1/2 from the floor Sent from my XT910 using Tapatalk 2 . I’ve had manual tranny’s my entire driving history, just saying I’m not a beginner. They are open, so the car remains in place. The clutch (stock) does not start to grab until the pedal is about 2/3 -3/4 up. A clutch pedal is made for the driver to release the clutch and engage the clutch. However, with an adjustable cable you can put it on a closer pickup to the firewall (which changes the ramp, and thus the pedal action, and thus the engage point), and take up the slack on the other end at the clutch fork, tuning it in with the FWA. My replacement Spec setup engages a little higher, but it is all the way out sooner. Because excessive wear on any part of your clutch results in wear on the other parts, it’s generally a good idea to have the clutch assembly, levers, clutch disk, and throwout bearings checked and, if necessary, replaced at the same time. 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