Clutch slipping

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Coldcut
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Clutch slipping

Postby Coldcut » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:30 pm

My clutch is slipping so i drive it carefully and it seems fine like that.
i was just curious how long would it last roughly driving it smoothly without harsh acceleration?
the bite point has been high for ages but the gears all change nice and smooth.
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tuonokid
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Clutch slipping

Postby tuonokid » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:48 pm

You can't put a time on how long your clutch will last now it's slipping but you can make the cost of replacement cheaper if you do it sooner rather than later as once the rivets start biting into the flywheel you may need to buy another flywheel and possibly new flywheel bolts as well (Zetec E's are stretch bolts but I don't know whether SE's are stretch or not)
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Clutch slipping

Postby Wild E. Coyote » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:42 am

Barry, SE's flywheel bolts are reuseable :wink:
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Clutch slipping

Postby Coldcut » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:57 am

Booked in for next week to get changed.
Thanks...
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Clutch slipping

Postby tuonokid » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:48 pm

Cheers Sinisa :grin:
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2001 ColOrado red Puma 1.7, work in progress.
Westfield SEIW 1800 Zetec.
Building Westfield SEI 2.0 Zetec Blacktop on TBs.
Fiesta Style 1.25
Aprilia Tuono Factory.
1975 Yamaha TY80
Now working on my sons Anglia 105e

My Project Link - viewtopic.php?f=64&t=23509


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