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    About 10 months (about 10k miles) on the new spec...

    About 10 months (about 10k miles) on the new spec 2+ and SMFW and is operating well. No slipping, just grabs and go!

    Chatter at idle is obvious. I kind of like the noise, its rough and tough. ...
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    Been a few hundred miles and the clutch gets...

    Been a few hundred miles and the clutch gets better after every drive! Actually returned from Atlanta and took my car up to Boston for a show and got a lot of clutch use in the city. I put about 7...
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    NWS: Thanks a lot guys! Im traveling and wanted to...

    Thanks a lot guys! Im traveling and wanted to kill a little time in my hotel room looking at twin tutbos, however i ended up looking at twins in nice lingerie! Women in lingerie and bmw's......what...
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    Not bringing it to the dealer was a good start,...

    Not bringing it to the dealer was a good start, probably would have got you for $400......sir we need to reprogram the injectors, etc, etc! I bet $100 at the guy you bring it to, tops!
  5. There are plenty Of enthusiast that troll these...

    There are plenty Of enthusiast that troll these forums! If you have a problem with a customer, address it, otherwise everyone (like myself) wonder if the customer service is really a problem!
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    It's a clutch and flywheel! It ain't a smooth...

    It's a clutch and flywheel! It ain't a smooth system if you want a performance clutch that is perfect. Stay tuned as I will be pushing 100 miles when I return from Charlotte and pick my car up at...
  7. I'm not bashing manufacturers, but you would...

    I'm not bashing manufacturers, but you would think the clutch manufacturing salespeople would live on these forums to promote their products, either with or without supporting their manufacturers rep...
  8. Curious about the vibrations....I swear I get a...

    Curious about the vibrations....I swear I get a certain vibration that feels/sounds like an exhaust shield type vibration when I'm in the wrong gear and give it gas......could that be the same issue...
  9. Clutch Job.....Pilot Bearing Got Stuck on Transmission shaft !

    This was one of those things that happens during a project that eats up time.

    I read that the pilot bearing typically sticks on the flywheel retainer but in my case it was stuck in the tranny...
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    Spec has a steel SMFW that is a few pounds...

    Spec has a steel SMFW that is a few pounds lighter than OE, about $500 and mates up nicely to their PP and Clutch Plate.

    I have minimal chatter after about 50 miles.

    The RPM's tach up quicker...
  11. Warmed up the clutch a little in my driveway...

    Warmed up the clutch a little in my driveway today (about 10 minutes of backing up and driving forward) keeping the clutch chatter at a minimum by taching up around 2000-2500 rpms. Drove around a...
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    I just installed the Spec Stage 2+ with Spec...

    I just installed the Spec Stage 2+ with Spec Steel SMFW and believe this is breaking in real nice. The chatter has dramatically improved (decreased) in the last few days. The overall feeling of...
  13. Road was wet and cold, but I'm pretty sure my XI...

    Road was wet and cold, but I'm pretty sure my XI wasn't spinning tires. With only 20 miles (if that, probably a lot less since this is back road town) on a new performance clutch...probably just...
  14. "As for the pedal vibration during breakin, the...

    "As for the pedal vibration during breakin, the billet bearings are not self-aligning. The stock design self aligning brgs are not as beefy as we'd like for the high clamp loads we have put in the...
  15. Me and my neighbor put the new Spec Stage 2+ and...

    Me and my neighbor put the new Spec Stage 2+ and Spec billet Steel SMFW (no-SAC). New Spec TO and Pilot bearing. Shout out to Bimmerspecialist who made good on their shipment screw up (sent 1...
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    E90,E91,E92,E93: Put the car in gear and drove out.......AWD works...

    Put the car in gear and drove out.......AWD works well with new tires. Wanted garage, wife figures our 3 daughters college is more important. No damage from that small...
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    E90,E91,E92,E93: *** N54 Abuse ! ***

    Blizzard of 2013.....was supposed to be in the garage getting the Spec 2+ installed....
  18. Just ordered the kit through a vendor over on...

    Just ordered the kit through a vendor over on e90posts, will see how this goes!
  19. Great....just about to buy a stage 2+ and steel...

    Great....just about to buy a stage 2+ and steel FW and I read this post!!!!! Now what?
  20. Spec Stage 2+ and Steel FW - Anyone have success?

    This may be my set up I plan on installing within a week or two on my 08 335xi.

    Just wondering how durable these clutches are for somenoe who NEVER launches, never goes to tracks, but just likes...
  21. Thread: jb3 vs jb4

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    10 Year BMW Enthusiast.....just upgraded my E90...

    10 Year BMW Enthusiast.....just upgraded my E90 from JB3 to JB4 and finished off about 1/2 tank of 93 octane....had to keep drinking water to keep the inside of my lips and cheeks from sticking to my...
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    I'm in ?
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    I'd punch the idiot in the head and get out.

    I'd punch the idiot in the head and get out.
  24. Merry Christmas....I would like to get in on...

    Merry Christmas....I would like to get in on this...I think someone accidentally negatively rep'd me?
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    General: Sticky....I hear you.....just a situation that...

    Sticky....I hear you.....just a situation that needed to be addressed...it was tough using the M3 for business purposes...couldn't afford to just keep it as a weekend car either so I sold it back to...
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