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Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 05:43 AM
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3rd clutch cable broke in less then 6 months i have no idea why its a 68 bus trans in a baja cluch randomly just snapd first one the cable part broke second the pully on the clutch peadal proke 3rd cable snapped agian i have a stock pedal assembaly with the roller gas pedal style can anyone direct me into some information to why or stop it from doin in agian i was wondering if also if anyone can gice me some links on were to get a hydrolic clutch and a link on how to set it up thanks.

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Post Post subject: Re: 3rd clutch cable broke in less then 6 months
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were is the location it brakes? That is were you will find the problem. somthing sharp rubbing or to steep an angle


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Post Post subject: Re: 3rd clutch cable broke in less then 6 months
Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 05:51 AM
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already looked nothin sharp proke right were it connects to the metal loop that goes on the clutch pedal what do u mean a to steep of an angle

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Post Post subject: Re: 3rd clutch cable broke in less then 6 months
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Do you have a real heavy pressure plate?


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Post Post subject: Re: 3rd clutch cable broke in less then 6 months
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So the cable brakes at the end? Is this a custom cable that you made or do you have the metal end on the cable with the big wing nut?


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no not sure if the pressure plate has a lot of pressure how would u find out wihout puling the motor

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Posted: Thu May 17, 2007 10:42 PM
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You can't find out if the pressure plate has pressure on it without pulling out the motor and pulling off the pressure plate and stepping on it to check the pressure in the middle. Sounds like it might be that the bowden tube has too much angle in it. Meaning that it bends up too much. Readjust it and take your old cable and check it against a new one to see if it is the right length for your year. Also, get a better bowden tube. Not a plastic ended one that is cheap and can break. The bowden tube is by your wingnut adjuster for the clutch to the left of the tranny underneath. Hope this helps.

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