Clutch kit recommendations from the list below.

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Clutch kit recommendations from the list below.

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Thanks to the wizards on this group, I have found out the part numbers I need for a new clutch kit on my 1995 Citroen Relay with a DJ5T manual gearbox and in earnest, set off to find the part. The part number for the clutch kit is 205039 (replaced by 2050Z5) and there seems to be lots of places that can supply this kit. (If I am honest, they all seem to be websites that are run by the same people because you could chuck a blanket over the prices... buycarparts, onlinecarparts, motordoctor, autodoc etc).
So taking into account that money is no object on my beloved home, there are a selection of manufacturers names... LUK, Valeo, Sachs, Nexus, NK, Maxgear, Statim, Sasic and Blueprint. Does anyone have any recommendations on which to get? What is the best? What has a blimmin' good reputation?

During my search, I am obviously doing price comparisons. I spotted a Valeo ref 801689. It was £252 on one site, £213 on another, £207 on another and £166 on Amazon of all places. It's a big price difference, so are there any further recommendations on places to go for supply of these things? The ones I have seen look all to come from the same place with reflecting websites. Even the product lists are in the same order... really? 😁 Perhaps you know a good clutch guy or have had a good deal somewhere? Thank you in advance for any help.

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Re: Clutch kit recommendations from the list below.

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LUK and Valeo are original equipment manufacturers, so I would go with them personally.

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Re: Clutch kit recommendations from the list below.

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LUK, Sachs, and Valeo would be my starting points.
Amazon and eBay are normally good for cheaper prices, but you have to trawl the listing carefully to make sure you're getting what you think you're ordering ! eBay have a 20% off deal from a very selected list of sellers until 28th this month, but some of them are quite decent sellers. 'Car Parts In Motion' are one I've used, and they have amongst their listings some good quality kit, and with the 20% off the price can be quite keen.

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Re: Clutch kit recommendations from the list below.

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bobins wrote:
26 Sep 2020, 20:05
LUK, Sachs, and Valeo would be my starting points.
Agreed... Beware of kits bearing an unknown name at bargain prices... Buy cheap and you'll buy twice... And have to do the job twice...

Been there :evil: :twisted: :roll: