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Old 03-23-2003, 02:36 AM   #22
danci1973
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Join Date: May 2002
Location: Maribor, Slovenia
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A bad, worn out clutch will start slipping at max torque range - first in higher gears (5th, 4th), than - if you don't change it - it will do it in lower gears too.

If you really have a clutch that bad, you should notice that the RPM will raise fast but the speed will only follow slowly (if at all up the hill). It feels a lot like driving an auto.

I once had a clutch that bad in my old '88 Subie (1800 GL) and I know that it's possible. I just thought that it's too obvious to mention.

D.
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