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Old 04-09-2009, 12:47 PM
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no i feel pretty much the same way.

Brand new ACT HDSS and its ****** slipping because i didnt resurface my flywheel...


Can i borrow that when you are done?
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I need to do the main seal soon, so I'll do the clutch when I'm in there.

Do you guys know what I should budget to resurface the flywheel?

One thought I had was to pick up a 1.8 flywheel and have it lightened (I run a 1.6), and then use the new FlyingMiata clutch.

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no i feel pretty much the same way.

Brand new ACT HDSS and its ****** slipping because i didnt resurface my flywheel...


Can i borrow that when you are done?
Yeah no problem, just oil the chain before you bring it back
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When I was trying to get the trans and engine to line up the first time around, I would have been more than happy to take a chainsaw to the whole damn thing. Quit for the night, came back the next morning, went together without a hitch. lol
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I think I paid 50 bucks to have the flywheel resurfaced
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my slave cylinder just failed. luckily i was able to make it home
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oh man that would suck. I got lucky and had mine fail right there on the jack stands. Ican't say I was happy about it, but all things considering, it couldn't have been a better time.
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its okay. i live near Rosenthal, i'll pick up a rebuild kit and be fine, was going to bleed the brake Saturday anyways. might as well do the clutch too.
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See, that is why I always remove the engine and transmission as one. I also have a spare clutch slave cylinder in my tool box. I bought a NAPA one that failed within a couple weeks, so I bought two brand new mazda oem pieces. I always bring it to track days, just in case.

Never skimp on clutch jobs. Its such a ******* pain to get in there, why risk it with cheap clutch parts, ebay bearings, and not spending the $50 to get the flywheel resurfaced. BTW I paid $60 for a resurface.
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I paid $40 to resurface.


did my slave rebuild today, easy breezy. I never had an issue doing a clutch job by dropping the tranny. Can do it in under 2 hours now.
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