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so i now have a very firm new clutch in my car...which i stalled twice when i picked it up!!! (what a loser lol)

but no custom RR remap


aparently a new flywheel needs 500-1000miles bedding in before mapping?

anyone else had this??
 

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I have heard this before. Just like a new set break pads a clutch plate needs a few hundred miles to bed in.
Think 1000 miles is a vast overkill though.
Important thing would be to drive smooth without riding clutch.
 

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also...i have had new clutches before on other cars....so i know they bite early....but this feels 'all or nothing'....its very 'grabby' and easy to stall

although gear changes are now very smooth and precise

are these common traits of uprated clutches?
 

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QUOTE(Thunder#59 @ 12 Dec 2009, 02:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>so i now have a very firm new clutch in my car...which i stalled twice when i picked it up!!! (what a loser lol)

but no custom RR remap


aparently a new flywheel needs 500-1000miles bedding in before mapping?

anyone else had this??

How did you know the flywheel needed changing? Was there any symptoms or sounds to look out for.
There seems to be a 'chattering' sound when ever I lift off the clutch pedal especially when coming to a corner but it goes off when I get back on the accelerator.
 

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have you got any pics of the old flywheel - and was the clutch plate actually worn out? or was it the flywheel all along? had the springs broke in the DMF? also, what special tools did you need to get it in bits and back again?
 

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QUOTE(Dave Henshall @ 15 Dec 2009, 12:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>have you got any pics of the old flywheel - and was the clutch plate actually worn out? or was it the flywheel all along? had the springs broke in the DMF? also, what special tools did you need to get it in bits and back again?

sorry, i didnt do it myself

but they did say that the clutch was hardly worn....as it would seem the previous owner already fitted an RS clutch!!!!

my guess is they had slip, uprated the clutch...it didnt cure it, so they sold it on

but yes...it was the flywheel that was slipping
 
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