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Old 08-04-2009, 01:06 AM   #1
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do yall not have any good clutches for the 1.6? Do you have to upgrade to the 1.8 with a flywheel? Thanks
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FM Stage I + 1.8L Flywheel = great 1.6L clutch.
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The FM Clutch is very good. I have it and love it.
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Braineack is correct - use a 1.8 flywheel and clutch. Since the 1.8 unit holds more torque than the 1.6 and the former was only used for 4 years as opposed to 11, we only carry 1.8 sizes. It helps us keep costs down.
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Used flywheel ok or do I need the happy meal?
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Any flywheel in the 1.8 size will do the job. The FM flywheel is lighter than the stock piece, but that's a different decision to make.
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is the 13.5 good for the street? I don't want to go up in weight I would rather stay the same or go down a little not a lot though. It's a everyday driver that I enjoy taking to the track on the weekends
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is the 13.5 good for the street? I don't want to go up in weight I would rather stay the same or go down a little not a lot though. It's a everyday driver that I enjoy taking to the track on the weekends
My Flywheel is 10.3lbs, I have had no issues in drivability.
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ive used 8lbs flywheel in my previous miata and it was just fine for daily driving. man up!
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ive used 8lbs flywheel in my previous miata and it was just fine for daily driving. man up!
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Unless you are planning on making a ton of power a 1.6 setup is fine.
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I had an 8lbs JUN flywheel, I ended up removing it.
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I had an 8lbs JUN flywheel, I ended up removing it.
Which I have now. I love it. Unless we go with the new 949 stuff it should be following me to the new motor.
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Why did you remove it? I am scared to put one to light. I dont want to tear anything else up right now.
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I'm at ~200whp and use a 1.6L flywheel with the ACT Xtreme clutch setup.

It hold perfectly fine, and saved me finding a 1.8L flywheel. I also got the clutch used and CHEAP. I should be good for well over 250whp.
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FM Stage I + 1.8L Flywheel = great 1.6L clutch.
thats what im getting.
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