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Old 03-21-2012, 12:12 PM   #1
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I read that a new clutch should be broken in for about 500 miles of stop and go normal driving.
My question is it bad to do long highway drives on a clutch that hasnt been broken in yet ?
Would highway driving cause more heat or damage new clutch that hasnt seen 500 miles yet.

BTW..Only has 12 miles on it as of now


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You should be fine with highway driving. Break in period means no dumping the clutch at 5 grand and no speed shifting. Take an easy day trip somewhere
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What did you put in it repz?
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What did you put in it repz?
I put in a King Cobra from UPR .
FRPP Billet Steel FW
New FRPP fork and stock pivot ball.
Replaced TB and Pilot bearing (did bread trick to remove pilot bearing) ***king worked
Replaced all hardware (FRPP FW bolts (8) and pressure plate bolts(6) and 3 pins)
New Tranny fluid Mobile 1 full syn atf .

Clutch and Pro 5.0 shifter is like butter now,So damn smooth
Seem to grab like a SOB too.
took about 2 days off and on but can be done in a day,very easy job in these cars if you have a lift to use and a tranny jack.

Couldnt be happier Moon,like a new PONY\Snake
Cant wait till its broken in so I can go to the track and get some numbers this year.
Hoping for a 13.6-13.8
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Just keep in mind that 500 miles of break in time needs to be done around town so that you are having to constantly shift and go from a stop to help break in the clutch. If you do 500 miles of highway driving it doesn't help break in the clutch.
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Just keep in mind that 500 miles of break in time needs to be done around town so that you are having to constantly shift and go from a stop to help break in the clutch. If you do 500 miles of highway driving it doesn't help break in the clutch.
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