Boss Transmission/Clutch Issues Poll Discussion Thread

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  1. VoodooBoss

    VoodooBoss Rick Moderator

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    What brand clutch did you get?

    McLeod RXT


    Did it solve the high RPM lock out? Permanently? Temporarily?

    Yes, permanently


    If "permanently", how many track days do you have on the replacement clutch?

    12
     
  2. steveespo

    steveespo Lord knows I'm a Voodoo Child Moderator

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    What brand clutch did you get? Brand: McLeod RST/Steel Flywheel

    Did it solve the high RPM lock out? Permanently? Temporarily? Yes, Permanently, Never had lockout until stock clutch exploded on track

    Track days without issue:16
     
  3. YellowJacketBoss302

    YellowJacketBoss302 TMO Race

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    Thanks guys. Also saw on another topic that pufferfish likes the SPEC stage 1. So SPEC, RXT and RST seem to solve the lockout and low pedal problem. Anyone gone to an aftermarket clutch and NOT had the problems solved?
     
  4. ace72ace

    ace72ace Zaino, I put that $hit on everything

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    Looking to resolve 2-3 lockout issue on my MGW equipped Boss.

    McLeod RXT clutch kit and flywheel = problem solved?

    I haven't tracked mine yet, but am preparing for that fateful day when the parasites - er I mean kids are not draining my wallet to subsistence levels =D
     
  5. TMSBOSS

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    I went with the RST. Worked for me.
     
  6. ace72ace

    ace72ace Zaino, I put that $hit on everything

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    Join the ever growing club........Jeesh-a loo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Although cheaper. May not fix your/our issues.
    The clutch is the problem
     
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    I hate to say it (and I have no experience with the torque limiters) but that is not going to cure the lockout issue. It's a clutch thing - RST is what finally cured it for me and I wish I hadn't wasted money on other things trying to sort it out.
     
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    Just had my taxes done.........No new GT500 in my my future.............not even a used GT350..........:(Me and my Boss will hang tough thru this for sure!!!!!!!
     
  11. ace72ace

    ace72ace Zaino, I put that $hit on everything

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    Thanks for the feedback, I think I'd rather wait a while longer and fix it right way rather that try and go cheap. Summit has 4 pages of results when filtering clutch kits by model;

    https://www.summitracing.com/search...013/make/ford/model/mustang/submodel/boss-302

    Is the first hit on this list the one people in this thread have installed?

    Manufacturer's Part Number:6912-25
    Part Type:Clutch Kits
    Product Line:McLeod RST Street Twin Clutch Kits
    Summit Racing Part Number:MCL-6912-25
    UPC:887753011282
     
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    Yes, this is the cLunch kit I used. See the note about the flywheel.
    Notes:For use with MT-82 transmission. Will not work with factory 9-bolt pressure plate flywheels. Crank relief must be 6.250" or smaller for correct disc to flywheel contact

    I went with the lightened steel flywheel.
     
  13. Champale

    Champale TMO Race

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    Yes that is the clutch I went with. Found it a lot cheaper than that, though. Sending you a PM, ace72ace.
     
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    I'd like to know where you found it for less.
     
  15. ace72ace

    ace72ace Zaino, I put that $hit on everything

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    It's a secret... ;)

    ...he sent me a DM about team beefcake running 15% off sales - but they aren't right now. I wouldn't mind throwing one of the TMO vendors some business if the price is right.
     
  16. ace72ace

    ace72ace Zaino, I put that $hit on everything

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    This one?

    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mcl-463458/overview/make/ford
     
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    Yes. Looks right
     

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