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Old 07-01-2009, 11:40 PM   #1
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I need some advice on clutch and flywheels please. I am after a setup that will handle over 250whp and 300ft lb torque. I donít currently have that much but am aiming to so would like to have my driveline ready. I am considering the fm stage 2 happy meal. Does anyone have first hand experience with this setup? I am currently running an exedy sports tuff clutch with a machined stock flywheel (would not be that light) but have a squeeky bearing so need to get it sorted. I am not that concerned if the car is not great in traffic.

My car currently has about 210-220whp but I will be increasing the boost (rotrex) by about 1.5psi and also getting cams, cam gears and springs etc done. I would think that would get about 240whp. I mainly use the car for spirited road driving and time attack. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks all.
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I'm runnng the clutchnet group buy red2x or whatever with a sprung 6 puck disc and a lightened oem flywheel.

I like the feel of this over the act/fidanza set-up as it isn't so jerky and I don't have to rev the **** out of the car to make it move.

I run just under 300whp and run time attacks and daily drive the car. The clutch was also very affordable (400bux or so shipped IIRC)
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The stage one FM happy meal will work fine it is good up to 318tq if I remember correctly and that is going to be well over 300 hp on a Turbo Miata. Stage 2 is going to be overkill I would think.
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