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#1 Old 12-01-2009, 08:01 PM
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clutch replacement?

i just bought an 05 xB and it has like 92,000 miles on it and my friend is saying that i should replace the clutch

what do you guys think?
when should i?

and how much would it cost to do that?
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Re: clutch replacement?

Are you having trouble with the Clutch??????
My last Toyota product went 125,000 before clutch failure, it all depends on how you drive

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Re: clutch replacement?

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i just bought an 05 xB and it has like 92,000 miles on it and my friend is saying that i should replace the clutch

what do you guys think?
when should i?

and how much would it cost to do that?
do the 5th gear test. I can tell mine is going as well.

Basically put the car in fifth if it sputters then you have a good clutch, if your rolling free and clear then keep that friend because he might know what he's talking about. I'mn at 94k
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Re: clutch replacement?

I'm looking into saving up and finally upgrading my clutch as soon as I get some other things done on the interior of the car and and just wondering what would be a good clutch to check into.
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Re: clutch replacement?

honestly if you get the trd one you will prolly never have a problem again....the xb clutch isnt even ,ade to handle one more hp over stock but i agree if it isnt giving you any slipping i would just leave it til it goes...you can get a clutch for a pretty good deal no more than 200 bucks depending on what you are looking for but paying for it to be put in is costly unless you can do it yourself
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Re: clutch replacement?

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I use the Stage 2+ It works great, both on the streets and at the track, and I have no problem using it in L.A. traffic! =) I've driven all kinds of clutches and this is the only brand I like the most!

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Re: clutch replacement?

Wookie - thanks for that info, that is the kind of info I have been looking for. I have a greddy turbo and I daily drive mine and some shops tell me to get a stage 1 or some tell me to get a stage 2, so i'm not sure what to get. also didn't know what manufacture to get either so thanks for the info.

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Re: clutch replacement?

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do the 5th gear test. I can tell mine is going as well.

Basically put the car in fifth if it sputters then you have a good clutch, if your rolling free and clear then keep that friend because he might know what he's talking about. I'mn at 94k
can you or anybody else reinterate on this test
am i rolling, what speed, am i stopped, how do i release the clutch
im at 124000 and gettin weary its gonna crap on me

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Re: clutch replacement?

what is the highest mileage someone has reached on a clutch on a 1st gen. XB
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Re: clutch replacement?

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can you or anybody else reinterate on this test
am i rolling, what speed, am i stopped, how do i release the clutch
im at 124000 and gettin weary its gonna crap on me
your on a flat surface and stopped.

I'm sure you could make your clutch go for 200k miles if you live out in the middle of no where and barley change gears. I live in the city and all the stop/go traffic kills me.
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Re: clutch replacement?

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your on a flat surface and stopped.

I'm sure you could make your clutch go for 200k miles if you live out in the middle of no where and barley change gears. I live in the city and all the stop/go traffic kills me.
thanks bro

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Re: clutch replacement?

Stop the car. Set the parking brake hard so the car won't move at all.

Put the tranny in 5th. Engage the clutch. If the engine continues to run, the clutch is slipping and is bad. If the engine stalls, the clutch is working as it should.

One test is enough.

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Re: clutch replacement?

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Stop the car. Set the parking brake hard so the car won't move at all.

Put the tranny in 5th. Engage the clutch. If the engine continues to run, the clutch is slipping and is bad. If the engine stalls, the clutch is working as it should.

One test is enough.

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cool beans thank you, this was really helpful, ill try it today and see whats up

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Re: clutch replacement?

I'm at 156,000 miles and had to finally replace my clutch. I live in Atlanta so I feel I got a good life span out of it. I will say this clutch has been a pain in the rear to replace. You have to practically take everything but the engine out of the car, lol. But I did save myself about $500.
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Re: clutch replacement?

just picked up a 06 with 322xxx miles on the original clutch I believe. I have to double check the national history report again.
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Re: clutch replacement?

I just replaced mine, I'm at 95k miles. It cost $600, but feels like a brand new car.
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Re: clutch replacement?

Anyone running the exedy stage 1? my clutch started slipping, probably going to get this....
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Re: clutch replacement?

Exedy clutches seen too stiff at stage one, I've driven a few of my buddys Honda's and a few 240SX's with them and they feel stiffer than my SPEC Stage 2+, not to mention, My buddy with his MRS had an Exedy Stage 1, and a few Buddys with their Honda's had their Exedy's crap out on them.

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Re: clutch replacement?

Why not just a factory clutch? I love the way my factory clutch feels. What are the specific characteristics of the aftermarket clutches that you like better?
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Re: clutch replacement?

Factory clutches use a bushing onthe clutch disk whereas other companies use a spring.

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