7 best kit manufacturers clutch

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

The clutch is installed on cars with a manual gearbox gears. The kit consists of a large cast iron disc (casing or basket), a second driven disk with release springs, as well as friction clutch. The knot allows, with a rotating flywheel engine, temporarily disconnect the motor from the box to switch gear up or down. If the linings are worn out, then enough only upgrade the release device, but when the basket is worn, it is necessary to replace the entire assembly. We present the rating of the best clutch kit manufacturers to help you choose optimal price and quality. TOP 7 is based on reviews by masters and buyers as well as product features.

Rating of the best manufacturers of clutch kits

Nomination a place manufacturer rating
Rating of the best manufacturers of clutch kits 1 Hola 5.0
2 Valeo 4.9
3 KRAFT 4.8
4 Luk 4.7
5 Sachs 4.6
6 AMD 4.5
7 Starco 4.4

Hola

Rating: 5.0

Hola

In the first place in the ranking, we placed the “young” manufacturer, which quickly gained high popularity. Brand Hola registered in the Netherlands and appeared in 2004 by its owner является группа H&H Group. Now the company has grown to 15 factories in several countries of the world. All production auto parts and kits maintained in accordance with ISO TS 16949. Initially, goods were produced for those brands of machines that used in Eastern Europe. Manufacturer conquered a positive reputation, and its prices are relatively affordable. Drivers in reviews like that clutch design carefully thought out, therefore, with a sharp jerk of the motor, the box is protected from hit. There is still no pressure ring on the leashes, which regularly comes off on other models.

We put the manufacturer in the rating, because its kits clutch is the softest in operation. The driver will not have much strain your leg for squeezing, which reduces fatigue when moving in city mode. If you are a proponent of increased comfort control, then look at the kit of this manufacturer.

Advantages

  • high corrosion protection;
  • excellent strength components;
  • shock protection;
  • goods for domestic and imported car brands;
  • even a mounting rail is included.

disadvantages

  • sometimes marriage comes across – transfers may not be included;
  • the first time the body vibrates violently while the wheels grind.

Valeo

Rating: 4.9

VALEO

The second ranking position was given to the French manufacturer Valeo. This company was established in 1923 and is now the largest auto parts supplier. From Latin, its name translates as “be healthy”, which reflects the company’s philosophy well – care about the health of your car. Clutch kits of this the manufacturer sold in green branded packaging, excellent suitable for shipment by logistics companies. Average term service kit is 100,000 km, but there have been times when the node nursed up to 200,000 km. The cost of goods is high, but it justified by smooth operation without failures. Drivers reviews show that the clutch kit of this company has an increased heat resistant – in the heat you will never hear it smell.

According to our experts, the manufacturer is worthy of participation in rating due to the release of clutch kits with torque reserve the moment. For example, if the product has an indicator of 6000 rpm, then in fact, it can withstand up to 8000 rpm. Such a margin of 30% relevant for those who are looking for a kit for a car with a forced engine. The clutch will not only allow you to move sharply, but also a long ride at a speed of 150-170 km / h.

Advantages

  • materials are resistant to abrasion and high temperatures;
  • increased reliability of the node;
  • The range contains products for any model, including Matiz;
  • work comfortably with the release device.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • difficult to install on your own;
  • there are a lot of fakes on the market.

KRAFT

Rating: 4.8

KRAFT

Honorary third place rating given to the Turkish manufacturer Kraft Tech. The brand is relatively “young”, but quickly took root on Russian market due to affordable cost. Kits for transmissions are available in yellow-gray dense boxes and well Suitable for delivery by logistics companies. At the enterprise a management system has been implemented according to ISO 9001. In Russia friction clutches of this company are certified according to the requirements Gosstandart of the Russian Federation. The catalog contains transmission elements for 70 car models. Buyers in the reviews like that on each the clutch is a personal number indicating the conduct tests. They’re not trying to fake goods of a young manufacturer, therefore, you can safely buy a kit both in the market and in online store.

We ranked the manufacturer in the ranking of the best because of the optimal value for money. 82% of customer reviews contain positive assessment. This is the case when you want to install proven kit, but not enough money to buy a clutch famous brand (Valeo, Luk ). More products from this manufacturer You can get it in almost any city and do not have to wait several weeks delivery by mail.

Advantages

  • moderately soft work;
  • huge assortment;
  • tight packing;
  • the goods are accompanied by a guarantee;
  • easy to buy at most car dealerships.

disadvantages

  • sometimes slowly picks up speed with increasing speed engine (clutch slip);
  • vibrations may occur when you press the pedal.

