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Burn baby burn!

(sniff, Sniff ) Whats that?
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Yep. 60k miles, clutch #4.. GONE!

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Before talking to you, i would have had no clue on what this is....

But knowing that you are putting it in... WATCH OUT!!!

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Wow that is a sweet looking clutch!
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Doubt the 'hi-po" clutch is going to last near as long under street driving conditions though..if thats what you do. Nice clutch though.
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I say stop going through so many clutchs. 4 in 60,xxx miles is pretty hard core.
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Wow, that's pretty burnt!

Bet it smells like Victory in the Morning!
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ouch... you need some type of heavy-duty racing clutch...
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ouch... you need some type of heavy-duty racing clutch...
I think I heard him say in another thread that it can handle like 700 horsepower
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let's try to be a little more easier this time.
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I take it the picture of the clutch is the new one?

Very nice, I replaced mine with a LUK because I'm cheap.
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I take it the picture of the clutch is the new one?

Very nice, I replaced mine with a LUK because I'm cheap.
LUK is a good clutch for the price though that is what I went with too and that is what Ford uses stock. The clutch is not the bad component in this system its the **** slave cylinder.

Nice set up though D. let us know your thoughts on how it works
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The clutch is not the bad component in this system its the **** slave cylinder.
Couldn't agree any more. Plastic parts inside of the transmission just doesnt make any sense to me
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The clutch is not the bad component in this system its the **** slave cylinder.
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Nice set up though D. let us know your thoughts on how it works
I'll give a report on how long the tires last this time. Their usually good for about.. 6000 miles.

As for clutches themselves.. Spec's are GARBAGE. A STOCK LUK will last longer and have more grabbing force. I've used Centerforces in all my other rides and now I'll see if they work with this setup. If this clutch is HALF as good as other Centerforces I've used, I SHOULD get a good 25,000 out of it unlike the 8-12,000 from the Spec's or the 20sum from the stock ones.

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spec here...no problems even when wheelin'....

different application useage though kinda i suppose.



French made pile of ****o part....slave. Nice D...so....when are the beans gonna be spilled on your truck man?
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Ds got the T5

looks good D, go beat the crap out of it now!
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shoot~! that's right. forgot about the T5.
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I have Brian re-machining my beat-up flywheel. Once its running again, I plan on asking Dave if I can use his facilities and put up a ' make shift ' paint booth using 2x2's and plastics with some ventilation of sorts. I picked up 2 quarts of Imron clear today and the activators/mixings for it.

I still have to price/buy all the window moldings, regular body bushings and a few small items. Those plates that run on the door at the bottom of the windows.. mine are bent and rotting underneath. Bubbeling on the surface some.

I plan on having the wheels re-done in the next few weeks as well.

The Sad part.. I'll get it all together and running fine, snow will come the day after, and I will start tearing it apart again.
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and the vicious cycle continues.
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