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Re: clutch pad thickness

Hi Duncan

Interesting.... How about simply installing pressure plate to flywheel shim washers to make the difference? Might be something to look into.

Where Are You From? Yuma, AZ / Leavenworth, WA

Do You own a car built by Durant? several

Re: clutch pad thickness

Thanks Bill. Interesting suggestion.

In the end, I took my clutch and flywheel back to my clutch mechanic an hour's drive away and he is setting it up for me again. The clutch pads are slightly thicker than 1/8 inch each side of the plate but he thinks that won't be an issue.

I actually wonder if the problem was that the clutch was installed (by me) about 2 years ago and has been engaged since (while I concentrated on other things), thereby making the clutch pads stick to the flywheel. In my ignorance, I adjusted the bolts on the 3 clutch levers and stuffed up the settings.

Here's hoping that the whole thing will work properly when I reinstall it again

Where Are You From? New Zealand

Do You own a car built by Durant? yes


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