Originally Posted by brocklanders
the mechanic even pointed out to me that the tires were still new, as in they didnt show abnormal wear. but now that you mention the clutch not being fully released, i did have a bms clutch stop. i took it out, and i didnt tell the service advisor or the mechanic about the aftermarket clutch stop, but im guessing that combined with hard down shifting is the culprit. there was no damage to the pressure plate that was brought to my attention, although i did not look at it.
You missed the point about the clutch stop.
I've never used one.
If adjusted incorrectly.........