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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-07-2010, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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Cracked Firewall

Ok so i have an issue that i have never seen before and I don't know how to go about fixing it and or find the originating issue.

My issue is that the fire has cracked around the master cylinder for the clutch. It will no longer hold the master cylinder in place and i have to start my car in gear to be able to drive and then float the gears to shift. I took it to the dealership and they replaced the master cylinder and welded up the fire wall but it broke again in less than 24hours after pickin my balt up. The service tech said that there is an extreme amount of pressure build up the hydraulic system from the stage2 clutch from exedy and that is what is causing the issues.

Has anyone else had this issue and if so how was it fixed? HELP PLEASE QUICK!


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so the stealership is telling you a stage 2 clutch kit is bustin' the firewall? ummmmm....... lemme go get my boots.....be right back....and if this is the case wow way to go GM for using sum cheap ass pop can aluminum for the FIREWALL!!! dont that make u feel safe!



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I fail to see how a clutch has anything to do with the firewall.


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I fail to see how a clutch has anything to do with the firewall.
It does not and this is total BS, OP you need to grab your tent and drive to the dealership, Park in front of the garage door, set up your tent and camp out untill the POS Gm Techs at that dearership fixes your car. It is an enclosed system and it has nothing to do with the mounting hardware or brackets that hold the mastercylinder.
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off topic but how do you like the Stg2 from exedy? And that is total BS about that being the problem, they dont know what it is so they are trying to point fault at you than there shitty car.

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****in stealerships.....

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There was another balt on css and g5club that
had this exact same problem with a stage 2 clutch.
Firewall cracked around the master cylinder.

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