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Old 11-23-2012, 07:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which clutch should i buy?

Hey guys i am new to this forum and i am having problems with my clutch slipping. i recently bought my first SRT it is a 2004 neon SRT-4 the previous owner said he had it on the dyno and it was producing 391whp so i decided to see if it was actually making that kind of power so i took it to the dyno in my city and found it only made 308whp but noticed the clutch was slipping a lot, so my question is what kind of clutch would you recommend i do drive this car a lot on the street and will be taking it to the drag strip and possibly to a closed circuit race track i also plan on upgrading to make more power in the future. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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ACT HD Series Clutch w Flywheel 03-05 SRT4

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ACT XT Series Clutch w Flywheel 03-05 SRT4
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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We need to know mods.

If they care is decently built, get a ACT 6 puck with the HD pressure plate. Good clutch for street driving and holds very well.
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Quote: Originally Posted by tunerlover3 View Post
We need to know mods.

If they care is decently built, get a ACT 6 puck with the HD pressure plate. Good clutch for street driving and holds very well.

Have you or anybody you know every used that clutch with a extreme pressure plate?
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Yep. It sucks for a daily. The XT plate makes it SUPER grabby.
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Quote: Originally Posted by tunerlover3 View Post
Yep. It sucks for a daily. The XT plate makes it SUPER grabby.

That's what I figured. Is the pedal just extremely stiff? Or does it let go really quick? It wouldn't be for a dd more like a weekend car.
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm getting the xtss as my daily driver with e85 on a stage 3
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I'm so glad I have a clutch place that modifys there own. I'm getting a stage 3 6puck complete clutch for $400 and they garentee it hold over 500hp and trq!!


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^^^who quoted those numbers too you?? and what kinda clutch??
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Quote: Originally Posted by Srt-4_Deon View Post
That's what I figured. Is the pedal just extremely stiff? Or does it let go really quick? It wouldn't be for a dd more like a weekend car.

Stiff and grabs quick.

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I'm so glad I have a clutch place that modifys there own. I'm getting a stage 3 6puck complete clutch for $400 and they garentee it hold over 500hp and trq!!

Just saying, but why get a modified stock clutch? Get a clutch that is proven like something from ACT.

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what about a southbend? I had one on my 600hp stealth and it was awesome even after all the hole shots at the track. Had that clutch for 2 years then sold the car.

There was a lot of issues (and still is) with southbend clutches.
My friends stage 3 was fucked up and south bend kept saying it was okay.
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between act's product and customer service.... you cant really beat them
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Hey tuner would you reccomend that clutch for just a weekend street car?
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If it just goes to the track, sure. If you drive it on the street at all, forget it. Some people will say they are fine driving it on the street, but I sure as hell wouldnt lol Also hard on the stock input shaft.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:12 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I would NOT recommend an act 6 puck PERIOD unless you like getting locked out of gears at high RPMs. It may be okay for a stock turbo car but I am revving 65-6600 and constantly get locked out of fourth. Just my .02$


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What? I've never heard of that.

I daily'd an ACT HD sprung 6 puck. That was fine.

I'm now DD'ing with an XTSS. It's a little extreme, but I like that it slips better for traffic, but can still hold the power.
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