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Walt Gifford
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Either one would work but, the Patriot needs X amount of heat to work at optimum. The 3 disk runs cold on the 4 hole and the 2 disk would get hot on the L2 pipe but you’re running something in between so you’re on your own there. Allot depends on the track, do you see allot of clutch slip or hardly any? Do you bog the motor allot? The smaller clutch is less mass to horse around. If you can run it without over heating it you will accelerate and decelerate slightly faster in theory but, it’s more important to have it slip and lock up consistently through the race.

Hope that helps,
Gif

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