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View Poll Results: which clutch set-up do you prefer???
3 shoe
30.40%
4 shoe
65.60%
carbon
8.80%
aluminum
54.40%
carbon/aluminum mix
19.20%
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......... new poll about clutches ..........

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Old 04-03-2011, 09:11 AM
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ok another poll for you guys/gals... all about clutches... remember for fun and "friendly chatter".... you can make 2 choices but must be done at the same time.. since there are so many brands the poll is a basic poll.. jeremy
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This doesn't seem right kinda, there are so many combinations of clutches and for different cars, different track conditions and so on.

Clutch brands are very important but I know where that goes
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This doesn't seem right kinda, there are so many combinations of clutches and for different cars, different track conditions and so on.

Clutch brands are very important but I know where that goes
you are correct my friend.. this is why it is kind of a basic poll.. i bet there are 30+ clutch brands and in the brands 30 or more combinations... just wanting some basic answers from our racers/bashers... jeremy
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I like the Fioroni Black Carbon "Turbo Twin" Sliding Clutch System. I have used the same clutch shoes for 8 gallons plus and have only changed springs. By far the best clutch I have used
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I like the Fioroni Black Carbon "Turbo Twin" Sliding Clutch System. I have used the same clutch shoes for 8 gallons plus and have only changed springs. By far the best clutch I have used
that is a great clutch for low maintenance


takes some low end punch out of the engine though
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i only use the losi clutch, there are many very nice clutches out there but i have tons and tons of losi springs/shoes/flywheels/collets/clutch bells. to switch, it would cost me to much to replace what i have for the losi set-up. i guess if i had the funds i would try others, but overall pretty happy with the losi!!
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takes some low end punch out of the engine though
I switch the thicker shoes inboard (closes to flywheel) and thin shoe out board of the flywheel with hard spring. It throws a 14 lb Monster Truck up into a wheelie with ease. I have never tried a Werks or Ascendancy clutch set up so I can't compair the Fioroni to it. If you say so, I trust your word.
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I like the Fioroni Black Carbon "Turbo Twin" Sliding Clutch System. I have used the same clutch shoes for 8 gallons plus and have only changed springs. By far the best clutch I have used
Wise man!

Been running Fioroni clutches for years. I personally prefer the original "Turbo" vs. the "Turbo Twin" but they all work very well. I run carbon shoes w/ 2 med. and one hard spring in the buggy. Carbon shoes w/ 1 med. and 2 hard springs in the truggy. Sprung differently depending on track conditions obviously.

Like Houston mentioned they don't grab quite as hard as a highly sprung aluminum shoe clutch does, but they are plenty snappy for me and the engines I run. Nice and smooth, but plenty of grab. There isn't a clutch system that lasts longer.
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Depends on wether it's truggy or buggy.

Buggy: Losi 4 shoe, 2 alu/gold springs, 2plastic/green springs.

Truggy: Losi 4 shoe, 4 JVD racing alu shoes with gold springs.
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Originally Posted by JAMMINKRAZY View Post
Wise man!

Been running Fioroni clutches for years. I personally prefer the original "Turbo" vs. the "Turbo Twin" but they all work very well. I run carbon shoes w/ 2 med. and one hard spring in the buggy. Carbon shoes w/ 1 med. and 2 hard springs in the truggy. Sprung differently depending on track conditions obviously.

Like Houston mentioned they don't grab quite as hard as a highly sprung aluminum shoe clutch does, but they are plenty snappy for me and the engines I run. Nice and smooth, but plenty of grab. There isn't a clutch system that lasts longer.
I use the "turbo" for my Savage now. For my Buggy, I use 1 hard and two medium which made the wheels tempermental, so I went with the 2 hard and 1 medium and worked best for me and my track. We both have the same set up for the Truggy.
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Werks pro w/ 4 aluminum
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Ascendancy, all day everyday!!
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