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I read about it but didn't believe it would be that funky till I picked up my car today. Needless to say, the new clutch spring is on it's way. Otherwise had a great 100 mile drive back from the dealership today.
 

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Lol, glad i'm not the only one. It's like.... shoving you out of it. I have noticed tho that at high acceleration launching I can see value in it. My only issue is I can't get consistent during daily driving. Maybe that's it tho, it wasn't intended to be daily driven and just raised so they throw that type of clutch system in. Drive it like maniac they said.
 

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Try pulling the spring out and driving the car without one before you put the new one in. You may prefer that mode better, but at least you will know what the clutch feels like with no spring. I pulled my spring out 22,000 miles ago and couldn't be happier, on the track or on the street.
 

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Try pulling the spring out and driving the car without one before you put the new one in. You may prefer that mode better, but at least you will know what the clutch feels like with no spring. I pulled my spring out 22,000 miles ago and couldn't be happier, on the track or on the street.
Any issues with the pedal sticking on the floor or returning slowly during high RPM shifts?
 

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Any issues with the pedal sticking on the floor or returning slowly during high RPM shifts?
Without the assist spring, the pedal comes off the floor quicker. I find the pedal sticks to the floor more with the assist spring in place. The design intention of the assist spring is to reduce the pressure needed for the last half of the pedal travel while disengaging the clutch by adding force in that direction. That in turn will slow down the pedal return until the pedal moves past the hinge point of the spring mounting at about mid travel. The spring will also take up any slack at the top of the travel, if your pedal is not coming all the way back up. I do not have that issue with my car, I have no slack at the end of travel without the spring.
Some of the spring distributors will tell you that you can reduce the life of the clutch or throw out bearing if you remove the assist spring. That is only sales hype to sell springs. You can easily tell by travel of the pedal that smoother operation and total travel will not impact those components negatively in any way.
 

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Any issues with the pedal sticking on the floor or returning slowly during high RPM shifts?

Thinks about it, it’s a clutch assist (on apply), not return. I removal of spring would assist in pedal return. :p
 

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Thinks about it, it’s a clutch assist (on apply), not return. I removal of spring would assist in pedal return. :p
Yeah, I understand that. I had read elsewhere that someone had the issues I mentioned when removing the spring, which sounded weird, which is why I asked...
 

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I did the same as GT_Dave. After trying the Steeda spring for a while, figured out that no spring gives the best feel by far. The only reason for the spring would be if your wife drives your car.
 

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Where is this spring located? I just picked up a new to me 2017 and the clutch pedal is so easy to push it had to have this spring. I have never owned a stick with such an easy clutch press.
 

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I go back and fourth between no spring and the steeda spring. Can't make up my mind. Like them both. I like no spring probably the best, however I am not thrilled with the clutch sag at the top after letting it out. Really would love to know if thats damaging anything. It's not much but definitely there and when driving I reach down and pull on the clutch and it comes forward some, maybe an inch or so...
The steeda really is nice also, super linear and even positive experience through all the clutching. Only bad with the steeda to me is sometimes it feels extra '' springy '' to me when daily driving it.
I've had opinions with driving it with no spring from professionals and they all say it won't hurt anything. However I wonder if it is causing damage and because of this I always see myself going back to the steeda
 

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Lol, glad i'm not the only one. It's like.... shoving you out of it. I have noticed tho that at high acceleration launching I can see value in it. My only issue is I can't get consistent during daily driving. Maybe that's it tho, it wasn't intended to be daily driven and just raised so they throw that type of clutch system in. Drive it like maniac they said.
Same here. It's oddly difficult to be smooth just driving around. Have no problem when I'm in it though, just another reason to put my foot in it!
 

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Am I the only person who thinks the factory clutch setup in this car is great? Great feel, smooth when you're running around town or when you romp on it, and no problems with consistently smooth shifts.
 

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Am I the only person who thinks the factory clutch setup in this car is great? Great feel, smooth when you're running around town or when you romp on it, and no problems with consistently smooth shifts.
Nope, I really like it, also. It is smooth as butter compared to the clutch in my truck.
 

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Have had the stock spring, steeda spring, and no spring. Have owned about 20 or so manuals as well. Not the oldest guy at 42 by any means but have been driving manuals for quite sometime and nothing gives smoother shifts in the gt350 then running no spring. The stocker is a nice feel clutching in but is complete crap at the last 25 percent of travel on release. The steeda although very linear is springy to me on release.
And of course these opinions are how I feel about it, but it's subjective just like exhaust notes...
So the people who like the stock and the people who like no spring and the ones that like the steeda , cheers!! And run it how you like, to each there own!
Me I go back and fourth constantly between no spring and the steeda because I'm super anal... However never the stock cause it's mush on the release.
 
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