Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

Model A Powertrain Technical Forum

Brakes, Drivetrain, Cooling, Misc
2 of 2 < >

Welcome to the Model A Forums

General Discussion
See more
See less

Adjusting Pressure Plate Fingers / Clutch Info

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Adjusting Pressure Plate Fingers / Clutch Info

    Original Thread
    https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...-plate-fingers

    Anytime you install a new pressure plate or are chasing the cause of clutch chatter, you need to check to be sure all 6 pressure plate fingers are at the correct height and even with each other. I made this simple tool to make the job quick and easy. I just use a bolt and two nuts through a piece of aluminum channel, and lock the bolt head 11/16" from the face of the aluminum channel. If the bolt head has markings, I file them smooth. This picture shows a pressure plate from Little Dearborn, that I installed for a club member a few years ago. Being a bit off of 11/16" isn't critical, but having all 6 the same measurement is critical.

    I made a hands free similar tool that beeps when the correct height is reached. You can see the picture and description in the "Homemade Tools" section.
    https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...homemade-tools



    Homemade Tools Clutch Adjuster.jpg
    Attached Files

  • #2
    Important Clutch Disc Warning!

    353ABEF2-6968-45D2-B9B1-CE5E6EE88645.png
    2 1930 Tudors

    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

    Comment

    Related Topics

    Collapse

    Working...
    X