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Manual transmission mechanical clutch experts, help....

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Ben, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Ben

    Ben Registered Member

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    84 K5. Centerforce 11 clutch. 9 months old, approx. 7k.
    Cold driving, shifts easy. Stop and go traffic, heavy traffic, shifting into gear is hard. At times it grinds just before shifting, not always. The 1984 owners manual says that freeplay is to be about one inch. The adjusting bolt and nut are almost to the end of the bolt. I have about less than 1/2 an inch before no more threads. If I adjust the bolt and leave over an inch or so of thread, too much freeplay. RPM's are 700-800. Suggestions? I did change the fluid and it's full.
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Make yourself a longer rod to make it release all the way.

    The fork wears in the little slot that rod rides in and that's probably why it's necessary.
     
  3. POWERMAD

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    Thats what I did with mine.
    3/8" heim joint and 3/8" threaded rod. About $6.
     
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    you might have not gotten the taller throwout bearing, the store might have gotten you the car shorter version one, id be checking that
     

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