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Old 11-21-2010, 09:53 PM
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Hey everyone. So as most of you know, I just had a brand new clutch put in my car. Anyway. A few months back I drove my buddy's Firebird and the clutch felt amazing. I figured that a brand new clutch like the one I put in mine would make it feel like his. Well I put this clutch in only to find out that it drops to the floor with hardly any resistance. I don't like it!
His is tight for like 2-3 inches and then drops to the floor. I love that feel because I can feel the clutch engaging. Mine, well that's a different story. My friend with the Firebird just told me that his clutch is a racing clutch. FML!!!
Is there any way I can adjust mine to make it feel like his? I was told I could adjust the tightness of mine...? Any clues?

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Old 11-21-2010, 10:27 PM
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There is no adjustment, but you may try bleeding the system.
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Old 11-21-2010, 10:36 PM
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:01 PM
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If you have the T5 tranny, then there is a adjustment on the drivers side of the tranny right where the fork is. It requires a 5/16th allen head. Turn that in to make the clutch engage faster...or out to get her to engage slower on the pedal level. thats the only adjustment I know of. Sorry...not sure of the kind of tranny you have so...hope this helps.
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:03 PM
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I'm pretty sure it's a T5. Driver's side of the tranny eh? What "fork" are you talking about? Is this bolt hard to get to??
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:09 PM
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If its a t5 which I think they all were...then it will be on top of the tranny on the drivers side. You will be able to get under the car and see it from behind the drivers side front wheel. You will see it right where the clutch controls go to the fork..The fork is what pulls the clutch in and out bro. Just get under there and take a look...you wont miss it. No not hard to get to...or hard to do. takes less than five minutes too. Just gotta look to see it. It will be the ONLY allen head there...
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:11 PM
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sry chaotic theres no adjustment on the clutch unless there is on the 94 and not the 95 my clutch is way hard but i like it unless im in traffic then it sux *****

do you have a bleeder on your slave i dont and DAMN it sux to bleed these it took like 2 hrs of pumping the clutch man i felt like i could move mtns with my legs lol
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:13 PM
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So what exactly will adjusting this do? Make my clutch engage at a lower point in the pedal? Or?
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:20 PM
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I did it on mine and it made the engaging point different...but mine is a 86. BUT it has the t5 tranny. And while the v8 tranny I "heard" had a different bell on it, I would still bet on there being that adjustment on it.
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:23 PM
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ya the V8 is wayyyyyy different that the V6 trans trust me there is no adjustment ive looked i want mine just a little tighter theres like a 1/2 inch of play at first in my peddle
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