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Old 09-20-2011, 05:33 PM
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Default Custom Clutches Available

I has a talk with Jim Donovan today at Max-Torque LTD today, because I needed yo order a couple of custom clutches for my West Bend 820 with 5/8 to 9/16 stepped shaft.
Long story short he knew exactly what I was talking about, and exactly what I needed, he is a very smart guy and know his ****z.

We also talked a bit about other things, and talked about the Maxtorque's line of clutches, and torque converters.

Jim tells me in his words "I can make a clutch for any application."

So for you guys that are coming up with odd ball size PTO's or you need a custom clutch for your project, even custom tooth count contact Jim I'm sure he can hook you up with what ever you need.

Here's his contact info.
James F. Donovan
Max-Torque, LTD.
2180 Corporate Lane
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 369-9600
Fax: (630) 369-9686
Website: www.maxtorque.com
Email: jim@maxtorque.com


Just an FYI custom clutches depending on what your need are, will cost you a bit more than an off the shelf clutch, the two I ordered cost me $160 each + shipping, but he did tell me that they would ship out today, now that's fast service.

Mods you may want to sticky this for other people looking for custom clutch applications for their projects.
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Old 09-20-2011, 11:01 PM
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That is very cool that they are doing that for you. Does anyone else feel this is useful information? Max-Torque makes some great stuff.
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Does anyone else feel this is useful information?
Yep, I think Its sticky-worthy. We've had a couple threads with guys trying to find 1-1/2" bore centrifugal clutches for larger 18/20hp engine karts. Sounds like this might have been a solution for those guys.
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will he ship outside the us?

aka australia
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will he ship outside the us?

aka australia

That I don't know, sorry it never crossed my mind to ask if they shipped international.
drop him an email and ask him, he will respond quickly.
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cant say i will ever really have a use for one
but we dont really get range or anything cheap over here so it would be a good thing to add to the sticky
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He ships to NZ.
I want to get a 7/8" cent clutch and I can get one from him for $110NZD.
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He ships to NZ.
I want to get a 7/8" cent clutch and I can get one from him for $110NZD.
Cool beans so you called and talked to Jim ?
He's a great guy, and extremely knowledgeable, about what it takes for your trying to do.
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do they make custom torque converters ?
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Doubt it, no harm in trying though, what are you looking for?
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According to what Jim said to me in our conversation, he could custom fab for any application.
What is it special your looking to do ?
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new here but how exactly does a shifter car work ? is it the engine ? or is there way i can make my own
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i am looking for a much stronger version on a comet 40 series
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Let's see if this statement is true. "I can make a clutch for any application."

I contacted Jim to see if I can get a DUAL geared clutch with more than 12 Teeth. (one of the minibike 2 speed clutches)
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