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Re: hole shots
>I might be all wet on this, but, the quick clutch release may mean *less*
>slippage and hence less wear on the clutch Vs intentionally slipping the
>clutch and using less RPM. I figger that if I release the clutch quickly and
>the tahrs loose that they "take up the slack" instead of the clutch, and
>are a lot cheaper and easier to replace! Who knows, perhaps I'll have a
>catastrohpic failure on the next launch, I'll let yall know.....
Can we say DRIVETRAIN SHOCK ?!
My folks had an '88 Jetta GLI (16v) that got stolen in SF some years back.
The car was found a couple days later, stripped of its interior, but the
drivetrain was all there--engine, wheels, etc. I bought the salvage back
from the insurance company. But reverse didn't work. When the tranny was
stripped/rebuilt, the guys guessed that the scumbags ran it up at about 6000
rpm and popped the clutch.