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Old 01-16-2013, 05:32 PM   #143
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Originally Posted by Mustache rash View Post
Aftermarket clutch kits are oem but not for our application.

Again referencing this thread:

Stock disc have a floating spline carrier that can compensate for axial misalignment.
This is why the springs pop out.
You said earlier that where one supplier might be faulty (ie southbend), if the other supplier uses the same design methodology (borrow from OEM) then it should be put under the same scrutiny. I think this is a key issue.

Any clutch gurus out there (Dave or Mike) care to comment on specific design features that might differentiate a particular product? For example, if it is the spline carrier that fails in Southend (pre-revision) units, how does your product do it better?

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