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John Mueller Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Okay, I searched but could not find....

Over the past season I have running the Exedy 3-puck disk in my 1.6 (built for enduros). I'm prepping the car for the 25hr and need to put in a new clutch disk. My problem is that from what I can tell Exedy no longer just sells this disk for the 1.6.

I plan to resurface the flywheel and the pressure plate should be okay (has about 20hrs on it)...

QUESTION: Is it okay for me to change to ACT or do I need to get a new p-plate?

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Scottie
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I think you can buy a 3 puck from here. http://www.clutchnet.com

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John, I stock the ACT solid hub disc alone.

FYI, I weighed a 3 puck disc vs the 4 puck ACT, both unsprung and the 4 puck was actually lighter than the 3 puck???? Things that make you go hmmmmmmm

Dave

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Dave, any pluses or minuses on the Sprung v. Unsprung discs? Also, how many events or years should you see from one of these? I've got your 4-puck unsprung in there now, but haven't gotten a backup yet.

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Chris

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John Mueller Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Thanks guys but I don't think I asked my questions well...

Are clutch disks like brake pads? Meaning, is it okay to switch manufactures and keep the same pressure plate (flywheel is being resurfaced)?

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John Mueller
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Hey John- If you're resurfacing, then the answere is "no", there will be no friction material left on the pressure plate or flywheel.

If you had NOT been planning on resurfacing, then the answer is "depends". Some clutch disc friction materials transfer, some do not. Pretty sure the ACT ceramic-based material does not.

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