<VV> New clutch giving me fits!
Harry Yarnell" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue, 11 May 2004 17:52:45 -0400
Wait a minute, you said this has a '65 motor in a '64? What clutch parts are
you using? How 'bout the flywheel? How 'bout the clutch fork pivot? You
can't mix and match clutch parts.
perryman garage and orphanage
----- Original Message -----
From: "dgeier" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 5:43 PM
Subject: <VV> New clutch giving me fits!
> This is my first posting to vv. I can not get my 64,4sp with a 65, 140
> hp, clutch adjusted properly. This car has been a complete ground-up
> rebuild; new clutch, throw out bearing, Dale fly-wheel, (major vendor
> super kit) new cable and pulleys .If it was worn
> I replaced it. My theory is I want to do it right the first time and
> have a reliable car for years to come. My problem is that no matter how
> I adjust the clutch following the manual, it is never fully disengaged.
> I have to shut the engine off and shift into gear.
> Once rolling shifting is possible but not as easy as it should be. I
> replaced the shifter bushings and pins along with a quick shift kit. The
> trans shifts easily with the clutch in and engine off. This has been a 4
> year project to get to this point. Thinking that rust
> may have developed on the flywheel or pressure plate, I jacked up the
> rear of the car and put it in 1st gear pushed in the clutch and applied
> the brakes to remove any rust. I called the vendor who was very
> friendly and helpful, saying that "the clutch material is thicker than
> the stock and that it just needs to be worn down some." My question is
> has anyone else had this problem and should I prepare myself for
> dropping the engine?
> Sorry about the length, thanks for you input!
> Dave Geier
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