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Alternate clutch stop (pics) (archive)

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Posted by Andrew - Sydney, Australia on January 16, 2000 at 19:22:17:

I went looking for the parts to do a clutch stop a-la-Ron Stygar, and whilst in the hardware store spotted the following:

I thought they looked pretty much like what I wanted the finished product to be, so I bought them. Out of the packet, I discovered the thread was 1.25, not the 1.5 specified, but a quick run of the correct die over it, and viola! (Apologies to any offended engineering types :-)

I added a washer and jam nut, and installed:

or close-up


So, if there are another 3 Z3 drivers around Sydney, Australia, they can get an adjustable clutch stop for $10.00 AUD.

BTW, I *love* the way it feels to change gears now!! It's so much slicker; it almost feels like an on-off switch :-)

Cheers,
Andrew
Red/black 1.9l


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