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Hiya, I only joined today. I have looked at quite a few of the clutch threads abotu rover 25's and similair havign awkward snatchy clutches and high biting points. Just got a few questions, that I couldnt find the answers to previously.

1) Is it ok to just dip the clutch ainy bit to enage the gears, or will this damage the gearbox. In my old car (ford escort) you only needed to dip the clutch a few cm's past the biting point for the gear to engage.

2) The clutch feels heavier than I would have expected and I have read that this is common. Would replacing the cable make much difference or not?

Thanks in advance!
 

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I think from a mechanical standpoint you want to be fully depressing the clutch pedal with each change. Someone may be able to tell us whether the clutch is already fully disengaged when the pedal is not fully depressed?
Ive always felt that provided you feel no resistance when changing, and the revs have completely dropped, then its been depressed enough for a safe change....im probably wrong though.
 

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Cheers for the reply.

Just realised my spelling during that was terrible lol.

I suppose like you said, it prob is safer bet to put clutch all the way down.

Just that Im finding it a right pain to get used to moving off, Ive stalled it so many times! I think its also cause I'm not used to driving with rubber pedals, as I fitted metal ones frm Halfrauds on the other car I had - metal pedals make clutch control very easy I find, no matter how heavy clutch is! The pedal just slides nicely!

( but as I said in another post, I cant be assed going through putting these on again!)
 
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