Pressure plate woes

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mlrailguy
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Pressure plate woes

Post by mlrailguy » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:48 pm

Kept hearing unusual noises, so pulled engine. This is what I found.
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Casting Timmy
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Re: Pressure plate woes

Post by Casting Timmy » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:23 pm

It's the ring for the bearing collar if you have an early style throw out bearing.

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Re: Pressure plate woes

Post by Clatter » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:13 pm

FWIW, those early-style throw outs have always given me trouble.

It’ll be late-style sleeved ones for me from here out;
Even if it means those little adaptor sleeve dealies..
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