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Old 06-02-2005, 04:50 PM
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Hey guys......just a stupid quick question for someone....88 gt, 89 motor 5.0.......new centerforce dual friction clutch and kit installed.....when stepping on the gas in any gear it feels like the clutch isnt grabbing fully, and is slipping...do i need adjustment? and if so, how do i adjust it, or do i need to dig a little deeper for a worse problem? thanks for the help..

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Old 06-02-2005, 05:26 PM
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where does the clutch enage in the middle or at the top bc if if you have it at the top you have the clutch cable to tight
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Old 06-02-2005, 05:53 PM
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when the clutch is all the way down to the floor, i let it up a little, and it grabs.....
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Old 06-02-2005, 06:01 PM
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Idon't quite understang what your saying..but it may seem you have a bent clutch fork
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Old 06-02-2005, 06:03 PM
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it almost feels like the clutch is too loose or something.......when i step on the gas in gear, low rpm's, it feels like its slipping and not grabbing, until i get to a higher rpm, like around 3800, then it feels like its fully grabbing.......
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Old 06-02-2005, 06:06 PM
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adjust cable
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Old 06-02-2005, 06:30 PM
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adjust it looser, or tighten it
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Old 06-02-2005, 10:29 PM
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tighten it until the clutch grabs in the middle
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Old 06-03-2005, 01:39 PM
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and that would solve my slipping at low rpms? thanks guys.....fixing that later on today....
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Old 06-03-2005, 02:37 PM
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with the centerforce clutch you have to have the adjustable cable on the firewall because the centerforces have those stupid metal blocks on the end of the tines that are supposed to make more clutch pressure.I had ther same problem with my S351 and put in the adjuster and it was fine.I hate those centerforce clutches
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