Clutch change Q4

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finalfa
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Clutch change Q4

Post by finalfa » Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:02 am

Does anyone have any info regarding doing a clutch replacement on a Q4? From what I've heard, and what it looks like, it seems to be a pretty big job.
Has anyone done a clutch change with the engine in the car? I am considering between either dropping the whole engine + subframe or just dropping the subframe, supporting the engine and removing the box that way. Tips and tricks? :D
How many km's does a Q4 clutch last about?
And if someone has the correct part number for a clutch kit, please do tell.
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Alfa Romeo 164 Q4 3.7 -96
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Alfan
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Re: Clutch change Q4

Post by Alfan » Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:16 pm

You should contact Wilco, he has done the work previously without taking the engine out. According to the workshop I asked many years ago, it is quoted to take 11 hours....!

To my knowledge the clutch is very sturdy. I had it replaced around 270.000km and then again at some point after 400.000km, but that was because I replaced the transmission, while the engine was out.

If you search the forum, you should find info on the clutch kit I bought and what others have used.
1994 Alfa Romeo 164 Q4 Proteo Rosso 550.000km
1989 Lancia Thema 8.32 Verde Indy 270kkm
2001 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 24V Blue Lightning 65kkm
2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Multiair TCT Bianco Pastello 195kkm
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Rosso Competizione 100kkm

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