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Old 09-25-2008, 10:24 PM   #1
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Who has done it?

I've searched all over the place but I see to find only a few threads on zetecs. I'm almost ready to do the transmission swap but I don't want to be the guinea pig. Has anyone done this before on a duratec? Here are all the parts I have so far, I got them following Illinipo's thread

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Spec III 6 puck clutch. (To be honest, kind of skeptical on the quality of this, the package looks like, ".... can I have some cancer sticks, a package of condoms and a lighter from the shelf... Oh! and a spec clutch too please")














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I was wondering if it's normal to have some play in the clutch/flywheel. As you can see in the pics it does not fit entirely and since I don't have experience in flywheel conversion kits I don't know.... Anybody?


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Old 09-26-2008, 06:04 AM   #2
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Wow, looks like you've got a really good start. Mines on hold until my ATX is shot. :> Not to sure on the clutch, but from what I've heard from people with spec... They are great.
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you may laugh at the clutch but i have one in my SPI and i love it.

good luck with the swap. some ppl have done it here.
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I saw this pic and couldnt help but slappin a big smile on my face ah, good memories lol that box looks strangely familiar....

the clutch is ok from what it looks like, you want 1/16" or so around the disk to the surface where the PP mounts
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also looks like you got a BLUE clutch position sensor, you will need to get a RED one if you want to turn off cruise with the clutch. Please do this I have almost caused 2 major accidents on the highway in just a month of driving.
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^^^ what do you exactly mean by that? like the cruise control? My car is not equipped with that and I also have another red thing, is just that that all other sensors are kept in my house so they get less dust while I do the swap. I'll take a pic later today and posted to see if you can help me out.
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woah i also just realized your brake pedal is separate from the clutch! that is different.

If your car doesnt have cruise the dont worry about it

basically if i am in cruise and I put the clutch in then my RPMs will climb pretty quickly all the way to fuel cut if i let it, but when it happens it freaks me out so I SLAM on the brakes and people behind me start swerving everywhere, happened twice now VERY scary, especially the second time i had to cut in front of a 53' fedex truck to get in the shoulder...
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Oh and just for the records, I got all sensors, pedals, starter, lines and everything you see in there not new for somewhat under $300 bucks at a junk yard. Not very cheap but not that expensive either.
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woah i also just realized your brake pedal is separate from the clutch! that is different.

If your car doesnt have cruise the dont worry about it

basically if i am in cruise and I put the clutch in then my RPMs will climb pretty quickly all the way to fuel cut if i let it, but when it happens it freaks me out so I SLAM on the brakes and people behind me start swerving everywhere, happened twice now VERY scary, especially the second time i had to cut in front of a 53' fedex truck to get in the shoulder...

Wow! that really would scare me lol. I'll be like "what the hell! my car is possessed
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i wish i had the money to do a swap on mine!
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