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Old 10-07-2013, 06:47 PM   #1
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Clutch linkage?

Anyone know where I can get a clutch linkage for a '74 CJ5 that has a SBC in it? Mine broke today and it was a PO "custom" job. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-07-2013, 06:54 PM   #2
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I would repair that one if it was repairable or just fab a new one

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Old 10-07-2013, 08:43 PM   #4
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looks like a bolt broken off that needs to be removed
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Yea and however it was connected redone
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:25 AM   #6
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no doubt that the bolt went through the pipe looking piece on the linkage..it may also go through a support bracket on the outside of the pipe..remove the old and replace with a new grade 8 bolt
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no doubt that the bolt went through the pipe looking piece on the linkage..it may also go through a support bracket on the outside of the pipe..remove the old and replace with a new grade 8 bolt
Yea I need to check it out. Haven't had a chance to dig into it yet
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while you have it apart,make sure the pipe has a grease fitting in it..keeping it greased will make the clutch pedal smoother operating and probably make the new bolt last longer
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Ideally you should swap to a hydraulic linkage. If you're using an early 60's bell housing there should be bosses to mount a slave. And adapt a master to the fire wall.

Another alternative is the chain. http://www.advanceadapters.com/downloads/716640.pdf

It's for floor pedals but it's not too difficult to adapt.
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Ideally you should swap to a hydraulic linkage. If you're using an early 60's bell housing there should be bosses to mount a slave. And adapt a master to the fire wall.

Another alternative is the chain. http://www.advanceadapters.com/downloads/716640.pdf

It's for floor pedals but it's not too difficult to adapt.
might be ideal for some but I prefer simple mechanical linkage
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I think this is what's left of a small block Chevy cluth pivot ball stud that the linkage plugs onto
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I think this is what's left of a small block Chevy cluth pivot ball stud that the linkage plugs onto
That's what it was. Thanks everyone

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