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Old 02-22-2009, 11:12 AM   #1
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I want to get you guys opinion on these two clutches the fioroni vario 3 shoe and the werks adjustable 4 shoe I be running them on a RC8T with a ninja jx .21 thanks for any help
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:37 PM   #2
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Avoid the 4 shoe adjustable clutches. When set up right they work well but, more often they loosen up and cause damage to the clutch parts and cause a DNF.

Don't know anything about the fioroni 3 shoe clutch. I have run a Fioroni turbo slider for years. The slider is not a good clutch the way it is for a truggy.
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i would steer clear of the werks four shoe.. i had one and hated it.. the best clutch for the rc8t is the factory one with impulse shoes.. just m opinion of course
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i agree stay a way from the werks clutch.
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:02 PM   #5
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thanks for the info so far anyone else have any experience with these clutches
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Old 02-22-2009, 04:44 PM   #6
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i like the werks i havent had any problem.
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Fioroni works good, and lasts ffffoooooorrrrreeevvverrrr!!. God clutch, I don't know what they make the shoes from, but damn, they are good.
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I run the fioroni turbo twin 2007 sliding clutch with black carbon shoes and 2 hard springs. Best setup I have ever used. Going on 9 gallons of use in a truggy with the origional shoes. All I have done is replaced springs with 2 new hards every couple of gallons and scuffed up the shoes and bell with scotch brite after every weekend. Runs great and has as much snap as it did on day 1.
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I used to run the Werks clutch a couple seasons ago and it was good. As long as you properly lock tite the adjustment nut it never comes loose. The shoe life in a buggy is easily over 4 gallons. I stripped out the hex on the adjusting nut though and haven't been able to get a replacement through the LHS here, so i just kind of set it aside, but I might order a new nut for it online this spring and put it back together.
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race raider- the Fioroni Vario clutch is good, and you might want to check this out too: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/33289
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I am friends with a couple of associated pro drivers. They run the factory clutches and are fast as lighting. Not to mention I have watched them service there clutches a couple of time. The factory clutch is very easy to service. Why use anything different. Just on price and ease of service I would stay with the factory clutch. I used the werks clutch and it was excellent when it worked. However when it didn't .
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race raider- the Fioroni Vario clutch is good, and you might want to check this out too: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/33289
yeah I was looking at that clutch too. I think i'm going to pass on the werks I do like the factory clutch just looking for a upgrade I would like to hear about any other clutches you guy might recommend again thanks for all the info
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Hands down the Vario very good shoes, all alum, i use this in my RC8T, the shoes last forever, and can handle big HP i run the modded JX and the clutch is killer, works well on many engines, get the all alum set up and enjoy.
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:51 PM   #14
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well it looks like A main has the vario and quattro back in stock i'm going to pick up both and see witch one works better thanks for all the responses
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Forget those other clutches buy yourself some extra tries. some new clutch shoes and springs for the associated clutch. try some different setups that clutch works real well. Spending money on tires which is 80% of any cars setup would be money much better spent.
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