Years ago a friend had an Elva Courier ( MGB engine/trans ) with stuck clutch.
We tried many of the previously mentiioned tricks.
Before pulling the tranny, I loosened the bell housing bolts/studs, gently
it away from the block, but keeping it on the alignment pins. Trying to rotate
rear wheels (with leverage) back and forth was enough to free the clutch.
> In a message dated 9/12/00 3:47:56 PM EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > I want to thank all the suggestions for releasing the clutch. Being
> > only an amateur mechanic, I took my TR-4A to a long time experienced
> > professional......I took along your ideas and learned that he had
> > already tried all of them, well at lease most of them...He was planning
> > one last driving attempt this afternoon, then reluctantly, he will be
> > removing the tranny and replacing the clutch....