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Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2008 10:29 pm 
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hey i got an el futura it has a heavy duty clutch... and the firewall is cracked, where can i get it fixed in newcastle and how much would it cost roughly

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 1:56 pm 
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as any one fixed this problem them selves b4?????

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:00 pm 
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Holey s#$t you must have some serious pedal pressure. You sure it is your fire wall that is brokenand not the pedal box itself, they are weak as.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:02 pm 
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Mall Wood makes a support bracket for the clutch pedal for when they break, i think they are about $30 and take about 20min to fit

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:03 pm 
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i seen the firewall she cracked for sure its cause its a heavy duty clutch ive heard this as happened to a lot of el's with heavydutys in them its how i bought the car with a heavy duty in it so yeah

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:06 pm 
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wow i have not heard of that, i live in brisbane and i put a 1500psi pressure plate whith a organic clutch in my ef, which is the max psi the flywheel can handle and it actually has a softer pedal than the stock clutch did. it was a custom made clutch buy NPC (Nicks Performance Clutches) and it only cost me $350 fully ballanced.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:07 pm 
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no probs as yet with my firewall,

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:10 pm 
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yeah well mine is stuffed gunna look at bracing it... its so hard to get in to gears at the moment to

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:10 pm 
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clampy wrote:
i seen the firewall she cracked for sure its cause its a heavy duty clutch ive heard this as happened to a lot of el's with heavydutys in them its how i bought the car with a heavy duty in it so yeah
it has happened to my T5 converted fairmont i6 with a heavy duty clutch...

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:13 pm 
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What psi are the clutches you guys are running and who makes them. wouldn't it be better to change to a twin plate if you want such crazy clamp force or even a xr6 t cutch flywheel setup. the clutch in mine handled 250bhp with no problem at all.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:15 pm 
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if i had the $$$$ i would dont get a payrise till jan 08 and getting a ba xr6 for free in march so i dont wanna spend $$$$$ i bought the car with the clutch in it liike 3months ago

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:17 pm 
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Score on the free XR6 .

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:25 pm 
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if i had the $$$$ i would dont get a payrise till jan 08 and getting a ba xr6 for free in march so i dont wanna spend $$$$$ i bought the car with the clutch in it liike 3months ago
daddy's ex car? lucky you!..

my clutch has a clamping pressure of 1.1 tonne.. and handles 210-220 RWHP ok...

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:31 pm 
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yeah lol dads old work car only 50000kms at the moment.......
just wanna get this clutch fixed my car only got 135000kms thats orginal every thing origanal apart from this frigging clutch

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:53 pm 
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Yeah sorry can't really help you with that one, sounds like a pain in the butt though. If you do decide to change the clutch give Dough at NPC a call he knows his stuff and is really cheap compared to shelf packages too. Good luck

 

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