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    RPS twin plate carbon clutch owners

    Was just after a bit feedback from people that use this clutch, its the latest design twin plate carbon.

    Ive had it fitted and have done about 150 mile on it so far, it feels much better than the spec stage3+ i had but its the first multi plate clutch ive used so got nothing to compare to, i know its normal for it to rattle when the clutch pedel is pressed but is it normal to get any sort of juddering and harshness when engaging? Especially when up to temp.

    Also when driving normally at slow speeds in higher gear to get vibrations from it? Hard to explain i might have to try and get a video.

    I dont know of anyone with one in the north east or id go and have a look to compare
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    1994 UK Spec TT

    1997 RZ 6 Speed

    1993 Single turbo 6 Speed Aerotop


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    When you installed it did you keep the matchmarks aligned? Carbon plates don't like to be misaligned as hard for them to wear to new orientation so can cause some vibrations.

    Twin plates will chatter more than your usual single plate clutch. So if you load up the car in a high gear whilst going slowly then it can be normal to hear chatter. Best to go down a gear.

    A new carbon clutch is also fairly grabby. Do some more driving on it, after 500-1000 miles you may find that the engagement is easier as everything is bedded in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike2JZ View Post
    When you installed it did you keep the matchmarks aligned? Carbon plates don't like to be misaligned as hard for them to wear to new orientation so can cause some vibrations.

    Twin plates will chatter more than your usual single plate clutch. So if you load up the car in a high gear whilst going slowly then it can be normal to hear chatter. Best to go down a gear.

    A new carbon clutch is also fairly grabby. Do some more driving on it, after 500-1000 miles you may find that the engagement is easier as everything is bedded in.
    To be honest the noise isnt bad at all its silent at idle whick is set at about 1krpm and only a little chatter when the peddle pressed,

    I never installed it so cant comment on that, i wouldnt have thought so since it had bright orange markings, ill pop the inspection panel off and check tho

    Im hoping the judder calms down once i start putting more miles on it
    1994 UK Spec TT

    1997 RZ 6 Speed

    1993 Single turbo 6 Speed Aerotop


    http://www.mkivsupra.net/vbb/vbpicga...do=hall&u=9227

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    How was the Spec clutch you had? I've just bought the exact same one for my car. Also getting it fitted at the same place you got your RPS fitted as I recognise your car
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    Who fitted it ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Supraleeturbo View Post
    Who fitted it ?
    A local garage
    1994 UK Spec TT

    1997 RZ 6 Speed

    1993 Single turbo 6 Speed Aerotop


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    Any northeast owners with this clutch to compare?
    1994 UK Spec TT

    1997 RZ 6 Speed

    1993 Single turbo 6 Speed Aerotop


    http://www.mkivsupra.net/vbb/vbpicga...do=hall&u=9227

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    Was there a specific bedding in procedure? The flywheel and the plate above it look a bit off compared to the rest of the clutch parts
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    They were brand new in the picture above, bedding in procedure they recommend about 500 mile around town
    1994 UK Spec TT

    1997 RZ 6 Speed

    1993 Single turbo 6 Speed Aerotop


    http://www.mkivsupra.net/vbb/vbpicga...do=hall&u=9227

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