Gen 5 Camaro Drivetrain Tech - Slave cylinder not keeping up??
06-05-2011, 06:50 PM
I installed a mcloed rxt twin disc clutch in my 2011 SS, I put a few hundred miles on it and started getting on the car, it feels like the clutch releases to slow or it's slipping. I don't know if the slave cylinder just doesn't release fast enough and it makes the clutch slip or if it's the clutch itself, pretty sad it's worse than when I had a stock clutch... Wtf??
06-06-2011, 12:47 AM
I would start off with a separate reservoir for the clutch fluid. The hydraulics for the clutch on this car sucks. I'm still waiting for someone to figure it out with a fix like the drill mod on the 4th gens.
06-06-2011, 07:15 AM
Yea I was shocked to see that it was all the same hydraulic system. Talk about a pain in the ass considering I flushed the system and went to dot5 fluid. That was a few hour venture and 60$ in brake fluid. Hell I'd like to see a mechanical setup if they can't figure out something with the hydraulics!
06-07-2011, 10:26 AM
What bearing did you use? Did it have the proper clearance to engage the clutch all the way
06-07-2011, 02:59 PM
It's the factory throwout bearing you don't need to clearance it or anything for the rxt only when switching to the zr1 clutch will you need to check clearance
09-21-2011, 11:18 AM
yup...basically all u can do is not overwork these clutchs...its a bunch of bologna
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