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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 17th, 03, 02:22 AM Thread Starter
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New Clutch and plate installed, on my 79 camaro. when the pedel is half way up i have a grinding noise, When i looked at the old disk the springs on the hub where worn flat in spots. i had the flywheel faced, could it have been cut to thin ? [img]graemlins/angry.gif[/img]
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 17th, 03, 05:08 AM
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I don't think surfacing it too thin would do that. It sounds like it could be the throwout bearing. Did you change that too? Get the fork on it right?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 19th, 03, 01:59 PM
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hey jimwashere i had the same problem with my 68 and what it was i installed a new flywheel clutch and pressure plate and the works .if your car has auto flex plate bolts connecting fastening your flywheel to crank the auto bolts have a thicker head on them and they could be rubbing the springs on your clutch disc. hope this helps jeff
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Sounds to me like your old clutch had the disk installed backwards! Did you install the new one the same way??? What did the flywheel bolts look like? They will hit the springs in the hub if you put the disk in backwards.

The thicker part of the disc's hub goes towards the pressure plate, not towards the engine.

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