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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 09-20-2008, 01:55 PM
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clutch stop?

i was looking over on bimmerforums and someone had mentioned a clutch stop. what are the pros and cons of doing this?

i also found this through searching on here.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...ht=clutch+stop
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Pro's: "Quicker shifts", less play in you clutch, cheap diy mod.

Con's: ? I dont know...
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Pro's: "Quicker shifts", less play in you clutch, cheap diy mod.

Con's: ? I dont know...
hm...so i just put a block of some sort behind my clutch peddle?
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hm...so i just put a block of some sort behind my clutch peddle?
A clutch stop should be adjustable so you can eliminate the dead travel but allow the clutch to fully engage/disengage.

So, no, a block of wood prolly wont work
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Old 09-20-2008, 11:47 PM
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A clutch stop should be adjustable so you can eliminate the dead travel but allow the clutch to fully engage/disengage.

So, no, a block of wood prolly wont work


so you're saying i cannot put a log under the clutch peddle?
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^^+1^^ Youll need a carriage bolt and some lock nuts and some fender washers and some way to put it through the floor... just look up some diy's I wish I knew more but seein how my truck's clutch engages near the floor I've never bothered... lol
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^^+1^^ Youll need a carriage bolt and some lock nuts and some fender washers and some way to put it through the floor... just look up some diy's I wish I knew more but seein how my truck's clutch engages near the floor I've never bothered... lol
haha. okay ill look for some diy's for it.
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A clutch stop should be adjustable so you can eliminate the dead travel but allow the clutch to fully engage/disengage.

So, no, a block of wood prolly wont work
Who says a block of wood isn't adjustable? If there's not enough play shave a layer off your block, if too much play get a bigger block of wood.
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Who says a block of wood isn't adjustable? If there's not enough play shave a layer off your block, if too much play get a bigger block of wood.
haha. true true.
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that is true, the clutch pedal adjustable stop

it's true, they exist...keeps from over disengaging the clutch. I don't see them much anymore though.
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Good for performance driving. Crazy city driving with steep hills? Not so much fun anymore. Especially if you are in the wet with an E30.

In everyday driving I like a good amount of travel.
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Good for performance driving. Crazy city driving with steep hills? Not so much fun anymore. Especially if you are in the wet with an E30 and a 4:10.

In everyday driving I like a good amount of travel.
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