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HELLO FROM DOWNUNDER:)

Hi I have finally pickup my brand new 5 speed manual cerato/forte.
I am totaly in love with my car, but I do have some trouble
with the clutch. Can it be adjusted, as it's so light I have stalled
it several times. I am slowly getting use to it thought.

I have also just had the windows tinted and plan on getting a
spoiler. Which one would look better a lip or the larger spoiler?

Would love to hear your comments
Carolyn
 

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It took me a while to get use to mine but after a few thousand klms either the clutch has got better or I have got use to it.
I find most Asian built cars are far too light with the clutch and accelerator pedals
 

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Welcome & congrats. Clutch is very light. Although after a month of drivng and
1800 miles (sorry USA here) I am used to it. I still wish 1st wasn't as touchy as it is but just need to pay a tad more attention when starting in first.

Enjoy you new car!!!
 

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I did do the clutch modification and took out the little spring and valve on the slave cylinder, it did give a little more feel to the clutch but a bit sudden when letting out the clutch which i didn't like so I put it back in.
I find my pedal a bit touchy and light when I initially get into the car but after a while i get use to it and its fine.
 

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Thanks for the replies.

I am slowly getting use to it, but it will be interesting when it comes time to
teach my kids how to drive, which will be at the end of the year (fun times ahead).
 

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The spoiler is totally up to your preference. Check out the other member's rides to see the different spoilers they put on and judge what you like most since your the one looking at it each day.

I am putting on a spoiler in a week or so. I'll have before and after pics since my album has the before pics right now.

I haven't had any clutch stalling issues like many talk about, not sure if my car has a slightly different setup or what. Was used to having a low powered 4 cylinder before that, so maybe thats it.
 

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HELLO FROM DOWNUNDER:)

Hi I have finally pickup my brand new 5 speed manual cerato/forte.
I am totaly in love with my car, but I do have some trouble
with the clutch. Can it be adjusted, as it's so light I have stalled
it several times. I am slowly getting use to it thought.

I have also just had the windows tinted and plan on getting a
spoiler. Which one would look better a lip or the larger spoiler?

Would love to hear your comments
Carolyn
do some searching on the site, there is a few threads about "clutch Mods" hint hint :) and "CDV"

this maybe something for you to look at if you want to add some feel to the clutch.

Supposedly on the Aussie cars the CDV is accessible and its a fairly easy mod, unfortunately here in Canada and US models the Clutch release cylinder is inside :( or there are many of us that would be doing this mod here as well.

Good Luck :)


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Pedal too low

Hello from a new member in Ontario, Canada,
My newly acquired 2010' Koup has the clutch engagement spot very low. I bled it and even replaced the slave cylinder and made only a minimal gain in clutch height. I wander if there is any adjustment that can be done at the pedal end. I know I can get used to it, but that does not mean I like it that low. I love the car otherwise and will install a spoiler from a Chevy Cobalt, which I think has near perfect proportions for the Forte, with the same strong lines, should match nicely. If someone knows of a fix for this, please chime in. >:D
Thanks in advance
 
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