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i need help i think my clutch whent out #114121 Feb 28, 11:35am Feb 28, 11:35am
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i need help i think my clutch whent out
ok yesturday i when racing and cops all over the place (i know what you all gonna say don't go racing its dengerus stupid or what ever ) n e way i hit it to hard in 1st gear and i stared to smell burn now today when i was driving the car changes gears from 1 to 6 normal but if lets say i am in 4th and i hit the gas the car slows down or stays the same speed but the RPM'S go crazy they start going up but the car don't move fast so now i can only drive slow my mechanic told me it mite be the cluch but he is not sure cus i just told him what happend in the phone. what do you guys think do you think its the cluch and if it is where can i get one of those racing cluch and flyweel a real good one and cheap some one help me out thanks a lot thumbsup frown


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Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: sincere2883] #114122 Feb 28, 11:58am Feb 28, 11:58am
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You'll probably need a new clutch. If so, get an ACT street clutch, with the Fidanza flywheel thumbsup

Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: sincere2883] #114123 Feb 28, 11:59am Feb 28, 11:59am
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your clutch is slipping... time for a JDM TRD clutch grin

Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: sincere2883] #114124 Feb 28, 12:36pm Feb 28, 12:36pm
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where can i get one i am low in cash right now so i need a cheap one and a good one. oh yea if i keep driving the car can it get mest up worse? or would it be ok cus untill i get the money and untill i get it install its gonna take some time


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Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: sincere2883] #114125 Feb 28, 2:54pm Feb 28, 2:54pm
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clutch messed. it gets harder to driver. later ull notice this stuff happening on every gear. ur rpms will rev high but you wont go any faster. i dont think itll damage anything at all, but it just gets worst to shift and driving it

Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: sincere2883] #114126 Feb 28, 3:30pm Feb 28, 3:30pm
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dude, hit me up on aim "seksiceli." one of my sponsors might be able to help you out with the new clutch and/or flywheel
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Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: csulbkid] #114127 Feb 28, 3:39pm Feb 28, 3:39pm
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it won't last much longer.
try not to drive it if you don't need to , then replace the clutch.


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Re: i need help i think my clutch whent out [Re: GroupBuy4Celica] #114128 Mar 2, 3:28am Mar 2, 3:28am
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You can actually draw out a clutch for a long time.
Nothing sudden. Never floor it. Easy off, shift, easy on. I once drove for a year on a bad clutch, babying it. It's annoying and you really want to GO! but you can't. If you wish to upgrade, it'll cost you. But it's worth it. Go for TRD. It's made by the guys who KNOW your car and is designed specifically for your car, not just made to fit it. If you need to save the cash up, as I said, just go really easy on it, you will last. If you cant afford a new clutch and flywheel after 6 months or more, you really can't afford a car. lol
If you catch it early like you have. You can actually just have the flywheel machined down instead of replacing it. This is a technique that removes an insanely small amount off the outside of the flywheel, thus removing the unever "hotspots". Cost=about 100 including labor. Then all you need is the cost of the clutch and the labor to install it. But if you wish to upgrade you'll want the new flywheel too.


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