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Lonestag
12-09-2008, 08:45 PM
I'm in the middle of having the tranny on my 95 Tercel replaced.
While the tranny is off, I figured throwing in a new clutch might be in line.
I am wondering if buying a performance clutch (IE stage 2) would feel much different and last longer then an OEM clutch under the abuse I put it through. (Daily "spirited" drives through curvy mountain roads). I have been driving clutch my whole life, so losing a little drivability isn't a huge concern, I'll probably be able to adjust.

I'm just wondering if it is a bad idea for any reason i'm missing, and if it's not a bad idea, what are some brands that are known for decent quality?

Thanks guys.

Ryan
12-09-2008, 08:52 PM
Check out South Bend Clutch.

They make a really good product and offer a wide variety as well.

vip09
12-09-2008, 09:44 PM
My GTS is pretty much stock and I'm using a Southbend clutch. The pedal feel is much better than stock on this car. I'd definitely recommend one.

I have the cheapest one that southbend sells for my car, forgot the model.


*edit: I just checked their website and Tercel is not listed. What engine is in that car?

CriScO
12-09-2008, 10:31 PM
*edit: I just checked their website and Tercel is not listed. What engine is in that car?
5E-FE. 1.5.

celica91gts
12-09-2008, 10:41 PM
lighter flywheel while your at it!

Lonestag
12-09-2008, 11:02 PM
I'd do the flywheel but it's like $360.00+ for one,
I'd love to get one though, I'm sure they would improve fuel economy.

And Criso is correct, it is the mighty 5efe, I wish I could find a really cheap 5EFHE to drop in there, that would be tits.