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Old 06-28-2010, 10:07 AM   #16
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Dont get a stage 2 clutch if you're driving in traffic
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Old 06-28-2010, 10:31 AM   #17
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Well it looks like this is put on hold for now.. I think I blew a head gasket because the rad & hoses have no leaks and my car drove hot last night (thank god I was near my house). Dismorning I finally ventured outside and filled it up with some fluids and it's leaking like crazy from under the motor, no where else is leaking. So the only thing I can think of it the head gasket.

Just so I make sure I get the right one. It's the first one correct?

http://www.autopartsway.ca/autoparts...W~325is~240491
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Old 06-28-2010, 11:05 AM   #18
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Scratch that. It's a heater hose running to the firewall. Right at the clamp it busted the hose from the water pump area. So either I'm getting a hose later tonight off my friend or Rudy will be paid a visit tonight Simple fix since the hose is cut near the firewall with a couple clamps and metal tube.

Stupid hoses causes me grief. Anyway you can eliminate hoses? I might just weld metal hoses everywhere on my car so they stop busting.
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Old 06-28-2010, 12:14 PM   #19
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Or replace them all with hoses in good condition. They will not "keep busting".
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Old 06-28-2010, 12:52 PM   #20
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"keep busting".

I lol'd when I read this.
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Old 06-28-2010, 01:25 PM   #21
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I lol'd when I read this.
ROFL!

I've replaced pretty much every hose except for the heater core hoses. Which of course are the ones that went for a crap. I've even used dishwasher hose from the reservoir into the block because it has a harder plastic and lining around the rubber hose itself and works perfectly. So once I get these hoses replaced, I should have no problems. Going to be doing an oil change within the next couple of days as well. Just so many things to do with the CF and new job that this car is being a pain in the ass Oh well.. That's what you get for buying an E30
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Old 06-28-2010, 01:32 PM   #22
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what do u know about buying an e30 please just shut up (its prob ur first car too)

and not what not wat u get for buying an e30, thats what u get for buying a piece of shit !
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Old 06-28-2010, 02:15 PM   #23
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what do u know about buying an e30 please just shut up (its prob ur first car too)

and not what not wat u get for buying an e30, thats what u get for buying a piece of shit !
Dayyum, shit just got real in this thread lol
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Old 06-28-2010, 03:07 PM   #24
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what do u know about buying an e30 please just shut up (its prob ur first car too)

and not what not wat u get for buying an e30, thats what u get for buying a piece of shit !
Calm down retard. If I want to buy a POS, then it's my money to waste. Ain't your money. So GTFO my thread.

Btw, learn to not studder so much on the internet. You look like a moron.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:12 PM   #25
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You don't want a racing clutch unless you're racing, you want a street clutch. You'll ruin a racing clutch in no time by street driving it. They're not meant to slip the way you need to on the street.
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BLASPHOMY! u want a racing clutch , go to the gym a little more often and do some calf workouts.

but really, why not use a racing clutch? grips faster, wears less. inverse proportionality u might say.

i dont have any prob with mine (stage 3) 40,000km and still fresh.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:24 PM   #26
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BLASPHOMY! u want a racing clutch , go to the gym a little more often and do some calf workouts.

but really, why not use a racing clutch? grips faster, wears less. inverse proportionality u might say.

i dont have any prob with mine (stage 3) 40,000km and still fresh.
I don't know where you get that a racing clutch "wears less". Its made to tear into the flywheel. In a race, that's good. DD, bad. Stop and go on in traffic and you'll get way less wear with an OEM clutch.

Did you read any of my other posts? I already outlined the myriad of reasons.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:27 PM   #27
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what do u know about buying an e30 please just shut up (its prob ur first car too)

and not what not wat u get for buying an e30, thats what u get for buying a piece of shit !
Alert:

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Those are all things you should learn to use, right after you learn to clam up.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:43 PM   #28
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Well I fixed the heater hose. I replaced all the hoses now. So hopefully no more problems.

As for the clutch. The OEM clutch is is roughly 300$ on autopartsway.ca. Doesn't seem so bad, so I think I'll order that one in about a months time (give me more time to get better at shifting ect.) and then get a short shift near the same time but I think I'm going with a DSSR kit (DDM Tuning has a UUC for 350$ and the DSSR is extra) but I think it'll be worth it in the end.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:43 PM   #29
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I don't know where you get that a racing clutch "wears less". Its made to tear into the flywheel. In a race, that's good. DD, bad. Stop and go on in traffic and you'll get way less wear with an OEM clutch.

Did you read any of my other posts? I already outlined the myriad of reasons.
lol the clutch is made of harder material, if u slam an oem clutch and then slam a racing clutch, which is going to wear more?u seem like the tech type, im assuming u took some kind of materials engineering coarse? The fact is, racing clutches come with alot less meat on them, so they will get used up faster.... they dont wear faster

i agree its not the most convenient option for some ppl, but when ur young and u dont have a fking race car with 400+hp just sitting on the side while u drive ur s4 to work or what ever luxury u drive. Its nice to feel how the clutch just grip and u can literally chirp tires in 4th allday and even 5th depending on the road.....with a stock motor. So obviously, it improves ur cars quarter mile, less "lag".

and its really not that hard to avoid using ur clutch( taking off from a stand still) in stop and go traffic. btw man, i know maxbimmer likes to get all defensive if they dont agree. so call me ignorant, but i wouldnt know.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:47 PM   #30
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I think this is good. It's good to get both sides. I was only thinking of a stage 2 clutch because it's just a little bit more $$ then the OEM clutch. I wanted to get something stiff and hard that I could beat the crap out of it and still be able to get 200k from it or something like that. Just if it's good enough for a hot rod magazine then it's good enough to put in my E30 =D
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