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Old 08-08-2002, 09:07 PM
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Angry which clutch should i use?

I got a small-block 350 running about 450HP. Can anyone reccomend a good clutch and/or bellhousing that would handle this good?

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I would recommend a Center Force Dual Friction Clutch. I used Center Force clutches for years and never had a problem. Very light pedal pressure as well.
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never have been able to kill my centerforce, with a 302 and spray...
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Check these guys out http://www.10000rpm.com

Centerforce makes a real good clutch, but there is a rising rate of resistance with higher engine rpms. And the need to run the Centerforce release bearing.

I wanted the option of using a Tilton or Quarter Master hydraulic release bearing. Not to mention a low inertia flywheel and clutch cover was tops on my list. These guys have it covered in spades! How about a STEEL flywheel as light as 9 1/2 pounds! Check them out!!
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when are you gonna need a clutch like that for a 450 hp 350? lotsa $$$$... i doubt that 350 is turning more than 5500... I can personally testify that centerforces are easy to shift even at 8 grand... no big increase in pedal pressure... held up to an estimated 500 horse, bolt-on 302 with ebrock heds and a 200 hit of spray(yes, all 3 of my vehicles are nitrous pigs)
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its a ZZ450 from Sallee Chevrolet, and a T-56. Thanx, the centerforce looks good.
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I dont know about centerforce But i do know I have been drag racing Chevy clutch cars for twenty years and now run a 3000 lb camaro with 800 horses on hand and my Ram clutch does fine noting to come apart and you can rebuild when your ready.
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