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Veco Clutch

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:45 pm

I've been given a veco clutch kit for the GT from a guy who used to stock Peugeot/citroen parts.

Never heard of them!

Anyone?
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by Kitch » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:19 am

I used to sell Veco, they're sort of QH-quality. I'd use them for cables, but not sure about clutches. Probably wouldn't take the risk myself when other options are easily available, but then you can usually tell by looking at it whether it's a crap one or not.
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:39 pm

Ok that's what I thought, the clutch is fine tbh but it was free.
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:20 pm

I had a set of Veco drop links, one of which popped out after 1 month and 1000 miles. I wouldn't buy again!
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by Kitch » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:33 am

mat_fenwick wrote:I had a set of Veco drop links, one of which popped out after 1 month and 1000 miles. I wouldn't buy again!


Noted - don't use Veco droplinks :lol:
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by Defender110 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:13 am

mat_fenwick wrote:I had a set of Veco drop links, one of which popped out after 1 month and 1000 miles. I wouldn't buy again!


Yes I remember that , think you bought 2 and got two different makes supplied IIRC.
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by mat_fenwick » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:21 pm

That was to replace the Veco ones IIRC, and AEP (normally pretty good) phoned me up to ask whether I minded two different makes. I said not, but when they arrived they were visibly two different lengths!

I ended up getting a pair from my local unhelpful dealer "Oh no, they've long been discontinued, bye". Me: "Wait, can you check any other dealer's stock?" Turned out that he had one on the shelf himself which he'd not even bothered to check, and the other was in the next nearest dealer!
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Re: Veco Clutch

Post by Tinkley » Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:59 am

I've used the First Line droplinks, same length etc as the originals and so far have been fine. Widely available ie Euro if you ask!.