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Old 07-26-2016, 10:11 PM
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New Clutch?

It's getting rather close for a new Clutch in my 250, so I was wondering.
What's a good clutch to go with, stay with the OEM or something aftermarket?
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I always go either OEM or a center force.
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I always go either OEM or a center force.
Hmm 400 bucks or 1600 bucks... I think i'll stick with OE...
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Yeah that's why I go OEM on a stock engine.
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I have been having good results with LuK clutches.
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Is factory a dual-mass flywheel?

May be worth some research on the subject before buying...it's been too many years to recall details, but I'm pretty sure a friend ended up a lot happier swapping to a single-mass flywheel in his early Powerstroke.
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That's what the wife just put in her Wrangler. It seems to be working fine. Smooth shifts and no chatter.
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I have done only one dual to single conversion, and the owners were quite tickled with the results. When I replaced the clutch in my 86 diesel, the old one was a Valeo, stiff as hell. The LuK softened the pedal but has not been any worse for grab. Put a LuK in the 88 351W and has been great for the abuse there as well.
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Is factory a dual-mass flywheel?.
You know, I dunno. I need to look in to this.
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Simple solution...get rid of the gheyass manual and swap a real transmission in
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