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What We Need to Know to Build your Race Clutch

When putting together your race car, the clutch is often one of the final pieces that brings everything together. For a clutch to perform well it has to have enough capacity to handle your combination - the engine, chassis, gearing, and tires. Too little capacity and...

8 of the Slowest Ways to Resolve Your Tech Issues

We receive many technical phone calls with questions on our products, and at RAM Clutches, we’re always here to help. But like you, we want the quickest answers to our questions, and the quickest way to resolve our problems. There are many things that are a big...

7 Reasons a Dual Disc Clutch is a Better Choice for You

I get asked all of the time, why should I use a dual disc clutch? Or, why should I spend all that money on a dual disc clutch? Driveability We work hard to make all of our clutch systems as user-friendly as possible. We have been driving, racing, and tuning...

6 Ways to Set Yourself Up for an Epic Clutch Installation Fail

Over my 38 years of selling clutches, it seems I would have seen just about every possible mistake that can be made on an install, and then someone out there pops up and surprises me! Many of these may seem painfully obvious to you, but it can’t hurt to review!...

4 End-of-Season Clutch Maintenance Essentials

Does this scenario sound familiar? Racing season ends and the car gets pushed in the corner or left in the trailer. Sometime around the middle of February, or in a worst case scenario about a week before the first event, you decide it’s time to start getting ready for...

Common Mistakes made in Single Disc Clutch Set Selection

Avoid these pitfalls when making your single disc clutch set selection Previously, we have discussed many of the factors to consider in selecting a clutch for your application. Now let’s take a look at some of the things NOT to do when selecting a single disc clutch...

Why We Race

Why does RAM Clutches race?  We could just build our clutches for street or street/strip based on the OEM design, add more aggressive friction material, and call it a day.  This is called ‘bottom-up’ design. But we do things a little differently. RAM chooses to...

7 Things that are Putting a High Load on your Clutch System

In previous posts, we’ve discussed the load factors of your clutch system and how to use this info to make the best clutch selection.  Now it’s time to look at some of the situations that put a hard load on the clutch, and create the most opportunity for the clutch to...

DEBUNKING THE MYTH OF FLYWHEEL SELECTION

In our last post we discussed selecting the proper clutch for your application based on load factors the clutch will experience.  Today we tackle the dos and don’ts of selecting the correct flywheel for your application. Have you ever heard this line before?  ‘Put in...

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