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Old 04-14-2012, 12:32 AM
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Gripforce Clutches

I'm considering a new clutch for my car, a BMW M5 2001 E39, and just wondered what you guys think of these.



Also, do you think there might be any fitting/compatibility problems as these clutches are being supplied in the US and I'm in the UK?

I've had a couple email exchanges with Gripforce and it's not that I don't trust what they're telling me, but you know how it is, it's always nice to get another take on it before I buy. After all, it's got to come across the pond and therefore it would be nice to know beforehand.

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Old 06-25-2014, 09:03 AM
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same question - Grip Force for e39 530i?

folks - any thoughts good or bad?
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:27 PM
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I like the stock clutch. It has worked very well for me. It's still going strong with 120k miles on it.

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Old 07-11-2014, 05:10 AM
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Here is my experience with the Gripforce clutch:
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