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f1 stage 1 clutch

Discussion in 'Civic and CRX - EF' started by vpower, Dec 11, 2009.

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    vpower New Member

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    was wondering whats ur thought about me putting this clutch on my 91 ef si jdm b18c...or does anyone have experience with the f1 clutches...thanx in advance
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    Arn't those an ebay clutch? I'd stay away. Just get an exedy stock replacement. They are cheap, and OEM quality.
     
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    some people have told me its better than exedy...thats y i was curious...and the flywheel has 9.75 lbs...but thanx for ur input...anybody else...and i found it at a shop called gripforce which sells only clutch kits and flywheels...
     
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    I've used Gripforce, twice.

    No problems here, but the stage 1 clutches are pretty much stock replacement, so don't expect anything special. I believe they are Daiken clutches. As far as "stage 2" and up, I've heard a couple of horror stories.
     
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    ya i heard horror stories with stage 2 and 3 clutches from f1...i purchased the stage 1 and flywheel today and gonna install it tomorrow...i was curious is there a break in period???
     
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    Same as all clutches I'm guessing; 100mi of "normal" driving.
     
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    just 100 miles...i thought it was a 1000 miles...anybody else agree???
     
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    It depends on the brand/compound. I've heard of about 800-1000mi for racing clutches, 200-300 for some ACT street clutches, etc. This "stage 1" kit is pretty much an OE replacement and doesn't need as much break in as racing clutches. Though, a longer break-in won't hurt.
     
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    Im currently running a F1 stage 3 6 puck. so far about 30k miles on it and I abuse the shit out of it, Didnt even break it in.

    I wouldnt recommend it unless you get it super cheap like I did.

    Just waiting for it to go out and then its time for a clutch masters 4 puck sprung!
     
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    well i got the stage 1 clutch kit and flywheel 9.75 pounds for $241.00 at gripforce...kewl???
     
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    my clutch is from gripforce as well, can't go wrong with those guys.
     
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    so i should be cool then???
     
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