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Kinslayer
07-23-2007, 11:43 AM
So I go to rig my shit up on the weekend, and actually look at the linkage. everything looks ok aside from one thing: The connection between the linkage and the clutch lever itself - any ideas? i'm missing SOMETHING but i've never set one of these up before so, yeah, advice y'all

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bakelite
07-23-2007, 12:13 PM
Did you lift the body? If so you gotta lengthen this arm so the linkage is straighter to the clutch lever.

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Kinslayer
07-23-2007, 08:31 PM
Your highlighted portion goes to the bellhousing - the other side mounts to the frame. I did do a body lift, but I have to lengthen the OTHER side

Troy
07-23-2007, 09:20 PM
You will need to lengthen the clutch pedal rod...cut it in half add in about an inch for a 3 inch body lift and then adjust those nuts on the threaded rod to get proper pedal tension. You may have to cut and lengthen several times to achieve proper clutch engagement. I'm sure theres other ways like Bakelite suggested but the clutch rod lengthening is the easiest

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heres a pic of my ford same thing, i shortened mine because i removed the 3 inch body lift
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lengthen this rod
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Kinslayer
07-23-2007, 09:25 PM
Yeah, but that's not the problem, I know all about having to lengthen the clutch pedal rod, hehe

ottoman
07-23-2007, 09:28 PM
nothing looks to be missing you just have the clutch fork in backwards

bakelite
07-24-2007, 02:12 AM
:dontknow: my bad

Kinslayer
07-24-2007, 11:30 AM
nothing looks to be missing you just have the clutch fork in backwards

There's no way it's backwards - it only goes in one way! inside the bell housing it clips onto a ball, the corresponding connector exists only on one side of the fork.

MUD CHILD
07-24-2007, 11:38 AM
I have the same set up on my truck from the picture you show all the parts seem to be there except the return spring. What is the problem you are having?

Kinslayer
07-24-2007, 11:41 AM
I have the same set up on my truck from the picture you show all the parts seem to be there except the return spring. What is the problem you are having?

I have a spring here.. I just don't know how it all goes together! It doesn't seem like it would be that robust of a system, heh. Would you mind taking a photo of your setup so I can compare?

MUD CHILD
07-24-2007, 12:09 PM
I do not have my truck here I keep it a buddys but maybe this will help if not I will go tonight a get a pic of my clutch linkage. If you are wondering if the round end of the rod just sits in the cluth fork, then ya that is how it goes nothing fancy but it works
Hopfully this helps

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Kinslayer
07-24-2007, 12:53 PM
Awesome, that's exactly what I wanted to know. Here's a new question based on that pic:

What the hell is this?
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MUD CHILD
07-24-2007, 01:02 PM
That is a clutch return spring that goes to the frame. I do not run my spring to the frame, I made a bracket that comes off the engine block so that it pulls straight on the cluth fork and not to the side[cheers]

Kinslayer
07-24-2007, 01:05 PM
Ahh cool, yeah I'll be needing one of those too I guess.

Oh, and thanks, I owe ya

MUD CHILD
07-24-2007, 01:18 PM
Ahh cool, yeah I'll be needing one of those too I guess.

Oh, and thanks, I owe ya

No problem, glad I could help[cheers]