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Old 04-29-2012, 02:03 AM   #51
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Yes, Isnt that funny.. they're not able to complete the proper customer service. Thats enough for me to not recommend the product to others.
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:05 AM   #52
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Steve,

I called you guys a couple of times and EVERY time Chris told me that the problem was my driving habits which I found really funny as my son's Corvette has a McLeod and it works PERFECTLY fine as a DAILY driver. Just like "The Sin", I called your shop every time HOPING to find REAL customer service (either upgrade to a twin clutch or some other fix). Instead (sadly, but necessary to mention), I realize that you are more of a "lip service" than customer service. Bottom line is that we had to re-balance the flywheel and the vibration is gone. However, after 2,500 miles on your Monster clutch the chatter and the embarrasing noise are still there!! If you say that your Stage 3 is good for street and track, then why would you have to beat the crap out of it "to make it work properly?" I am so disappointed with your product that I have been driving my son's Z06 while my car remains parked. By the way, I have not heard of any noises or experienced any chatter while driving the Corvette. I am contemplating a Hendrix-Performance, McLeod or ACT for my Camaro. I am just very frustrated that I called you to somehow remedy this problem and all I got was "good lip service", but no decisive solution. I threw my money away by trying your product and like others in this forum, I am telling the story based on my own personal experience.

Couldnt have said it better myself. And professionally put sir.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:04 AM   #53
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My latest response from Monster:
I guess I need to spend another $800 or so dollars to have the clutch removed, inspected, repaired, then re-installed. At this point based on what I have experienced and what others in this forum have as well I think it is safe to assume that this is not a very good clutch for the street. It is a strip performer and will hold power much better than the stock piece, but it is not very street friendly. Maybe this should be disclosed in the description of the product. I also do not doubt that there are many using this clutch who are very happy with it, maybe it performs better in other vehicles, just not so well in a 5th gen.








There are only a handful of things that can make this happen, they are listed below -
  • Fluid contamination on the disc causing chatter
  • Improper torque specs used when installing clutch
  • Damaged pilot bearing
  • Disc bent during install
  • Mis-machined pressure plate
  • Incomplete break in
We need to get the clutch out to figure out what is going on. We've got thousands of happy customers with Level 3's in their cars, we will get to the bottom of what is causing yours. Let me know when you can get it out.

Hi Steve,

Just wanted to update you on my clutch issues. I now have about 650-street miles on the car, I went to the track once like you suggested and the clutch problem I have when engaging 1st gear has not improved. The transition into 1st gear is very bad, the whole car shakes until the gear engages fully. The only way I can avoid this is to literally pop it into gear without any slipping at all, which is not a pratical thing. At this point I am very frustrated and decided to post here rather than the Camaro5 forum.


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Old 05-08-2012, 11:31 PM   #54
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Sorry to hear that

[QUOTE=newmoon;4904170]My latest response from Monster:
I guess I need to spend another $800 or so dollars to have the clutch removed, inspected, repaired, then re-installed. At this point based on what I have experienced and what others in this forum have as well I think it is safe to assume that this is not a very good clutch for the street. It is a strip performer and will hold power much better than the stock piece, but it is not very street friendly. Maybe this should be disclosed in the description of the product. I also do not doubt that there are many using this clutch who are very happy with it, maybe it performs better in other vehicles, just not so well in a 5th gen.









There are only a handful of things that can make this happen, they are listed below -
  • Fluid contamination on the disc causing chatter
  • Improper torque specs used when installing clutch
  • Damaged pilot bearing
  • Disc bent during install
  • Mis-machined pressure plate
  • Incomplete break in
We need to get the clutch out to figure out what is going on. We've got thousands of happy customers with Level 3's in their cars, we will get to the bottom of what is causing yours. Let me know when you can get it out.

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 8:54 AM, wrote:
Hi Steve,

Just wanted to update you on my clutch issues. I now have about 650-street miles on the car, I went to the track once like you suggested and the clutch problem I have when engaging 1st gear has not improved. The transition into 1st gear is very bad, the whole car shakes until the gear engages fully. The only way I can avoid this is to literally pop it into gear without any slipping at all, which is not a pratical thing. At this point I am very frustrated and decided to post here rather than the Camaro5 forum.





Hey,
Sorry to hear that. Certainly this clutch is of inferior quality. I was asked about it this past weekend at the Camaro/Corvette meet and I just directed them to this forum. I think Hendrix-Engineering is the good word out there...
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Old 05-09-2012, 03:16 PM   #55
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Hes the street slayer is going to be the lovely upgrade... Cant wait to get the monster out from under my car.. The vibration scares the kids.
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:46 PM   #56
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I a bad driver too, who did not break in clutch properly and put a little bit too much hp to it, i know its my fault. i now driving a twindisc centerforce and loving it.


Flywheel en pressureplate also destroyed.
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:19 PM   #57
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I know I will need a clutch soon, and threads like this is why I read the forums everyday. It is a sad world that you have to do so much research just so you don't get stuck with a bad product! I have heard great things about the RPS clutches. This is where I will be looking!
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:58 PM   #58
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Hes the street slayer is going to be the lovely upgrade... Cant wait to get the monster out from under my car.. The vibration scares the kids.
LOL,you said monster and scare the kids lol,happy to add you to the family
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:33 PM   #59
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