On 17-Aug-97, Jim Bedient wrote:
>> Is it just me or can these cars get _really_ hateful at times? Anyway,
>>onto the problem, recently, our 71 TR6 has had alot of trouble going into
>>gears. It is nigh impossible to put it in reverse while the engine is
>>running, and when driving, shifting into other gears is always easy. We
>>recently (two days ago) replaced the slave clutch cylinder, pushrod, and
>>nylon hose going to it, but to no avai;. As we have a car show coming up
>>weekend, we would love to have it on the road by then. Oh By the way, we
>>remember to bleed the system, but that hasn't worked either, Thanks in
>>Danny Burket 1979 Triumph TR7 Fixed Head Coupe E-Mail: DuperSude@AOL.com
>I'll be listening eagerly... My 1970 TR-6 that I bought two weeks ago has
>developed a much milder case of the same symptoms... I'll be checking things
>over and bleeding the system today. I also have "judder" as Haynes calls
>it, in reverse and first. Haynes says "properly adjust the clutch pedal" or
>something like that, but I can't find what that procedure entails....
Sorry guys, but that tsounds like the way my TR6 acted with a broken clutch
p.s.: _IF_ that is the case, beware, the clutch could go suddenly. Been there.
Done that. Blew reverse.