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Which Clutch?

Well my race file is spinning my stock clutch! So which clutch do i go with? Im leaning towards South Bend, but i looked and have a ton of options! Anyone have suggestions and or Part numbers/prices?

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how much power you pushing out? they have a 400hp, 475hp and 550hp clutch
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Since when are clutches rated in "hp"?

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@Raul i dont thin i will ever run over 550, the current tune is a 160hp tune i believe.....

@Texas they are rated as to how much HP they can handle


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Yeah i did some reading on South Bends website, i just need to figure out how much HP im running. I think my race file is 160hp....but they say your clutch needs to be matched as close as possible, but what if you switch to a tow tune that is 100hp less??

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I just put in a Valair HD. Its a bit noisier but it holds really well. My mech told me that my stocker had basically exploded and I was metal on metal. Surprising to me because it didn't slip at all until TW's street and extreme settings

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@Texas they are rated as to how much HP they can handle
I asked because the correct holding capacity of a clutch should be measured by it's torque rating.
The gas world does it. I guess the diesel world wants to be different.

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I just called Valair and they said they don't make a clutch for the 6.0 that will hold 500hp.

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^ thats crazy?!?!?

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