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refresh all aluminum 225mm pressureplate???

I am trying to get the inertia down because I like a lively engine. I have done several light wheels on a lot of vehicles, 914, 356 C in a speedster, two Toyota 2.5 trucks, Datsun 2.0 truck and a 308 Ferrari. Yesterday, I received a 6.25 pound wheel from Chris_7 in England, a beautifull piece of machining.

My 914 2.5 4 banger had a lightened wheel and a all aluminum 911S pressureplate and that engine was "HAPPY".

So, given the eye watering price, ($8-900) for an "all aluminum 7 pound unit, I am curious if others have rehabbed an older S unit???

Can the chrome surface of the pressure plate be properly re-chromed??, The spring renewed- or does it even need it?? What else needs to be done other than renewing the links from plate to clutch body?? and balancing.

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They can be "rebuilt". Not really a very accurate word to use. They move the fulcrum point and reinforce some parts. This is what I had done to my friends pressure plate.
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I would look at this clutch instead:

https://rennlist.com/forums/racing-and-drivers-education-forum/836532-kennedy-engineering-clutches-any-experience.html#post11870442

You don't have to deal with vapor deposited steel on aluminum or have to have Kennedy rebuild it all the time.
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Kennedy or maybe Centerforce?

Anyone had it done?
Is Kennedy the go to rebuilder, or maybe centerforce?
Any idea on cost?
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Chris
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Anyone had it done?
Is Kennedy the go to rebuilder, or maybe centerforce?
Any idea on cost?
Thanks,
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Yes....and that is why I went with JWE. I got tired of having to send parts to Kennedy.
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