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I had a very unfortunate experience with Team industries last week. I want to share my experience with everyone in hopes it can save some one from the same outcome. I had over 12k invested in an awesome Can am Maverick setup. Unfortunatly a team clutch was part of my upgrades and after only 100 miles. (Stock clutch lasted 500 miles and was perfect when I did the supposid uprade) The Team industries cluth absolutly exploded and shot a ramp ( with the nut and bolt) through the plastics and stuck in the back of the drivers seat. If it would have been 3" higher this would have gone through the hole in the seat and stabbed me in the neck. Team industries states they only recommend their clutch for stock applications. (interesting as aerocharger includes them with their kit) Team also states that they offer no warrant on their products and it is on the consumer as this is a performance product. I even spoke with Mark the plant manager and he went as far as stating that they dont even have a warranty department. I asked him were the vm for prompt #2 went as it states warranty department on their greeting, he did not have an answer for me. After hours of debating with team industries so called warranty department they will not stand behind their product or do anything for me. When the clutch exploded it took out the motor and several other parts. I am now forced to sell my maverick in pieces due to my trust in team industries. Do your self a favor and spend the extra $ on the STM primary as it could cost you everything if you dont.


Thank you for reading this post as this is my only recourse.


Darren
 

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by the ramps you mean the weights ? who assembled the clutch ? or better yet who sold you the clutch ?
 

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Welcome Dlemorande. Although a bad experience for you, what has this to do with a Wildcat, other than being equipped with a Team clutch?
 

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Anytime you modify something, the component compatibility/selection/testing/verification is on you. If you paid someone to do it all for you, it's on them...but even then, most of the time you end up signing some sort of disclaimer. I'm obviously not aware of all the details involved here, but Teams response doesn't seem all that unreasonable to me, given the limited details shared.
 

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Welcome Dlemorande. Although a bad experience for you, what has this to do with a Wildcat, other than being equipped with a Team clutch?
I assume some wildcat owners use aftermarket clutches. I hope I can prevent someone from having the same experience I did.

I had a local shop install the clutch but I certainly would not expect them to be liable for parts they re-sell.
It broke while crusing at 7000 rpms. My machine wasnt even warmed up yet. The only good news is that it was a short walk home.

What really bothered me is that team didnt even want to see it. I offered to send it to them and the response was" you can do what ever you want with it, its your clutch"

here are a few pics
 

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So it's actually the secondary, ant not the clutch. Second one this week.
 

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My bad, sorry guys.
 
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