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We cut through the fluff and confusion of selecting a clutch, by bringing you this no-nonsense article on picking the unit that’s right for you and your application.

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The team at Pace Performance has assembled a massive lineup of LS crate engines and engine/transmission packages from mild to wild to satisfy the most critical buyer. Check ‘em out!

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ZL1UPED, our new 2010 Camaro SS project, receives a twin-disc McLeod Racing RXT clutch and flywheel assembly in preparation for the ProCharger I-1 supercharger we’ll be installing soon.

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When a track day transmission failure took out the differential on our project C5 Corvette, we knew we had to go big or go home for the rebuild. See how LG and RPM built a bulletproof rear for our ‘Vette.

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Find out all about the tricks of the trade that went into Neal Chance Racing Converters’ brand-new NXS torque converter and every converter that NCRC builds.

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We’ve teamed with Hughes Performance to outfit our brand new Project Fugly Chevy Malibu with a Powerglide transmission and converter combo, and we’re going to walk you through the build-up and features of each.

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We break down the top technical tips are for maintaining racing transmissions and converters to make their perform at their peak potential and put you in the winners circle, with four of the industry leaders.

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We’ll be installing a twin disc clutch from McLeod Racing on a high horsepower car that will be hitting the race track. But is that clutch too much for your daily driver? McLeod gives us some pointers.

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Everything you wanted to know about clutches, and maybe some things you didn’t know you needed to know. Check out this detailed question-and-answer session with some of the industry’s top minds!

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The Camaro 1LE was built for the track right off of the showroom floor, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t improve upon it’s track prowess. Follow along as we install a Mantic dual disc clutch…

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It’s not everyday that you get the chance to experience a tour of OE level proving grounds and R&D, so when we had the opportunity to tour the Eaton facility we jumped on it! Check out how Eaton puts their superchar

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We talk driveshafts with one of the industry leaders, Mark Williams Enterprises, about the light weight, superb strength, and other characteristics of their 707 Alloy driveshafts that are used in everything from powerful street cars to Pro Mods.

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Eaton’s Detroit Truetrac has earned a great reputation for it’s straight-line locking, automatic torque biasing, and seamless operation on the street. Follow along as we detail the tech aspects of the Truetrac, and give a street/strip 5th Gen Camaro’s independent rear suspension a big traction upgrade…

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With big plans in mind, one of our latest upgrades to out Project Blank Slate Camaro came compliments of ACT, who set us up with a hearty Twin Disc HD Street Kit. A complete kit with all the makings of a superior clutch system, our ACT upgrade is sure to bring a hefty bite to our already performance-ridden F-body!

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Along with a host of other off season changes, Project BlownZ received a new peice from the folks at Meziere Enterprises — a Billet flexplate — and today we’re going to highlight the flexplate and our experiences with its installation into the car.

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When it comes to building anything substantial, having a blueprint is a vital part of the process. After all, you wouldn’t build a house without an exact plan, would you? Well, the same goes for building cars, and for our 1964 Chevelle we have the ultimate blueprint- a 427ci LS engine from BluePrint Engines.

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Our 1969 Chevy Camaro project, which is being built into a street/autocross car, has seen a number of upgrades since it was brought into our shop as an empty shell. While an automatic transmission would have been an easy choice, we wanted a bit of the old-school feel and chose a TREMEC T-56 6-speed manual.

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For the last several months, we’ve been teasing about our ultimate Chevy project car receiving its very special LSX engine from our friends at BluePrint Engines. Luckily, the 1964 Chevelle, appropriately named Project BluePrint, is now finally ready for the process we’ve all been waiting for – check it out!

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The Powerglide transmission has been used in everything from mild street-strip cars to wild Pro Modified cars running the quarter mile in under six seconds. If you’re anything like us, you may have wanted to know how an automatic transmission is able to survive such environs, and today, we’re going to tell you.

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Join us in a detailed look at Dynotech’s range of steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and even carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum driveshafts with their own Steve Raymond. Check out the details here!

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