I am still going through my clutch issues, and hopefully the new bracket and slave from Mike will sort everything out.
When I was changing my MC (finished car) I screwed up the first three threads or so in the aluminum block at the top of the clutch pedal.
I want to remove the clutch pedal so I can rethread the piece that the MC rod screws into. I pulled the retaining ring off the pivot pin and was able to pull it about 1/3 of the way out. I can't get it to pull out any farther (even with leverage). I have soaked it with PB Blaster for 2 days with no results.
What is it hanging up on? Is there a certain way to remove the pivot pin?
Thanks. I really don't want to remove the body to get above the block and my access panel doesn't really give me enough room to rethread this as I want.
Are you referring to the Fulcrum pin of the clutch pedal or the smaller pin that connect the U shaped block from the MC stud to the top of the pedal?
I actually swapped my leaking MC last night and just popped the C clip off and pushed the smaller pin out towards the sidepipe. I dont believe you need to remove the entire clutch pedal, you can remove just the U shaped piece and thread that to the MC to the desired pedal height/stroke length, etc.
This of course, was all done through the top access panel I cut out, except for the bottom stud nut on the MC.
I did all the work last night through the access panel. Here is a pic of mine, you can look at the top and see the white plastic reservoir for the clutch. All I did was remove the nuts for the reservoir mount, the two for the MC mounting, the braided hose to at the output, and the smaller pin. I pull the MC out with reservoir and U shaped bracket attached. Noted the thread length to give me a reference when I screwed onto the new MC. Getting the Clutch pedal out will be a struggle due to the space constraints.
Thanks, I just need the aluminum block to rethread it. I'll open up my access hole and give it another shot. It just seemed to me that even with a bigger access hole I would still have issues fishing out the aluminum block. Worth a shot though!
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