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Clutch kit #1310958
Thu May 16 2019 10:42 PM
Thu May 16 2019 10:42 PM
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Pvmt-Pndr  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 29
Temperance, Michigan
I have the trans dropped in my truck currently to replace the ring gear. It's a 69 C60 with an dana 5756-B 5 speed with a 427. There was 2 hot spots on the flywheel and the clutch has seen better days so I went ahead and had the flywheel resurfaced, they took .005" off and I have a .005" shim for it. I also ordered this clutch from rock auto (the organic one) https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/...lutch+kit,1993now I'm sure some of you are laughing at my inexperience. Obviously it's not the correct one. Where is a go to place for clutches for these trucks? The only ones I've found is $900 and that seems a bit much this one https://fortwayneclutch.com/product/...sku-mu1266_kt/ What options do I have with the current one? Is $900 a good deal? I just want to be able to turn the key and start the engine for the first time since I've owned the truck already!!! Any help is appreciated.

Re: Clutch kit [Re: Pvmt-Pndr] #1310965
Thu May 16 2019 11:17 PM
Thu May 16 2019 11:17 PM
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78buckshot  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 235
Southeast Michigan
I used the dimensions of the clutch diameter, spline count and diameter, and Borg & Beck type pressure plate and was able to match it. Mine is not a big block and 12 years older than yours but you should be able to find a clutch to fit.


1957 Chevrolet 5700 LCF 283 SM420 single speed rear, 1955 IH 300U T/A, 1978 Corvette 350 auto
Re: Clutch kit [Re: Pvmt-Pndr] #1310972
Fri May 17 2019 12:13 AM
Fri May 17 2019 12:13 AM
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sweepleader  Offline
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Joined: May 2017
Posts: 64
Minnesota
Any local truck repair place should be able to steer you to a local source. Like buckshot said above, get the disc diameter, the spline count and dimensions, lever style or diaphragm pressure plate and the height of the clutch arms/diaphragm fingers. I would bring all the parts along when shopping. A big auto parts store could likely fix you up too.


1962 K10 short stepside, much modified for rally
1969 T50 fire truck, nos, needs a few things
Re: Clutch kit [Re: Pvmt-Pndr] #1311001
Fri May 17 2019 02:20 PM
Fri May 17 2019 02:20 PM
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3B  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 5,416
B. C. Canada
Hy Pvmt-Pndr, my F.L.A.P.S. can provide a complete 13" clutch kit in either diaphragm or Borg and Beck four lever style for $575.00 Canadian, so you should be able to find a clutch kit for that amount or probably less in American funds, hope that helps.

Re: Clutch kit [Re: Pvmt-Pndr] #1311161
Sun May 19 2019 04:48 PM
Sun May 19 2019 04:48 PM
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coilover  Offline
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Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 2,201
Plano, Tx
American Power Brake and Clutch in Dallas resurfaced the flywheel, rebuilt the PP, and relined the clutch plate for my 1941 Ross forklift For about $300 (8 years ago). New parts were impossible to find for a machine that was used by the military in WW2.


Evan
Re: Clutch kit [Re: Pvmt-Pndr] #1311272
Mon May 20 2019 03:52 PM
Mon May 20 2019 03:52 PM
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Pvmt-Pndr  Offline OP
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Joined: Feb 2019
Posts: 29
Temperance, Michigan
It turns out the clutch that I have hasn't been made in 30 years or so. Something about the 4 bolt pattern. None the less I found a place in Detroit called Detroit clutch masters who said they can rebuild it for me. I shipped it this morning. A rough estimate of around $200. The clutch I'm sure has quite a bit of life left in it but I do not want to have a reason to pull the trans again if I don't have to. It wasn't a bad job to be honest but since I had the flywheel resurfaced I may as well have the clutch gone through also. Do it once and do it right and roughly $200 vs $900 for the link I posted I'm not going to complain.


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