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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...

Miscellaneous Ramblings of a Life Long Clutch Guy

Beginnings in the Clutch Business  My earliest memory of a street customer using one of our clutches was around 1972. He was a local guy with a Gremlin X, and he lived near our house.  One night, shortly after installing a three-paddle metallic disc, he drove by our...

“Will You Sponsor My Race Car?”

Like any good racer, you probably do your best to secure whatever levels of sponsorship you can for your racing operation. Maybe you partner with local establishments to help give them exposure at races and events. You could develop contingency deal programs with your...

Don’t be Intimidated by a Transmission Swap!

Driving your muscle car can be an awful lot of fun!  What's not fun is buzzing the engine at 3000+ RPM driving down the highway or backroads for long periods of time and watching the gas gauge needle make a more rapid descent down to zero. Or seeing the wear and tear...

Fine Tuning Your Drag Racing Clutch Combination

  Does this sound familiar? You just received your brand new drag race clutch system, and you can hardly wait to get it put in and fire up the engine! You have a baseline starting point for the clutch static pressure and counterweight settings. Everything should...

Answering Frequently Asked Questions About Clutch Adjustment

A common tech question I receive focuses on adjusting the mechanical linkage on a clutch system. Many folks have a problem getting ‘enough’ adjustment or are having hard pedal and release issues. Fortunately, there are a few things you can try to get things working...

How Our E-Tech Form Can Answer Your Questions Faster

Getting Answers to Your Questions Using E-Tech We receive a lot of feedback on our electronic tech support or E-Tech. It's a way many customers get answers to questions or problems they're having. If you're someone who prefers to make a call, there are some specific...

True or False-Hydraulic Bearing Myths Debunked

Adding hydraulics to early model cars has become very popular, with many people doing swaps of late-model engines and/or five and six-speed transmissions.  There are several positives to making this switch and a few falsehoods to remember. TRUE– Switching to a...

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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