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RE: burning smell after hard acceleration
I love the smell of a burning clutch in the morning.... It's the smell
Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA
1990 Coupe Quattro
>From: Solomon Ngan[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 1996 6:56 PM
>Subject: burning smell after hard acceleration
>Finally weather was so good this afternoon, I gave my 90q20v
>a workout. At stand still, I dropped the clutch around 4,500 to
>5,000 rpm. And I continued pushing to 6,500 rpm between
>up shifting to 2nd and 3rd.
>The 90q responded nicely with a quite a strong pull.
>But there is a "burning" smell right after that. I repeated that a
>few times and everytime such a smell was there again.
>Any idea what that smell may be ?
>Possibly : 1. clutch wear , 2. tire, 3. motor oil, I use
>synthetic oil. ???
>Is there any cause for concern ?
>Other than the smell, the car ran fine. I was having fun with it.
>Solomon Ngan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> '93 100s
> '90 90q20v