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Question about clutch

Postby Pongo23 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:45 am

Hey i just wanted some recommendations about what clutch...clutch cover...release bearing and flywheel setup I should go for for my altezza rs200. I want to keep the ride smooth but wouldn't mind a lil performance upgrade. Shud I jus get everything from trd or jus stick to OEM. If there are other aftermarket brands that are good as well...you can definitely let me know.

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Re: Question about clutch

Postby E910 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:41 am

If you go for an aftermarket clutch you will also need to replace the flywheel. The factory dual mass flywheel can only be used with the factory clutch.
As for aftermarket brands, Exedy is one that is commonly used. They make the TRD kits. ORC & OS Giken are a couple of other brands that spring to mind.
Flywheels, Im not sure if any one brand better than the other but JUN, TRD & Toda seem to be used/recommended a lot on the forums.


Just found this complete TODA flywheeel & clutch kit http://www.jappartsspecialist.com/produ ... ts_id=1322 for €630. Geuss it all comes down to your budget at the end of the day.

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Re: Question about clutch

Postby Pongo23 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 5:44 pm

Thanks for the valuable information...the toda kit and exedy kit would provide an increase in performance but I do not want to sacrifice the smoothness of the clutch. Do you know if the Exedy and Toda kit feel significantly harder and alot less smooth than the stock clutch kit?

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Re: Question about clutch

Postby Evelyn » Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:38 pm

If you go with a exedy organic you will be fine same as standard clutch the hyper single is more aggressive
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Re: Question about clutch

Postby Pongo23 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:09 pm

does anyone know a good website where i can buy either the stock clutch...clutch cover...release bearing etc...or exedy clutch kit. I can have it shipped to either the US or to St. Lucia (in the Caribbean)...know of any websites with reasonable shipping rates?

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Re: Question about clutch

Postby E910 » Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:51 am

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Re: Question about clutch

Postby alimac » Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:10 am

Aftermarket with lightweight flywheel will work out cheaper as well. The whole setup will cost less than a new dual mass, and the dual mass needs to be replaced as it can't be machined.
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