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  1. Luk Dual Mass Flywheels Slip?

    B5 Garage
    So I read on Luk's site that their DMF's have a torque sensing slip feature where if the torque load increases too much too quickly, the flywheel itself, rather than the clutch will slip. Does anyone know about this and know whether or not our Passat flywheels have this feature? I'm not making...
  2. LUK Flywheels, any input?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found a clutch and flywheel kit for $774, includes Sachs clutch kit, and LUK flywheel. This is the first time I've heard of LUK flywheels, everything I've seen for OEM dual mass flywheels has been from either Sachs or from a company labeled as Germany. Anyone have this brand of flywheel or heard...
  3. Why are flywheels so expensive?

    Anything Auto
    WHY? I know what they are,(they balance out vibrations inherent in the drive train, and also maintain momentum in the drive shaft), where they are, (in the clutch), But I guess I don't exactly know HOW they do what they do, because the pictures i have seen don't make any sense to me. How much...
  4. The Skinny On Dual Mass Flywheels

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Dampened flywheels are called Dual Mass Flywheels (DMF) and got their start in full size trucks with diesel engines to reduce the noise levels. When a diesel DMF was replaced with a solid one the result would be a loud neutral gear clatter( the helical gear on the back of the input shaft would...
  5. The Skinny On Dual Mass Flywheels

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Dampened flywheels are called Dual Mass Flywheels (DMF) and got their start in full size trucks with diesel engines to reduce the noise levels. When a diesel DMF was replaced with a solid one the result would be a loud neutral gear clatter( the helical gear on the back of the input shaft would...
  6. are clutches and flywheels engine code specific

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a 98 gls5pd1.8t and am going to yard to get flywheel. can i get one off of a 01 or do i need to get one from a 98 aeb?
  7. DEAD: South Bend Clutches / UR Lightweight Flywheels

    Group Buys
    August 17 Update To confirm, THIS GB IS DEAD. -dac2800 (David Cohen) July 25 Update There is insufficient interest to do this GB through South Bend and get a discount off of regular prices. I am looking at getting comparable units though other sources, please be patient. I will post another...
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