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Old 01-22-2006, 10:23 AM   #3136
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Hey guys got a quick question for you mtx-3 to mtx-4 owners. Whats the difference between the clutches , if there is any? I have a mtx-3 clutch setup for my r40 , but was wondering whats the difference on the mtx-4....and do they swap back and forth if anyone has tried that.

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Hey guys got a quick question for you mtx-3 to mtx-4 owners. Whats the difference between the clutches , if there is any? I have a mtx-3 clutch setup for my r40 , but was wondering whats the difference on the mtx-4....and do they swap back and forth if anyone has tried that.

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mtx3 and 4 have big difference in clutch bell ( 2 bearings vs 3 bearings in mtx4 ), flywheel ( different depth ) and pinion gears ( more teeth vs less teeth in mtx4 ). So they are not switchable.

If you run fine with mtx3 clutch... then stick with it.
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Hey guys got a quick question for you mtx-3 to mtx-4 owners. Whats the difference between the clutches , if there is any? I have a mtx-3 clutch setup for my r40 , but was wondering whats the difference on the mtx-4....and do they swap back and forth if anyone has tried that.

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you can use the clutch minus the clutch bell but you will need the clutch adjusting nut off the mtx-4 as it is smaller
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I have almost 3 gallons of fuel on my car. I just had to replace the side belt which is rubber. I replaced the front and rear urethane belts just because I have a 60 minute main to run tomorrow. They both look brand new. I don't know if you do this, but I never use denatured alcohol, or anything else for that matter when cleaning my car. I just use compressed air. I put on a set of the rubber belts as they definitely roll better than the urethane belts.
What is the part # for the rubber belts?
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I have only raced on prepared surfaces. The only tracks that my MTX4 have been on so far are the Silver Bowl Raceway (las vegas), Revelation Raceway and Crystal Park Raceway (both in southern california). As I said, they are all clean and prepared dedicated raceways. Perhaps a dirtier track is causing your belt cracking? It doesn't sound like you are having any major issues, as belts do wear out no matter what you do.
I run at Revelation and broke my first side belt after a gallon or so. It just flipped over on itself and started to crack. I didn't hit anything. I think the side belt is too loose.
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whats your opinion on alum side pully ? my 24T went out on me today and i am thinking about if i should go with alum or stay with plastic. some said stay with plastic as alum does not last as long , what do you think
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whats your opinion on alum side pully ? my 24T went out on me today and i am thinking about if i should go with alum or stay with plastic. some said stay with plastic as alum does not last as long , what do you think

stick with plastic. alloy wears out, and it's heavier.
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What is the part # for the rubber belts?

Here is a complete parts list/orderform has all the parts numbers
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What is the part # for the rubber belts?
T0268 front belt (rubber)
T0269 rear belt (rubber)
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mtx3 and 4 have big difference in clutch bell ( 2 bearings vs 3 bearings in mtx4 ), flywheel ( different depth ) and pinion gears ( more teeth vs less teeth in mtx4 ). So they are not switchable.

If you run fine with mtx3 clutch... then stick with it.
Flywheels are the same between the MTX 3 and the MTX 4
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I run at Revelation and broke my first side belt after a gallon or so. It just flipped over on itself and started to crack. I didn't hit anything. I think the side belt is too loose.

If you are worried about the side belt being too loose, use the 25t pulley and just adjust your tire split.
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whats your opinion on alum side pully ? my 24T went out on me today and i am thinking about if i should go with alum or stay with plastic. some said stay with plastic as alum does not last as long , what do you think
I agree with Venom. Stick with the plastic pulley.
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is 25t side pully avaliable now i will definately get one if it is

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If you are worried about the side belt being too loose, use the 25t pulley and just adjust your tire split.
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Hi Scott, what is the split in terms of mm do you usually start with given 24t side pully is used ?
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I start with 1.5mm smaller fronts. Most of the team runs 1.5-2mm split.
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