<VV> Clutch Problems in my FC (Part 4) Engine out.
* Greenbrier Goon *
Mon, 24 May 2004 02:52:17 +0000
Well, I went ahead and removed the drivetrain from my 1963 FC today in my
continuing search for a solution to the clutch problem.
What did I find? Nothing. Everthing looked right. It has the correct flat
flywheel, the correct flat-fingered pressure plate, a welded disc, the
correct t/o bearing (1 5/16 like the Clarks catalog suggests)...I can't find
anything wrong. No oil on the disc or signs of anything rubbing on anything
else. Everything looks right.
The only thing I may have errored on when converting to the 4 speed was
lubing the pilot bushing. I simply installed it and rubbed a little oil
into it rather than pressuring it in with my fingers. Also, when I pulled
the transmssion and diff away from the engine, the input shaft stayed
attached to the pilot bushing. I was able to easily pull it out. It didn't
I suspect that the problem must be cable or linkage related unless it was
the pilot bushing not being lubed enough.
I am not sure what to do.
Does anyone have details and pictures for converting to a hydraulic clutch?
By the way, there is no carpet or anything getting in the way of the pedal.
Even the rubber mat is out of the van.
1963 Greenbrier PG (soon to be 4 speed)
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