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  1. Clutch fill

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hey first time rebuilding a car and I'm in the final stretch with fluids but I'm having trouble with my clutch I replaced it with a performance master cylinder and had to empty the whole system. Now that it's on the car in having trouble filling it with brake fluid. Anyone know if my system of...
  2. Southwest Speed bellhousings; any experience?

    Transmission & Driveline
    I need a 621 bellhousing for my 69 SS restoration in which I am finally getting to the drivetrain stage. Pretty exciting! Does anyone have any experience with the Southwest Speed brand of bellhousings? They are pretty widely sold across the internet including some restoration parts stores...
  3. Phantom noise from transmission?

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hey guys, I have a 67' with a TKO600 and mechanical clutch. Every now and again, mostly at low speeds *I think* the transmission/clutch makes this God-awful "vibraty" noise, almost like a grinding, and when I move the shifter around it goes away. It doesn't happen in neutral, it only happens in...
  4. Clutch pedal adjustment

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Clutch pedal sits couple inches lower than brake. I can pull it up by hand to make it even but it falls back down on its own. Doesnt seem right??
  5. Car shaking with hard acceleration

    Engine
    Hi everyone, A few years back I had a problem of when I would accelerate, the whole car would shake pretty violently. Subsequently my transmisson blew and it sat for a while. I recently put in a new transmission (M22W) and a new clutch disc (Centerforce Dual Friction). When I take off...
  6. Clutch and / or pilot bushing issues

    Transmission & Driveline
    Okay, I've just mated my Muncie 4 speed to my 396 (both original to car) I had my engine professionally rebuilt so I started by purchasing a pilot bushing. After trips to 3 parts stores, I found a non-magnetic bronze bushing at NAPA and installed it using a block of wood between it & the hammer...
  7. SB L48 Clutch Return Spring Mount?

    Transmission & Driveline
    Does anyone have the clutch return spring for an L48 350/300hp manual actually attached to the factory mount point - whatever that is/was. :D The Aim is so nondescript I'm just scratching my head. A picture of a factory setup might be nice but I couldn't find a single one here or at CRG. If...
  8. Nearly New T-56 Magnum - Noise at fwy speeds only

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hi all - I'm chasing down a noise coming from front of trans in my '69. Shifts perfectly at all times. Around town = perfect. Swapped in hyd clutch set-up with no change in noise at speed. It seems to make same noise above 70mph in ALL conditions: under load, in neutral, coasting 70mph with...
  9. McLeod Hydraulic Clutch Conversion

    Transmission & Driveline
    It's pricey, but thinking about using one of the McLeod Hydraulic Clutch Conversion kits on my 69 Big Block Camaro... Anyone have any experience with the installation? 1434002 - Master Cylinder Firewall Kit - $329.95 1301 - Bearing/Slave Cylinder Assembly - $446.00
  10. 2002 Camaro high vibrations

    Fourth Generation
    i just installed a brand new clutch today and when i got everything done i went to drive it. i put the car in reverse and without giving it any gas i slowly let the clutch pedal out and there were a lot of vibrations coming from what felt like the transmission/driveshaft area. this also happened...
  11. 2002 Camaro high clutch pedal

    Fourth Generation
    i just bought this camaro and i am not to savy on hydro clutches my problem is my clutch does not start engaging until about 3 in from the top and in 5 & 6 it slipps at half to full throttle. please any info will help thanks
  12. Block side pivot ball seal

    Transmission & Driveline
    69 Camaro BB... replacing some worn clutch linkage items and noticed the rubber seal on the block side pivot ball is stretched and distorted... The ball stud is fine, but I'm having a hard time finding just the rubber seal. Anyone where I can pick one up?
  13. 69 Camaro clutch fork movement issue

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hi Guys I just had my clutch replaced with a new centerforce dual friction clutch, flywheel, throw out bearing and clutch fork. The mechanic gave me the car back saying i needed to repllace the clutch return spring because wat was fitted wasnt correct and caused issues with the movvement of the...
  14. 69 Z clutch which one ?

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hi i have a stock 69Z i need help choosing between 2 clutches from CENTERFORCE [ centerforce II or duel friction ] is one better than the other and what is the difference, i dont want a hard pedal pressure thanks TC
  15. Flexplate/Flywheel turner

    Engine
    Recently when changing from a power glide to a 700R4 I needed a flywheel turner. No fun buying one, more satisfaction from making one, here is what I came up with for $4.00 and it works great. Just thought I would share in case anyone had an interest. Purchase a 8" or 9" gate hinge from your...
  16. Help me with bad engine noise (link to video)

    Engine
    Hello all, Here is a video of the noise my car's engine is making . I think the video accentuates the noise as it sounds worse yet listening to it on here, at least it will give you an idea though. The car idles reasonably ok but it sounds horrible when I give it any gas. The noise does not get...
  17. Help installing transmission

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hello all, I tried for 3 hours last night to install my muncie but I could not figure it out. I got it within a half an inch two times using a transmission jack but could not find the pilot bushing hole. When you are using an alignment tool should it go in and out with the clutch released? I can...
  18. Detroit Speed Subframe = mechanical clutch?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Can anyone confirm that the DSE subframes for 1st Gen Camaros accept mechanical clutch linkage? All the pictures I've seen have been on cars with hydraulic clutches. Thanks!
  19. Help with Bellhousing

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hello, I am in the process of replacing my clutch. I have removed the 4 speed transmission and all but one of the bolts on the bellhousing. The bolt in the 11'0clock position is loose but it doesn't seem like there is enough room to remove it? I lowered the support from the engine and that got...
  20. can a flywheel loose grip?

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hi guys, I am having issues with the clutch of my 69 396ci camaro... a couple of weeks ago I borrowed my car to a friend who abused of the clutch. The clutch had slipped in such a way that the car didn't have a clutch when he returned my car. I removed the M21 and the clutch housing, the...
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