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Videos & Galleries

Video: How a Motorcycle Clutch Works

While they rely on the same basic principles, a motorcycle clutch operates a bit differently than the automotive clutch you’d find in a car or truck. That’s why we liked […]

Parts / Performance Parts Expo

Parts Bin: McLeod Stage 4 Clutch Kit for Jeep Wrangler 3.6L

While automatic transmissions are increasingly common on the trails, many off-road purists prefer the feel of a clutch pedal and manual gearbox. Problem is, extreme terrain can wreak havoc on […]


Mailbag: Choosing a New Clutch After Adding Power to Street-Strip Gen5 Camaro

Q: I am getting ready to add a supercharger, cylinder heads, and a hotter camshaft to my 2012 Chevy Camaro SS. It’s my daily driver that I also autocross and […]

Tech Articles

How Modern Clutch Tech Like Hays 650 Series Affects Shifting and Pedal Feel

Some old habits die hard. That applies to many things, but certainly to hot rods and street/strip cars. Take the basic clutch for example: In the 1970s, the clutch package […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: Why Bleeding a Hydraulic Clutch is Important

A hydraulic clutch relies on pressurized fluid to amplify/transmit force, so whenever an air bubble gets into a closed hydraulic system, it can dramatically decrease the system’s ability to pressurize […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How a Clutch Works

While it may be easy to see why a manual-transmission vehicle needs a clutch, understanding exactly how it works is something else entirely. But the gang at Learn Engineering is […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Clutch Clinic: Quick Guide to Diagnosing 8 Common Clutch Complaints

Few things bring smiles to the faces of hot rod enthusiasts like rowing through the gears of a manual-equipped car. Many folks still prefer the simple joy of stick shift driving over […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Banging Gears: 24 Tried & True Clutch Tips

Banging gears with a manual transmission is fun—if your clutch is up to the abuse, that is. When it’s time to replace or upgrade your clutch, these two dozen tried […]

How Tos / Tech

Please Release Me: How to Set Up a Hydraulic Clutch

There are two ways you can release a clutch on a car or truck—with mechanical linkage or via hydraulics. In this story, we’ll explore the hydraulic clutch. Slave Cylinders vs. Hydraulic […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Clutch Tips, Troubleshooting & FAQs from the Experts

Rowing gears with a manual transmission is lots of fun, especially in a lightweight car with way too much horsepower. But when the gears start crunching and the clutch pedal […]