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Old 02-02-2020, 05:55 PM
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Default Predator 420cc Clutch or torque converter?

Hello First post here. I’m looking for some help on my project. I am building an engine for my Shriners trike. I am going to get the 420cc harbor freight special, but unsure what to use for a clutch. Let me preface by saying I am a 320lbs guy, and these take some abuse. We are constantly stop and go and running on 2 wheels.

It currently has a 5hp techemse power sport with a comet tav2 converter and I am forever burning belts and it’s just underpowered for me.

Thank you for any input.


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Old 02-21-2020, 04:18 PM
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A clutch won’t last long I’d say if it’s heavy.
I’d use a tav to be honest.
Or look into a comet 780 setup
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40 series torque converter
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