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Butternut68

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Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« on: March 18, 2021, 06:30:23 PM »
Hey all, I'm currently doing a swap from a powerglide to a M20 and was wondering what other people's opinions were on a Luk Clutch kit (here's the link https://www.summitracing.com/parts/luk-04-049). I'm only going to be driving it on the road, no racing of any kind, so I don't need a high end performance clutch, I just want something that is reliable without breaking my bank and I saw this, just want some more opinions on it, thanks.

Stingr69

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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2021, 11:12:04 PM »
I have the 10.5" version and would buy it again.  If I remember right, I think I sourced a different pilot bushing.  It may have been magnetic.  Not 100% sure on that, but if it is magnetic you should not use it.

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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2021, 12:50:36 AM »
The 04-0049 kit you linked is an 11.0" clutch - make sure you use the correct kit for your starter, flywheel, and bellhousing combination.

Pilot bushing is listed as bronze construction -

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Butternut68

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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2021, 02:07:54 AM »
Thanks guys, I didn't mean to link that 11" one haha, but I'm happy to hear more good things about the clutch.

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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2021, 06:24:35 PM »
LuK makes clutches/pressure plates for the OEMs and are excellent quality.
Just another T/A fanatic. A new project in the works.

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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2021, 03:09:33 AM »
They are the #1 OEM clutch supplier....
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Re: Deciding on a clutch for my transmission swap
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2021, 11:58:33 AM »
I use the 10-3/8 version and like the feel very much, it engages very smoothly.