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124Spider uses the old MX5 NC gearbox. There are some Turbo powered MX5 NC 2.0l on racetracks with more then 400nm torque and 300hp - with no problems.

So, why should the 124Spiders 1,4l tiny engine need a stronger clutch?
 

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I am not saying it needs it. I am saying that they will likely become available. I know when I change out parts, I like to upgrade, so I wouldn't mind a lighter flywheel and stronger clutch, as long as I had to take it apart anyway.

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I agree Greg, plus I don't mind a bit of strip racing which benefits from a bit more clutch bite off the line. And as you pointed out there are usually huge weight savings available with single mass performance flywheels over stock. I saved over 15lbs on my last project car.
 

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I agree Greg, plus I don't mind a bit of strip racing which benefits from a bit more clutch bite off the line. And as you pointed out there are usually huge weight savings available with single mass performance flywheels over stock. I saved over 15lbs on my last project car.
Wow, a 15 pound reduction in weight that's bolted to the crank has to make a difference! Of course I doubt you could knock off that much on this car (unless you are comparing a fluid filled flywheel/torque converter automatic to a lightweight flywheel on a manual) but there may still be a noticeable improvement.

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Wow, a 15 pound reduction in weight that's bolted to the crank has to make a difference! Of course I doubt you could knock off that much on this car (unless you are comparing a fluid filled flywheel/torque converter automatic to a lightweight flywheel on a manual) but there may still be a noticeable improvement.

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It sure did make a noticeable difference but the downside was serious chatter at idle. But worth it my opinion :)
 
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