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soapscum
10-15-2003, 09:04 AM
I am planning on purchasing a toda flywheel for my s15 swap.
Could anyone tell me if i can use a s14 clutch with the toda s15 flywheel and the 6spd tranny? for some reason I think i can't but am not positive.

thanks

-soapscum

Mav1178
10-15-2003, 06:11 PM
You cannot.

-alex

benevolent
10-15-2003, 06:47 PM
you can use the S14 clutch with the S14 flywheel, or both S15 components...they just don't play well together. i don't know what the engineering thought was behind the dualmass flywheel for S15 either though so you may be undoing something by switching to S14 stuff. i know it's done in australia though with some success.

Mav1178
10-15-2003, 07:20 PM
i don't know what the engineering thought was behind the dualmass flywheel for S15



For the 6-speed.

-alex

SRFiveTen
10-15-2003, 09:47 PM
i don't know what the engineering thought was behind the dualmass flywheel for S15


per new model reference for s15 printed in 1999:
to act as a torque dampener for the motor.
to reduce driveline vibration and noise.
(there is also some tech-term in there that i could not translate, something about twisting force of the driveline....)

okashira
10-15-2003, 11:31 PM
i noticed that, the flywheel itself seems to be 'sprung'
conversly, the clutch disc is not

cullen
10-16-2003, 12:07 AM
supras have a very similar clutch set-up

seems too heavy and overrengineered(sp?) for me. it sucks too have to replace a $800 flywheel to get a clutch job done

soapscum
10-16-2003, 06:16 PM
Thanks for the info everyone!

I ended up ordering a s15 Toda flywheel/clutch kit.
Should be here in a month. =\

Thanks!

-soap

FreeThinker
10-17-2003, 04:52 AM
Ever drive a manual transmission BMW? Or a manual transmission Supra or IS300. They all use a dual-mass flywheel, which is responsible for the clunking noise in the drivetrain that they all make. BMW's are notoriously difficult for non BMW drivers to drive without horrible drivetrain clunking sounds. I personally hate dual mass flywheels, they are just added BS that allow extra drivetrain slop.

When I thought I needed to do a clutch job on my last 325, it was going to be cheaper to buy a Tilton billet flywheel and 3 plate clutch than to replace the OEM stuff. Luckily it didn't need it and I've since replaced it with a newer 325.

-Sean

benevolent
10-17-2003, 07:58 PM
Thanks for the info everyone!

I ended up ordering a s15 Toda flywheel/clutch kit.
Should be here in a month. =\

Thanks!

-soap

keep us posted on how the transaction goes. i may get one to put on the shelf so i don't have to wait a month when mine starts getting bad.also where did you get it from?