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Does the noise go away when you press the clutch in? And it doesn't really make any noise when the car is still cold? If so that is most likely your throw-out bearing going bad. Mine started doing it at ~58,000 miles, after 18,000 mi. at BPU. Your clutch will definitely wear out fairly quickly after BPU unless you just baby the car all the time.

I actually went about 6 months and several thousand miles after first hearing the sound before I replaced my clutch. I don't do alot of drag launches but those fast highway pulls put alot of abuse on the clutch too. Lots of torque is made in the higher gears under a load. The noise eventually went away I guess after it had worn even more and several weeks later I was getting slipping in 4th gear, then 3rd. I knew it was time to rake out some cash. :(

But on the bright side, a good aftermarket clutch makes the car feel so much better. I easily chirp the tires on the 2-3 and 3-4 shifts now where before it wouldn't always do it even on 2-3 unless I was slamming it. I definitely wouldn't replace it with another stock clutch. It would go out too. So think of it as a sign it's time to upgrade :beer:
 

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If you want the most performance you need the lightened flywheel. But it makes an even WORSE noise than what you were going through!! At idle, when taking off, and at low RPMs while accelerating, you will hear a rattle. I got the stock flywheel, just because I have heard the noise on another Supra and didn't want to live with it every day. If it wasn't my daily driver I probably wouldn't care. BUT when I eventually go single turbo I will be getting an HKS triple and a lightened flywheel. By then I will have another daily driver, something that is very CHEAP to operate. :p
 
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