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Old 02-27-2005, 02:02 PM   #1
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Question Sintered iron clutch? Yah or Nay?

Ok, so I just burned up my clutch (again). I need to get a new one ASAP, and I want one that will last longer. The last one I put in was from Steeda. A stage one Spec with organic friction material and a beefed up preasure plate. It lasted about 30,000 miles. Anywho.... I want one I can hammer on with out burning it up quite so quickly. I am looking at this one: http://www.performancecenter.com/pro...oductID=222330 It's good for WAY more hp than I have which I assume should mean it will be less likely to burn up so fast. My question is if anyone knows anything about a sintered iron friction material?!? These guys: http://www.maximummotorsports.com/clutchpackages.asp
say that sintered iron should only be used with steel or aluminum flywheels. The SVTF has a steel flywheel doesn't it? Or am I going to have to go ahead and buy a lightweight aluminum one? I am so confused. Anyways, any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks everybody.


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Old 02-27-2005, 03:59 PM   #2
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centerforce stage 3 is kickass. but if youre burning them that fast i think it might be operator malfunction =/
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Agreed. Driver stupidity is MUCH to blame. Also I didn't have time to get the flywheel machined before I installed the last one. Oh well, whatcha gonna do?
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do you have a tune? if you picked up one of those the lack of bogging makes for a lot less feathering of the clutch.
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if i were u i'd go with the stage 3 or 4 clutch master don't go up to fx500 ur gonna be breaking stuff ..the fx500 is designed only for drag. the stage 3 or 4 will do just fine.
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