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Old 11-28-2012, 12:15 AM   #1
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Clutch, Rack & Pinion, and more

Few weeks ago I started to change my clutch on my 2003 ZX5 with 220,000 miles. This is the second clutch. It was spinning when cold, and before I needed to call a two truck I got busy.

First, I must say thanks to SPORADIC for his detailed DIY clutch thread
How-To: Focus MTX-75 Duratec clutch, Phantom Grip, and Poly mount install

This damn clip took three days to get.

Dropped all components, and decided to give the cross-member a new look.

Part of the rivet came out and damaged the clutch. When? I got no idea.

New Dual Mass Flywheel...NO MORE CHATTERING

This set the project back a week. It was very deep, and considered going to the hospital, but ah what the hell...


2003 ZX5 HID Lights, Interior Carbon Fiber, Poly Bushings, SVT Suspension, Upper Strut Bar, Euro SVT Wheels,
SVT Brakes, Steel Braided Brake Lines, Drilled Rotors, K&N FIPK Generation 2 and Magnaflow Cat-Back
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