Drivetrain Clutch Issues

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  1. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Need some help here guys i have my clutch not disengaging all the way i have a triple hook quadrant and a firewall adjustment. triple hook is right in the middle and both the clutch fork adjustment and firewall adjustment is adjusted all the way in and with the clutch pedal to the floor its still not disengaging all the way. Im thinking that the pivot ball might have been adjusted out by me and not putting it back. Anybody think of what it could be?
     
  2. stykthyn

    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    New cable? Stock routing?
     
  3. liljoe07

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    Sounds like you need to adjust the Firewall adjuster out.
     
  4. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Yeah stock routing as far as i can see and the quadrant cable and adjuster are all bbk @stykthyn you happen to have a pic of the stock routing?
     
  5. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    The firewall adjust is fine adjustment and its all the way out
     
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    What cable did you use? BBK?
     
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    Then use front hook on the quadrant.
     
  8. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Yes bbk and thats what i was thinking that wont cause binding issues will it?
     
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    You'll need to loosen the cable at trans. Then run the firewall adjuster all the way. Hook on the front hook of the quadrant. Then adjust like normal.
     
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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    and get either a steeda or MM cable. Trust me on this.
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Anybody have a pic of how the cable should be routed?
     
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    For the record, I think you have a UPR quadrant. Specially if its a triple hook. BBK doesnt make a triple hook that I know off. So basing my assumption on it being a UPR quadrant. And you having an adjustable cable, you definitely need to use the top hook. Middle hook is for non-adjustable cables.

    Sorry, I dont have a routing picture for the cable.
     
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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    Under/by the oil pan back over the crossmember up by the dipstick and then by the MC. If it is an aftermarket cable you may have to loop it as it is longer than the stock one.

    Pulled these off the net...


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  14. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    No its only a double hook i just went under there lol
     
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    MM Cable ASAP


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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    So found i wasnt on the top hook on the bbk quadrant so hopefully i will be able to pull the car out and test real quick
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    So that was my issues i was on the wrong hook put it on the top hook now its all adjusted and working well now thanks for everyones help @stykthyn @liljoe07 @mikestang63
     
  18. stykthyn

    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    Glad you got it all figured out
     
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    Cool Deal!
     

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