<VV> Ultra clutch setup
bryan at skiblack.com
Thu Jul 20 18:12:31 EDT 2006
I'm putting a basement fresh engine in the parts Corsa, and am digging
through my stash for an "Ultra" clutch. I have a fairly new friction
disk, a bolted used flywheel, and a decent looking pressure plate. A
- The recent article in the Communique mentions factory alignment
marks. Should I look for these, or does it not matter since the parts
weren't a set from the factory? Any thoughts on matching the two for
- Both the flywheel and pressure plate surfaces look ok but used.
Should I do any surface prep besides cleaning with Brake Cleaner before
assembly - say wire brush or ScotchBrite pad or such?
- I am replacing the pilot bushing and input shaft seal with new. Is
it ok to spread the split ring a bit to get a tight fit in the diff
Thanks for any input. My oldest (age 15) is cleaning the shrouds and
gets to pick the colors, so it may be a colorful engine compartment :-)
Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Corvairs: '61 Lakewood, '64 Greenbrier, '65 Corsa, '66 Corsa
'69 Road Runner, '97 Ford F-150, '99 Neon R/T
"Why do something if you're not going to obsess about it?"
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