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clutch line upgrade JPC or FRPP?

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  1. justablur91

    justablur91 New Member Established Member

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    will be replacing my clutch next week with a Mcleod RXT in my 07. looking to order a stainless clutch line. question is the ford racing line worth the $215 bucks or could i just go with the JPC upgraded line for $60?
     
  2. Catmonkey

    Catmonkey I Void Warranties! Established Member

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    I'd check with Tousley and see what they could get that FRPP clutch line down to. I have the Joe Heck Racing braided clutch line and I'm happy with it, but I think the FRPP line would make for a cleaner install.
     
  3. 99cobraUgotbit

    99cobraUgotbit GT500 Established Member

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    I had a JHR on my older 11 5.0. Looked good IMO and I was happy with it
     
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    GOTSVT? Propolis Established Member

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    Went the FRPP route, not sure the major difference in the 2. I think its overpriced regardless.
     
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  6. justablur91

    justablur91 New Member Established Member

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    went with the JPC line thanks for the help
     
  7. GT500RedStripe

    GT500RedStripe More Power! Premium Member

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    I used the McLeod line. It is a great product. They just went up to $72.85. Maybe cheaper at a McLeod dealer.

    Important note: Don't waste your money on the bleeder elbow! It doubles the price and you can't get to it to open it enough to work properly. I have one if anyone wants it at 1/2 price.

    The image of this line is here: http://www.mcleodracing.com/images_products/5485.jpg
     
  8. BCPD199

    BCPD199 Member Established Member

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    Question for you, did your line look like the one pictured on the FRPP website? The reason I ask is, I just picked one up and it doesn't look anything at all like the FRPP picture. The bends are completely different.

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  9. RedZR

    RedZR Member Established Member

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    clutch line

    How many miles did you get out of your stock clutch?

    Thanks,
    Dan
     
  10. justablur91

    justablur91 New Member Established Member

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    had about 16k on my stocker. no issues just wanted to upgrade before i had one.
     
  11. RedZR

    RedZR Member Established Member

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    Thanks! Its very interesting that when I purchased my 2008 a few weeks ago the thing I read most about was the clutch. I read dozens of stories about people having the TSB done because of stock clutch troubles and I checked mine (car has 10k miles on it) for all the signs of trouble before buying it and it had none.

    Now that I have the car I read an equal number of stories where people are getting many miles out of the stock units.

    Please let us know how your RXT goes- I have decided that if my clutch ever gives me trouble I will be changing to it and the heavy flywheel.

    Best of luck!

    Dan
     
  12. me32

    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Established Member

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    looks like a nice peace. maybe the bends are setup for GT500 tranny since its bigger the the GT tranny
     
  13. BCPD199

    BCPD199 Member Established Member

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    Problem is - it doesn't fit. It only comes out of the firewall a couple of inches before bending down and in towards the engine. To clear the brake booster, you need to rotate it down; but, you can't because then the long straight section hits the inner fender/sub chassis.
     
  14. bFoxGt500

    bFoxGt500 New Member Established Member

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    I put 53K miles on my stock clutch and that included 4-5 road track events per year. One day, it just went started slipping (had it on the track just a couple of days prior). Put the RXT w/fywheel - very happy with that. It is so light it does not compare to the heavy feel of the original (which I actually liked a lot).
     
  15. me32

    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Established Member

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    Then maybe they sent you the wrong one. Did you contact frpp?
     

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