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Old 07-28-2012, 04:04 PM   #1  
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This noise just started recently. Sometimes, normally when the car is warm, I get a odd rubbing (or rolling) noise when I disengage the clutch. At first I thought it was the AC running, but that is not the case. It makes the noise when the clutch is pressed and stops as soon as I put the car in gear. I don't seem to have any trouble changing gears.

Any ideas? Thanks.
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Probably the throwout bearing.
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:39 PM   #3  
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^ SIR IS CORRECT
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Probably the throwout bearing.
So would you recommend just replacing the entire clutch?
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If you're going to the trouble of replacing the TOB, then you might as well replace the clutch and pilot bearing while you're in there. A new clutch fork is also a good idea.
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If you're going to the trouble of replacing the TOB, then you might as well replace the clutch and pilot bearing while you're in there. A new clutch fork is also a good idea.
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I found a place locally that some friends have recommended that can do the labor for $300. He quoted me $230 for the clutch kit, and said it was the OEM replacement. He also said he had no problem installing an aftermarket kit if I wanted to buy that and bring it to him.

What would you recommend? OEM or aftermarket?
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:37 AM   #8  
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I would NOT recommend SPEC. it chatters terrible and the throwout bearing was bad from the factory. I have the SPEC stage 2. hate it.
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I would NOT recommend SPEC. it chatters terrible and the throwout bearing was bad from the factory. I have the SPEC stage 2. hate it.
It's at the shop right now getting another OEM clutch. But apparently, it won't be $300. The long tube headers are causing a problem for the guy working on it. He says getting to the clutch is a pain with the headers and he might have to lift the engine up a tad and unbolt the headers just to get to the clutch.... he's thinking $600-700 now just for the labor... blahhh.
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