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Anyone running centerforce clutches?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 77K5Blazer, Sep 23, 2001.

  1. 77K5Blazer

    77K5Blazer 1/2 ton status

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    I just got my new centerforce pieces, a Stage II disc, pressure plate and T.O. Bearing. I am a little sketchy about the Stage II stuff, apparently I didn't research good enough, and I now have a very HIGH performance clutch for a stock blazer? Does anybody have any experience with these things? I will be installing it this week, so any info is greatly appreciated!

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  2. DesertDueler

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    We put centerforce II clutches and centerforce DF clutchs in all the time. Mostly on mustangs though. They work great even on a stock motor. they dont slip near as much as a stock clutch. You will have to get use to it though. When you go to first drive it you will look like dont know how to drive a stick. The pressure plate is alot stronger than the factory one, and the clutch engages alot faster and easier. Keep it and yo will like it.

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  3. Stoopalini

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    I have a centerforce on my Camaro, and I love it. DesertDueler is right on when he says they don't slip. I dump the clutch a lot in my car, and I have yet to have the clutch slip a significant amount.

    I think you'll like it

    Thomas.

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  4. michaelm

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    for the price of a gimic centerforce you could get a real clutch from ram or mcleod. hp has a great book on clutches that will teach you what you need for any application

    <P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by 77chev on 09/23/01 01:35 PM.</FONT></P>
     
  5. baldbandit

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    I bought a centerforce ONCE! It came apart in less than a 100 miles! I got to looking and it had a "Made In ? ( somewhere other than US)" sticker that was hide under the clutch disks. I sold the vehicle shortly after I installed a the second one. Oh was i PI$$ED! It was a granny 4 speed, and boy was it heavy, BOTH TIMES!!!!!

    just my .02!

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  6. outlaw612

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    I had a Centerforce once, it was a great clutch. If you re gonna do alot of stop and go driving, or trails where you need to ride the clutch alot it will wear your leg out. Really stiff pedal pressure.

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