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Old 05-23-2008, 04:46 PM   #1
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I run ofna silver clutch shoes with the gold springs and only get about a gallon of fuel ,then their junk what are people running for clutches? Motor I run is RB WS7 3
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I run ofna silver clutch shoes with the gold springs and only get about a gallon of fuel ,then their junk what are people running for clutches? Motor I run is RB WS7 3


what truck....what motor....what track condition's.... ? ur running good shoes...the silver's are 7075 and are some of the more robust shoes out there as per 3 shoe set-up's go....U could also try Dynamite Max life shoes...they seem to last a good while...if u dont HAVE to run 1.1's try 1.0's they should give the shoes quite a bit more life...as the 1.1's ship Wayy too much on top imo.
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I run them on a Jammin buggy one track I race on is loam and I also run on hard pack
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:12 PM   #4
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If you want a clutch that lasts a long time get a fioroni slide clutch. I have one and I really like it. I have 3 gallons on my shoes and they are still ok. Some people Ive talked to claim to get over 5 gallons.
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m2cracing.com shoes and springs will last 3-5 gallons with little maintenance
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+1 on the dynamite max life shoes... the majority of the time i race those with 1.0 mugen sp. with great success
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your main problem is clutch slippage run the black springs in the buggy and deburr them after every couple outings and you should get atleast 2 gallons out of them
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Try the Ultimate racing compak clutch. I've got just over a gallon on mine and it runs perfect. Shoes still look great.

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when I still had the truggys I tried just about every kind of clutch shoes that was on the market. none of them lasted very long, with proper maintenance maybe 2 good race weekends, just the nature of the beasts, a lot happens when u squeeze that throttle. A fellow racer put me on to the feroni slider clutch, guess what I ran that clutch for 2 complete seasons an I still have it an it works excellent, all I have replalced is the brass shim a couple of times, beware losi 8 users this unit doesn't work well with the losi. Can't get proper alignament on servo an carb barrel, results in ruined throttle servo. I"m sure with enough work this could be fixed. bottom line if ur lokkin for a clutch give the feroni a try u won't be sorry
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+1 for the dynamite max life shoes!

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HUH...Running a Fioroni on a 8ight and u cant get the carb to line up has NOthing to do with the clutch....i dont see how u think it does....plz explain.
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