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Clutch pedal travel Adjustment

Discussion in 'Z3 & Z3 M Roadster & Coupé Knowledgebase' started by Rocket Ron, May 22, 2014.

  1. Rocket Ron

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    Hi Again . On the 1999 Z3M Coupe is the clutch manual(cable operated) or Hydraulic? I cant find the fluid reservoir unless it is like the Porsche 928 using the same reservoir for both the brakes & the clutch?
    Any way my problem is how do i adjust the travel? I need some more freeplay in the clutch pedal !
    Answers on a postcard please. Rocket Ron TIA.
     
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    Ron,

    The clutch is hydraulic and does share the same reservoir as the brake fluid, not sure if you can adjust the clutch pedal travel though.

    A popular upgrade which also changes the clutch feel is to change the clutch hose (and fluid) to a stainless steel type.

    Brian
     
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    Yes, changing your clutch hose for a braided one from Earls is a great modification - http://www.earls.co.uk/index.php

    You can also get them with the clutch delay valve removed, which makes for a better clutch release action. Finally getting the system bled properly would also help.
     
  4. Rocket Ron

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    Hi Many thanks Each A job for next week then ! Regards Rocket Ron.
     
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    Hi Each , Many thanks I have just ordered the pipe from Earls . With the Bank holiday it may not arrive until Tuesday ,so I hope to fit it midweek?
    Watch this space
    Oh sorry I didnt get the pun about Clutching Myself I,m a bit slow these days Please make allowances Ive Had my bus pass for 15 years Happy holidays to each ! Rocket Ron.
     
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