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I need a new clutch and was wondering whats the best. I do a lot of towing and I want it to be able to take some power. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks
 

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I've got a South Bend, and love it. It handles everything I throw at it. There is another one that people on here like... V something, well it starts with a "V", its not coming to me right now. But I'm sure someone will chime in with it."
 

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I have a valair dual disk. Only have about 800 miles on it so far but its been exactly what i expected. They make a whole line of clutches. You can contact jbarker or valair1 on the forums here to get prices. Dan (valair1) was great, he made sure i had everything i needed and was great for the little questions.
 

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Southbend is the only way to go ... Peter's clutches have been proven time and time again :thumbsup
 

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yeah like stated above Southbend is the only way to go. they have proven themselves, and will work the first time! right out of the box!
 

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You just walked into a southbend only crowd..

There are some very good clutches available to you, southbend is not the only one, from what you read it is a good one though.

Valair has started to develop a following with their clutches.

I chose not to tuck my head in behind everyone else and follow the herd... I chose to go with a company called SPEC. So far I am enjoying the heck out of my dual disc from them. It is capable of holding over 1900ft/lbs, not that I plan to give her that much. After about 500 miles it started to quiet down when warm, no after about 2g's on it after the truck has warmed you can't even hardly notice the chatter while sitting at a stop. It is a little grabby while backing my boat, but as soon as the pedal is released it is smooth again.

Ultimately it is up to you how much money you wanna spend.

Eddy:peelout
 

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i'll chalk up another vote for the Southbend, if you do alot of towing and still want to be able to handle the HP, i would suggest the Dual Disk, is a little pricey but you get what you pay for.

kyle
 

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yes this is mainly a southbend crowd because the product and the price has made us all believers. then a company that stands behind their product 100% is really hard to come by. so the way i look at it is do it once and do it right the first time.
 

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I have the VALAIR dual disk, and it is a grat clutch for pulling trailers, and putting power to when you want to!!!
 

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Thanks I appreciate all the help and let you know how the install comes along.
 

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If you tow a lot like I do, I'd recommend the SB Con OFE. It's the real deal. Just turned 5k miles on it, and it gets better all the time!!!! If you tow, it's the way to go!!!!!!!
 
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