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Hi everyone,

Just got a new "stock" clutch because I was having some problems with it. I was surprise of the not so high price of changing it at the garage:

160$ for the clutch, 5.5 hour of labor, 25$ surfacing flyweel.

Anyway here is my question:

Is it important to drive more slowly due to the fact that it's new, or can I drive as hard as I want and shift sometimes at 7000rpm. Vendor tells me you can drive as hell if you want no problems.

Also I found the clutch to be soooo much more easier on the feet.. it's like 10x softer than before, weird, I think I need to adapt myself to it.

thanks:)
 

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you will probably wanna take it easy on it for the first 600km or so.. shift below 3500.. i didnt fully follow that though, i raced it at 300 km, and numerous times between 5-600km.. but i wouldnt advise shifting at 7k rpm with a brand new factory clutch, that is forsure
 

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Ya man, Silver has the right idea. I have a dual plate clutch and I had to wait AT LEAST 1000kms before I could start ripping it.

The new clutch should feel softer. It will gradually get stiffer as time goes on.
 

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Thanks for you advice.

This weekend I've drove a lot in town, shifting very low. I have also shift it a few times between 6000 and 7000. I found that overall, it's really better with that new clutch.. The only worse thing is when I start in 1st when i'm completely stop. Car hesitate a little bit like if I was a newbie and never had drove a manual car.. Hope this will get any better.
 
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