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Old 01-13-2013, 11:49 AM   #21
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I have had centerforce DF clutches come apart on two occasions in the past. Once it came thru the bell.. Couldn't pay me enough to run their junk again. I have had good luck with SPEC clutches on my nitrous and n/a mod cars in the past.. Actually we put another in the cobra last night.. Just don't run their puck clutches.. If you want a serious clutch go with McCleod, if Paul lee can setup clutches for top fuel I'm sure he can set you up for your mustang.. Just a little more coin but you will have piece of mind..

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So we have a few opinions so far. I have about 3 weeks to make up my mind, so keep them rolling. The clutch in the car now only has a couple hundred miles so I'm not getting the flywheel resurfaced. I'll just take some 2000 grit paper over it really well. Unless I spot some heat marks or it looks brutal.
Why cut corners.. Just spend the 30 and get it resurfaced.. If you are going to do it, do it right
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:38 PM   #22
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Don't be a cheap **** resurface the flywheel I'm the cheapest prick you'll ever meet and I always resurface mine
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:14 PM   #23
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Yea. Point taken. I'll get it off tonight and dropped off this week.
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:40 PM   #24
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Yea. Point taken. I'll get it off tonight and dropped off this week.
Where you taking it?
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:31 PM   #25
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Probably to Phil Benedict. I was going to make some calls Monday.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:34 PM   #26
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Probably to Phil Benedict. I was going to make some calls Monday.
That's up to you but I will never go back to that man. After paying for 3 different sets of heads flowed with no numbers to give to anyone and a shortblock that needed to be rebuilt. My 398 windsor he did had tighter main and rod bearings then a stock 302. You do know that is very bad right?
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:31 PM   #27
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Spec sucks, RAM rocks.

Get a powergrip....NOT the HD, just the powergrip. You can drive it daily, and it will hold a lot of abuse
Lou, What's wrong with the HD clutch?
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:01 PM   #28
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Lou, What's wrong with the HD clutch?
They aren't dolphin safe
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:19 PM   #29
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Lou, What's wrong with the HD clutch?
It's pretty brutal for a driver
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:12 PM   #30
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It's pretty brutal for a driver
I agree. I have one in mine and its not pleasant in traffic.
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:35 PM   #31
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I agree. I have one in mine and its not pleasant in traffic.
Neither was my ram. One time it slipped the next time it wouldn't slip. No pattern to that clutch at all.
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:32 PM   #32
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It's pretty brutal for a driver
That's the setup I'm gonna use for my GT. What's the pedal pressure killer? I guess it grabs abruptly out of the hole some times also. That's not what Ram says in their catalog,

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Old 01-15-2013, 07:10 PM   #33
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the pedal pressure is firm. not something I want in a daily driver but not bad for weekend cruiser.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:45 AM   #34
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the pedal pressure is firm. not something I want in a daily driver but not bad for weekend cruiser.
Nice! I can live with that. My GT isn't a dd and I'm use to driving commercial trucks so a firm pedal is ok.
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:23 PM   #35
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Pretty sure my clutch+plate will be screwed up when I take it apart. I had to preload the throwout bearing to stop it from knocking.. It worked, but I don't agree with preloading.
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:57 PM   #36
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I pulled my clutch the other night. The flywheel looks as if a grenade went off inside of the bell. Off to the machine shop it goes. I hope being a steel flywheel it's okay
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:20 PM   #37
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Anyone ever run the McLeod single disc?
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:45 PM   #38
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Anyone ever run the McLeod single disc?
Loved it.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:48 AM   #39
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I absolutely love my ford king cobra clutch kit! But not sure if they make one for 26 spline, I'm assuming they don't. But my car makes around 400 hp and the clutch has been in since around 1997 or so. Grant it don't drive it much but prodbably put at least 10 to 15 thousand miles on it. It still feels as smooth and grippy as the day I put it in! Had a few track days I put it through and never a slippage issue. Last time out couple years ago put slicks on and dropped clutch at about 5500 and it was a dead hook that grenaded my rear! I love that clutch. Put a spec stage 2+ in my mod motor Stang and not real happy with it. Doesn't slip but I have some chatter and just not real daily friendly.
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:09 PM   #40
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^ I always liked my king cobra as well. Only reason I changed is because I needed 26 spline
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