Clutches

What Should You Look for When Choosing an Installer?

We receive numerous questions on our tech line or with the E-Tech form about installers and installation.      Here are three commons themes:  A customer asks for a recommendation on an installer for their clutch system.  We get a call because there’s a problem with a...

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When is Centrifugal Clutch Pressure Effective?

Centrifugal clutch pressure, or ‘counterweights,’ can be a tremendous aid to achieving the optimum clutch combination for high power drag racing applications. In racing situations, some ‘slip’ is required on the initial launch, and the clutch needs to be progressively...

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How to Avoid Clutch Chatter

Clutch chatter is one of those subjective topics – what is 'too much' chatter to some folks may be 'just a little' chatter to others.  It really boils down to your driving experience.  Chatter usually happens as the clutch is engaging. It occurs when the pressure...

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Selecting the Right Clutch System to Avoid an Overload

I talk all the time about the load factors that affect the clutch system on your street or race vehicle.  One of those is ‘use of the vehicle’.  Let’s dive a little deeper into why this is important when you make your clutch choice. Use of vehicle may be something as...

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The Importance of Clutch Break In Explained

If you ask 100 people about how to break in your new single disc or dual disc clutch, you will get about 99 different answers.  We have heard some crazy ones over the years!  “Pull up against a solid object and slip the clutch until you smell it.”   “Take off in third...

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