Clutch Broke With Only 11k Miles, Dealer Blamed Me.

The clutch on my brand new Dodge Dart went with only 11k miles on it. I've owned plenty of manual transmission vehicles and I don't abuse them. But the dealer said that I have to pay for the replacement. What should I do? » 8/20/14 3:13pm 8/20/14 3:13pm

VIDEO: Honda CRX Grenades Entire Nose In Wild Clutch Explosion

Ever wonder what it's like to blow a clutch up huge? The driver of the "Baby Burrito" Honda CRX found out on the drag strip when his clutch exploded and took off the front of the car. Carnage clip below. » 3/26/10 2:30pm 3/26/10 2:30pm

Trans Am Driver Grenades His Clutch In Burnout FAIL

Remember the Corvette Z06 clutch-plosion? It could have been worse. This Trans Am owner nearly loses his foot trying to burn down the tires. » 12/31/09 4:00pm 12/31/09 4:00pm

Kim White Creates Handbags From Vintage Automotive Interior Fabric

Our best childhood memories include horsing around in the colorful and durable back seats of hadron collider-sized rolling Americana. Kim White remembers them with fondness as well, offering these amazing handbags sewn from the same vintage automotive fabrics. » 6/25/09 4:30pm 6/25/09 4:30pm


Carbonetic is an offshoot of Across, which produces carbon-carbon composites using a patented method. The translation is that since they can make nearly anything out of carbon-carbon, they can also produce a series of clutches, limited slip differentials, and brake pads using the same stuff. What impressed us the most… » 11/01/07 2:45pm 11/01/07 2:45pm

Ask Bob: Clutches Explained

Making the wrong choice in a performance clutch is a wicked easy thing to do. While a super ceramic or unsprung sintered iron disc may sound like the hot setup for those who fancy themselves John Force, the most common error is to choose more clutch than required. Loose fillings, scored flywheels, and grabby clutch… » 4/12/07 5:00pm 4/12/07 5:00pm