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Old 02-16-2019, 05:58 PM   #1
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Default Clutch Adjustments 31 Model A Coupe

I just replaced the clutch, pressure plate, throwout bearing, pilot bearing and adjusted the fingers. When I engage the clutch one of the finger adjusters hits the inside of the bell housing. I adjust the fingers to a lesser value than the book and the sound starts the farther down I push on the clutch pedal. The clutch chatters like crazy and does not engage until the pedal is at least half way up. Could this be due to the linkage?
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Old 02-16-2019, 07:38 PM   #2
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One possibility is uneven finger adjustment.
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Old 02-17-2019, 07:48 AM   #3
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What did you set the fingers at ? [ 5/8" or 11/16" will work] How close a tolerance did you set them to ? [.002"]

What did you set free-play at ?

Clutch chatter can be finger adjustment or bell housing alignment [.006"].

A finger should not make contact with the bell housing.
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Old 02-17-2019, 12:06 PM   #4
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"When I engage the clutch one of the finger adjusters hits the inside of the bell housing"
No way for a stock clutch to have that happen that I could see. Even with the nuts turned all the way out there should still be room to not hit. Did you re stake the nuts after adjustment?
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