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Old 01-26-2012, 02:49 PM   #1
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hi,

I just bought a 1995 540i 6 speed manual transmission with a bad clutch. I was told before buying that I needed a clutch kit.
Has anyone worked on anything like this in the past?
I am looking at buying a clutch kit but was wondering if anyone has recommendations.

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Old 02-01-2012, 10:23 AM   #2
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Replace the pilot bearing, throw out bearing and plan on at least getting the flywheel machined if it wasn't toasted by driving w/a bad clutch. Also pay attention to the center support bearing on the driveshaft. They usually need replacing (which would be a driveshaft replacement since the joints are non-servicable)
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:53 AM   #3
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Thank you sir.

just got the bearings. I will know the state of the flywheel once I start installation.
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