At 04:07 PM 8/5/2008, Weslake1330@aol.com wrote:
>Ok, this is very interesting.
>India is the new China?
>I have a carbon bearing for the 1275 with less than 500 miles on
>it. Measuring from the pivot point to the metal facing the
>measurement is half an inch. The same measurement on the old worn
>out carbon bearing is three quarters of an inch.
>In other words the new carbon bearing has a quarter inch further to
>travel than the correct bearing. Given there is only a quarter inch
>of carbon on the near bearing it gives almost identical symptons of
>a worn out bearing straight out of the box.
>The obvious cure is that the new bearing needs a slave push rod a
>quarter of an inch longer than the standard push rod.
Not necessarily a 1/4". It's a lever with a fulcrum at the pivot. It
is probably less than a 1/4"
>W E S L A K E 1330
>In a message dated 05/08/2008 21:41:26 GMT Daylight Time,
>I have a new throw out bearing in my hand. Moss from India it is 1/2 inch
>from center of peg to face of carbon and it looks in my mind anyway like an
>orginal. The one in my car at present, and I do not know size from peg to
>face but it is 1/4 inch thiner from back of casting to face. It came with a
>Quinton- Hazel clutch set. The other parts were the correct measurements.
>As some of you know I have problems with shifting at high RPM, the pedal
>goes to the floor. In addition I am not convenced that the clutch if fully
>releasing at any time.
>Line is clean and bleed, new master and slave. Have tried longer slave rod,
>no joy, have adjusted master rod, no joy.
>Need to pull the engine and try this new bearing that is correct but an a
>bit under the weather with a bad leg and will wait till weather cools off to
>test. Will be a month or so.
>Don't know what else to say but something is wrong with the Q-H throwout
>bearing in my mind. Time will tell but be careful and make durn sure your
>parts are correct.
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