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Not that big of a release but Seems kind of cool,  less rotating mass cant be bad. 

I tried really hard to find the meme of the kids holding up fish... but failed. 
 

 

 

http://www.arcticinsider.com/Article/Updated-Inside-Look-ADAPT-Clutch-Interview-with-Kyle-Olason-

https://arcticcat.txtsv.com/snowmobile/adapt
 

 

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19 hours ago, mnstang said:

Seems cool, it's a cat design I guess.. but where is it manufactured?  Does cat actually build it or is it coming from China?

That is the real question. 

I have seen a few exploded cat primary's on the local sledding facebook page. I don't know the age of the sleds.
 

I mean its different deign and sounds good. 
Being the low price brand doesn't bode well for having it made some where other than China. 

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Well, at least made from Chinesium and with Chinese parts. Textron simply did this to reduce costs. For the most part, TEAM clutches have been good for Cat. Was anyone clammering for new home made Cat clutches?

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3 hours ago, Ziemann said:

Well, at least made from Chinesium and with Chinese parts. Textron simply did this to reduce costs. For the most part, TEAM clutches have been good for Cat. Was anyone clammering for new home made Cat clutches?

The truth hurts. 

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3 hours ago, Ziemann said:

Well, at least made from Chinesium and with Chinese parts. Textron simply did this to reduce costs. For the most part, TEAM clutches have been good for Cat. Was anyone clammering for new home made Cat clutches?

Theres alot of strain between Cat and Team in regards to the boss driveline , I can say the team clutches on the race wildcats aren't lasting but 2-3 hours before needing buttons and rollers

 

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21 hours ago, fortune46x said:

Theres alot of strain between Cat and Team in regards to the boss driveline , I can say the team clutches on the race wildcats aren't lasting but 2-3 hours before needing buttons and rollers

 

Is that the fault of the clutches them self? As in shitty manufacturing or is more being demanded on these things than ever before? 

Do other MFG rigs get better life? 

Wonder if different drive trains are going to start being a thing on these vehicles? The mods are staring to get pretty wild. 

 

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2 hours ago, Cwhite138 said:

Is that the fault of the clutches them self? As in shitty manufacturing or is more being demanded on these things than ever before? 

Do other MFG rigs get better life? 

Wonder if different drive trains are going to start being a thing on these vehicles? The mods are staring to get pretty wild. 

 

If I had to guess And it is a total guess, The XX has some wild harmonics through the engine and that is a contributing factor , but in the polaris rzr's case where the sheaves were blowing apart - thats piss poor casting.  On my Old X you could see pits on the faces the the clutches, and I had a primary failure then was replaced with a totally new design - still shitty porous castings. 

That being said...

The team tied that most race sleds use are gorgeous with little if any casting flaws that you can see with your eyes , which makes me wonder are they manufacturing the oem high volume parts else where and the lower volume is being done in MN?  - alot of what its and maybes to the subject. 

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you guys don't seem to recall the somewhat silent recalls and primary cracks and explosions they had

my guess is, Yamaha had a say in this clutch change

@XCR1250 @Tommcat and a others had some input when the turbotards were blowing theres up on the HCS thread
 

https://www.hardcoresledder.com/attachments/cpsc-clutch-recall-alert-pdf.2110406/

this was a monster thread

https://www.snowandmud.com/snowmobile-chat/121136-kanedog-discovers-clutching-catastrophy-pics.html?highlight=Kanedog

 

oh, and IRL2 the vibration situation @fortune46x, it's my opinion that was part of the reason they changed the TCL and top end for 20 & up - there were some harmonic issues a few savvy people sorted out.  also believe there was a ring gear/flywheel, lower engine mount, updates somewhere in the mix if my memory is right.

edit https://www.hardcoresledder.com/threads/ctech-8000-harmonic-related-issues.1870232/

 

 

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5 hours ago, Tommcat said:

the team clutches absolutely suck on the 998, so it really cant be worse.

 

@Tommcat my impression is that they're reliable on the 2 strokes though? Nothing Oem is probably going to hold up long term on a beast.....

Outside of the TCat/Winder crowd, I haven't read any criticism of the Team clutches. Or am I missing something?

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1 hour ago, Ziemann said:

@Tommcat my impression is that they're reliable on the 2 strokes though? Nothing Oem is probably going to hold up long term on a beast.....

Outside of the TCat/Winder crowd, I haven't read any criticism of the Team clutches. Or am I missing something?

They are definitely taxed beyond their limits on big power turbos, and i fully admit that we dont do much with the smaller 2 stroke stuff so they may be holding up better and i just dont see it.

But, the failures we see on the turbos are way beyond a simple power difference. 

When the entire moveable sheaves are exiting the vehicle, thats a pretty big deal. 

 

Our fix for them is to throw them in the trash on day one.

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