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Ok, so as the topic says i'm looking for some recommendations on a new clutch. I was at the track tonight and the stock clutch just couldn't handle the nitrous, it slipped really badly. I'm leaning towards a stage 3 clutch but don't know what brands are any good for a BB6 prelude. Anyone got any recommendations?

Also, anyone using or heard anything bad about the Zex light weight flywheel?
 

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I am a Direct Dealer of Daikin (O.E.M. to Honda) and Exedy Clutches if you need help makinh the right choice Give me a call.

Hyper Single Clutch:

The Hyper Single Clutch is engineered to optimize performance for cars that are moderately modified, but do not require the clutch capacity of a multi-plate clutch. Similar to our multi-plate clutches, it has a forged aluminum cover that is anodized purple. The aluminum cover is stiffer than a stamped cover and therefore allows a higher lever ratio to maintain the pedal efforts at a reasonable level.

All Hyper Clutches come with a steel flywheel and a 6-puck cerametallic facing, spring center damper disc assembly. The disc is generally smaller and thinner than the OEM disc making for lower inertia and therefore quicker, easier shifting and less wear and tear on the transmission synchros. The higher clamp load and cerametallic friction facings give approximately twice the holding torque of the OEM clutch and generally higher than other single plate clutches.

As with all cerametallic clutches, the street driveability may be marginal due to chattering and harsh engagement characteristics.

An additional feature of the pressure plate is a series of turbine-like, air flow enhancing vanes that keep the clutch cooler under extreme operating conditions to improve wear life. For Purchase information Please Click Here: :: EXEDY SPORT & PERFORMANCE CLUTCH SPECIALIST'S

Single Plate Organic:

EXEDY Racing clutches with organic friction materials use only premium friction materials that are resistant to slippage and burst. Increased clamp loads give the necessary capacity to handle modified engines.

The driveability will be like a stock clutch. Pedal efforts will be higher because of the higher clamp loads. All of our clutch discs have high capacity spring center dampers to reduce the drive train shock and impact. For Purchase information Please Click Here: :: EXEDY SPORT & PERFORMANCE CLUTCH SPECIALIST'S ::

http://www.mitsubishigraveyard.com/direct.html


Single Plate Cerametallic:

EXEDY cerametallic clutches are designed to handle the abuse of high power modified engines. Our cerametallic friction material can handle much more slippage than stock type disc assemblies without slipping and fading.

All EXEDY cerametallic clutch discs have spring center dampers to reduce the impact and shock loads put into the drive train. This protects the transmission and the rest of the drive line system.

We offer two types of cerametallic discs -normal thickness and reduced thickness.

The reduced thickness (thin cerametallic) discs offer greatly reduced inertia to improve shift efforts, make for faster shifting, and improve synchro durability. These discs are approximately 1/2 the thickness of a stock disc.

The normal thickness (thick cerametallic) discs have better heat capacity and therefore better durability in demanding applications such as all wheel drive. Even with the normal thickness, our three puck cerametallic discs still typically have less inertia than a stock disc.

With any cerametallic clutch system, there will be some compromise of start up driveability as compared to a stock clutch (chatter on light throttle, low rpm start up). This characteristic is generally felt to be acceptable in modified performance cars. Drivers of cerametallic clutches on the street should be warned not to "ride the clutch" to try to reduce the chatter as this will greatly increase the wear. For Purchase information Please Click Here: :: EXEDY SPORT & PERFORMANCE CLUTCH SPECIALIST'S ::

http://www.mitsubishigraveyard.com/direct.html


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Racing Flywheels:

EXEDY Racing Flywheels are made from solid one-piece billet chrome moly steel or chrome moly steel forgings. They are specifically designed to reduce weight and inertia for better engine response. Most incorporate special design features to enhance the air flow to improve the cooling of the clutch. The ring gear teeth are milled onto the flywheel unlike an aluminum flywheel where the ring gear is pressed onto the flywheel which has the possibilities of separating from the flywheel. This could cause the flywheel to explode due to two different expansion coefficients (aluminum flywheel pressed on steel ring gear). EXEDY steel billet and forged steel flywheels have passed engineering tests to 15,000 rpm. They are guaranteed to be explosion proof at the said rpm. For Purchase information Please Click Here: :: EXEDY SPORT & PERFORMANCE CLUTCH SPECIALIST'S ::

http://www.mitsubishigraveyard.com/direct.html




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Bimmer325 said:
Hey Mike....did you happen to run at Capital Dragstrip off Rt 3?? I think I saw you there...if that was you.
Yeah, me and my other friend Mike were up there.
 

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I'm having the same problem with my clutch right now. Mine did fine with a 55 shot, but the 75 was just too much. The clutch is slipping to the point where I can't even get it to chirp the tires if I drop it from 5000. Tried it once just to see.

Remember that it's not the horsepower that matters with clutches, it's torque. Just keep that in mind when you're sizing the clutch.

A lot of people on here are probably gonna tell you to get an ACT with a street disc. They make good clutches, I've never heard anyone complain about them.

Clutchmasters also makes clutches for us, but I've heard they're not that great.

There's exedy, but I don't know much about them.

Personally, I'm about to put in a centerforce dual friction clutch, and a jun lightweight flywheel. I don't know anything about the zex flywheel, but I know jun is good. Fidanza is often a little too light for people's tastes, but it's up to you.

I found places with pretty good prices on the centerforce clutch and jun flywheel. pm me if you're interested.
 

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i was very happy with my ACT hdss...a little stiffer then stock (takes about 20 mins and you wont feel a difference) and it held my 75shot fine..
 

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you want a ACT clutch, street disk and race presure plate, its the best clutch ever.
just make sure you break it in. ive had my clutch for years and trust me its been no cake walk, and it still grabs like no other.
no clutch comes close, ive driven plenty a race car
 

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Thanks for all the replies. I've decided on an ACT clutch kit, the XTSS, matched to an ACT lightweight flywheel.
 
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