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Old 12-11-2006, 03:59 PM   #1
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Default King Cobra Clutch Kit

Im thinking of uprgading to the FRPP king cobra clutch kit this spring. What else do i need to complete the setup? I know i need a flywheel and there are alot of options what would be the best set up. Also, what else should i get... steel bearing retainer, rear main seal, pilot bearing, dowell pins and bearings, etc. There is a kit that has everything at latemodelresoration.com that has everything but uses the RAM HD clutch. Would it be better to just get this setup or to get the king cobra kit and the other parts separately. I have heard good things about the king cobra and i like the idea of the reduced pedal effort. I havent heard much about the RAM HDX. the only other future mods i have planned besides in my sig are a MGW short throw shifter this is mostly a street car.
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:16 PM   #2
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ram makes a good clutch how much is there kit?, I once had a kc clutch and it didnt last very long
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:23 PM   #3
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Default RE: King Cobra Clutch Kit

me and prime agree one little but we deffently agree that the king cobra doesn't last long
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:37 PM   #4
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ram makes a good clutch how much is there kit?, I once had a kc clutch and it didnt last very long
damnit, how come when i was looking at a clutch and asked about the king cobra vs. the ram i was told that the king cobra was a very good clutch lol... and got like no info on the ram. now i hear everybody saying that the king cobra isnt a good clutch at all.[&:]

i want to say that i havent had any problems with my king cobra clutch yet... but i have only had it in the car for like 40 miles and then took the car off the road for paint and body work... so.. yeah. lol. i dont know what to tell you now.
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:39 PM   #5
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well when i said it didn't last long i should of said it had a VERY short life for me... how short? less that an oils change
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:42 PM   #6
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mine lasted about a year
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:03 PM   #7
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ram makes a good clutch how much is there kit?, I once had a kc clutch and it didnt last very long
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:05 PM   #8
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wow the clutch alone I want is like 350$
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:32 PM   #9
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I hate my King Cobra it felt good for a few months and it just sucks know. I would recommend Kind Cobra for a DD thats not heavly shifted/gears pounded in. My next clutch to get is either Centorforce or ram.
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:36 PM   #10
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I like my king cobra so far but it's only been in the car for three weeks.
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