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Old 08-21-2019, 06:57 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by IsaacCarlson View Post
How much power will it hold? It depends...on size/diameter of the clutch, how worn it is, line pressure, fluid condition, and engine torque. A good one can hold a surprising amount of power before slipping, but a worn one might slip all the time.
That makes sense, thank you. My TCC is a ring about 9 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch wide. I calculated that the surface area of the clutch is about 13.3 square inches.

In my opinion the TCC seems quite small to me considering the size of a manual transmission clutch for the same car, especially since it's a wet clutch. Unless the hydraulic pressure holds the TCC with way more force than a manual trans clutch is held?
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