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    Was running the Rex through Mullholland drive and Decker canyon today. Took off from a stop at around 5.5K (too high?) eased off the clutch until full pedal travel, once the clutch engaged it just spun like a mad man until it grabbed. Obviously I smelled clutch for the next 30 minutes. What should have I don different?

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    I haven't ever really launched mine, but here is some info:

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    I just saw this too... And I only have 3500 on mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willard View Post
    I just saw this too... And I only have 3500 on mine.

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    Sure. But you can roast your clutch when trying to perform a launch no matter what the condition of the clutch. More likely technique than equipment.

    If it starts slipping during normal driving, then you should worry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T.J. View Post
    If it starts slipping during normal driving, then you should worry.
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