do you rev-match when you down-shift? if you don't, that means you are using your clutch-pad like a brake-pad. do this often enough and your clutch-pads will be destroyed.
Originally Posted by brocklanders
regardless no one i have talked to has seen anything like it. the clutch pad was ripped off of one side while the other side had no evidence of abuse or even premature wear. i doubt i am any harder on my clutch then these guys who are running tunes close to 400hp. i dont do burn outs, but i am guilty of down shifting, i dont consider down shifting abnormal or abusive, we drive cars with more power then anyone needs for pubic commuting, every part should be able to handle it.