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Nick325, apologies for borrowing the title from your other thread...:)

After reading Michael330's experience with a new clutch stop, I was unsure of whether I should get one. So I thought about it and proceeded with a temporary and quick solution, albeit a not-so-elegant one. It involved cutting and folding up some hard cardboard strips about 1.5 by 3 inches; taped them together to get a compressed thickness of about 1-1.5 inches; then finally duct-taped the whole thing to the back of the clutch pedal arm that comes into contact with the stock clutch stop, and voila! A shortened clutch throw after only 5 minutes!

The car starts fine, and I'm beginning to really like the shortened throw now! Now if only the shfter's throw can be shortened so easily!!:p
 

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then finally ducttaped it to the back of the clutch pedal arm that comes into contact with the stock clutch stop, and voila! A shortened clutch throw after only 5 minutes!

Duct tape solves many problems.
 

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Doesn't it feel a bit mushy?

(And you're certainly welcome to steal my thread title. ;) )
 

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No, it doesn't feel mushy if the cardboard is compressed together real hard prior to installing. Come to think of it, it actually has a bit better shock absorption than the stock one!

(And thanks! :D )

JohnLew, Oh and now that I think of it, this thread should be renamed to "Clutch stop duct-tape fix." :)
 

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You could always throw a bandaid on there for effect. :D
 
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