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« on: December 02, 2017, 08:46:13 am »

My FMS pressure plate shit the bed on me, won't release at RPMs near the shift point. I've got a good centerforce pressure plate and clutch set up that the clutch pieces came unglued from the main disc. Is there any reason I can't run the good FMS disc, with the good centerforce pressure plate?
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2017, 10:29:39 am »

We used to mix and match with no problems. As long as both pieces are are in good shape, they should work. Both are diaphragm style, so thats not an issue. I assume the're both the same dia? If not, a smaller disc will grab harder and shock harder unless its a sprung hub.  Good Luck!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2017, 06:25:37 pm »

I ran across this:

http://www.ffcars.com/forums/17-factory-five-roadsters/206643-mix-match-clutch-disks-pressure-plate.html

Take it for what its worth.
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