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    Symptoms of slipping clutch??

    What are the typical symptoms of your clutch(metal washers) starting to slip? IS it mainly just at WOT and top speed where you notice a performance loss?
    I am down on boost, RPM's, and obviously speed. It could have been a boost leak, I R/R'ed the tubes and couplers. and checked everything else.
    Wondering IF I should remove the S/C for new spring washers...


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    Steve, can you measure the slip moment? and do you have a shim?
    sounds like you already know the answer, less boost, less performance, less speed...
    was it really hot out where you are? could it be heat fade or something?...PR...
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    It wasnt too hot. Dont think it was heat fade. I could check the slip moment, but not now. I am lazy. I am getting tired of taking it apart and putting it back together. It is fun the first 96 times you do it...
    I only have about 15 hrs since my last spring washer install.
    Last edited by The Bandit; 06-02-2007 at 09:29 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RXP Steve View Post
    It is fun the first 96 times you do it...
    Damn!
    yeah, I know all to well about that chit!...PR...

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    If you are losing RPM's at WOT and can see the R's go up and down its more than likely a slipping clutch. Time to shim!

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    question for yall??im replacing my washers with metal ones monday from riva. i just put the whole kit from the factory(washers,shims,spacer,nut,etc.)about 15 0r 20 hours ago will i be ok just replaceing the clutcher washers and putting all the other parts back to gether???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Hulk View Post
    If you are losing RPM's at WOT and can see the R's go up and down its more than likely a slipping clutch. Time to shim!
    Jer, would you see this rise and fall on the boost gauge?...PR...

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    I can! The boost will fall off and the R's will drop. Then boost builds and R's come up. Kind of a surging feeling.

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    Yeah, I was not getting surges. Thats what I would expect if it was slipping. I just went out and checked...I am getting 4 NM before it slips. That is 35 inch pounds and that is not good right?..haha
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    haha yea that is not good bro!

    got shims?

    i can put one in the mail on monday.

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