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Old 03-28-2012, 10:07 AM   #1
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Project clutch master cylinder/second gear grind

I'm working on a fix for our crappy clutch master cylinders. I'm going to make this one flow more fluid and i'm going to test it in my own camaro.
If this works as it should, it should eliminate our high rpm second gear grind. machine shop is hard at work, i will be updating as soon as i get it back together.

UPDATE: INSTALLATION VIDS http://youtu.be/l8vacHyCInw 1st one

http://youtu.be/txlMf92EX4k 2nd one


This is the link for purchasing the cylinders
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This is another link showing you the bleeder location and few extra tips.
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Edit - 4/28/2015 THIS IS AN OLD THREAD WITH A LOT OF POSTS SO IF YOU DON'T WANT TO READ THROUGH IT ALL JUST GIVE ME A CALL OR PM ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS

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Old 03-28-2012, 10:09 AM   #2
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:31 AM   #5
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I got it back already! ok now i need to test it. It might be a few days before i get to test it im not sure yet , i have a lot of work to get done here at the shop. as soon as possible i will get it installed and post the results
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:37 PM   #6
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i got it installed, got all the air bleed out of it. hopefully tomorrow i will have time to test it.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:48 PM   #11
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I don't think its a clutch issue but nice work.
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I don't think its a clutch issue but nice work.
i need to be sure so were going to find out for sure with real tests not just theories
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I tested the clutch master cylinder today and it feels really good doesnt grab as close to the floor like the stock master. Shifts smooth just stepping on the clutch easy. I dont have to step all the way to the floor when shifting.

now I did 8 high rpm pulls from first to second ranging from 5800 rpm to redline stepping on clutch to the floor but not slamming it to the floor like previously posted in other threads. I had no grind issue!

This master cylinder flows more fluid and feels better then stock.

What i'm looking for is a volunteer. I want to install one of my master cylinders in someone elses car and see if it works for them.

So heres the deal:

I need one volunteer
you car must have a stock trans and i would like a stock clutch but i will accept an aftermarket clutch
and your car must only grind second gear at high rpm shifting only. If it grinds during regular driving or low rpm shifting i wont test it on your car.
you get to keep the master cylinder for free for being a test sample.

who would like to volunteer?
it will take me a few days to get another master cylinder built.
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I've got a maggie, but the car's drive train is other wise stock with stock clutch.

It needs a fluid change but I'll give it a go if you need a volunteer.

The only problem I've had with mine is the clutch pedal sticking to the floor under heavy braking and down shifting at the same time.
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