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Old 07-06-2011, 08:25 AM   #1
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Ways to ruin your clutch?

Trying to find other knowledge of how not to burn out a clutch.
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Old 07-06-2011, 08:37 AM   #2
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Riding the clutch or keeping it partially engaged
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Old 07-06-2011, 08:47 AM   #3
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Re: Ways to ruin your clutch?

also revving your engine and dropping the clutch will eventually mess it up too, but eventually they will wear out with normal wear and tear.
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Re: Ways to ruin your clutch?

dont hold it in at a light, leave it out, put the car in neutral. Dont keep pressure on it when you are not shifting, some rest their foot on the clutch....
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dont hold it in at a light, leave it out, put the car in neutral. Dont keep pressure on it when you are not shifting, some rest their foot on the clutch....
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Dead pedal
^ I need one lol.

As stated previously, riding the clutch while driving can mess it up. I believe holding the pedal down while stationary can mess up your throwout bearing.
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^ I need one lol.

As stated previously, riding the clutch while driving can mess it up. I believe holding the pedal down while stationary can mess up your throwout bearing.
I gotta stop doing that then
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Re: Ways to ruin your clutch?

dont ride on the clutch to much either
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dont ride on the clutch to much either
I never do that
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^ I need one lol.

As stated previously, riding the clutch while driving can mess it up. I believe holding the pedal down while stationary can mess up your throwout bearing.
Yep, it's keeps spinning and just fails after a while... I could barely get to a shop and when they got on their lift, they told me my tob was in pieces...
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