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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...

It’s All About the Load, Silly!

The typical tech call for a clutch recommendation starts like this: “How much power will your RAM xxx clutch hold?”  Customers have been conditioned by other manufacturers to select their clutch by ‘stage’ or ‘level’ or ‘rating’.  While the horsepower and torque are...

Picking the Right Clutch is like Picking a Suit

So here you are.  Clutch feels like it is starting to slip.  Or it feels mushy.  Or it isn’t disengaging completely.  Time to pick a new one, but how do you know what to choose?  This title says it all, picking a clutch is like picking a suit.  No one size or style is...

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