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Clutch delay valve & accumulator delete on gen 2

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Hi,

That may sounds weird but let me explain.

I've been driving manual since my first car but with the Cruze I can't figure out if the car is the problem or if it's me. I have a 2017 Cruze. It's like I don't know how to shift. I'd say 1/2 times I feel like a beginner when shifting gear. And don't think of going from 1 to 2 quickly or it will grind. As of right now I want to change the car for an automatic trans. I'll go with a Spark if I have to.

I read somewhere that is a "feature". RPM hang or something like that.

Someone feeling the same? Any advice?

Thank you!


UPDATE :
If you don't want to read all, because why would you do that, here's the parts needed to delete the CDV and the accumulator.

GM 55352050 (Gen 1 elbow without the CDV)
McLeod 139160 (x2) (clutch line connectors)
McLeod 139100-42 or 139100-36 (would be long enough)(clutch line)

Thanks to Billy at McLeod Racing for taking care of my order.
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The CDV is a... Hmmm. Limits flow so clutch is softer, takes longer to disengage engage clutch.

Rev hang I've only experienced in a NA engine, but generally it's about letting off the gas and letting the drivetrain consume the excess power, before or just as( keeping it smooth) putting the clutch in as the rpms platoe.
 

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i look through rock auto's cataloge to cross refrence, going from multiple years to different generations... some times different cars like the sonic, or buick verano



perfection clutch all metal unit, can only find it for the gen 1 though, gen 2 doesn't have any listed
 

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so this may be the accumulator for the gen 2 if so it looks like one could get away with deleting it, but for piece of mind a new pipe section would need to be fabricated
 

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Yeah mutilation of a gm line for said flare nuts ( white plastic with o ring) and then do it how ya want. As for finding the little things that aren't on rock auto it's either the u pull scrap yard, or dealer ship. Now anything I've ordered throught the dealership as back ordered has only been out for 4 days at the most.

Honestly in the pictures of the gen 1 or 2 the accumulator is added on in line. Least I believe so. So simply pulling the metal clip and taking the accumulator off and assembling the line into the master. Like you would with removing the delay valve at the tranny
 

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It was simple for de CDV. I replaced the part for a gen 1 instead which doesn't come with the CDV built in. Plug and play.

For the accumulator it is indeed added to the line. It would work if the line was long enough. I have a gap to fill when I remove it. I cannot stretch the line and it is shaped to follow a path in the engine bay.

Thank you
Okay,

snitzel
 
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