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Old 04-24-2007, 03:24 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Braineack View Post
Clutches are such an expensive and time consuming gamble...
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Old 04-24-2007, 03:28 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by jayc72 View Post
I was out last night tuning my link, and did a lot of long runs in 4th and 5th gear at 12psi. I banged through 1/2/3 at WOT a couple of times. Clutch seems to be holding fine. Not sure what HP I'm running but the car feels very quick.

But honestly, I'd choose something like the ACT next time. Put up with the issues and get something that will hold for sure. When I bought my SpecII I had no intention of going turbo ... hindsight is 20/20

Maybe I'll pull it out and sell the entire thing as a package and go with a 1.8 solution if it becomes a problem.
I wonder how many people having troubles with SPEC are running 1.8L flywheels and disks and how many are on the smaller 1.6L stuff.
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I'm running a 1.6 Stage II with their lightened flywheel.
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Old 04-24-2007, 03:55 PM   #44
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I will be running a 230mm Mazda 323 GTR SPEC Stage1 clutch rated at 325ftlbs of torque. This is in a FWD BP application. The stock GTX/R clutch holds fine to 250 wft lbs and 270whp that I tested so far.
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