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07-11-2019, 03:50 PM
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Posted By charliemccraney

Which engine? Definitely incorrect if it is...

Which engine?

Definitely incorrect if it is a Y-Block. The distributor and oil pump drive shaft are not held together in any way.
07-01-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By charliemccraney

Aside from possibly finding them NOS. probably...

Aside from possibly finding them NOS. probably used only. If they aren't too bad, they can be repaired but that requires welding and fab skills. I think bushings are available new.
07-01-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By charliemccraney

Yes, everything between, and including the pedal...

Yes, everything between, and including the pedal and pushrod. Notice, too that there are various bushings that could be gone by now. I forgot about those.
07-01-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By charliemccraney

If the clutch doesn't slip or chatter, then it is...

If the clutch doesn't slip or chatter, then it is probably ok.

I'm thinking that the clutch linkage is worn and with 0 clearance between the nut and fork, the "freeplay" is simply that additional...
06-19-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By charliemccraney

I've heard good things about Champion radiators I...

I've heard good things about Champion radiators I know of one ~500hp t-bird does just fine with one. No experience with them (or any aluminum radiator) myself. They are Chinese, which is why they are...
06-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By charliemccraney

I usually take a few pictures before disassembly....

I usually take a few pictures before disassembly. Probably the easiest thing to mess up is the primary and secondary shoes. I don't do brakes enough to remember which goes where if I didn't take note...
06-18-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By charliemccraney

I've thought about taking the shaft to a machine...

I've thought about taking the shaft to a machine shop to have the shaft threaded and use a shifter handle. It wouldn't be stock but shouldn't break or bend after that.
06-11-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By charliemccraney

it was similar to that, if that's not it. I...

it was similar to that, if that's not it. I think I used the smaller one.
06-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By charliemccraney

I just got a Help! spring assortment and used the...

I just got a Help! spring assortment and used the cut to length spring. it worked fine for years. No idea what that assortment part number is or if it is even still available. It was a long time ago....
06-10-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By charliemccraney

The pipes will need to be made. Any exhaust shop...

The pipes will need to be made. Any exhaust shop should be able to handle it. Just make sure to get flanges because the shops will not have those. FORD Y (http://www.ford-y-block.com) or speedway...
06-07-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By charliemccraney

The total possible stroke does not matter so long...

The total possible stroke does not matter so long as the master does not bottom out before the pedal makes it to the floor and the slave does not bottom out, preventing sufficient movement of the...
06-04-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By charliemccraney

I looked up my post on another website from a...

I looked up my post on another website from a while back about the install of the hydraulic clutch on my '61

I need to make some corrections. Should have looked it up instead of going by memory.
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06-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By charliemccraney

2" is more than adequate for most applications...

2" is more than adequate for most applications and is about the largest that will fit right at the manifold. Anything larger would require a tapered pipe or pipe adapter.
06-03-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By charliemccraney

My thought about that is something is binding or...

My thought about that is something is binding or the mount simply was not strong enough. When you said "it's a bit stuck in place now... don't ask." Maybe now is the time to ask and make sure that...
06-03-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By charliemccraney

You can try a bigger line. However, as I...

You can try a bigger line.

However, as I said, the line has no affect on slave travel. If it is not traveling far enough now, figure that out and come up with a plan before spending more money.
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