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Old July 2nd, 2018, 05:54   #1
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This may be useful info for some who are looking to get a new clutch for their manual transmission.
240 mm 30 lbs SMF
Clutchmaster 240 mm FX 300 Kevlar
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Old July 2nd, 2018, 19:00   #2
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I second that set up!
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Old July 17th, 2018, 07:55   #3
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I'll likely be casting my vote on this as well since this is the setup that I have ordered.
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Old July 17th, 2018, 12:29   #4
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I've had this setup sitting on the shelf for 4 months. I'll get around to installing sometime this year
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Old July 23rd, 2018, 18:18   #5
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I'm happy with the FX250 and the 30lb SMF
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Old July 27th, 2018, 04:02   #6
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Wish he would respond to my emails.
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Old July 27th, 2018, 05:07   #7
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Old July 27th, 2018, 05:25   #8
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I’ve done that too 😔
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Old July 27th, 2018, 06:25   #9
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How long have you been waiting for an email response? Longest I waited in making my order was 2 days I think. Understandable as he is a busy guy with a lot going on.
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Old July 27th, 2018, 11:01   #10
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Same here. Always had great communication with him, even when he was across county buying a water/rug combo that left him getting his car towed on a west coast road trip. He may be on vacation? I don't answer work related¿¿¿ on vacation.
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Old July 27th, 2018, 16:57   #11
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How long have you been waiting for an email response? Longest I waited in making my order was 2 days I think. Understandable as he is a busy guy with a lot going on.

About a month.
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Old July 28th, 2018, 06:46   #12
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Hmm....odd....certain you got the right email address? Did you try contacting him on the forum in case your email got sent to spam or something?
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Hmm....odd....certain you got the right email address? Did you try contacting him on the forum in case your email got sent to spam or something?
That's the weird thing he responded 1 or 2x then never heard back after that.
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Old July 28th, 2018, 07:07   #14
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Hmm that is odd. He generally has great customer service reviews. As a business manager myself, I do understand how some times things get missed or lost in the hustle and bustle. I would suggest just being patient and persistent if you are wanting to make an order right away.

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Old August 1st, 2018, 20:08   #15
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He would not respond to your emails, and be careful to give any $ upfront he would take you for a ride like he did to me, he owes me $4k,, for all you members be careful with his BS.
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