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      02-02-2012, 11:31 AM   #23
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Will you be tracking at all? Kevlar is not a good material if you're looking to run the car hard for extended periods of time. When they start to overheat they stick, which does not allow you to shift into the next gear. In a 6spd its not as big of a problem, just pump clutch and it'll release. I don't think the DCT will be very happy when that happens.

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Don't track much, maybe a few times a year. So you have some experience with Kevlar clutch discs in the DCT transmission, wet clutches?
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Looking good Broski,cant wait to see it in Action
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Haha, thanks man.
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I guess your are bringing some heavy artillery to the SS event Lol ! Good job man!
Thanks Aleks, looking forward to seeing you at the event.
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Don't track much, maybe a few times a year. So you have some experience with Kevlar clutch discs in the DCT transmission, wet clutches?
haha even if it did get that hot the dct would go into limp mode!
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Looks like a really simple install.... your clutches were fried for sure
Something you could do in the future?


They were, I'm surprised it held up as long as it did.
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Jesus christ monkey balls..............This car is an absolute BEASTT!
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Jesus christ monkey balls..............This car is an absolute BEASTT!
Haha, THANK YOU!
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Very nice Drew.

Did you get the SSP trans cooler also?

You are going to tear it up at the airstrip event. Have fun!
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How much did it cost for this clutch change? Breakdown of parts and labor?
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Very nice Drew.

Did you get the SSP trans cooler also?

You are going to tear it up at the airstrip event. Have fun!
Thanks man, appreciate that.

I will most likely add the trans cooler as well.
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very nice! what size tires you running in the rear?? why do people hate sticky btw??
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Those clutches look almost identical to the ones we run in the GTR's.
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Amazing! I always enjoy seeing the possibilities of what can be done with this motor and the DCT.

Your car is just plain sick to begin with but other than the wheels, you pretty much have the ultimate sleeper lol
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very nice! what size tires you running in the rear?? why do people hate sticky btw??
Right now I'm running 285/35/19 RE11's, I'm now switching too 295/30/19 Toyo R888's.
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Amazing! I always enjoy seeing the possibilities of what can be done with this motor and the DCT.

Your car is just plain sick to begin with but other than the wheels, you pretty much have the ultimate sleeper lol
Thanks man, love your car as well. The MORR wheels do take away the sleeper look, but it's well worth it, they look so damn good with the MR!
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Right now I'm running 285/35/19 RE11's, I'm now switching too 295/30/19 Toyo R888's.
Can't fit a 305 ??
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Can't fit a 305 ??
I think I would need a 19x10.5 wheel for it to fit, mine are 19x10.
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Right now I'm running 285/35/19 RE11's, I'm now switching too 295/30/19 Toyo R888's.
less of a sidewall? i thought thicker sidewall = better launches
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Right now I'm running 285/35/19 RE11's, I'm now switching too 295/30/19 Toyo R888's.
Let us (me ) know how the 295 fits on that wheel. You're gonna need it!
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less of a sidewall? i thought thicker sidewall = better launches
true J, but when your dealing with a 30/35 side wall, theres barely a side wall for it to matter. plus track tires arent designed to wrinkle like a DR
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