Either plug it with a suitable plug, or let it drain into a pan. You can get lighter ones which will increase response time but there are other factors to bare in mind, such as possible irratic idling and if you are not used to it, bunny hopping and stalling in low revs or traffic lightweight flywheels on our cars tend to chatter quite loudly, depending on the flywheel. You can get lighter ones which will increase response time but there are other factors to bare in mind, such as possible irratic idling and if you are not used to it, bunny hopping and stalling in low revs or traffic lightweight flywheels on our cars tend to chatter quite loudly, depending on the flywheel. I did my best to show the whole in depth process of how to replace a clutch in a 350z, hope it helps you guys out! All based on clutch supplier. This may just be a midpipe depending on the exhaust.
The dealer says they are going to have to drop the transmission and stuff and thus I could replace the clutch with no additional labor cost. If you don't have a puller, you can use an old trick. Don't go crazy, just make sure its covered. Using a breaker or impact should remove these easily. However, if you have taken it to the track or given your Z car hell over the years, you might have felt the clutch either sticking or slipping by now.
Once you get the car in position on the lift, disconnect the negative battery terminal. Some fluid will leak out at this point. Secure Ordering We process payments through PayPal, the absolute safest and most secure way to pay online! You can pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or your PayPal Account. Install new flywheel, clutch disc, and pressure plate Now we can start the fun stuff. Hmm, if i want to save my flywheel, how long do you think i should wait before i replace the clutch?? I previously ordered the aluminum engine cover from zspeedperformance as well and it took about 6 days to arrive to California. Here's an example image of the flywheel tool I used.
When you reduce the weight of the flywheel, the vehicle feels more powerful as a result, because less energy is required to overcome inertia and get the flywheel moving. . You'll notice it has two long braided hoses. My release bearing is failing on my 2009 370z. Now position the trans back into position and gently wiggle it home.
You can combine its great value with different pressure plates and flywheels to achieve the car feel you want. The harness wraps all the way around the rear of the trans. The result is your car's rpm will increase faster. It might take some time to get used to it while daily driving, but for club and track days, this acceleration is a godsend. Not absolutely necessary, but you might as well. Once those 3 bolts are removed, lift the shifter and spring out of the housing and set aside.
Reassembly On the home stretch now. Q: What does a flywheel do? Which flywheel did you install? When it come to fixing vehicles, I'm never ashamed to ask for help. We ship from California, Michigan, Texas and Pennsylvania. When you drop from a 30 pound flywheel to a 14. We recommened and supply Luk flywheels and Exedy clutches and haven't had any problems with fitment as of yet. If you like this video, go ahead and give it a thumbs up! Short bolts: 34 ft-lbs Long bolts: 55 ft-lbs Remember two of those bolts secure the starter. I would have your tranny out in a heart beat.
This is a must have part for anyone upgrading to a performance clutch!!! It had quite a bit more resistence reminded me of my dad's 350z clutch. A standard 350z clutch is a serious unit. You might talk to Joe at Zspeed and get his feedback. Plus we offer a 10% discount for members. This inserts into the small hole in the flywheel.
Any suggestions for a better after-market clutch to replace it with? Or use a couple sockets - a 16mm and about a 13mm bolted end to end through the center. ! Make sure it is bled properly. If you have it machined, they machine it flat, and it causes a rattle at idle in neutral. This probably took around 5 hours with myself and a friend. Is that a bad thing? Genuine Exedy clutch kits with the very important upgraded clutch release bearing are in stock. The engine feels much more powerful and responsive- the whole car generally feels more lively. Remove the 4 bolts where the driveshaft bolts to the diff, then drop the rear of the driveshaft downward, and slide rearward out of the transmission.
Start by disconnecting all of the sensors from the trans. Remove the clutch disc and set aside. I honestly have never dumped the clutch with this car. Ok so got the clutch + flywheel + csc installed. Tighten, and repeat at least 4-5 more times.