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I'm starting to get a rattle sound when I push the clutch on my truck and I've been told that it is probably a throw out bearing going bad. I figure if I'm going to replace the bearing I might as well do the clutch too.

It seems either southbend or valair are the way to go. When I look at their list of clutches it seems like you have to choose between a towing clutch or a racing clutch. I don't really do either, I tow a 2000-3000 pound trailer a dozen or so times a year and a 16' fishing boat. I don't race but I do on occasion like to do a little spirited driving.

So, what clutch would you guys recommend for me? I have egr/dpf delete, turbo back exhaust, cai and smarty tuner. I've been keeping my smarty level at 5 and torque management at 1 to preserve the clutch, I'd like to get a replacement clutch that I could crank that up a bit and not have to worry.

Also, do the kits they sell come with everything I need or is there anything else I need to buy?
 

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The southbend 3250 will suite your needs for both those applications. It really depends on HP goals, IIR it is rated for 650hp and can be bought in a 12 button or 6 button. I would call peter at southbend and talk to him.

I never had a valair but have heard good things about them. Might be worth talking to them as well. I was going to run a valair triple in my '12 till I sold it.
 

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Hands down i will only buy Valair! I have the DD in mine, I haul horse trailers and such, my husband hauls his bass boat, and its one of the nicest clutches to shift! I will say when it came to buying mine, the customer service that Dan (owner of Valair) provided was stellar! He himself talked to me to make sure i got what i needed! He stands behind his clutches, and would HIGHLY reccommend him!
 

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Check out Kennys pulling parts great guy stands behind his products very well . Makes quality products machines stuff for himself and valair as well. So you get some of the same stuff as valair but cheaper . Hettook really good care of me .
 

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I've got the SBC OHDK single. I runSmarty on #5 default,34" tires,and 2000# on my back always. Smooth operation and zero slip.
For my application,Peter recommended this clutch.
Talk to SBC or Valair about your application.
 

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I'm leaning towards the valair dd at this point. Should I go with organic or ceramic? This is my first vehicle I've owned with a manual transmission and don't know too much about clutches.
 

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With the rattling sound good chance it could be the dual mass fly wheel failing. From past experience. Went with the dd Valair, happy so far
 
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