$70 / hour... so somewhere between $195 and $280 in labor. You could call and get some estimates from shops around yourself.
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yea sounds about right, i paid like $500 ish for my clutch job, but next time im doing it myself...
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if you have any mechanical skills ive got faith in you that you could do it by yourself... just get a good tutorial and maybe a friend if your worried about fucking up yourcar...
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I do everything my self with my cars, but i thought that doing a clutch is a really tough job. I dont have a lift or anything, so wouldn't it be a really pain the ass??
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Old 05-06-2006, 02:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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do you have a jack and jack stands or a car ramp? i ussually just use a regular jack stand to take out my tranny...
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oh yeah i got all that stuff, just seems like an intense job.
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yeah its not too bad... ima try and find the tutorial i use,,, and it basicly uses the tools you have in hand anyways...
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http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/tech...ch_Replace.htm

there you go... they rated it an 8 as far as difficulty... i dont think thats right, but if others have done it and think thats its kinda hard then i dono... maybe im just not aware of other peoples mechanical talent levels...
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thanks a lot i appreciate the help!
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