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Old 05-01-2012, 02:02 PM   #91
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True true. I don't think my old man is down for a clutch install (knock on wood).

I'm getting a grinding noise and shaking (almost hopping) when releasing the clutch in 1st-3rd. Sometimes it doesn't happen. Car is still driveable though.

I wish I had the money to take it to a shop and just let them fix all the crap wrong.
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Old 05-02-2012, 12:50 PM   #92
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WELLLL..

grinding noise turned out to be really bad. Focus_Family and fam helped fill up my transmission fluid (it was very low). Grinding noise got better, almost gone. Driving down highway today to work, I put it in neutral at 70mph just to test it out. Wouldn't go into gear. Pulled off, couldn't start it in gear at all. They came down from Htown and drove my car home without the clutch (rev matching), and then bled it in my driveway. No go. Slave cylinder/clutch is toast. FML.

But Focus_Family and another buddy of mine from Virginia said they can help me install a new one. I can't afford to take it to a shop. Looking at the LUK kit, Exedy OEM, Brute Force and some others. I'm gonna take their advice and steer clear of the cheap off brand ones of ebay. Something I know is good by name cuz don't want any more problems. I've gotta class ring and some other stuff to sell to get some clutch money woot!

By the time this is over, the whole dayum car will be new.

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Old 05-02-2012, 09:52 PM   #93
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I sent you a couple links on facebook! And I told you Josh would get it back to your house..Saved you money on a tow! lol. And you gave him a reason to call off work..lol. I'll keep my eye out for a clutch for you. We have an extra slave cylinder for a 5 speed but I don't know if it will work for a svt..
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The slave cylinder is different. At least the shop that installed mine said that mistakenly received an installed a 5speed slave cylinder and had a leak after install. Shop said the 5speed and 6speed are hair different, and look almost identical. Might want to double check the part number.
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The slave cylinder is different. At least the shop that installed mine said that mistakenly received an installed a 5speed slave cylinder and had a leak after install. Shop said the 5speed and 6speed are hair different, and look almost identical. Might want to double check the part number.
Thanks. I figured they would be different.
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Yeah, ya'll are lifesavers!!!! I was about ready to snap out on the side of 270. Calmed down now, but jeebus I can't catch a break. Oh well. I'm gonna scrape up for the clutch and try to order by this weekend.

Like someone said on FB, when it's all said and done I'll have a brand new 2003 SVTF!
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Yeah, ya'll are lifesavers!!!! I was about ready to snap out on the side of 270. Calmed down now, but jeebus I can't catch a break. Oh well. I'm gonna scrape up for the clutch and try to order by this weekend.

Like someone said on FB, when it's all said and done I'll have a brand new 2003 SVTF!
Sounds like a plan. Josh is also gonna ask his friend if he still has his spare svt clutch..I told him to ask if he'd like to help do yours too since he has done so many. So will let you know how that goes.
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Cool cool I really appreciate it! WIsh I could go with the Exedy or Spec, but I'm thinking the LUK you posted on my FB since it comes with everything, including the alignment tool. My buddy might be able to get us a lift to use which will be 100x easier than jackstands in my driveway lol.
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Cool cool I really appreciate it! WIsh I could go with the Exedy or Spec, but I'm thinking the LUK you posted on my FB since it comes with everything, including the alignment tool. My buddy might be able to get us a lift to use which will be 100x easier than jackstands in my driveway lol.
Exedys usually come with the alignment tool too. We still have ours from when we did our clutch. But Idk if it will be the same as the 6 speed alignment tool. A lift would be awesome and definitely make things go a lot faster. Air tools would help to..lol
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Yeah ya'll seen the giant compressor my dad has!! It's almost taller than me!
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