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BEWARE OF IMITATIONS We’ve received many complaints from end-users who have purchased what they thought was an EXEDY product from a well-known auction site, or even from misleading Internet sites who create the impression they are authorized by EXEDY. STANDARD and AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS Picture below depicts a common way these sellers will display an EXEDY box and even claim it’s an “EXEDY clutch kit” when in fact only ONE piece of the kit is genuine EXEDY. In short, this example they are mis-matching inferior items, preying upon those who trust the EXEDY name.

NISSAN GT-R Knock-Offs

No-Name Knock-off Disc No EXEDY Logo NO-name KNOCK-OFFS

Genuine EXEDY cover See Page 3 See Page 2

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Beware of knock-offs in the Hi-performance Nissan GT-R market! Compare Nissan GT-R Clutches

IMPOSTERS

EXEDY and Dodson logo printed on EVERY original friction

NO-name KNOCK-OFFS

EXEDY groove pattern: PATENTED

Someone in the Dubai GT-R market is fraudulently claiming they are using EXEDY/Dynax Clutches in their gearbox upgrades.

Note the differences pictured EXEDY and Dodson Motorsports Co-developed premium clutches PROVEN to withstand huge upgrades. Available through Authorized Dodson Motorsports Dealers -ONLYEXEDY and Dodson Motorsports recommend purchasing from ONLY Authorized Dealers! http://www.dodsonmotorsport.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=102:authorized-dealers&catid=33:authorized-dealers&Itemid=98

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Genuine EXEDY Complete Kit

This is how a genuine complete kit appears when purchased from an Authorized EXEDY dealer. Note “Pro-Kit� Logo

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON

Disc Comparisons

KNOCK-OFF EXEDY logo here proves high-tolerance friction material EXEDY logo laser-etched

Production Date Code laser-etched

Heavy-duty Rivets retain Clutch facing

Application-specific Control Springs used in Damper Assembly absorb noise and engine fluctuations

Coloring is proof of oil-quench hardening: an EXEDY exclusive process

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Cover Comparisons

Difference in Performance. Variation in Pressure Plate Lift: Imitation does not meet the standard requirement (within 0.2mm maximum). This might cause a mechanical jadder.

Lever Height: Neither of the inferior copies meet the standard requirements of the initial lever height. Compared to EXEDY, the imitation are 2~3mm taller in height. This might cause a lever to malfunction at the initial release and also cause a poor engagement and disengagement.

Bearing Comparisons

Difference in measurement of Release Bearing. Height of the fork lever insert on the release bearing. EXEDY release bearing has a required height of 13mm. The inferior copy is 1mm longer which will affect the preload and stroke (results in poor clutch engagement and disengagement). It might also interfere with the transmission housing.

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation

Imitation

Diaphram Spring Design of the rib is different

Imitation

Color of the rivets is different. Imitation has a washer. Imitation

Imitation

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation

Imitation

Color and Design of the hook is different.

Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation

Imitation

Deformed after testing

after testing

after testing

Color and Design of the short collar is different. Copy has much more angle on the short collar.

Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation

Diaphram Spring design of the rib is different.

Due to its inferior design, the hook is very easy to break off.

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation Due to its inferior design, the hook is very easy to break off.

Imitation

Imitation Due to its inferior design, the hook is very easy to break off.

Imitation

Due to its inferior design, the hook is very easy to break off.

Imitation

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON Imitation

Imitation

Imitation has a wave spring. Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

Angle of the short collar is bigger.

Imitation

Imitation

Imitation

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APPEARANCE COMPARISON

Imitation 13.05 mm 13.95 mm

Bearing side

Appearance difference between EXEDY and Imitation

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EXEDY - Beware of Imitations!