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Offline Lomiler

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type clutches used
« on: November 09, 2023, 05:26:36 PM »
  BIG THANKS to everyone that responded to my,, question about--rear axle ratio for CHASSIS RESEARCH CLONE.  Got some great answers!!
  NEW question,, type of "clutches" used in a front engine dragster era 1958-1962??     Were stock heavy duty auto/truck clutches used??  For un-blowen engine
  with carbs or injection??

Offline JEFF/21C

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Re: type clutches used
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2023, 07:34:27 AM »
I tried using stock style clutches and they would come-apart ended up using mcleod solid disc clutch( with no marcel(sp) but with a sprung hub with both a 3 finger and diaphragm pressure plate.

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Re: type clutches used
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2023, 09:38:32 AM »
I should have stated this was in the late sixties and early seventies and didn't have access to info available to-day it was mostly word of mouth and national dragster