[s-cars] Ball bearing turbo

Jim Green jim.green at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 21:55:06 EDT 2005

On 10/19/05, Emre Washburn <yumyjager at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jim,
> Cody Payne runs a Centerforce dual friction clutch, as do I. He showed
> a corrected number of 399whp (IIRC) a few months back, and I've never
> heard of him having any issues with the clutch as of yet.
> FYI, just today I ordered a replacement Centerforce dual friction kit
> as something odd happened to my pressure plate yesterday as I was
> driving, and when we took the tranny out, we saw this:
> <http://forums.audiworld.com/s4s6/msgs/88510.phtml>
> I'm sticking with Centerforce because it's been proven by a bunch of
> listers, and I never had any problems with the clutch before
> yesterday. Summit Racing is drop shipping it to me from Centerforce (I
> ordered the LAST kit they had in stock) for $360 ish, next day air. I
> also don't plan to go any higher than Cody has with my car.
> The clutch was 4 years old, and possibly had 60k on it. The clutch
> disk still had 2/3 meat left on it. Woould you be using
> Thanks for all the input guys. I've ridden in Cody's car and the clutch
was great. I have the PP Elijah was using, so that with the extra psi a 6
puck disk gives you, it should hold alot of torque.
 Dave, I'm really shooting for next Sat, I need to install a new 034EFI
crank pulley before I go. My homebrew crank trigger cases all kinds of funny
things to happen on the dyno at high rpms because of the runout it has. So
unless that doesn't happen, it will be Sat. I'll let you guys know either

Jim Green
'89 90tq
'89 80q

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