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Old 11-20-2012, 01:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Two clutch choices from act

Got to get a new clutch now sucks big time. Looking at the act hdss and act hdg6(6 puck)
I dd the car it takes me ever I got to go.
I'm on e85 looking to upgrade the Turbo wheels to get more power Ives seen lots of people swear by both styles. Just wondering what I everyone would recommended I do a lot of driving and i don't want to be replacing this for a while I'm going to buy this from modern today let me know
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HDSS all the way..... i think you can get it cheaper for thm
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A disc clutch is a much better choice for a daily driven vehicle .
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Love My 6puc. And if I decide to go crazy on power, Itll hold it
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Love My 6puc. And if I decide to go crazy on power, Itll hold it

well im trapping 126 and my hdss is holding strong, we will find out on the dyno on dec 7
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well im trapping 126 and my hdss is holding strong, we will find out on the dyno on dec 7

Yea I Had a HDSS Explode on a S3K, I've got pics somewhere on my computer of it
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Yea I Had a HDSS Explode on a S3K, I've got pics somewhere on my computer of it

sure it wasnt installed wrong or could of just been a bad disc. ive have my clutch for over 5k and at least 50 track passes on slicks. no bad news...
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sure it wasnt installed wrong or could of just been a bad disc. ive have my clutch for over 5k and at least 50 track passes on slicks. no bad news...

Im sure it could have been a bad disc, ACT said it was the tq spike from the s3k though. Which makes no sense to me, big turbos run much bigger tq numbers and seem to be fine, As far as installation being the culprit I doubt it, Ive Installed over 10 clutches all issue free
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Can i upgrade the clutch itself to the 6puck if I get the hdss in the future? Once the Ss goes out or do i have to buy a new set up?
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Quote: Originally Posted by Ridin59vette View Post
Im sure it could have been a bad disc, ACT said it was the tq spike from the s3k though. Which makes no sense to me, big turbos run much bigger tq numbers and seem to be fine, As far as installation being the culprit I doubt it, Ive Installed over 10 clutches all issue free

hmm, i spiked 28 more than once on my stock turbo and ran 25 psi in my bws. and now run 27 psi in my big turbo.. hmmm go figure..
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Can i upgrade the clutch itself to the 6puck if I get the hdss in the future? Once the Ss goes out or do i have to buy a new set up?

Yea man I Think MAP Sells the discs themselves for around $180. Once you replace the stock modular unit you can swap different Pressure Plates, Clutches or flywheels
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Alright think I'm going to get the hdss I'm call them right now and see there price modern has it on sale for 670$
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A puck clutch does not like to be slipped in when engaging clutch . They preferred to be all in or not . When driving in low traction conditions you simply can't dump the clutch without spinning . For this reason I would recommend the disc . You can treat it like the stocker , you can behave like a normal commuter car in the rain and snow . If you pay attention to your clutch foot you will notice that you tend to ease in the clutch quite a bit in bad weather . Try crossing an intersection from a full stop , in the rain . Chances are you are either slipping the clutch or spinning the tires .
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Just called modern they said they have XTSS what do you think about that one never hear about that one rated to 540 torque. Where hdss is only 460
He said it was thicker disk
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Quote: Originally Posted by triangles View Post
Just called modern they said they have XTSS what do you think about that one never hear about that one rated to 540 torque. Where hdss is only 460
He said it was thicker disk

its the extreme ss instead of heavy duty ss....


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