Honda CR-V Owners Club Forums banner
1 - 12 of 12 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,902 Posts
Most clutch kits don't come with a flywheel.
Is there a reason you think the flywheel needs to be replaced?

I couple of web searches came up with prices starting around US $200 for clutch, pressure plate, bearing, and alignment tool.
 

·
Registered
1998 CR-V EX 4spd auto "Big Green" completely stock with roof rack and front mud flaps
Joined
·
1,255 Posts
Not for my CR-V, but I've been reading lately that some organic brake pads and clutches still use asbestos as the friction material, and the last time I was looking for a clutch (2017) the ones at O'Reilley were the only ones that said they were asbestos free.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
56 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
Thank you !
Most clutch kits don't come with a flywheel.
Is there a reason you think the flywheel needs to be replaced?

I couple of web searches came up with prices starting around US $200 for clutch, pressure plate, bearing, and alignment tool.
Thanks for the feedback racoon, I just thought good practice to change flywheel at the same time and slave cylinder
once were in.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
351 Posts
Thanks CR I was looking at Exedy also, what's your thought on changing out flywheel at the same time ? Thanks
I can only speak from experience regarding my CRX, that's the only vehicle I have a lightened flywheel on, it's a Competition Clutch 11.7lb version and I love the way it drives. I have about 6 years on that setup with absolutely zero issues.

I'm not sure how well that would work on a CRX unless you're making a bit more steam, these things thrive on lower-end power. If you're planning on doing offroading (slower speeds) I'd probably suggest keeping the stock flywheel.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
18 Posts
i have an '86 4runner. when i changed the clutch out, i wanted a stronger clutch pressure plate. most folks get them for offroading, but i got a 1200lb unit for pulling a trailer better in the hilly region i live. that's about 300lb over the toyota stock, and those little 22re's aren't the most powerful motors. it really helped. iow's, if offroading, and you do have a desire for more steam, perhaps there are stronger clutch options for the little crv. and, fwiw, i didn't change out the flywheel. you can just get it machined if need be. i didn't

anyway, two cents...
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
56 Posts
Discussion Starter · #11 ·
I can only speak from experience regarding my CRX, that's the only vehicle I have a lightened flywheel on, it's a Competition Clutch 11.7lb version and I love the way it drives. I have about 6 years on that setup with absolutely zero issues.

I'm not sure how well that would work on a CRX unless you're making a bit more steam, these things thrive on lower-end power. If you're planning on doing offroading (slower speeds) I'd probably suggest keeping the stock flywheel.
Thanks !
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
56 Posts
Discussion Starter · #12 ·
i have an '86 4runner. when i changed the clutch out, i wanted a stronger clutch pressure plate. most folks get them for offroading, but i got a 1200lb unit for pulling a trailer better in the hilly region i live. that's about 300lb over the toyota stock, and those little 22re's aren't the most powerful motors. it really helped. iow's, if offroading, and you do have a desire for more steam, perhaps there are stronger clutch options for the little crv. and, fwiw, i didn't change out the flywheel. you can just get it machined if need be. i didn't

anyway, two cents...
Thanks thook!
 
1 - 12 of 12 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top