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Essentially I made an ass out of myself, trying to spin the tires. Well, all I spun was the clutch. It smelled horrible. Now after driving for 50 miles, it still stinks......:banghead: Just how much damage did I do?:dunno: :ben: :cry:
 

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dont' worry about it too much, it'll go away soon. you may have done a little damage to the clutch, but it shouldn't kill your car.
 

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Ive done that seriously twice. Im at 2500 miles and will let you know how its holding up in the long run. :sad:
 

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:tsk: Just remember if you are gonna do it, just drop it. People make the mistake of just trying to bring it out, just pull your foot off it. Don't worry I doubt you did that much damage.
 

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haaaaaaaaaaaaaha i saw the video on the camaro like htat.
 

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p0tpie said:
haaaaaaaaaaaaaha i saw the video on the camaro like htat.

When you getting a car witha clutch :confused:
 

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p0tpie said:
haaaaaaaaaaaaaha i saw the video on the camaro like htat.
You mean that priceless video with the silver pontiac or something? Hahahah, that guy was really frying it.
 

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I hate to be a bearer of bad news, but besides burning the clutch, you could also be damaging your flywheel as well. Now if this only happens once or a couple of times you probably won't shorten the life of your clutch and flywheel by enough that you will notice, but if you do this often enough you will loose them quick.
 

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how bad is it for your bmw to say rev up to like 3000 and drop the clutch and floor it to somke the tires...or off the line?
 

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i've fried my clutch more times than Ozzy has screamed SHARRON, but anyhow, who cares... free clutch for the next 3 years and 9 months :)
 

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i've fried my clutch more times than Ozzy has screamed SHARRON, but anyhow, who cares... free clutch for the next 3 years and 9 months :)
I really hope BMW will cover it if anything breaks in my car.
 

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i've fried my clutch more times than Ozzy has screamed SHARRON, but anyhow, who cares... free clutch for the next 3 years and 9 months :)

I hope you don't believe that. If you dump clutches more then Dennis Rodman changes his hair color your in for an expensive surprise.
 

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Essentially I made an ass out of myself, trying to spin the tires. Well, all I spun was the clutch. It smelled horrible. Now after driving for 50 miles, it still stinks......:banghead: Just how much damage did I do?:dunno: :ben: :cry:
What were your RPM's like? This has happened to me once before, one problem was that I forgot to turn my DSC off, the clutch smelled horrible. With DSC off, I have never smelled clutch when smoking the tires.
 

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I hope you don't believe that. If you dump clutches more then Dennis Rodman changes his hair color your in for an expensive surprise.
I fear you're right. The dealer will scream owner abuse and unless you can prove premature clutch failure that warranty doesn't mean crap.
 

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Im gonna get my dad to take it in for me and say that he never raced it at all. Hopefully that will work. If not, im gonna get a beating for wasting so much money. :eeps:
 

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i've fried my clutch more times than Ozzy has screamed SHARRON, but anyhow, who cares... free clutch for the next 3 years and 9 months :)
I really doubt the dealer covers the clutch, pretty sure that is one of the items they won't cover. just because then everyone under warranty would drop their clutch on every light cause they can just get a new one
 

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they will cover it, i looked in their little " black book of covered maintainance" and it clearly states clutch is covered as long as its below certain specifications. It falls under maintanance and not warrenty fiy. :thumbup:
 

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I don't get whats the big deal about not covering it, don't dealers get paid for their work, whether it's from our pockets or not? It's not like they're a charity or anything.
 
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