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LuPix_S15

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Folks,

Just noticed on the way home tonight that the clutch is slipping - prob came to light when I was carrying 3 other blokes (came back from cinema lol) and in 5th gear on the motorway, I could not accelerate past 4/5k on the revs cos it's slipping that badly :no:

Soooo...

Can anyone recommend summat like this:

http://www.driftworks.com/catalog/products/exedy-ultra-fibre-organic-clutch-kit.html

My cash funds are a bit short so no triple plate/super launching items from ORC etc but how's the above as a suitable replacement?


Is it deffo worth getting the release bearing changed at the same time and how about the flywheel? Driftworks state that they will not warrant the product unless a new flywheel is purchased (although it does not have to be from them)...

Cheers,

James
 

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IMO always change the release bearing. for the sake of $20 or so, it's good insurance. Any good clutch kit should come with a replacement. I an guarantee that an old one will colapse just after you put the new clutch in. (Murphy's law). I am not sure if the S15 has one or not (never changed an S15 clutch), but if it has a pilot bearing in the back of the crank, change that one too.

I have never changed a flywheel for a clutch change. I have had one skimmed if it looked like it was warped or overheated.

Remember that if you go away from the standard type flywheel, you may increase vibrations and noise.
 

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Cheers dude - I've ordered one via tuning garage I use regularly since they deal with Exedy.

Getting organic straight swap item including fitting and VAT for just over £500 - doesn't seem too bad considering they reckon it'll be 3 to 4 hours labour...



Not changing flywheel - got enough expenses as it is :wack:
 
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daniel83

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Before I decided too have ORC I was thinking of organic from Exedy. But now when I have my ORC on place and working. I think I did a very good choice.
 

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i think the same about the exedy hyper single, just wish it wasnt noisy thats all:nod:
 
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daniel83

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It´s nice when you make nocies from the clutch. It sounds like you have a monster machine under the bonnet. :D
 
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