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How To: Hydraulic Clutch Pedal Adjustment

Discussion in 'Engine Tech / Drivetrain DIY How-To's' started by anfrey, Sep 17, 2003.



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  1. anfrey

    anfrey OG スバリスト Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    for hydraulic clutch on my d16 tranny. if you go into the driver side door and, go to the clutch pedal, there should be a gold plate with a rod that is attatched to it and travels through the firewall.

    behind the plate is a 12 mm nut on the rod. if you loosen that it will allow you to ajdust the clutch

    after you get it loose, press in the clutch with your hand and rotate the rod so that the thread comes toward you/the rear of the car. this also adjusts the travel and pickup of the clutch - if you want your travel to be short and pickup quick, turn the rod about 5 times (it's pretty sensitive, a few turns should be enough)
     
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    will this make the clutch grab faster???
     
  3. anfrey

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    it'll make the bite point lower. it also shortens the clutch pedal's travel. u won't have to bend ur knee in order to release the clutch any more.
     
  4. 95civiccx

    95civiccx New Member 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    it seemes to me itd be liek keeping ur foot on the clutch and therefore buringing it out - i could be wrong and probably am so please correct me
     
  5. skunk2'ed

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    Does it make it stiffer to push?
     
  6. gta

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    should this be adjusting hydrolic clutch travel :p ? heh, cause us 4th gens got cable trannys :mrgreen:
     
  7. anfrey

    anfrey OG スバリスト Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    lol yes, hydraulic. sorry bud.
     
  8. skunk2'ed

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    Yep, well, I did this last night. It works, but only to a certain extent. The less travel you have, the less clutch dissengagment you have. Do if you try this, dont move it very much, especially if you race your car or have a aftermarket clutch.
     
  9. RiceburnerRyan

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    so essentially it can make it so your pedal engages at like the top ?
     
  10. zville00SI

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    My clutch slips bigtime right now, so if i go in there and turn that screw i could return the clutch back to the normal bite point? is this good for the car?
     
  11. GOOSE

    GOOSE JDM yo! Registered VIP 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    how do u make the clutch pedal to be lower? cause my freind just got a clutch and the pedal is higher than before.. does this DIY work for this??
     
  12. Listerman

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    sorry to revive a dead thread but is there any downfall to this? like will it cause my clutch to wear faster?
     
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    ventturei26 Capt. Fuse Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    sounds interesting, but i w9ould like to know if it affects the clutch or anything else to make it wear faster, etc
     
  14. neaky

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    All it SHOULD do is move where your pedal sits and where it engages/disengages.
     
  15. crazzybostedeh2

    crazzybostedeh2 New Member 5+ Year Member

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    NIce little Idea but i think the Omni power clutch cylinder would be a much better investment. i got one on my car and it blows this meathod out of the water.
     
  16. abs0Lut

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    If you need to adjust your clutch pedal it probly means your clutch is worn out or your leaking hydraulic fluid. You won't want to adjust the nut too much because with too much free play you won't be disengaging the clutch fully and with too little freeplay you won't be fully engaging the clutch which will cause it do wear quicker.
     


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