AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
Toggle ContentToggle Content
Toggle Content AzBaja Site info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: BlackIrish05009
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3574

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 147
Total: 147
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: Baja Forums
03: AMAZON.com
04: Pictures
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: AMAZON.com
08: Event Calendar
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: Baja Forums
13: Baja Forums
14: Baja Forums
15: AMAZON.com
16: Baja Forums
17: AMAZON.com
18: Baja Forums
19: AMAZON.com
20: Event Calendar
21: AMAZON.com
22: Baja Forums
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: Baja Forums
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: AMAZON.com
34: Video Wall
35: AMAZON.com
36: Baja Forums
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: AMAZON.com
40: Home
41: AMAZON.com
42: Pictures
43: AMAZON.com
44: My Account
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: AMAZON.com
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: AMAZON.com
54: Event Calendar
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: Baja Forums
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: Baja Forums
61: Baja Forums
62: Baja Forums
63: AMAZON.com
64: Baja Forums
65: AMAZON.com
66: Baja Forums
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: AMAZON.com
71: Baja Forums
72: AMAZON.com
73: Baja Forums
74: AMAZON.com
75: Baja Forums
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: Baja Forums
83: Pictures
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: Home
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: Baja Forums
98: AMAZON.com
99: Baja Forums
100: AMAZON.com
101: AMAZON.com
102: Baja Forums
103: AMAZON.com
104: AMAZON.com
105: Baja Forums
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: Baja Forums
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: AMAZON.com
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: Baja Forums
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: Baja Forums
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: Event Calendar
125: Baja Forums
126: AMAZON.com
127: Baja Forums
128: AMAZON.com
129: Baja Forums
130: AMAZON.com
131: AMAZON.com
132: My Account
133: AMAZON.com
134: AMAZON.com
135: Event Calendar
136: Event Calendar
137: AMAZON.com
138: AMAZON.com
139: Baja Forums
140: AMAZON.com
141: AMAZON.com
142: Event Calendar
143: Baja Forums
144: AMAZON.com
145: Baja Forums
146: Home
147: Baja Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- VW Volkswagen Bug, Baja, Bus, Sandrail and Thing -:- VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion -:- Hydraulic clutch?
Amazon Store

Hydraulic clutch?
Bug, Baja, Thing and Buggies. Most every thing that will not fit any any other area. See list of other Forums for better topic placement...Volkswagen General Discussion
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
zx10r203
Corporal
Corporal

zx10r203

Offline

Joined: Sep 05, 2007
Posts: 120
Location: San Jose, Ca
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:18 PM
Reply with quote

Is there any advantages to having a hydraulic clutch?

Pros & cons??


I will be getting new pedals and saw some really nice hydraulic pedals.

Back to top
View user's profile
az350x
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

az350x

Offline

Joined: Mar 13, 2007
Posts: 3190
Location: Mesa, AZ
Karma: +28

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 01:27 AM
Reply with quote

I like the fact that the freakin' clutch cable hook (tends to break) is a thing of the past with my hydraulic setup...


_________________
I used to think only about 98% of the population were worthless douchebags. I'm thinking lately of revising my estimate...

'59 Baja- SOLD

5 VW's (O\!/O) since 1/2005!

MY GARAGE LINK
Back to top
View user's profile
zx10r203
Corporal
Corporal

zx10r203

Offline

Joined: Sep 05, 2007
Posts: 120
Location: San Jose, Ca
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 05:05 AM
Reply with quote

how easy is it to adjust adn how reliable is it?

Back to top
View user's profile
az350x
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

az350x

Offline

Joined: Mar 13, 2007
Posts: 3190
Location: Mesa, AZ
Karma: +28

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 05:14 AM
Reply with quote

zx10r203 wrote:
how easy is it to adjust adn how reliable is it?

I think it should be more reliable than manual. As for adjustment, I haven't had to do much to it yet, so I can't say for sure. I don't think it's a big deal once you know how to do it though.


_________________
I used to think only about 98% of the population were worthless douchebags. I'm thinking lately of revising my estimate...

