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Old 08-13-2016, 05:00 PM   #76
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Old 08-15-2016, 05:27 AM   #77
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well.... does the ford unit bolt up to the volvo head?
full engine is Volvo one, so not pb to bolt manifold on it
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Old 03-19-2017, 11:01 AM   #78
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Am i to understand that a t5r clutch set bolts right on to a 960 m90 if i use a singlemass 850 flywheel? I want a lighter flywheel and a stronger clutch setup on my 960. thats why am asking.
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Old 03-21-2017, 02:50 PM   #79
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Am i to understand that a t5r clutch set bolts right on to a 960 m90 if i use a singlemass 850 flywheel? I want a lighter flywheel and a stronger clutch setup on my 960. thats why am asking.
Yes, better to use the 96-97 850R clutch though, its improved over the t5-r clutch.
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:04 PM   #80
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I can get a 24v 960 solid flywheel. Will this work with the 850r clutch?
Im using an m90 gearbox
Sorry for the noob question
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Old 02-12-2018, 04:14 PM   #81
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I can get a 24v 960 solid flywheel. Will this work with the 850r clutch?
Im using an m90 gearbox
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960 has a dual mass flywheel. You have to use 850 or early x70I flywheel(not AWD). I'm not completely sure if all flywheels can take 240mm clutch but most do.
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Old 02-12-2018, 06:09 PM   #82
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You can use a N/A flywheel, just get it resurfaced to accept the bigger diameter disk. 850R clutches are readily available, they cost approx $230 from the dealer iirc. If you were to use a T5, California custom clutch still offers custom disks for this setup.
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Old 05-06-2018, 02:52 PM   #83
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So referring to the first post, was this setup actually run with the cable clutch setup and how did that workout? I'd like to use my cable clutch if possible.
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:00 PM   #84
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So referring to the first post, was this setup actually run with the cable clutch setup and how did that workout? I'd like to use my cable clutch if possible.
Yes. It was hacky, but it worked.
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:05 AM   #85
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As long as it can hold up to daily driving. You used a stock Mustang throwout bearing? I'm using SM 850 flywheel, 9" Ford clutch disc, stock 850 pressure plate.

I also have what I think is a McLeod hydro throwout bearing, some red anodized thing that I got with a used TKO600 I bought for my truck. It seems to be missing parts and I wouldn't want to spend like $500 to replace it if it fails. I guess my point is, would you go hydro if you had to do this again?
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Old 05-10-2018, 11:09 PM   #86
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Thank you for the detailed write up. Very helpful for planning. Is aftermarket engine management difficult to set up because it is an odd numbered cylinder engine? Would it be significantly easier on a 6 cylinder? Have no experience with EMS but interested in a whiteblock swap.
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