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Old 07-05-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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ok,

good news, got dynoed at 10psi

made 189 hp 172tq


problem is,

my clutch was rated for 160-170 hp

clutch is now slipping,,, with only 6 months on it.............


sooooooooooooooooo




long story short,

i need a new clutch, dont care about price, keeping the flywheel i have

so what do u guys suggest?

post up links and tell me why
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Old 07-05-2008, 10:12 PM   #2
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XTD 6-puc from ebay with a different TO bearing.

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ACT, You already went with a garbage clutch once, why do the same **** over again?
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Old 07-05-2008, 10:23 PM   #5
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r u serious?
yep. has held perfect from day one. holds 14psi flat shifts no problem. but my TO came apart a week or so after i installed it. replaced it with a all metal one and has been nothing but great, and its CHEAP!!!!
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Old 07-05-2008, 10:42 PM   #6
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yea, my ebay throw out went in about 3 months, how long have u had this clutch in your car?
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Ive used a very similar clutch to the xtd (F1 racing) 6 puck. Worked great goin on like 5 months, holds 14 psi with launches and flatshifts.
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Man its not a huge difference, just get an ACT.

Peace of mind is worth a lot more than money.
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Old 07-05-2008, 11:03 PM   #9
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Man its not a huge difference, just get an ACT.

Peace of mind is worth a lot more than money.
over double the price is not a big difference?
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over double the price is not a big difference?
Maybe thats a statement based on situation, but when it comes to relatively integral parts of a setup that can pass or fail based purely on design & materials, I would rather pay more money.
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its just ceramic and steel. it either works or it doesn't . me and other people have show the ebay clutches work great.
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189 at 10psi? Thought it would be better. Well then again theres no tune right? You just have the 305cc with a MBC. Plus your timing is at 8* right?
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i need clutch too.
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They are the same freaking thing, the only iffy qualty part about the xtr kit is the throwout bearing. The disc and PP WILL work for a long time and will preform good. So why should I pay double?




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get a 1.8 flywheel and 1.8 clutch.

ACT HD. It is holding my friends 271 rwhp miata. And its as light as a feather. I was actually shocked that it held.
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get a 1.8 flywheel and 1.8 clutch.

ACT HD. It is holding my friends 271 rwhp miata. And its as light as a feather. I was actually shocked that it held.
QFMFT!

I myself have the ACT XT and regret not going with the HD.
I'm a big fan of www.carolinaclutch.com

Oh and, crongrats on the power levels!
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/F1-RA...spagenameZWDVW

Done. Holding on my car at 14psi. Only thing is that it's essentially a stock pressure plate, I'd prefer a slightly stiffer pedal feel but I'm not gonna complain for $157 shipped.

Of course, I haven't had it on very long, but I am known to drop clutch often and not be very nice.
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where's the dyno plot?
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If you call me I can get you a clutch that will not come apart... 248-730-5261
Do you have a 1.6 or a 1.8 flywheel?
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4 years on my ACT xtreme. I highly recommended ACT.

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