The slave cyclinder on my "3' is ="BEHIND"= the flange plate, or the bolts go
the plate & then into the slave cyc.
Bud Rolofson wrote:
> I used the Bentley manual when placing the slave cylinder through the flange
> attached to the transmission. It shows the slave cylinder with its bolt holes
> behind the flange (in other words, it shows the slave cylinder as having been
> put through the flange hole from the rear of the car).
> >>>>That is correct.
> Based on several comments from listers, I have given up my thoughts that
> this might simply be a system bleeding problem.
> >>>>Don't give up on that idea yet. If you bleed the slave cylinder when it
> mounted it can hold a tiny bit of air in the part of the cylinder that is
> the bleed screw. Unbolt the the slave cylinder and bleed it so that the bleed
> screw is at the VERY top. I think I did this by loosening the bottom bolt and
> taking out the top bolt so I could turn it. A small bit of air CAN make a
> Several of you havementioned that the slave cylinder's bolt plate should sit
> front of the transmission flange.
> >>>>That is correct.
> Others have mentioned an adjustable slave cylinder push rod that should solve
> the problem.
> >>>>TR6's don't come with them but I've seen one made that works like the ones
> on earlier TRs. You cut the rod off the slave rod and drill and tap hole in
> remaining U-shaped piece. Use a long grade 8 bolt (I forget the length but
> you'll have to go to a fastener store to get a long enough one, approx. 6-8
> inchs) for the rod and bolt it to the U-shaped piece and you have an
> slave rod. You can also add a spring to keep the TOB from the clutch to add
> it's longevity and/or don't always sit with the clutch engaged at stop lights
> (cause you're spinning the TOB). Put it in neutral.
> 2) If the slave cylinder is attached with it's bolt plate in front of the
> transmission flange, the push rod doesn't seem to want to meet up the clutch
> throw lever. Bentley's shows the slave cylinder bolt plate toward the rear of
> the car, but Moss shows it toward the front.
> >>>>The bolt plate goes between the engine and the tranny.
> 3) I don't seem to have any adjustment at the clutch pedal itself. After
> rebuilding the clutch master cylinder, I also know that there is no
> adjustment at the pedal push rod that goes into the clutch master cylinder.
> >>>>Clutches are basically non-adjustable.
> 4) All the manuals state in bold letters that the slave cylinder should be
> attached to the clutch throw lever in the middle hole. This I have done.
> >>>>Middle hole is for TR6's. I think Saloons use the top hole and the bottom
> hole is for Stag's, but I could have those reversed.
> 71TR6 CC57365
> 71TR6 CC65446
> TR4A CTC57806