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I was wondering if anyone was running the Spec stage 1 clutch in their Comanche, I have somewhat of a lead foot and I also ride the clutch more then I should. I'm just looking for something better then an OEM clutch. I also just picked up a 3.4 motor to swap my 2.8 don't know if I have to step up to something a little more aggressive or not.

 

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I was running the stock clutch behind my 3.4 for for sometime with no problems and I'm verry hard on my manch but i did upgrade to the centerforce stage 2 clutch after breaking the clutch fork , and the only reason i did that was i didnt want to pull the tranny again , that and i already had the clutch sitin on the shelf however i would suggest that u learn to properly drive a stick as riding the clutch on a daily basis is not the greatest thing for it and it drives me nuts but i understand that old habits die hard . and I'm not trying to be rude

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I deffinetly noticed a difference when i switched to the centerforce and it was a welcome change for me and when i do dd the manch on occasion its streetable maners are great and not graby at all except when i want it to be :D but rember iv got gears ,lockers and 35" so its gona act a bit different than stock . the bottom line is stick with the stock stuff as it will do you just fine however if you really want the "cool stuff" and can learn NOT to RIDE the CLUTCH its not gona hurt either . either way the trany is probably gona crap out befor either one of those clutches gives out

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Don't ride the clutch and an OEM one should last you well over 100k.

The original clutch in my '88 4.0L went 204,000 miles. It didn't need to be replaced, but the release bearing went so it didn't make sense to pull the tranny and transfer case and NOT do the clutch while it was accessible.

 

I asked my retired Jeep service manager friend if there was something better than an OEM clutch I should put in.

 

He: "How many miles do you have on that clutch?"

 

Me: "204,000, give or take."

 

He: "What was the question?"

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when I originally rebuilt my '86, converted it to 4x4...I bought it a new clutch.

 

then I put a buick 3800 in about a year and a half later. great but hard to do replacement for the POS 2.8l.

 

clutch was fine. reused it on the 3800 flywheel, and it lasted me 4 more transmissions. it's still currently on that motor (though the motor is removed, as it blew) and still has a good 80% left.

 

it was a centerforce stage 2 clutch. grabbed just like a quick little car's clutch would, and let me launch how I wanted it to. unfortunately, while I'd like to blame the trans issues on the clutch, I do have to place blame on myself for beating the piss out of it. all of this happened in under 18k miles.

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:agree: about never ride on clutch and I'm sick of see people put their hand/wrist/forearm rest on shift stick as armrest which is baddd for gear fork and gear syncrtize its self too!! :fool:

 

only most reason why upgrade stage up of clutch r for just get more grippy(less slippage), stiff the clutch disengage feel and wears.

 

I can drive oem clutch on my brother honda s2k until he fgot stage 5 clutch... damn Bytch to keep engne alive since way less slippage to stall the engine! :fs1: god i miss that s2k 6XX hp he sold :(

 

so anyway my point i would suggest u get oem or aftermarket that similar oem but better life on friction disc material thingy.

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