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Old 04-17-2013, 09:42 AM   #1
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which flywheel clutch combo u guys recommend?

which flywheel clutch combo u guys recommend?
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:21 AM   #2
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For a lightly modded car, Valeo's OEM Cobra clutch works amazingly well. I just had my flywheel resurfaced instead of buying a new one.
I've heard lots of bad about SPEC, RAM seems to be hit or miss. Exedy is amazing, of course, Centerforce is wonderful, and McLeod is amazing.
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:01 PM   #3
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What about fidanza?
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What about fidanza?
Totally forgot about fidanza. I don't hear about them much where I live.
I haven't heard anything bad about them really, most of what I've seen says they're great.
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Getting mine installed this weekend its the mach 400 resurfasing my flywheel also got the ford racing TOB and pillot bearing they say its one of the best to throw in there thanks to AM
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Getting mine installed this weekend its the mach 400 resurfasing my flywheel also got the ford racing TOB and pillot bearing they say its one of the best to throw in there thanks to AM
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That's the one I have excedy and works great
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:15 PM   #8
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I haven't used one myself yet but I heard very good things about center force clutches too anybody have any experience with them?
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I have a centerforce dual friction clutch an fidanza flywheel. Right now I am having probs with the clutch. I think it was not installed properly though, so I can't say it's a bad clutch. The flywheel has been great though.
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I love my Excedy clutch it works great. But if you go with a fidanza get it from here http://www.mossmuscle.com/Shop/ViewP...eIndexID=82712
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My future combo will include a fidanza flywheel with a ram dual friction clutch. Learned a good 10 years ago from a friends 700+RWHP Nitrous 357w 86 GT that dual friction clutchs are the way to go and nothings changed for me since then. For those of you who have never experienced the difference with a dual friction clutch it is night and day.
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Old 04-17-2013, 02:40 PM   #13
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My future combo will include a fidanza flywheel with a ram dual friction clutch. Learned a good 10 years ago from a friends 700+RWHP Nitrous 357w 86 GT that dual friction clutchs are the way to go and nothings changed for me since then. For those of you who have never experienced the difference with a dual friction clutch it is night and day.
Good to know, i was not adware of that
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Have exedy Mach 400 clutch with the light weight racing 6 bolt flywheel and I love it
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I haven't used one myself yet but I heard very good things about center force clutches too anybody have any experience with them?
I'm running a Fidanza aluminum flywheel and Center Force DF clutch and I love it
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:09 AM   #16
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I'm running a Fidanza aluminum flywheel and Center Force DF clutch and I love it
no probs with yours. The trans shop is telling me mine is not holding when I push in the clutch to shift. Its totally random. Since they have messed with it I have not had any problems though lol
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Its been doing this almost ever weekend in the summer for 4 years
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Its been doing this almost ever weekend in the summer for 4 years
nice, Gotta show that to the misses she loves those ws6 trans am. Wish I could figure out if mine could be fixed or am I going to have to replace the clutch.
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What's it doing?
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DO NOT get a Ram clutch. I had one and it was awful. Chattered like crazy, had a ridiculously heavy pedal, and I could smell it a lot when I'd be in traffic or what not (and no, I wasn't dragging the clutch pedal out and I do know how to drive a stick lol.) I ended up putting a FRPP King Cobra in it and it was leaps and bounds better and had none of those issues. If you're lightly modified I'd definitely suggest the FRPP clutches.
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:35 PM   #21
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What's it doing?
if I get on it an try to grab 2nd its like I hit a wall, there is no 2nd. When I try to put in to reverse sometimes it does the same thing. I have taken it to 2 trans shops. 1st one said sycros were bad. 2nd said it not the sycro, it was the clutch. They said when I push in the clutch to shift, the clutch is continuing to spin. To rule out some options, I have a ford racing adjustable clutch quadrant, and new cable.
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if I get on it an try to grab 2nd its like I hit a wall, there is no 2nd. When I try to put in to reverse sometimes it does the same thing. I have taken it to 2 trans shops. 1st one said sycros were bad. 2nd said it not the sycro, it was the clutch. They said when I push in the clutch to shift, the clutch is continuing to spin. To rule out some options, I have a ford racing adjustable clutch quadrant, and new cable.
sounds to me like its an improperly adjusted clutch
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How can I fix that. I have no experience when it comes to working on the clutch
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:46 PM   #24
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you have a new cable and quadrant, but do you have a firewall adjuster? it wont work properly with an aftermarket quadrant unless you have either an adjustable cable or a firewall adjuster
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I am going to say no, it does not. It still has that plastic piece that is attached to the firewall under the hood. that's where the adjuster should be? As far as the adjustable cable, not sure about that either I will have to look at it. How can I tell if its an adjustable cable?
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Yes, that's where it should be. I would get one. That's more than likely where most of your problem us
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Thanks alot for the help
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