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What would be better. A 12 inch spec stage 3+ or a mcloed rst twin disc? My clutch is back at mcleod, I was running there 100 series and it would not hold. I ran there 800 series before and it held but it was harsh engagement. I switched to try and help save the tranny. Now mcloed is telling me that they should not of sold me either clutches they should of sold me the twin disc.

My buddy sais go with spec there better. What to do what to do??????

I a have a richmond 6 speed 500 horses 600 with nos, 3600 pounds and 28 inch tall tires, and a 411 rear.
 

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Sorry I could not go into detail earlier I was late for work.

What kind of ticks me off is that when I was putting the car together I talked to a couple of clutch companies. I decided to go with mcleod. My representitive was a guy named red. He recommended the 800 series, so I went with it. It held good, but was harsh. You could feel it through the whole car when it engaged, no matter how smooth you were with the clutch. I even burned that clutch a few times line locking.
But it would still hold. When I decided to put in a hydraulic throw out bering I saw that the pressure plate and the flywheel had two burn spots on the east and west sides. I sent them back to mcleod to have them resurfaced. I told the tech guy at mcleod my stories of blowing the tranny numerous time and he recommened the 100 series, all organic, that it would be smoother engagement and still hold. Well it didn't hold. I only have about 1000 miles on that clutch and pressure plate. So I sent it back to get resurfaced.

Now the tech guys tell me that the pressure plate is throw away and I need a new clutch plate. What happened to the resurfacing of the clutch and pressure plate? Then he tells me that they should have never of recommened that clutch or my original clutch.

So I ask him what are my options, since you have my stuff. He tells me that I need there rst twin disc set up that will bolt to my flywheel. He said that they don't have a single disc that will hold my power with nitrous and that I would just be throwing my money away. To me that means I have already thrown away about $800. And he tells me he would sell it to me for jobber pricing which was more than summit. And they could just hold on to my stuff.:huh:

I would not have a problem with another mcleod product if I did not feel like they were just sticking it to me because they are busy and just don't give a $hit. I got better service with red, now it seems as if they are too busy for me.

Sorry for the Rant............
 

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I don’t know if you remember, but I’m using a 22 pound billet steel SFI rated 11 inch. It started life as a 30# and they remachined it thinner. I went with billet steel over a lightweight aluminum because I wanted something that could take on clamping shock without bending or warping the flywheel.

You seem to have been getting the same poor service that I have received from Comp Cams and a major head manufacturer. These places hire these low wage people and we pay the price.

I would argue for credit from the 100 series towards the twin disk. Because they are the ones that screwed up, not you. I would be asking for a big manager to speak to.

I'll look up the spec parts.
 

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I would argue for credit from the 100 series towards the twin disk. Because they are the ones that screwed up, not you. I would be asking for a big manager to speak to.
Did that and they admitted that they shouldn't of rebuilt my pressure plate last time. It lost some of its clamping force and that is why the 100 series failed. So they gave me a great deal on the twin disc set up and told me that if I needed to make any piston changes to my throwout bering they would give them to me. So I am happy now for the most part. The twin disc should be interesting:D
 
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