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Old 04-06-2003, 07:46   #1 (permalink)
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Clutches??

Unfortunately the clutch in my XR8 is rapidly reaching it's
use-by date.
Can anyone give me some info on what's the best setup ?
I use the car on track days and it gets a pretty good
workout but the cook also drives it to work and she doesn't
want to have to use both feet to push the pedal down.
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Old 04-06-2003, 14:54   #2 (permalink)
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If you have a T5 I wouldn't go too hard or heavy duty on pressure plate. Maybe on the actual clutch plate to make it more durable.. Besides the firewall is not strong enough to hold up to the stresses and the cable pulls through.. Just what you wanted to hear ha?
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if you get the pedel box reinforced against the fire wall that will help, it a lot. im going to get this done to mine in the near future so ill post some pics
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herrod put a clutch in my EF, I think it was about $500 and I'm pretty sure it's brass-button, it's a bit heavier but fuk me it will not slip....bloody sick mate!!!! :)

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ring jim berry clutches in QLD he is good 720 dollars
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Thanks for the comments guys,think i'll go with the H/D deal.
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Repco do a bloody good clutch too apparently do a search mate youll find the # & opinions.
I personally run a Centreforce
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Yes centreforce use bob weights to increase clamping force as rpm rises and gives you almost std pedal pressure..
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