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Blakeo

Hard to get into first gear

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Hi guys, lately my V35 drift car has been hard to get into first/reverse when idling at a stop sometimes. I have tried adjusting the clutch pedal, giving it the maximum preload one way so it releases the clutch the most (just for testing) which doesn't help. I've since adjusted it back to its correct positioning so there is no preload on the pressure plate etc. 

Also sometimes when letting out the clutch, I get a bit of vibration thru the pedal. I'm guessing the flywheel is a bit warped due to all the heat cycles from drifting it. I have bled the clutch system properly as well. Transmission fluid etc is all new

Any suggestions to help it, except for removing the flywheel and getting it reground? 

Regards, 

Blake.

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I had these symptoms in my old R31 skyline year ago, turned out the clutch plate had failed (and was nearly worn down to the pins.

Toward the end I had to put it in first and start the car, because I couldn't get it in 1st with the engine running.

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Single or twin plate?  From what I have read and been told by mechanics.  The V35s chew twin plates to dust really fast.  Getting mine replaced right now.  It should be noted that my twin plate clutch has only done like 16000kms from new.  I barely ever drive my V35.  It spends more time in the shop than with me.  The single plate lasted over 110000kms

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