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    Questions about a new clutch

    Hey guys,
    So basically my clutch is on its last leg and i need to get it replaced. but i was thinking that since im replacing it why not upgrade it to a better clutch and flywheel. but the only problem is i dont know what are good ones to go with and if getting stage 1 or stage 2 matters.

    i plan on starting to mod the car out. i got a stock 02 wrx bugeye

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    How far (power-wise) are you realistically going to modify the car? You choose a clutch based on your power.
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    Im not exactly sure how far i wanna go, it really depends on my money. around xmas i was thinking getting a turboback exhaust and a tune. But i just dont want to get a oem clutch because i know there is eventually going to be after market parts in it.

    And thank you for the link

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    Exedy OEM replacement
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    any flywheel recommendation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funkboi
    any flywheel recommendation?
    New OEM (Subaru recommends against resurfacing)
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    thank you, and the exedy oem replacement will work if i do get aftermarket parts to right?
    sorry bout all the questions

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    Depends on how far you take it. For StageII power levels and a mild turbo upgrade, it should hold the power fine. Anything turbo upgrade that would necessitate a heavier-duty clutch, you have to worry about your engine/transmission giving out.
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    ok well i wont be going turbo upgrade anytime soon. Thanks so much for your recomendations and help! hopefully ill have the parts by this weekend an my bugeye running like shes suppsed to once more.

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