yup, im using it with the velocity lightened flywheel. does exactly what i wanted it to. it's a more aggressive street disc, and im using it with a stock 16v pressure plate so it doesnt kill my leg and the rest of my driveline. so far it has lasted me 15k trouble free miles. i like mine a lot.
edit: its the dual fiber disc
im using a clutch net too. i asked this in the car lounge, but no one gave a good answer. how come the less surface area, the more of an aggressive clutch it is? wouldn't more surface area grab better?
hmmm. i kind of like that answer. ok when a company advertises their clutch as a dual friction clutch what are they talking about? doesn't the flywheel grab it on one side and the pressure plate on the other. making all clutches dual friction
quote:[HR][/HR] how come the less surface area, the more of an aggressive clutch it is? wouldn't more surface area grab better? [HR][/HR]
I'll give that a shot. Pressure equals force divided by area, or P=F/A. So if you want to increase clutch pressure which increases "grab", you can either increase F (heavier springs on the pressure plate) or decrease A by using pads instead of a continuous disk. So in the case of the four puck clutch disk the area (A) is about half that of a OEM disk, so you should have about twice the pressure, or you could double the pressure plate force and then you would have a big left leg.
The equation for friction is: Friction force=Normal force x coeficient of friction. You will notice that the surface area is not in that equation, so increasing surface area does not increase friction force. Normal force is the force the the two surfaces are being pushed together with, F from the above paragraph.
Does that help?
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