With more than a century’s worth of original equipment (OE) heritage when it comes to the design and manufacture of clutch systems and components, Borg & Beck is an iconic brand. As it was the original supplier of clutch to the majority of British-built vehicles dating back to the 1930s, it should come as no surprise that Borg & Beck’s classic clutch range has become the go to option for classic car enthusiasts.
Technicians have described one of the most recent LuK dry double clutch system courses as ‘absolutely fantastic’, following a number of professional presentations and demonstrations at the Repxpert Academy in Hereford.
Clutch and brake specialist National Auto Parts shows no signs of halting growth in 2019 as it introduces more additions across two of its key product ranges. In response to demand, 11 new brake pads and two new clutch parts have been added this month, now available to aftermarket customers.
National Auto Parts has added one new Clutch kit and two CSC kits to its extensive clutch range, reflecting its commitment to constantly developing products and supplying OE matching quality parts across a variety of its product ranges.
National Auto Parts’ aftermarket offering has been further enhanced with the addition of three new clutch kits to its ever-expanding clutch portfolio, meeting growing customer demand and designed to bring the very latest OE-quality parts to the automotive aftermarket.
Leading clutch and brake specialist National Auto Parts has introduced three exclusive clutch kits supplied with additional parts to improve performance and reduce warranty claims that are not the fault of the clutch. National identified several vehicle applications for BMW Mini that would benefit from the inclusion of parts that are designed to ensure that the clutch operates correctly and are not normally supplied in standard clutch kits.
Repairers that purchase a clutch product from Euro Car Parts before 30th March 2018 will benefit from a free lifetime warranty. The offer covers every clutch product supplied by the company, including such brands as LUK, SACHS, Transmech, Valeo and more.
National Auto Parts has added four new-to-range additions to its extensive clutch portfolio, covering both passenger car and light commercial vehicle applications. The extension includes one clutch kit for Mazda RX8 2.6 (2004-12), and an SMF kit, service kit and a guide tube for Volkswagen T5 Transporter 1.9 TDI (2003-09).
The new 2017/2018 edition of the Clutch catalogue dedicated to passenger cars and LCV applications for all Valeo Service aftermarket product ranges has been released.
The catalogue presents the full Valeo Service offer consisting of more than 3,000 transmission products among which clutch kits, DMF, passive hydraulic actuation and spare parts. The catalogue covers clutch applications from the Volkswagen Golf I to the latest Mercedes A Class or Citroën DS3. Valeo Service offers one of the widest European car park coverage of clutch products and the range keeps increasing as Valeo Service launches more than 300 new products per year.
Despite the complex nature of the modern clutch system, many technicians remain under the misapprehension that clutch replacement is a simple and straightforward affair. However, with clutch replacement now often taking several hours it’s imperative for workshop profitability that technicians have the information they need to fit the replacement right, first time.
UK high-specification brakes and clutch manufacturer Alcon has experienced a successful 2015 motorsport season to go alongside its significant supply deals with Peugeot and Supacat among others. In late November, Kyle Busch claiming victory in the Nascar Sprint Cup race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, and with it becoming the 2015 champion. Busch brought his Alcon-equipped, Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota home 1.5 seconds ahead of his nearest rival, to crown yet another successful year for the Tamworth-based manufacturer.