JCW clutch help!! - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI John Cooper Works, GP and World Championship 50 > Second Generation Works


Second Generation Works MINI John Cooper Works and MINI WC50 2007 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 JCW intermittent clutch problem calderondean Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Feb 20th, 2014 11:07 AM
JCW clutch britboyminiworks General Discussion 1 Dec 26th, 2012 09:00 PM
What RPM do you start 1st with? thewhitenight000 First Generation MINI Cooper 2 Aug 8th, 2012 07:19 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Mar 22nd, 2014, 11:07 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 11
Local Time: 09:29 AM
United Kingdom
JCW clutch help!!

Hi all,

I posted in general chat last week regarding buying a JCW mini (and selling my focus st). I mentioned I would be looking at a 08-09 plate with 40-50K miles on the clock. However, after more research (which is not always a good thing!!!!) I would like some advice on the clutch and flywheel set up in the JCW. are the clutches nutritiously a weak spot on these cars, especially one with 40K+ miles on the clock ? and what is the price for replacing one ? I have read some horror stories about them failing with hardly any miles on them. Is this just the minority, or should i let this put me off ?!

Thanks Richard.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Mar 23rd, 2014, 09:50 AM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,184
Local Time: 09:29 AM
United Kingdom Male
Depends how its been driven and treated as usual, lots of racing starts etc its going to be a lot more worn than someone driving up and down the motorway knocking up high mileages.
The JCW I suppose lends itself to being hard used for what it is, folk just love to see what it can do, its very easy to wear out the most substantial clutch quickly in theory.
For instance Jeremy Clarkson wore a clutch out on a new Ferrari in one day, because I was at the dealers collecting my new one when they brought that one back, it was toast.
So you cant really say exactly, it will last 40,013.5 miles etc, some might do 30000 some 70000 and more you cant say really, like the clutch on any high performance car.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 JCW intermittent clutch problem calderondean Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Feb 20th, 2014 11:07 AM
JCW clutch britboyminiworks General Discussion 1 Dec 26th, 2012 09:00 PM
What RPM do you start 1st with? thewhitenight000 First Generation MINI Cooper 2 Aug 8th, 2012 07:19 AM

» Recent Threads
High Centered My R56
Today 02:57 AM
Last post by qwiksilver
Today 02:57 AM
0 Replies, 73 Views
RC Italian Job 2014
Today 12:13 AM
by mab01uk
Last post by mab01uk
Today 12:13 AM
0 Replies, 87 Views
exhaust manifold glowing red on cooper s
Sep 16th, 2008 12:24 AM
by craig87
Last post by CCroker
Yesterday 10:35 PM
16 Replies, 4,843 Views
Supercharger Oil
Nov 25th, 2014 08:34 PM
Last post by CCroker
Yesterday 10:25 PM
1 Replies, 164 Views
2011 Mini S Oil Change Light Reset
Nov 13th, 2014 03:44 PM
by wward7
Last post by Wildspark
Yesterday 09:44 PM
1 Replies, 324 Views
Expansion Tank - Alternatives?
Nov 25th, 2014 08:51 PM
Last post by Wildspark
Yesterday 09:39 PM
2 Replies, 181 Views
Bonnet Catch not Latching
Nov 25th, 2014 08:28 PM
Last post by tnoy66
Yesterday 09:25 PM
4 Replies, 230 Views
04 S won't start, battery reads fine, so does alternator
Nov 25th, 2014 10:02 PM
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 09:06 PM
1 Replies, 160 Views
Burned exhaust valves on R56 Cooper S
Apr 20th, 2011 05:18 PM
Last post by Musx
Yesterday 08:44 PM
15 Replies, 13,166 Views
Finding Final Stage (Hedgehog) Resistor
Jul 29th, 2014 09:48 PM
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 07:39 PM
7 Replies, 932 Views
Blower motor not working
Nov 14th, 2014 03:40 PM
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 07:34 PM
4 Replies, 391 Views
Live feed when key in ignition
Yesterday 07:20 PM
by SteveM3
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 07:20 PM
0 Replies, 90 Views
heated windscreen
Nov 24th, 2014 11:19 AM
Last post by marque
Yesterday 05:41 PM
7 Replies, 423 Views
Dash light query
Nov 25th, 2014 02:03 PM
by Rab2766
Last post by Creepy coupe
Yesterday 03:36 PM
2 Replies, 196 Views
Fuel guage rising as I drive the car.
Yesterday 12:18 PM
by t1m123
Last post by t1m123
Yesterday 03:03 PM
2 Replies, 165 Views
egr valve?
Nov 19th, 2014 09:37 PM
Last post by jones2788
Yesterday 02:50 PM
5 Replies, 502 Views
Sunroof Tilting
Yesterday 12:50 PM
Last post by Creepy coupe
Yesterday 12:50 PM
0 Replies, 121 Views
Selling cvv , fullz , track1&2, dumps , logins .!!!!!!
Yesterday 11:19 AM
Last post by rich.base
Yesterday 11:19 AM
0 Replies, 186 Views
Selling cvv , fullz , track1&2, dumps , logins .!!!!!!
Yesterday 11:16 AM
Last post by rich.base
Yesterday 11:16 AM
0 Replies, 80 Views
RS56 Cooper S Power Issues?
Nov 15th, 2014 12:18 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 11:14 AM
5 Replies, 551 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:29 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2