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Old 09-17-2009, 07:45 AM
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USED - E39 540 UUC Lightweight Flywheel

I decided to go back to an OEM setup and I have removed my UUC cera-metallic clutch and UUC lightweight flywheel. The flywheel has about 20K miles on it. You can also get a new flywheel contact surface from UUC for about $70.

This is the flywheel only and does not include any clutch parts.

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Old 01-15-2013, 08:54 AM
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Still for sale?
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:28 PM
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How much you want for that flywheel!? let me know asap please!
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:56 AM
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:57 PM
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Y did you take it back off?
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m60 intake manifold
a.f.e. c.a.i.
3" obx catback
full powerflex urethane setup
545 ssk
cdv delete
m5 rear sway bar
M5 chassis rods
M5 3.15 lsd
Bc-r coilovers w/ swift springs
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:12 PM
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Y did you take it back off?
What do you mean?
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You said you went back to stock. Why did you dislike the lwfw?
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m60 intake manifold
a.f.e. c.a.i.
3" obx catback
full powerflex urethane setup
545 ssk
cdv delete
m5 rear sway bar
M5 chassis rods
M5 3.15 lsd
Bc-r coilovers w/ swift springs
Akebono=suck
ss braided brake lines

coming soon:

Jb lwfw

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Old 02-08-2013, 07:50 PM
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The performance setup was very crude and harsh. The only time it came into play would be under a hard launch or extreme spirited driving. Both of which put extreme wear on my car. Do that a few times and you realize that all you are doing is putting a lot of stress on all your components and they will fail sooner that you would like.

When my clutch started slipping after 20k miles, I decided to go back to stock. Since 99% of my driving was not using the UUC setup as designed, I thought OEM would be the best fit for me. I feel like my car car is back to being a luxury sports sedan again instead of a hi-performance muscle car.

I am not in any position to keep replacing clutches every 20k miles or breaking a sub frame mount like my friend did on his M5. I have had both setups and I like the OEM setup best for 99% of the driving I do.

This is what I like about OEM over the performance setup:
  • Quite - no more rattle and no more strange looks
  • Smooth Engagement - no more chug-a-lug engagements at low RPM
  • Cheaper - Paid $273 at AutoZone with lifetime warranty and install was $511 at my indy shop.
  • Lighter Clutch Pedal - feels like butter.
  • Last longer
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:08 AM
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Same experience with mine. I have gone back to OEM. The LWFW setup does work well under spirited driving, however.
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