THIS IS THE KIT YOU'VE HEARD THE RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT! The beefy, rugged Adjustable Clutch Master Cylinder Kit that the F-Body and Corvette crowds have been raving about is now available for the 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO!
Since their creation, the weak factory clutch hydraulic system has plagued all of the newer GM performance oriented cars (especially the GTO). Shifting quickly at high RPM is extremely hard (in some cases even impossible) especially when using a beefy aftermarket clutch. Getting into first gear or reverse sitting still is sometimes a chore! The clutch pedal sticking to the floor is all too common, as well.
By combining our expertise with expert tuner and mechanical engineer Alvin Anderson (of PCMForLess) and employing a few concepts used by multiple NASCAR teams here in the Mooresville area, Tick Performance has developed an adjustable master cylinder that will effectively and reliably solve all of the problems that have plagued these cars in the past. Our new Tick Performance Adjustable Clutch Master Cylinder Kit ships complete with everything needed to install including our custom Tilton Adjustable Master Cylinder (that flows a TON more fluid than your stock unit), our Unrestricted and Heat Wrapped Braided Stainless Clutch Hydraulic Line, all necessary hardware, and easy to understand instructions.
Best of all, our kit does not require transmission removal to install and it eliminates the poorly designed factory rubber clutch line! For an average do-it-yourselfer, our kit should take 90-120 minutes to install.
Quicker shifts. Longer clutch life. Longer transmission life. Guaranteed 100% disengagement of any clutch. There is simply no downside to the Tick Performance Adjustable Master Cylinder Kit! Did we mention the warranty? We also warranty these kits against failure for the entire time you own yours!
All Tick Performance Adjustable Clutch Master Cylinder Kits are warranted against failure for the entire time you own yours. If you develop a leak, simply send the kit back with a copy of your invoice and the cylinder will be replaced or repaired and shipped back to you free of charge. Our warranty is void when used in non-original ("swap") applications.
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Posted by Frank on 7th Aug 2017
Since day one the car has never been a great, not even fair, shifting car. The car is capable of getting into the 10's but shifting has always been the issue. Never really a huge issue getting into first or reverse, but the 2-3 was horrible with the 1-2 not far behind when running at speed. I ended up on this site actually prepared to have the tranny done, I was that frustrated. I came across this master cylinder here, read about it here and elsewhere, looked into the competitors, and ultimately decided that I would take a chance on investing 10 percent of what having the tranny done would cost and see what the results would be. Worse case, it was an upgrade.
To the point - I'm seriously impressed and couldn't be happier. The t56 will never be a buttery smooth shifting tranny but I'm not going to get hung up nor miss the 2-3 shift again. And the 1-2 is smooth and fast. Hardest thing is getting used to it when you've been fighting it for years.
The install is absolutely a P.I.T.A. Unless you have hands the size of a small child, it is quite the struggle. Technically it's easy but access is next to impossible. This coming from someone who has pulled the motor and tranny twice by himself. I had to walk away from it mid day and pick up where I left off the following day, It was that bad. If I was to do it again, I'd pull the brake booster out entirely. If your comfortable around your car and maybe plan it around a brake job or fluid change, I think you could knock it out in about an hour. As opposed to the 6-8 it took me fighting to get one hand in get nuts on and off wedged in behind the booster, no line of sight and all by feel.. BUT... would I do it again, the same way for the same result? No doubt about it. Don't think about it, just do it. You won't be disappointed.
Posted by Unknown on 20th Jun 2017
It worked better than the original. The install being a pita was the car's fault.
Posted by Tom from Texas on 15th Jun 2017
Great product. Ok please understand some people need to know "why" you need to throw away perfectly good OEM nuts with shoulders... Because of a clearance issue. By the way, the provided nuts should have been "nylon nuts" to avoid them backing out. The location of this unit on the '04-'06 GTO is a PITA. So nylon nuts... please. Otherwise great solution to the OEM clutch master. quick disconnect line was the perfect length. Easy to adjust pedal. No need to buy any other hard-line like one from Classic Tube. Save your $150 for something else...like a new clutch slave.
Posted by Brandon hicks aka Obey the Goat on 15th May 2017
Tick prof. Definitely made a great product when they mode this. My 04 gto was came and I had an issue all the time shifting at 6200rpm+ now I'm hitting my shift points at 6800rpm everytime no problem. They even included a crap load of decals for the car . Great job on the stage 2 t56 as well.
Posted by kyle on 9th Apr 2017
i had typical problems it describes. clutch pedal would get soft/ hard to shift into reverse etc. this solved it 90-100%
only thing is im not a pro and dont have tiny hands so the install took about 4-5 hours really simple directions to follow but just the space makes it take time.
Posted by Unknown on 14th Mar 2017
Install time was professional. The directions for the install... professional. Quality of the part...you guessed it professional! Tick performance will be a recommendation for life! Thanks alot!
Posted by Juan A. on 14th Dec 2016
I purchased this clutch master cylinder kit to replace the stock one on my 2006 GTO. I love it! Now I don't have to push the clutch to the floor to disengage and engage the gears. I push the clutch in about an inch or two and I'm good to go. I've been driving with it for about two years now, and I'm extremely pleased with the performance. One final note, It took me and a buddy about five hours to install. I actually had to take apart the master clutch cylinder and install it in two pieces. If you are a competent home mechanic it's a do able job. If you are not, I would suggest paying someone to install. Thanks Tick Performance.
Posted by Tommy Patterson on 13th Nov 2016
05 gto with a 408 stroker and a stage 3 spec clutch, clutch released directly off the floor and I couldn't change gears at any rpm other than idle, replaced mc with the tick unit and every problem was solved, shifts smooth again clutch release is middle of pedal feel and I can high rpm shift now. Install was a 3 I would say just being in a tight spot and you will need a helper for the clutch bleed. Great product by a great local company.
Posted by Unknown on 12th Nov 2016
I bought this product thinking it would help my shifting under high Rpms but it did not work!! Can anyone tell me what I can do!!
Posted by Michael Collazo on 24th Aug 2016
Okay so I have 05 gto (100k miles)and I've been having shifting issues lately and I honestly thought it was my clutch even my trans at times, I would have trouble shifting in to any gear at any given time, reverse always grinds(rarely didn't) I was paranoid that I was gonna need a trans rebuild, but my clutch wasn't slipping, it would happen during engagement only, finally got the master cyclinder, installed it wasn't to hard (about 1 hour) had everything I needed, drove my car and it was perfect, it was grabbing the gears, no grinds at all, I couldn't be more happy with the tick performance master at all, recommend this to everyone
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