View Full Version : Quick check on Clutches

11-17-2011, 04:34 AM
Just making sure for my 205, if I order a clutch and flywheel for a 94 mr2 with the 3sgte it will fit the 205 motor and trans. Let's just say I had a bad drive to work involving a lot of foul smelling smoke

11-18-2011, 03:34 AM
Bump for help?

11-19-2011, 07:08 AM
Yes, the clutches are the same. Just dont order a flywheel for a 165. Youre good on 185 stuff. Youre good on SW20 stuff. Its all the same stuff.

11-21-2011, 06:03 AM
Now comes the question do I want the act clutch or the trd clutch.

11-21-2011, 06:28 PM
Neither. The TRD clutch is a 3 puck and its very grabby and chattery.

How much money are you looking to spend on a clutch? What kind of power are you making? What are you looking to get out of your car?

11-21-2011, 08:16 PM
Barely above stock power, I drive my car all year round, and aside from some spirited driving, i drive pretty easily. I dont mind a more moderate pedal feel but i dont want to hobble around like i was one of frankensteins monsters. At most right now i'd be looking at 350 horse, I want to do brakes and suspension first, and by the time I get around to the motor for anything major ill need a new clutch anyway.

So easy driving, long lasting, moderate pedal, and cost effective. Im sure im going to need a new flywheel as well so if I can order all three at once that would be great, ill probably get a toyota throwout bearing.

11-23-2011, 12:55 AM
Im thinking the clutchmasters stage 2 long life kevlar disc and heavy duty pressure plate with the clutchmasters flywheel. A long life clutch sounds great for me and the reviews ive read on the kevlar disc are quite positive. Any thoughts?

11-23-2011, 07:32 AM
I dont know that Id go with a heavy duty pressure plate. Whats your definition of "long life"?

I got about 50k of abuse out of an ACT 6 puck unsprung. It just wasnt the most driveable clutch on the planet.

11-23-2011, 08:07 PM
50k miles is about 80k km and that sounds decent to me, but im looking at a full face clutch, I doubt I have the need for a six puck. The clutchmasters FX200 kit has the same pressure plate as their base clutch (power plus 1) and from what i have read the kevlar disc wont glaze over like an organic clutch will

11-23-2011, 08:10 PM
Youre prolly in good hands with that clutch. Just dont abuse it. Sprung clutches in our transmissions like to grenade if they are abused.

11-23-2011, 08:32 PM
Sounds like im going to have that problem no matter what clutch I buy, theres no way I could have an unsprung clutch in my DD