Tech Articles

Clutch Teaser Springs

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

Is it necessary to use the teaser spring?MWSC installs one in every clutch we assemble. The teaser springallows you to feel when the clutch is engaging. It also allows for a smootherengagement.  When installing a clutch in an 82 Series Cub Cadet you will also need to add a teaser cup to go over the teaser spring.   When you have your clutch apart, it would also be a good time to replace your throw out bearing too.  The narrow and wide frames take all the same throw out bearing and the 82 Series bearing is different and should not...

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Clutch Pressure Plates

Posted by Julian Stahl on

Why should I replace the stock pressure plates?The stock pressure plates might not need to be replaced. Stock pressure platesare made with a thinner design and when used for pulling may result in warping.Check the stock plates to ensure that they are completely flat. If they are notcompletely flat, they can be trued or replaced with MWSC pressure plates which are made from billet metal making them less likely to warp.  We make pressure plates that fit the standard size disc (4.5"), the 4 puck clutch (5.0") and the 5 puck clutch (5.5")  

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Clutch Spring Info

Posted by Julian Stahl on

We offer a red spring and a Yellow spring.  Both should have an installed compression height of 4.5".     Click here for informational video.

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New puller Clutch Info

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

New to pulling and I need to update my clutch, what should I know?In a stock class the participant may only need a new disc for their existing clutch.Midwest Super Cub’s kevlar disc and possibly a heavier spring. The stock springis a 300# spring and the heavier disc is a red spring, an 800# spring.  See our beginner package.    Click here for informational video

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How do I set my timing on a K-series Kohler

Posted by Julian Stahl on

How does setting my timing change the motor? Set timing-1 cylinder change point gap, more gap more advance timing.  Typically for every .001" wider points gap equals about 1 degree more advanced timing.  Usually the limit on points gag is about .025" or so.  If it gets too wide the push pin on the back will bottom out and keep the points from closing all the way and it won't run at that point.  You can use our Chevy Points Bracket and high performance points to eliminate any points bounce.   To eliminate the points all together you can use...

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