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This is a discussion on Is this horrible for my Car. within the Manual Transmission forums, part of the Drivetrain category; Lets say rolling around 15 mph in first gear and, to just be a big kid, pressing in the clutch ...

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    Is this horrible for my Car.

    Lets say rolling around 15 mph in first gear and, to just be a big kid, pressing in the clutch reving it up, and dumping it from a roll, just to break loose.

    What about doing the same thing @ 30 mph in 2nd gear? (haven't tried that)

    Ofcourse too much of anything is bad, but doing this every once in a while is it that bad?

    I had a Mid 80s model Trans Am playing with me in traffic the other, day, and I rolled up beside him, and did it, ofcourse he loved it. I left a big ole smile on his face as well as mine.

    If it is really bad for the car, what part would I be endangering?

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    bump, because I would like an answer.

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    never heard of it really hurting anyting... just wears ur clutch a little faster

    as far as i know its no different from a burnout starting at a dead stop

    i like to do what ur talking about al the time!

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    thanks, that was kinda my thoughts, but I wasn't sure.

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    too bad its horrible for autos (neutral drops lol)

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    i never neutral dropped my shit and it broke anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by 94z28l View Post
    i never neutral dropped my shit and it broke anyway
    well a friend of mine with a lt1 car neutral dropped his car and broke the u joint... so he fixed that, then he neutral dropped it again and it cracked his transmission from front to back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by drewhenderson13 View Post
    well a friend of mine with a lt1 car neutral dropped his car and broke the u joint... so he fixed that, then he neutral dropped it again and it cracked his transmission from front to back!
    why'd he do that in the first place?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 94z28l View Post
    why'd he do that in the first place?
    i guess no one told him a camaro could break em loose without neutral dropping it!

    maybe he thought its be like a big stall or a trans break?

    hell if i know maybe he wanted it to break?

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    bad for your gas mileage for real tho, the more you do it the more wear and tear on your ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue02Z View Post
    bad for your gas mileage for real tho, the more you do it the more wear and tear on your ride

    yea... the more u drive ur car the more wear and tear u put on it

    their mechanical devices, the more u use them the sooner they break down

    dont sweat it, clutches are cheap

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    If you have a stock clutch I would say it's hard on the clutch due to the fact that you could haze it due to heat. But other than finding your weakest link NO it's not deathly bad.
    Have fun..... DRIVE IT LIKE YOU STOLD IT!!!
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    i do it all the time... accept i don't rev and dump... breaking tires loose in 3rd gear at 80 mph sucks!!! scary shit...

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    a buddy of mine snapped the clutch on his lt1 doing it.

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    i try to do "most" of my burning out/doughnuts on wet parkinglots/roads.........saves wear ON ALOT OF STUFF including tires.


    on the fourth we whipped it in a church parking lot after dark, spinning around so fast we got dizzy, everything was a BLURRRRR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thecorrectformula View Post
    a buddy of mine snapped the clutch on his lt1 doing it.
    What does snapped clutch do...? I was confused to say the least on figuring out your response.
    Thanks in advance for any clue on my confusion.

    PS whats a lt1 also?

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    Lt1 was the engine in the camaros from 93 to 97 that the ls1 replaced. When I say he snapped his clutch I mean that the outside of the clutch where it grips broke away from the inside of the clutch disk.
    Heres a pic to so what i mean. inside of the circle it stayed intacted but it snapped the friction material off the rest of the clutch.

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    i believe ls2tuner was being a sarcastic

    he runs a shop or something like that for a living

    sounds like ur friend just had a piece of sh*t clutch that needed to break anyway

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    hey, tuner had me confused too. i know he owns a shop but his whole post sounded really serious, so he had me goin too lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by thecorrectformula View Post
    Lt1 was the engine in the camaros from 93 to 97 that the ls1 replaced. When I say he snapped his clutch I mean that the outside of the clutch where it grips broke away from the inside of the clutch disk.
    Heres a pic to so what i mean. inside of the circle it stayed intacted but it snapped the friction material off the rest of the clutch.
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    Thank you for breaking down what a lt1 is....... If you don't know now you know!! Your pic was very helpful in my confusion. And I think you were trying to SHOW me a pic and NOT so me a pic.
    I had to get you since you fell for my response!! It's all good though. Don't be scared to ask ?'s that's why we are here.
    Quote Originally Posted by drewhenderson13 View Post
    i believe ls2tuner was being a sarcastic

    he runs a shop or something like that for a living

    sounds like ur friend just had a piece of sh*t clutch that needed to break anyway
    I'm VERY glad NONE of you responded as such before he could reply!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ATCharming View Post
    hey, tuner had me confused too. i know he owns a shop but his whole post sounded really serious, so he had me goin too lol
    Yeah it was a good one I could NOT restrain myself.

    And YES that clutch was a piece of SH_T if it broke like that!!

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