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This is a discussion on My short block swap progress.... within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Originally Posted by Drews I'm still interested! I know! I'll try to get a better estimate...lol....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drews View Post
    I'm still interested!
    I know! I'll try to get a better estimate...lol.
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    Well after driving it a few days I have noticed a chirping/squeaking sound that goes away when I press the clutch pedal in...wtf....
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    Quote Originally Posted by lytlec View Post
    Well after driving it a few days I have noticed a chirping/squeaking sound that goes away when I press the clutch pedal in...wtf....
    Did you get your clutch replaced?

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    it's your bearing... just adjust the bolt that controls how far out your clutch throws
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    Quote Originally Posted by lytlec View Post
    So...has anyone ever shipped a short block? Just looking to find some price estimates...
    I shipped a bare block from north ga to Miami fl for 45 bucks with ups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    it's your bearing... just adjust the bolt that controls how far out your clutch throws
    Sounds complicated!
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    it's super easy. Look under the dash. There's a bolt that acts as the stop for the clutch pedal. Back it out a couple turns.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    it's super easy. Look under the dash. There's a bolt that acts as the stop for the clutch pedal. Back it out a couple turns.
    Ok....what is causing that to chirp or squeak? I hope thats not going out all ready...
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    no. It's the bearing... and it's not an issue. It's the most common on 06+ setups because of how the clutch engages, but basically the clutch pedal goes too far out, relaxes the pressure in the hydraulic system enough that the slave cyl allows the fork to push the throwout bearing to rub on the fly wheel. It's a common problem, and the easiest way to fix it is to adjust the throw of the clutch pedal until the noise goes away. But make sure there is enough through to allow full disengagement of the clutch. You don't want to prematurely wear down the clutch because it's always partially engaged from your clutch pedal being too far down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    no. It's the bearing... and it's not an issue. It's the most common on 06+ setups because of how the clutch engages, but basically the clutch pedal goes too far out, relaxes the pressure in the hydraulic system enough that the slave cyl allows the fork to push the throwout bearing to rub on the fly wheel. It's a common problem, and the easiest way to fix it is to adjust the throw of the clutch pedal until the noise goes away. But make sure there is enough through to allow full disengagement of the clutch. You don't want to prematurely wear down the clutch because it's always partially engaged from your clutch pedal being too far down.

    Yeah I was looking at it earlier and I have to push it probably half an inch or so before it stops. It's just strange that it didn't make the sound until after I had the new short block installed...
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by 02scoobywrx View Post
    I shipped a bare block from north ga to Miami fl for 45 bucks with ups.
    What was the weight when you shipped it? Did you ship it freight? When I got my block from Subaru the box said 250lbs...now I know its not 250lbs but its decently heavy especially when its in the crate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lytlec View Post
    What was the weight when you shipped it? Did you ship it freight? When I got my block from Subaru the box said 250lbs...now I know its not 250lbs but its decently heavy especially when its in the crate.
    If I go to cretin fest, which I most likely will, I can pick it up perhaps?

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