100Q vs V8 clutch holding torque

Denis sparkplugvw at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 17 16:20:51 EST 2004

The LT1 use a standard disk !!!! mmmmm i asked machine shop about it and the
recommended use a stronger disk for a 400Nm,,, application. The stock unit
ll suffer from the 400Nm torque.
The disk cost double the standard unit. Does he use standard pads too ?



----- Original Message -----
From: Peter Golledge <petergg at dimensional.com>
To: Denis Julien <sparkplugvw at hotmail.com>
Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: 100Q vs V8 clutch holding torque

> Denis,
> The LT-1Q uses an uprated 5000TQ clutch from Kennedy Eng and a standard
> 5000TQ disk.  Supposed to be good to 400 ft/lb of torque.  I did have
> a diaphram failure after two years (and a few track events ;-) and they
> repaired it for free!  You might like to check with Kennedy and see if
> they have something suitable.  They have a clutch press so you may be
> able to send them a stock unit and have it uprated.
> http://www.kennedyeng.com/
> Cheers
> On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 07:20, Denis Julien wrote:
> > Hi all.
> > The holding torque of the 100Q with a 240mm disk is the same as the V8
with the same 240mm disk ?
> >
> > If not what give the holding tork of the pressure plate, disk ... ?  or
how can i get more holding torque from my 100Q with a 240mm disk ?
> > i know the disk composite do part of the job for friction  but what else
?  spring on the disk ? ......
> --
> Peter Golledge
> 87 LT1Q, 89 200TQA, 79 Porsche 930

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