'59 Baja- SOLD

5 VW's (O\!/O) since 1/2005!

MY GARAGE LINK
Back to top
View user's profile
Leatherneck
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Leatherneck

Offline

Joined: Dec 07, 2007
Posts: 744
Location: Mohave Valley, Az.
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 05:29 PM
Reply with quote

As far as Hyd clutches, I pulled the engine and 3 rib installed a 6 rib with new clutch, I hooked up the slave cylinder to the clutch arm and that was it, no bowden tube, no messing with cables, Done!



Reliability depends on the quality of what you buy.

Back to top
View user's profile
zx10r203
Corporal
Corporal

zx10r203

Offline

Joined: Sep 05, 2007
Posts: 120
Location: San Jose, Ca
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 07:09 PM
Reply with quote

I am looking to get the CNC model. Seen the most of you guys use it and I figured I couldn't go wrong with it.

What type of fluid do you guys use??

Back to top
View user's profile
Leatherneck
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Leatherneck

Offline

Joined: Dec 07, 2007
Posts: 744
Location: Mohave Valley, Az.
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 07:28 PM
Reply with quote

DOT 3 Brake fluid. I bought a cheapy slave cylinder and ended up replacing, CNC has been good to go.

Back to top
View user's profile
planenutz
Corporal
Corporal

planenutz

Offline

Joined: Apr 06, 2007
Posts: 169
Location: central MN
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 07:51 PM
Reply with quote

Has anybody tried the silicone brake fluid? Doesn't absorb water and won't peel paint. It can't be mixed with DOT 3 though so using it when installing a new system would be the hot ticket. Cool


_________________
2 VW's and counting.. since 1978.. :oops:

"All right, brain. You don't like me and I don't like you, but let's just do this and I can get back to killing you with beer." Homer

"When the pin is pulled and the spoon is released, Mr. Grenade is no longer your friend."
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
zx10r203
Corporal
Corporal

zx10r203

Offline

Joined: Sep 05, 2007
Posts: 120
Location: San Jose, Ca
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 03:08 AM
Reply with quote

planenutz wrote:
Has anybody tried the silicone brake fluid? Doesn't absorb water and won't peel paint. It can't be mixed with DOT 3 though so using it when installing a new system would be the hot ticket. Cool

I have heard the same thing. I actually useDOT 5 Racing Brake fluid on my motorcycel. From the graphs and charts I have seen the DOT 5 takes a lot to break down and does not heat up as fast.

Back to top
View user's profile
Leatherneck
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

Leatherneck

Offline

Joined: Dec 07, 2007
Posts: 744
Location: Mohave Valley, Az.
Karma: +6

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 04:38 AM
Reply with quote

Whatever you run in your brakes run in your clutch, would suck topping off the fluids and mix the two brake fluids, now what ya gonna do?


_________________
It is time for a change, lets all make the USA better then it was the day before.
Back to top
View user's profile
zx10r203
Corporal
Corporal

zx10r203

Offline

Joined: Sep 05, 2007
Posts: 120
Location: San Jose, Ca
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: Hydraulic clutch?
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 04:43 AM
Reply with quote

Leatherneck wrote:
Whatever you run in your brakes run in your clutch, would suck topping off the fluids and mix the two brake fluids, now what ya gonna do?

Yell, quick scream and pray to the VW gods that hopefully it works!!!!

Back to top
View user's profile
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Normal
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Clutch and pressure plate combo?
2180 Baja bug with 091 trans.
11 51BUG50 3146 Clutch and pressure pl...
 Fri Mar 10, 2017 08:22 PM 
Azdrtdog View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Clutch
parts
0 bajablastman1214 1793 Clutch
 Sun Aug 16, 2015 05:23 AM 
bajablastman1214 View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Clutch Issues
Really bad issues
4 Pointvirus 2282 Clutch Issues
 Mon Dec 03, 2012 07:33 PM 
Conundrum View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion where to find clutch slave install tips/instr.??? 6 bajabuggin 5452 where to find clutch s...
 Sat Sep 11, 2010 02:58 PM 
az350x View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion clutch ?'s 11 jone$yyy 4066 clutch ?'s
 Thu Apr 22, 2010 06:16 PM 
jone$yyy View latest post
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Toggle Content Picture Box

Toggle Content Great things to Buy

Toggle Content Other Sites

Toggle Content Parts - For your Car

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy