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Old 01-19-2009, 10:26 PM   #1
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300 miles on my clutch and it's already slipping!

so i got a new spec stage 2 and aluminum flywheel put in on Thursday and i drove about 200 miles today and in 6th gear in cruise control on the highway my clutch was slipping going up hills. now I have been babying my car, no full throttle, no burnouts, no revving over about 3.5k rpms. why might it be doing this?


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Old 01-19-2009, 11:02 PM   #2
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Did you beat on it immedietly after install or properly break it in? I would take it back to your shop who installed it and talk to them.
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you can destroy a clutch if you don't properly break it in. my buddy put a stage 2 in his GST. pulled out of the shop, punched it and 30 miles later it was back in the shop for a new clutch.
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LOL doh! That sucks.
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no i haven't, I've been babying it
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Breaking in a clutch should be about 500 miles of normal everyday driving. Not all highway miles to break it in.
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Old 01-20-2009, 11:35 AM   #7
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yes i know that but i haven't even finished breaking it in, it should not be slipping yet
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you may have gotten a bad clutch take it back have them check it out. it happens my bro had a eclipse gsx and he got a bad clutch that didnt even grab anymore after 300 miles.
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Old 01-20-2009, 02:25 PM   #9
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you may have gotten a bad clutch take it back have them check it out. it happens my bro had a eclipse gsx and he got a bad clutch that didnt even grab anymore after 300 miles.
I cant take the clutch out again send it away and wait for a new one this is my dd i cant im that long without a clutch or afford to have it taken out and put back in
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are ur lines bled correctly? oil/fluid on the clutch? just a bad clutch/ install
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