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Old 04-25-2012, 10:34 PM   #1
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Blew out the new clutch already...JUNK

I am very disappointed in the LS9X Clutch for 2010-2012 Camaro that I got from Jannetty. This was supossed to the real deal and hold up. I am making 650 at the tires and I have to say when I got this clutch it felt spongey to me but I put about 800 miles on it and went to the track and it felt OK on the first pass but I put 2 more on it and it is done, not much pedal and vibrates and shakes the car when taking off.
The thing went going into 3rd chirped the tires and then pretty much free reved like I missed a gear.

I am very disappointed that I spent $1600 and this thing lasted 3 passes, my stock clutch was holding fine and I put this in for insurance....kinda pissed. But I was told by some other vendors that this clutch wasn't going to last at my power range...but that was after I already installed it. I am going to go now and figure out how to explain to the wife that I need another clutch after just buying one.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:53 PM   #2
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I just decided on the Hendrix Street Slayer Twin Carbon, was going to go with ZR1 clutch until I heard from several sources it was great for the street, wouldn't hold up to abuse at the track.

Street slayer at this power level is more pricey than the ZR1, though.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:01 PM   #3
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Can't much pricer than a new one every 1000 miles and 3 passes.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:09 PM   #4
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Ouch man. Did the clutch have some kind of warranty?
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:15 PM   #5
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I doubt it. Maybe Ted will do something for me, I have spent about 15K with him so hopefully he will help me out.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:19 PM   #6
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Shit, hopefully something good comes out of this.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:55 PM   #7
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Sucks.. my monster stage 3 was a piece of garbage too.. Im getting the street slayer and quite excited about it.
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:25 AM   #8
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I don't mean to ruffle any feathers when I say this:

You want to play? Then you have to pay. Racing is an expensive hobby. Every time you run down that track you risk breaking expensive sh!t.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:16 AM   #9
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Wow that sucks a big one! I feel ya on telling the wife its not going to be pretty
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:30 AM   #10
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I don't mean to ruffle any feathers when I say this:

You want to play? Then you have to pay. Racing is an expensive hobby. Every time you run down that track you risk breaking expensive sh!t.
Lol, that saying applies to most situations but not this one. Even if that clutch wouldn't hold up to long term abuse it should have lasted more than 3 passes.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:29 AM   #11
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I have just the regular ls9 clutch not the added capacity one and am at 731 rwhp and have over 100 passes at the track with it and about 6000 miles on it with no problems
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:25 AM   #12
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I have just the regular ls9 clutch not the added capacity one and am at 731 rwhp and have over 100 passes at the track with it and about 6000 miles on it with no problems
Actually the MODDED one is weaker.What 60ft and Et are you running?
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:26 AM   #13
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I am very disappointed in the LS9X Clutch for 2010-2012 Camaro that I got from Jannetty. This was supossed to the real deal and hold up. I am making 650 at the tires and I have to say when I got this clutch it felt spongey to me but I put about 800 miles on it and went to the track and it felt OK on the first pass but I put 2 more on it and it is done, not much pedal and vibrates and shakes the car when taking off.
The thing went going into 3rd chirped the tires and then pretty much free reved like I missed a gear.

I am very disappointed that I spent $1600 and this thing lasted 3 passes, my stock clutch was holding fine and I put this in for insurance....kinda pissed. But I was told by some other vendors that this clutch wasn't going to last at my power range...but that was after I already installed it. I am going to go now and figure out how to explain to the wife that I need another clutch after just buying one.
Sorry......Give me a call after the candle light dinner and the foot rub and ill take care of you.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:33 AM   #14
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I just decided on the Hendrix Street Slayer Twin Carbon, was going to go with ZR1 clutch until I heard from several sources it was great for the street, wouldn't hold up to abuse at the track.

Street slayer at this power level is more pricey than the ZR1, though.
The StreetSlayer twin starts less than the quoted price of the ops stock zr1 and will do the job,and is rebuildable
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