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A few updates!!

The TIP arrived along with a PRL cobra race MAF !!

27won tip.jpg


tip preinstall.jpg


tip install.jpg



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With the new intake setup, a new tune was needed. DATALOG TIME!!!






If only it were that simple...


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Yeah... not a happy clutch

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After some shopping around and looking at the experiences of others here, I ended up with the Exedy stage 2 clutch and lightweight flywheel. It's a 3 puck unsprung setup. The flywheel comes in at 19.3 lbs

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So far, I like the feel. I think I need to adjust the engagement height a tad. It's pretty close to the top right now. I feel like I'm going to stall every time I try to take off 😅

I probably just need to learn to drive


Once break in is complete, I'll be back on datalogs to finalize the tune. Once that's done, it'll be dyno time. Time to see what the TD03 does when it can actually breath. Speaking of breathing, I have some forced air things I'm going to try to get installed... Hint: it involves the rest of the cobra intake and a few other bobs and bits


More to come...





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A few updates!!

The TIP arrived along with a PRL cobra race MAF !!

27won tip.jpg


tip preinstall.jpg


tip install.jpg



PXL_20201217_212818274.jpg



With the new intake setup, a new tune was needed. DATALOG TIME!!!






If only it were that simple...


Screenshot (1).png




Yeah... not a happy clutch

PXL_20210114_201818317.jpg







After some shopping around and looking at the experiences of others here, I ended up with the Exedy stage 2 clutch and lightweight flywheel. It's a 3 puck unsprung setup. The flywheel comes in at 19.3 lbs

PXL_20201230_164941553.jpg


138105379_3552950851466969_6285775851017847540_o.jpg


137511443_3552950858133635_3641195334894256009_o.jpg


So far, I like the feel. I think I need to adjust the engagement height a tad. It's pretty close to the top right now. I feel like I'm going to stall every time I try to take off 😅

I probably just need to learn to drive


Once break in is complete, I'll be back on datalogs to finalize the tune. Once that's done, it'll be dyno time. Time to see what the TD03 does when it can actually breath. Speaking of breathing, I have some forced air things I'm going to try to get installed... Hint: it involves the rest of the cobra intake and a few other bobs and bits


More to come...
Awesome! Don't see a lot of exedy stage 2 clutches because of the alleged power limitations. Why'd you decide to go with that one?
 
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Awesome! Don't see a lot of exedy stage 2 clutches because of the alleged power limitations. Why'd you decide to go with that one?

I have an OEM builder turbo, so why not clutch too 🤣

Seriously though, I'm in the middle of tuning and nothing else I'd get was in stock at the time.

Retrofit came back in stock a week after the Exedy was delivered. I thought about returning and getting one, but Eman has a small operation. Who knows how long the turnaround would have been.

Competition- out of stock, lockout issues (maybe?) and a fix that's rarely in stock

ACT- see Competition

Clutchmasters - spotty reliability, lockout issues (maybe?)

Spec and Action - no


So why not Exedy?

They have a good reputation in their other applications. The torque numbers aren't as sexy as the other brands, but the rep I emailed with said my power numbers should be fine with stage 2

TMZ Kev has one and I would have guessed he'd let everyone know if it didn't hold up for his W1 (unless he has an NDA for the free setup) although he did recommend ACT after the fact :dunno:

So it really boils down to availability, faith in brand reputation, and my habit of going for options that aren't necessarily the most popular but are still good (mostly 🙃)
 

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I have an OEM builder turbo, so why not clutch too 🤣

Seriously though, I'm in the middle of tuning and nothing else I'd get was in stock at the time.

Retrofit came back in stock a week after the Exedy was delivered. I thought about returning and getting one, but Eman has a small operation. Who knows how long the turnaround would have been.

Competition- out of stock, lockout issues (maybe?) and a fix that's rarely in stock

ACT- see Competition

Clutchmasters - spotty reliability, lockout issues (maybe?)

Spec and Action - no


So why not Exedy?

They have a good reputation in their other applications. The torque numbers aren't as sexy as the other brands, but the rep I emailed with said my power numbers should be fine with stage 2

TMZ Kev has one and I would have guessed he'd let everyone know if it didn't hold up for his W1 (unless he has an NDA for the free setup) although he did recommend ACT after the fact :dunno:

So it really boils down to availability, faith in brand reputation, and my habit of going for options that aren't necessarily the most popular but are still good (mostly 🙃)
ACT's been doing well for us! No lockouts at high rpm and pedal feel is pretty close to OEM. We recommend budgeting for Eman's CMC, we have it on both our Si's



Link to ACT Kit on our site:
https://unity-performance.com/collections/2017-civic-si/products/act-hd-street-clutch-kit-civic-1-5t
 

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