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Some clutch talk

Old 06-12-2006, 12:23 AM
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So I've been having trouble getting it into first gear sometimes. It doesn't grind, it's just real notchy going into first about 50% of the time. The other 50%, it goes in easily. I've also noticed that when I stab it into first, I can feel a slight tightening of the drivetrain, even with the clutch in--almost like the clutch is dragging a bit. It feels to me like the clutch isn't disengaging all the way for some reason, even though I have tried the adjustment procedure. I have read on the net about clutch cables stretching and causing such symptoms. Has anyone had any experience with this?
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Old 06-12-2006, 01:06 AM
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not too sure what you mean by notchy but it is more than likely a synchro problem
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Old 06-12-2006, 03:00 AM
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not too sure what you mean by notchy but it is more than likely a synchro problem
Thanks for the reply, Turbostang. So bad synchros wouldn't necessarily cause it to grind going into first?
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