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Well which one is better? I asked bout which clutch I should get for my needs in another thread and all I was told was south bend 1200
Anyone have a Valair? If so what you think of it? They worth getting to hold 650 horses? plus use as a daily driver
 

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I have the Valair Dual disk in my daily driver. I get by with it just fine. It holds great. It took a little adjusting in my driving but would highly recommend it. Service was great as well with Valair.
 

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you looking into a dual disk or single? i have the full feramic from valair single disk from valair and it is extremely grabby. it definately takes some getting used to but hasnt slipped one bit. i am putting in new injectors tonight so we will see how the clutch holds the extra power, but so far it has held it quite nice. i paid 600 for my valair including shipping which is why i went that route. south bends are really nice clutches and have great customer service, as i have previously owned one of those also, but price was the main selling point in my decision to go valair. i am happy with the hundreds i saved. to each their own on this clutch company war, both are great companies but the price is what sold me on my valair.
 

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You wont be dissappointed with either. I am running a valair OFE and holds very nicely and had great customer service.
 

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Performance clutch are going to be grabby that is just what they do. I was look at south bend but like already said Valair is much cheaper. Just want to know if they just as good though.
Which Valair clutch would be recommended? I will mainly be using for daily driving but will drag and pull once in a while. Plus when ever the need hits me to just stand on it :peelout
 

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I would recommend giving them both a call and see what they say both very willing to give you good feedback if you tell them what you intend to do with the clutch. Daily driving and just light playing a single would work but if you have any serious intentions of sled pulling or drag racing go ahead and go with a dual disk it will save you from upgrading later on. Wish I had went dual but funds were a issue when I purchased mine and had no intentions of sled pulling at that time.
 

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I wont bad mouth one, but I just put in a SBC DD 3250 and am loving it. Very quite and a little grabby, but not bad takes a little time to get us to, but after:peelout
 

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Man I am so confussed :thud:
I don't know which way to go. 50% say South Bend other 48% say Valair and the other 2% say either one is good.
 

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I've heard more than I can say.....but I believe I'd go with the company that's been building clutches like this longer,....I believe they supplied others with their clutch componates till reciently also..... Perhaps a pm to me for more contrversal info....:thumbsup
 

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hey man just some fyi... South Bend is the only one that is sfi approved and thats where the extra money comes from...search for a thread called the truth...i posted it.... but the sfi approval is a major safety concern of mine, if mine comes apart i know the company that built it, will be right there waiting with open hands, and i can guarentee Peter will treat you the best. but teenwolf knows the story if you have any questions...
 

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I will not run anything else but a South Bend Clutch. Peter is a fantasic guy, and has customer service that simply cannot be beat. Peter has treated me very well, and serveral occasions, and has gone beyond that extra mile for a lot of my buddies. I am not bad mouthing Dan or Valair ... just letting you know which way I vote :thumbsup
 

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just to edit Ive never had me Con FE slip yet it held 3rd to 4th gear burnout on dry payvment.. I agree and im not bad mouthing valair either its just my vote also ..
I will not run anything else but a South Bend Clutch. Peter is a fantasic guy, and has customer service that simply cannot be beat. Peter has treated me very well, and serveral occasions, and has gone beyond that extra mile for a lot of my buddies. I am not bad mouthing Dan or Valair ... just letting you know which way I vote :thumbsup
 

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i have run both clutches in my truck, i will never run anything but a Southbend ever again. you could never beat the service provided by Peter and the gang over at Southbend!!!

in my eyes there is no comparison. Southbend makes a better product hands down!!
 
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