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Old 07-31-2014, 06:14 PM   #1
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Today i let a guy test drive my 99 GT because i was going to sell it. Instead he SMOKED the clutch (Yes i was in the car) and now i need to replace it. My wife was in the backseat and said she saw smoked coming from the center console. Please spare me from the Dos and Donts of test driving.....im in a bad enuf mood : ( Any suggestions on a brand to go with? (FORD RACING or RAM HDX are the 2 I'm looking at). Do i need to replace the flywheel? Ill take any and all feedback. Thanks guys!
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Wow man that sucks... The flywheel should atleast be resurfaced and if it's below spec then you have to replace. Surprised the guy slipped the clutch that much... Is the car boosted?


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Old 07-31-2014, 06:53 PM   #3
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no its not boosted he just blows at driving a stick. he thought it was in 1st and it was rely in 3rd and just rode it out till it finally hit like 3 grand. despite me screaming to downshift....
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Sorry man. As far as clutch I just installed the exedy stage 2 it's ok for the price. After I install my vortech sc well see


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Old 07-31-2014, 08:02 PM   #5
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If you're selling then just put a stock style in. No point in buying a one thing fancy unless you get a buyer who wants one.
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Well... whenever you do the clutch you SHOULD do the flywheel too, or at least have it resurfaced. But if you are selling it I'd just do a $120 Luk Gold clutch, slap it in and hope you have access to a lift to do it for cheap vs $$$$ to have the labor done.

And **** like this is why every time I think of selling my car I start second guessing. Too many boy racers would show up just to go for a ride... I generally include in any ad I post for sale "no joy rides, test drives only after you show cash, be prepared to go to the DMV upon sale to transfer car to your name". This usually keeps dip****s and tirekickers away but not always.
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:22 PM   #7
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Wtf.. If you was screaming to downshift and he didn't listen.. I'd punch him in the face and say get the **** out of my car....


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How bad did he burn it? Sounds like it was nearing the end if it's life.
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Old 08-03-2014, 04:08 PM   #9
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The clutch isn't going to be the expensive thing it's the labor. You'll have to find someone who can do it for a good price the cheapest person I found for me charged $200 just to drop the tranny and another hundred for the clutch.


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