Doug Mathews wrote:
> I'm redoing the master/slave cylinder on my 64TR4 and have a couple of
> questions I need to ask.
> First, the attaching point on the throw out shaft that connects to the
> slave cylinder rod has 3 holes for the bolt to go through. Which is the
> correct one? I checked my 63TR3 and it only has a 2 hole point.
> Second, when engaging the clutch, the clutch feels stiff, and is slow to
> fully engage when the pedal is released. My TR3 feels a similar stiffness.
> Is this as it should be? I should add that the clutch and pressure plat on
> the TR4 are new.
> Any guidance will be appreciated.
Just installed a new clutch in my TR6. The recommended position for the
clevis on slave cylinder pushrod is the "middle" of the 3 holes.
There are several possibilities for the stiff pedal and sluggish
engagement you describe. There's an informative article at:
1972 TR6 (driver)
1970 Spitfire Mk.3 (under restoration)