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Old 09-20-2003, 07:34 PM
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Matthew330Ci Matthew330Ci is offline
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Clutch Stop: cushion?

for those of you that did your own clutch stop, do you just have the bolt banging against the clutch pedal or did you put on some type of cushioning?

as for now, i've just left the bolt by itself but I'm thinking if i should add some foam or something onto the top of the bolt...
-Matt, Nor Cal

02 M3 6MT - a bunch of mods | No V-CSL | No carbon fiber anywhere
Sold: 03 330Ci - No Leather | No Moonroof | No Step | European delivered
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Old 09-20-2003, 07:47 PM
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operknockity operknockity is offline
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I've got one of Damon's homebrew clutch stops. Damon (as well as others) took the OEM stop, drilled it out and put the bolt through it. See this bimmerfest thread for the details and pics. Also do a search to find the other DIY clutch stop threads.

You can also look at the BMW330Ci.com clutch stop DIY page
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Old 09-20-2003, 08:07 PM
JetBlack330i JetBlack330i is offline
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Originally Posted by operknockity
You can also look at the BMW330Ci.com clutch stop DIY page
hehehe. Now that I look at it again, my hand is kinda pale...
It's been almost 3 years, and the clutch stop is still going strong.
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Old 09-20-2003, 08:24 PM
Chris325i Chris325i is offline
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I used a rubber chair leg cover, looks kind of like the rubber tip on a crutch. 5/8" fit over the bolt head snugly.
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Old 09-20-2003, 09:36 PM
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Old 09-21-2003, 11:28 AM
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I have a rubber peice that you get from the bottom of a crutch -

BTW A Crutch is what you use when you break a leg and can't put weight on it . . . sometimes when reading through the board a reference far fetched as a crutch might confuse some one which is why I am explaining . . .
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