Centerforce brand clutch question

Installing a new clutch in my 88 Camaro. I have a Centerforce Gold clutch/pressure plate that I bought back in 1993 (just getting around to it). On the spring fingers of the pressure plate, there
appears to be a bunch of counter weights near the tips where the throwout bearing would contact it, and some retainer rings holding them in place. I wonder what this is , and if it is needed, or if its just some shipping deal to keep the spring fingers from getting smashed during shipping or something.
Thanks...
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Worth a call to Centerforce to ask.... Joe--ASE Certified Parts Specialist & 10th Ann.Club Tech Director '80 Carousel Red Turbo T/A, 26k orig. '79 "Y89" 400/4 speed 10th Ann. T/A, 57k orig '84 Olds 88 Royale Bgm 2 dr, 307 "Rocket" (lol), 141k and still going.... '80 T/A project car...
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Those sound like the sliding weights that keep the pressure plate clamped at high engine rpm. My dual friction has the same setup, the throwout bearing seats inside of the ring of weights.
Dave
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