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Old 02-06-2003, 03:04 PM
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I have a 65 vette with a Valeo clutch. Someone on the forum recommended a Centerforce II because the clutch I have now requires a lot of peddle pressure to engage the clutch. I'm a novice but the pictures of the Centerforce II looks exactly like the Valeo. Does anyone have experience with Valeos and Centerforce. Also jusy because they look the same could the Centerforce still be alot easier to engage. I hate to spend a few hundred dollars and find no differance.
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Talk to the folks at Centerforce or the retailer. I would think that it would be easier to operate because it has weights in it to help it engage with centrifigul force. I know that there are/were stock applicatoins using this setup, and less pedal effort was the thing in mind. Centerforce clutches however were designed with performance in mind, and driver comfort is not really the intention when it comes to performance. I'm sure there are folks on this board that have the answer, just give'em a little bit to reply.
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All three levels of Centerforce clutches require less pedal effort due to the weights design. The Centerforce stock level clutch holds something like 30% more than an oem clutch with less pedal effort. The dual friction level holds even more with less pedal effort.
I have a dual friction Centerforce behind a ZZ4 with a Tremac 5 speed and am very happy with it. The GMPP Chevrolet dealerships and Summit Racing sell them. Check them out, you won't be disappointed.

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