<VV> clutch chattering

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Mon Jan 19 16:07:41 EST 2015

Hi Richard,

> On Jan 19, 2015, at 11:40 AM, RICHARD via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> I have 63 Corvair that has clutch that slips on a hard pull. I also have leaking seals from 
> either the Engine or Trans. Think oil got on the clutch plate and that is what's making 
> the clutch slip. The clutch also chatters when engaged. 

If there's oil at the bellhousing, then you're correct that one is leaking.  Usually you can tell by thickness and smell which one.  In any case the clutch slip is most likely because of the oil.

> The clutch pressure plate flywheel(Bolted) has been replaced when the motor was 
> overhauled 40 thousand miles ago 
> Also a harmonic 
> balancer was installed.Some one told me that the rear motor mount 
> was broken. Will the broken rear motor mount make the clutch chatter. Also if a 
> harmonic balancer is put on a 63 does the rear motor mount have to be for a 64 

Not sure if broken motor mount equals chatter.  If you swap the engine mount you need both the mount that bolts to the body *and* the matching bracket that goes on the engine.
> Thanks for the input 
> Richard Bethard 
> 1963 Corvair Conv 
> rbeth at comcast.net 
> 703 987 5879 

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