New stock replacement clutch way softer

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  1. civ101

    civ101 Hellcat Member

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    Some of you may recall that I had my clutch go out over a month ago. Long story short, I ended up going with a stock replacement clutch. I finally picked it up last night and the clutch is extremely soft now compared to what the original is. After doing some research, I am wondering if it was not bled properly. Anyone have the clutch switched out and notice a difference or have some insight on why there could be such a huge difference?
     
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    Usually a clutch that didn't get bled will not release and the pedal doesn't feel the same all the way to the floor. Does your invoice from the dealership have a part number for the clutch? Besides it being a light pedal how does the engagement /release feel and is the pedal height at engagement the same as before?
     
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    I suspect your first clutch was wonky...
     
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    do you know the cost of a stock clutch?
     
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    Just my opinion, but if you have already toasted your clutch the last thing I would do is put a stock one back in it. Obviously you drive it harder than the stock clutch can handle. Nothing wrong with that... Just stating my point of view.
     
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    Actually I have babied my Hellcat more most people on here. The first clutch went out after I was playing with launch control a couple of times and parked it, then it would not move unless I had the RPM'S over 4500. The first thing the dealership did was look at the rear tires and said they are still practically brand new, and for the clutch to be that bad, it was not human error. Although I understand were you are coming from, not everything as it seems.
     
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    I do not know the cost, since it was a warranty repair. I know I found aftermarket kits ranging from $1,600 to $3,000. Only one company would guarantee it would fit the Hellcat though, so I decided to wait and see what becomes available in the future.
     
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    Ok my clutch has been fine so far 1300miles and I been very hard on it lol.. just trying to be prepared if it does go bad.
    Which company guaranteed it would fit?
     
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    It's $2300 Canadian, plus flywheel cost, plus 13% TAX for the O.E
    Not sure of American pricing
     
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    Here is the new billet clutch assembly from Bad Boyzz being fitted to a tremac 6060 bellhousing.
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