Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 39
gesl85
Member
gesl85 Feb 11, 11:26pm - #397651 
Member

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 39
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Would you recommend the TRD Clutch?

I want to put in a performance clutch would you recommend the TRD one??
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 30
BMW
Member
BMW Feb 12, 2:42am - #397652 
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 30
Jville NC
I would probably recommend the TRD one over any other brand since toyota makes it themselves...
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid Feb 12, 2:50am - #397653 
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
TRD japan thumbsup
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
hephaestus
Specialist
hephaestus Feb 12, 2:56am - #397654 
Specialist

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
New Jersey
Thanks for that. I was going to write which TRD because I'm still in a never ending search for the perfect clutch. More like, I'm absolutely confused from people saying this and that and don't get that get this.

With all of that aside, why do you write TRD Japan, by the way?
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
HJC_Celica
Member
HJC_Celica Feb 12, 10:05am - #397655 
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
BC, Canada
I have the TRD clutch... its great!! I would recommend it! go to www.trdusa.com and then there is a link to the TRD japan site!
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
silverOOgts
intoxicated
silverOOgts Feb 12, 4:51pm - #397656 

intoxicated
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
DSM, IA
if you like the smell of clutch often, and want to relearn how to drive your car. plus tie it in with a twm short throw and never can have a dd, because no one can drive ur car, otherwise it holds up great

Where did my sig go? help me find it..........
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
Speed4TheNeed Feb 12, 5:20pm - #397657 

Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
rps > TRD
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14 Feb 12, 5:30pm - #397658 

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
Milford, NJ
yes

SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid Feb 12, 6:32pm - #397659 
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
TRD japan takes a beating without slipping.
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 300
Miketrd
Member
Miketrd Feb 12, 7:41pm - #397660 
2003 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Member
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 300
Puerto Rico
why should i change the stock clutch for a TRD clutch? What are the benefits and the differences between the two.
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid Feb 12, 8:17pm - #397661 
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
pressure plate is stronger and the clutch disk is better...

the TRD USA clutch is just a differnt pressure plate, the TRD Japan clutch has the pressure plate and clutch disk.

the only time i'd really change a clutch would be:

-going from a low HP to high power mod, such as getting turbo'd, you need a stronger clutch.

-racing a lot with launching

-stock clutch is slipping, if your gonna change it, might as well upgrade while your at it.


TRD clutches are stronger than OEM ones, and still offer amazing driveability.
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 300
Miketrd
Member
Miketrd Feb 13, 5:27am - #397662 
2003 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Member
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 300
Puerto Rico
Originally Posted by spaztikid
pressure plate is stronger and the clutch disk is better...

the TRD USA clutch is just a differnt pressure plate, the TRD Japan clutch has the pressure plate and clutch disk.

the only time i'd really change a clutch would be:

-going from a low HP to high power mod, such as getting turbo'd, you need a stronger clutch.

-racing a lot with launching

-stock clutch is slipping, if your gonna change it, might as well upgrade while your at it.


TRD clutches are stronger than OEM ones, and still offer amazing driveability.


Thank you, you answer all the questions i had about the clutch thing, no i know that whenever in the future i upgrade my car with turbo, the TRD clutch will be included.
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid Feb 13, 5:40am - #397663 
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
if you get a turbo, you dont want the TRD clutch, you want something like a 3 puck...

anything with a street disk wont last long before it starts to slip, and you need a really strong pressure plate...

turbo, i'd go stage 3 or more.
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,242
Lucky_317
Specialist
Lucky_317 Feb 13, 7:15am - #397664 

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,242
Fontana, CA
^^ yup what he said lol

I have the TRD japan clutch for 50K miles now and I have had 0 problems with it.

and I launch from 8400 rpms lol

Best 60' 1.959 best 1/4 - 13.7 @ 101mph
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 753
BaTMaN_4
Senior Member
BaTMaN_4 Feb 13, 8:52pm - #397665 

Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 753
McAllen, TX
^ Niceeee...how much does it run to get the clutch installed...my local Toyota dealership charges me $1000...only place i would go because i dont trust all the small import stores in my city (2 stores to b exact) thumbsdown
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 246
Double_Ohh_GTS
Member
Double_Ohh_GTS Feb 13, 9:10pm - #397666 
2000 Suzuka Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 246
Vancouver, Canada
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
rps > trd
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
silverOOgts
intoxicated
silverOOgts Feb 14, 5:07am - #397667 

intoxicated
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
DSM, IA
today i was driving and mine was stinking so bad, not sure why, but if i ride it for like half a sec, my whole car smells. even after a year

Where did my sig go? help me find it..........
Join the conversation - Register now or Sign in to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Customize Your Toyota CelicaPrivacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2016