Topic: grinding on downchanges

howsit guys

fitted a new clutch to the quest -4afe
and now suddenly grinding when downchanging? why? worst from 5th to 4th?

before the clutch change there was no grinding at all?

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Re: grinding on downchanges

anybody have some insight into this?

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Re: grinding on downchanges

that is definately synchros

2011 Alfa Romeo MIto QV Sport - 135kw & 301nm on the wheels
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Re: grinding on downchanges

2zz-Spook wrote:

that is definately synchros

thanks dude
most of the other gears dont grind.its just worst from 5-4?
how much to replace syncro's?

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Re: grinding on downchanges

hope your clutch pedal is engaging fully check if your floor mats are not on the way, other than that its the synchros
ps. happened to me, couldnt get reverse and 2nd was grinding, floor mat was on the way clutch pedal wasnt engaging LOL

Re: grinding on downchanges

twincam-cbo wrote:

hope your clutch pedal is engaging fully check if your floor mats are not on the way, other than that its the synchros
ps. happened to me, couldnt get reverse and 2nd was grinding, floor mat was on the way clutch pedal wasnt engaging LOL

removed the mat, so its not that
wont there be grinding in other gears if clutch wasnt fully engaging?
will have to check syncro's
which gbox oil you guys using apart from bot130?

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Re: grinding on downchanges

mine grinds from 3 to 2 but only at high rev..is it also syncros?

Re: grinding on downchanges

if u changing synchros u rather change the hub ad sleeve at the same time...

im using the shell EP9 GL5

2011 Alfa Romeo MIto QV Sport - 135kw & 301nm on the wheels
Race Chip Pro2, Magnetti Marelli Rear Diffuser, 76mm Downpipe, 63mm Twinport Exhaust,
Power Flex Bushes, Upgraded DRL Headlights, Full Custom Intake, Upgraded Intercooler, Upgraded Wastegate & BOV.
"A woman without curves is like a road without bends, you might get to your destination quicker but the ride is boring as hell'

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