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  1. Strange noise at low gear

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi guys. I'm not much of a car guy, but I have a problem the dealership can't figure out, so I'm hoping someone here might have a suggestion that might help me out. Last year I bought a 2016 WRX, and learned to drive stick. It's been great. I've done all the dealership regular maintenance on...
  2. Reusing new clutch?

    Engine Modifications
    So I bought a McLeod clutch for my 2002 Subaru wrx. When this was purchased my car was not running I got my car running and drove with it for 2 days or so. When I bought this I didn’t know much and had a backyard mechanic do my clutch. Well long story short he put the clutch in backwards and now...
  3. Clutch replacement, stock or aftermarket?

    Transmission & AWD
    Hello all, I am a first time owner of a 2018 WRX Limited and I have put approximately 28,000 miles on the car since I bought it. I have noticed a different feel to the clutch when releasing the clutch pedal. I feel an occasional slip when first driving it but then it will improve. I believe that...
  4. Clutch Feel Changed

    Transmission & AWD
    I have a 2004 5-speed wrx. I was driving my car and everything was normal. I parked it for a few hours then when i drove it again the clutch felt completely different. The clutch was noticeably lighter when pushing the pedal in. It also squeaks when depressing it, like a hinge that needs to be...
  5. new and need some advice

    New Member Introductions new and just picked up my 2002 wrx. as of right now the only mods are aem intake and 2.5 catback exhasut. i bought the car with the stock clutch but it was on its way out and definitly needs a new one asap. i will be doing the work myself. i plan on modding the car but im not...
  6. How high do you have to release the clutch?

    Transmission & AWD
    Hello everybody! I am new to this forum and I just have questions about my car. I just bought a 2002 wrx (my very 1st subie!) and I was wondering if you have to release the clutch pedal all the way up before it engages? I've been driving MT since I started driving and I have never driven a car...
  7. Transmission Noise. Help!

    Transmission & AWD
    I have a 2006 WRX that is making a noise from what seems to be the transmission. when i start the car (clutch pushed in obviously) and have it in neutral and let out the clutch i have this loud grinding noise. As soon as i push the clutch back in the noise goes away.sometimes when i put it in...
  8. What The F*&% is wrong??!

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    When at 5-7k rpm's in 2nd, 3rd, and, 4th gear, my completely stock '04 WRX spudders.. it wont go through the 5-7k rpm range smothly, it seems like a transmission problem almost like it's slipping but i dont feel anything on the shifter just the engine spudders. It came up with an check engine...
  9. Stock 2009 WRX Clutch Durability?

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hey guys, how durable is the stock 2009 wrx clutch? Can it be used on the track or enthusiastic driving? Also, do you guys think it would hurt the car to spin wheels off the line? Thanks!!
  10. Car is Shuttering

    Transmission & AWD
    Hello Everyone, I have a 2003 WRX Sedan. I just bought the car last month and I was wondering why the car would be shuttering when I downshift. It happens every time I downshift unless I'm going very slow into the the lower gear, about 2000 rpms. This happens right as the clutch fully engages...
  11. WRX Bad Transmission

    Transmission & AWD
    I have been hearing that earlier models of WRX (i believe 2002 and 2003) have tranny problems. I would like to avoid busting the transmission on a hard launch. Can someone recommend what parts to upgrade so that the tranny can handle drag racing? (Clutch, Flywheel, etc.?) THANKS :)
  12. Want To Buy i need of a new clutch

    Personal For Sale & Wanted
    looking for at least a stage 2 for my 05 wrx wagon...used is ok as long as it has some life left in it...will need alignment tool and everything...let me know what you have, thanks!
  13. Clutch Problem (Think it's the Slave)

    Transmission & AWD
    I just installed a stage 3 performance clutch in my 02 wrx. now when i put it in 1st gear and slowly let off the clutch, the whole car starts to shack (almost as if it is going to die) once the trans is fully engaged 1st gear is fine. the same thing happens in reverse. when shifting through the...
  14. 2010 WRX New, Problems With Aftermarket Clutch

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, this is my first Subaru Club to join, and will probably join others if necessary. Ill get right to the point with my issue first issue. I bought a 2010 WRX and burned the clutch out. My second clutch started having a squeaking noise after about 5000km. I was told that this noise was the...
  15. Need input on clutch/transmission issues 2003 WRX. Please help

    New Member Introductions
    I recently purchased an 03 WRX 4D. It has a light weight flywheel, stage 1 clutch, and a short throw. When I bought the car I noticed that the clutch was not consistent with the feel. The car also does a mild grind going into first sometimes as well as 4th. I bled the master cylinder, and after...
  16. a question about grinding noise when shifting quickly

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi, I've got a 2000 wrx sti ra, done 170km and - i've started to notice some grinding noise, especially when shifting fast from 2nd to 3rd. - The clutch is worn out and slipping - The question is whether the grinding is because the clutch is not disengaging properly or if the synchcros are...
  17. 2004 WRX help PLEASE

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I have a 2004 WRX the mods are UEL header, catless up and down pipe, cobb turbo back exhaust, cobb stage two tune, aem intake, aftermarket intercooler y pipe, exedy stage 1 clutch, and a turbosmart B.O.V. I just recently put in the clutch. I got it all done and took it for a drive, when the...

    Transmission & AWD
    So i bought a new oem exedy clutch, and took my transmission out on my 2004 wrx and now i am going to put it in and dont know how to put the fork in. Do i put the throw out bearing in the clutch and put the fork in then or what i am totally clueless and cant find any videos please help!
  19. '08 WRX clutch slipping in 5th

    Transmission & AWD
    I bought a used '08 WRX three months back, and it looks good and drives good, save for the clutch - it started slipping in 5th on the highway the other day. I bought it with 47,000 miles on it, it has around 50,000 on it now, and I haven't raced it or gone nuts on the clutch at all, so I was a...
  20. Clutch job.

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    So, Its getting to be the time for a new clutch. The flywheel is fukt too. I have a 2003 WRX that I bought new. I see so many options for clutch setups. Which one should I get. I'm not a little racer. I got the car to rip through the snow in Tahoe and I wanted the turbo model to keep my HP at...