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I have a 99 GTS with 28,000 miles and recently in the past couple of weeks, I've noticed the clutch is very short, not much play in it. I let the clutch out just a hair and it wants to take off. Once the car is driven for about 10 minutes, it seems to be fine? Is my clutch going out or does it need to be adjusted? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

As far as I know, it's the original clutch, I bought the car about 10 months ago with 22,000 miles
 

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I think mine is going that way also. It sounds like you probably need a new one. The good news is that they are fairly inexpensive compared to almost anything else on the car. You can pick them up on Ebay any day of the week, and installation is a snap! Hope that helps.
 

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I just replaced mine and what a PITA! 9 hours of hard labor, but know I know it's working again, can't be happier! Yours sounds like you might have air in the lines. Check you slave to see the fluid level, if it gets too low, it won't operate properly. There is no adjustment to these clutches as far as I know, but maybe other, more knowledgeable people will chime in.
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I just replaced mine and what a PITA! 9 hours of hard labor, but know I know it's working again, can't be happier! Yours sounds like you might have air in the lines. Check you slave to see the fluid level, if it gets too low, it won't operate properly. There is no adjustment to these clutches as far as I know, but maybe other, more knowledgeable people will chime in.
Mike
9 hrs??

I never did one before and it took me about 3. I bought the Spec Carbon fiber clutch and AL flywheel. I found its easier to take the bell housing off and to clear the frame rails.
 

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That's what I did too. It is striaght forward, but I wanted to take my time because this was my first one too. I unbolted the tranny from the bellhousing first then unbolted the bellhousing. I could not imagine trying to turning the whole tranny to rotated it out of the tunnel(won't come straight down). If I had to do it again, I know I could do it in 4-5 hours, but 3 is smokin fast.
 

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3 hours? Wow, I couldn't do that on my stingray and I'm talking Muncie four speed! It would probably take me 4 on the vette, maybe 5 on the Viper.
Guess I'm getting slow. That's why I drive a fast car.
 
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