Date: 21 Dec 2004 16:40:42 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net>
Subject: Re: Slave Cylinder Replacement 1988 model 900


On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 09:09:45 -0500, everson <eversonnospamx.net> wrote: > > Buy the clutch spacer tool! I have used 7mm spark plug wire, but.... Yes. The wire method sucks. > I have used/invented the following method for clutch replacement when there > is hydraulic failure. > After removing the clutch shaft! > Remove dust boot. Cut off rubber, and saw off boot spring. New boot should > come with slave cylinder. > Use a 'sawsall' or hacksaw and remove about 2" of the slave cylinder. Just > in front of the throw-out bearing. That's probably quicker than cutting all the fingers off, and since his slave cyl. is hosed anyway, probably a better solution. Hadn't thought of that. > Place old throw out between jack and pressure plate. Slowly jack up the car. > Pressure plate should depress, it might happen suddenly. Insert spacer tool, > and lower car. Reassemble Yup, works great, doesn't it? > PS: Current 'friend' is a 86 900t with 257k on the clock. Ah, a young one...

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