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HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  kevin924kevin on Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:42 pm

Could some one post a picture showing how the return spring works/mounts. As my car was a cable clutch in its old life. Thanks in advance. I ordered a spring moded my new pedal just need a pic or two.
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Post  haroldk on Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:50 pm

Are you talking about the spring on the clutch pedal? If so, it's an assist spring. I had to remove mine because it would stick the pedal to the floor unless I had it backed all the way off.


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Post  kevin924kevin on Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:47 pm

i am am talking about the return spring on the clutch pedal.
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Post  haroldk on Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:53 pm

Yeah, that's not a return spring, it's an assist spring. I wouldn't worry about it unless your clutch is really hard to actuate.
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Post  kevin924kevin on Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:01 pm

Ok perfect. Thank you for the info.
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Post  sharkey on Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:12 pm

yea the overcenter spring on the clutch pedal most of the time gets eliminated. the way they are designed is at the top of the travel the spring is pushing the pedal back up, but once it gets past center on its pivot it puts force down on the pedal to make the clutch feel softer. the problem is once you start messing with the clutch setup in any way they usually dont work that well. often times a performance clutch is designed in a way that gives a lighter pedal but more holding power, and what happens is the over center spring is too stiff and the clutch pedal sticks to the floor, or it comes part way up. most of the time people just eliminate it, it gives a more "raw" clutch feel.

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Post  kevin924kevin on Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:13 am

Thanks again for the good insite, should have done this before i ordered one.
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