LUK

Rating: 4.7

LUK

Our rating is continued by the manufacturer LUK, whose white-yellow packaging is known all over the world. Clutch kit quality of this The brand is on par with French Valeo. If a compare the transmission elements of this manufacturer with others, then obvious design advantages are visible. For example, the basket has narrow petals, as a result of them much more than on the clutch competitors, which facilitates squeezing. Still such a technology reduces load on the cable and plug. Release bearing life significantly increased. The advantages of a friction clutch include and reinforced springs, this provides tight contact and less pad wear. Masters with service stations in reviews praise the goods for plentiful grease in a bearing that does not require additional maintenance.

We put the manufacturer in the rating, because its kits so high-quality that they are purchased by automobile factories and are installed initially on some brands of cars. Although the cost traction is high, but it is half as much if you buy original (with the logo of AUDI or BMW), and according to the source of assembly they will be the same. In reviews, 90% of owners praise kits for reliability and guaranteed service life of 125,000 km.

Advantages

  • reliable, durable materials;
  • smooth starting;
  • assortment for cars of European and Asian production;
  • clear gear engagement;
  • delivered to stock car factories.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • a lot of fakes;
  • sometimes whole groups of articles are discontinued;
  • there are plastic elements in the construction (on the squeeze).

Sachs

Rating: 4.6

Sachs

In fifth place in the ranking is the German manufacturer SACHS. History The company began in 1897. Now the company produces kits clutches, shock absorbers, input shaft bearings, anthers, cables, hydraulic cylinders. In 1997, the manufacturer was exclusive supplier of parts for Formula 1. After acquiring a company concern ZF, she began to produce parts for 80% of German cars. A distinctive feature of clutch kits from of this manufacturer is that when starting off they “grabbing” earlier – you don’t need to keep your foot in tension for a long time, gradually releasing the pedal. Buyers in reviews are satisfied the geometry of the clutch basket and the evenness of the disc, so transmission of torque to the box occurs evenly throughout circles.

We added the manufacturer to the rating, as we are trying hard protect your goods from fakes. Clutch kit packed in company blue box with a hologram. On the disc itself brand labels (on the release bearing they are placed directly on metal and are not erased), and there is also a serial number of the part, marked on the friction lining. Thanks to this, you can not only identify the original, but also make sure that the product was not in work.

Advantages

  • high level of design reliability;
  • smooth transmission of torque;
  • triggered when the pedal is low;
  • flat surface pads;
  • special paper in the box to prevent disk corrosion during storage.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • weak protection against fakes (only the inscription of the country and sticker).

AMD

Rating: 4.5

AMD

Next in our ranking is AMD. Although her name is in tune with the well-known manufacturer of processors for computers, but in the auto industry, this is a different brand. The company was created by Asian auto concerns for the release of original spare parts for their brands cars. Among the assortment of goods there are: fuel elements systems, shock absorbers, rollers, bearings, air conditioners, filters, grip in sets and separately. Total in catalog 30 trading groups are represented. Buyers like what you can order details directly on the official website, avoiding intermediaries in in the form of dealers or retail car dealerships. On the Internet you can find a variety of reviews about the manufacturer. Since it is partly packer, inside the box there may be a quality part, made in South Korea, or maybe a cheap spare part, created in China.

We recommend that when purchasing clutch kits this manufacturer, pay attention not to the box, but to the contents (engraved inscriptions of the country of manufacture, brand name on drive itself). Then you will get a quality Korean kit at affordable price. So you can find original parts for GM, Hyundai, Kia, SsangYoung, for which the manufacturer is listed in rating.

Advantages

  • no extraneous sounds in the work;
  • clear gear engagement;
  • correct basket and disc geometry;
  • affordable price;
  • can be ordered directly on the official website.

disadvantages

  • some factories are not in Korea, but in China;
  • in the same boxes can be good and bad kits.

Starco

Rating: 4.4

Starco

Our rating is completed by an international project, which includes manufacturers from Turkey, USA, Bulgaria and Spain. Although in the production involves imported equipment and technologies, the assembly site itself is located only in Turkey, therefore the brand often called “turkish”. The beginning of activity is 2005, when Artiga entered into an agreement with independent German clutch manufacturer to attract additional partners. Now the scope of the concern has reached an international level. Catalog The company has 7,000 parts, 2,000 of which are finished clutch sets. Pneumohydraulic amplifiers are produced separately flywheels, pressure plates, driven discs, drives. In reviews Buyers are satisfied with the affordable price of goods.

We added the manufacturer to the rating due to the large number of couplings to commercial vehicles. Here you can buy this site for heavy and light trucks, buses, tractors, and even harvesters. If you have a “Gazelle” or “UAZ”, then you are no problem Choose your option here at an affordable price.

Advantages

  • sturdy clutch basket;
  • affordable price;
  • soft work;
  • quality packaging;
  • trademarks on friction linings.

disadvantages

  • weak clutch disc materials – wears out quickly;
  • friction linings fly off or hang on rivets;
  • damper springs break;
  • the clutch release may start to whistle.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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