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Hi......this is my first post in the site. ANyways, I installed a flywheel and clutch by Tilton. I knew there was going to be chatterign and its ok I can live with it. However when coming out on forst i hear also a squeal.I went back to dealer and they said that it was because I was slipping the clutch. Has anyone had any of this problems? Plz help me and let me know how to stop doing that sound!

So far i have:

JWT Pop CHarger
Nismo Exhaust
Crank Pulley
Tilton Flywheel
Tilton Clutch
Eibach Big Brake Kit
Tein Springs
Nismo Body kit
Beltronics Radar
 

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It's normal. The longer the noise the more wear on the clutch. The only way to stop the noise is to let up faster on the clutch and learn to feather the throttle. Its all a ballancing act with the tilton.
 

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Not dropping the clutch. Releasing the clutch and slowly getting into gear as opposed to dropping it into gear by rapidly releasing the clutch.
 

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Feathering, I mean to slowly let off the clutch and press in the gas pedal for a smooth and slow start from a stop. when I say drop the clutch, I mean to let off the clutch VERY fast while giving the car some gas, causing the car to jerk or burn out.
 

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Not for anything, but for someone new to driving stick as jmc is, should he really be driving the tilton setup? As it is, the Z stock is a tough stick to drive, very sensitive with the drive by wire and stiff suspension. Makes driving it smooth in nyc very difficult with the many uneven road surfaces.

JMC - my advice to you would be to check out www.howstuffworks.com, so you can get a better understanding on what is happening when you move those pedals down there. Might help. Good luck getting used to the new setup!
 

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The tilton is a beast. I would NOT recomend it to the beginner. It is probably the hardest to drive since it is the lightest and smallest of all the clutches. Mine is going to be replaced with something a little more tame for daily driving and starting out on a hill from a stop.
 

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Jet pilot actually im not new at driving sticks but the Tilton is different from regular stick or not. By the way I'am a pilot too.

Love to clown.......are you replacing it because of the squeal? Or because its hard to drive? WHat are you replacing the cluth or just the flywheel? Can i live the Tilton flywheel with a stock cluth? I mean the flywheel itself is not the one that would cause that squeal or clutch issues right? Help Help Help.
 

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You can not run the tilton with anything but itself. the flywheel and clutch only work together. You need to get better on the clutch and not let it squeal or you will burn it up VERY fast. I am going to replace mine with an Exedy Hyper carbon clutch and flywheel. The tilton is too easy to stall and starting from a stop on a hill is the biggest pain in the A$$. I will loose some performance with the Exedy, but its more like driving a stock clutch.
 

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Originally posted by jmcmorante@Dec 31 2004, 01:45 AM
Jet pilot actually im not new at driving sticks but the Tilton is different from regular stick or not. By the way I'am a pilot too.

Sorry bout that, must have misunderstood what you were writing about. I believe there are more street-able versions out there, if it becomes too much of a pain.
 
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