Slipping clutch. Maybe not

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Slipping clutch. Maybe not

Post by APDevelopments » 12/08/19 18:17

Hi Guys.
As most of you are aware that I have a 2GRFE 3.5 V6 conversion in my Mr2 turbo recently fitted my Rogue Motorsport.

I have a new fault.

When the cars hot but not done many miles everything is fine but after about a hours journey or been in heavy traffic and everything is cooking.

Once you hit the open road again and floor it the clutch starts to slip quite badly.

I stopped for about 1 hour at the services to let everything cool and it was back to normal.

Now this car has had a new stage 3 clutch fitted by rogue when they did the conversion.
It’s very rare a new stage 3 clutch will slip so it’s something else.

Is it possible that the limited slip differential in the gearbox is nackered?
Has anybody else experienced this with a high power turbo or big V6?
As the oil gets really hot in the gearbox the worse the problem gets.
Is there a cure for this?
Maybe fit a oil cooler to the gearbox to keep the temps down in the gearbox to help the limited slip diff?
Or just fit a new gearbox without a limited slip diff?
Many thanks



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Re: Slipping clutch. Maybe not

Post by TonyleFrog » 12/08/19 20:46

APDevelopments wrote:
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When the cars hot but not done many miles everything is fine but after about a hours journey or been in heavy traffic and everything is cooking.

Once you hit the open road again and floor it the clutch starts to slip quite badly.
On the assumption you haven't burnt out the clutch by riding it while in that heavy traffic or doing 5k launches at the lights, I would suggest taking it back to Rogue and getting Matt to look into your problem.

I've had T2 (~300bhp) for 10 years now and never had the issue you describe.
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Re: Slipping clutch. Maybe not

Post by gavsdavs » 12/08/19 21:35

Yep - a clutch is simple enough to diagnose and resolve. Take it back and let them have a look.


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Re: Slipping clutch. Maybe not

Post by APDevelopments » 12/08/19 23:06

Hi guys.
Yes Matt is due to have the car back shortly but just discussing what the fault could be.
Many thanks

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Re: Slipping clutch. Maybe not

Post by TonyleFrog » 13/08/19 6:41

APDevelopments wrote:
12/08/19 23:06
Hi guys.
Yes Matt is due to have the car back shortly but just discussing what the fault could be.
Many thanks
https://www.sachsperformance.com/en/sac ... utch-slips
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