It started in 4th. It felt like a momentary hiccup in drive that then recovered. Soon, it was more frequent, then it was easily producible if you applied throttle. A few months later, it was happening sometimes in 3rd. Clearly the clutch was going. The replacement job is a bear on this vehicle. The engine does not have to come out, but the gearbox does, and it is a journey of hidden bolts and labeling cables. Without a lift, it is hours of wood blocks and jacks and grunting with a friend. Surprisingly, the clutch looked better than expected once out. It was a bit burnished, and was pretty rough around the perimeter, but it still had pad remaining. The feel of the clutch suggested something far worse, but at least there is now a known starting point.

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