clutch cable

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sdreich

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Hi-

I am replacing a clutch cable that had been modified from the original. I
have a Gordon Imports replacement.

Can anyone describe where the black sheath-ends screw in or are placed and
the path that the cable takes to get to the clutch lever. A picture would
help.

Thanks.

-Steve

'64 red I SWIM 2 (hasn't been in the water since July and feels neglected)
'64 red AMPHICR (engine runs, now only brake cylinder, clutch cable, and
anything else I break to go).

Del Mar, CA


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injuneer2003

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I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats are
out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is in
this condition

Ronquil
 
J

Joe Biscone

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fuel line and coolant hoses, est. . .


joe '68 white euro

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Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 14:57:02 -0000

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I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats are
out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is in
this condition

Ronquil



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Adjust your parking brake cables, too.

Randy

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fuel line and coolant hoses, est. . .


joe '68 white euro

----- Original Message -----
From: "injuneer2003" <injuneer2003 @YAHOO.COM="">
To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 14:57:02 -0000

<tt>
I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats are
out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is in
this condition

Ronquil



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a_colo_native

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> I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats
are
> out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is
in
> this condition
>

Ronquil,

Replace all fluids, check and replace double-lip seals (If trans
is out too), inspect your clutch assy and throw-out bearing. Check
trans mounts, inspect floor and tunnels of the car for damage. Lube
everything, clean the rest. If your engine has been running hot,
have the radiator checked out or maybe boiled out for good measure.
CLOSELY Inspect the oil cooler and lines! Replace if they look or
feel hardened. Inspect the water pump for play in the shaft. A good
look over all those things that are not as accessable with it
installed.

John Bevins
Rocky Mountain Amphicar
970-532-4104
 
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PVCJ PVCJ

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RE: Re: Clutch cable

Hello ALL,,,, Do you have to put any grease on the throwout fiber bearing on
the clutch system??

>From: "a_colo_native" <colo_frontrange@netzero.net>
>Reply-To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
>To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Re: Clutch cable
>Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 16:12:10 -0000
>
>
> > I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats
>are
> > out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is
>in
> > this condition
> >
>
>Ronquil,
>
> Replace all fluids, check and replace double-lip seals (If trans
>is out too), inspect your clutch assy and throw-out bearing. Check
>trans mounts, inspect floor and tunnels of the car for damage. Lube
>everything, clean the rest. If your engine has been running hot,
>have the radiator checked out or maybe boiled out for good measure.
>CLOSELY Inspect the oil cooler and lines! Replace if they look or
>feel hardened. Inspect the water pump for play in the shaft. A good
>look over all those things that are not as accessable with it
>installed.
>
> John Bevins
> Rocky Mountain Amphicar
> 970-532-4104
>
>
>
 
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a_colo_native

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--- In amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com, "PVCJ PVCJ" <pvcj@h...> wrote:
> Hello ALL,,,, Do you have to put any grease on the throwout fiber
bearing on the clutch system??

NO, NO! That should be just wiped clean and checked for cracks. Be
sure if replacement is required, used ONLY a carbon type (the bearing
type will tend to rust and make noise)



John Bevins
Rocky Mountain Amphicar
970-532-4104
 
D

Daniel & Kathy Gibson

Guest
Re: Re: Clutch cable

There is nothing sweeter than how nice an Amphi clutch works with the
carbon type throwout bearing. Quiet and smooth. Too bad they wear
quicker than the roller bearing type.

Dan
'64 Das Boot

a_colo_native wrote:
>
> --- In amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com, "PVCJ PVCJ" <pvcj@h...> wrote:
> > Hello ALL,,,, Do you have to put any grease on the throwout fiber
> bearing on the clutch system??
>
> NO, NO! That should be just wiped clean and checked for cracks. Be
> sure if replacement is required, used ONLY a carbon type (the bearing
> type will tend to rust and make noise)
>
> John Bevins
> Rocky Mountain Amphicar
> 970-532-4104
>
>
> ATTENTION!!! The Amphicar List May be Moving in April
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<font color="#0000ff" size="4">And all those tools that fell under the engine for the last 20 years!</font>
<font color="#0000ff" size="4"></font>
<font color="#0000ff" size="4">Ed
El Cajon, CA USA
67 Rust Guppy
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<div style="BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: black">From: Joe Biscone
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 8:12 AM
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">Subject: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable




fuel line and coolant hoses, est. . .


joe '68 white euro

----- Original Message -----
From: "injuneer2003" <injuneer2003 @YAHOO.COM="">
To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 14:57:02 -0000

<tt>
I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats are
out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is in
this condition

Ronquil


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F M

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Not so much the tools as the nuts and washers I couldn't hold onto

WB6WSN <wb6wsn@cox.net> wrote:
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<font color="#0000ff" size="4">And all those tools that fell under the engine for the last 20 years!</font>
<font color="#0000ff" size="4"></font>
<font color="#0000ff" size="4">Ed
El Cajon, CA USA
67 Rust Guppy
</font>

<blockquote style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">----- Original Message -----
<div style="BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: black">From: Joe Biscone
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 8:12 AM
<div style="FONT: 10pt arial">Subject: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable




fuel line and coolant hoses, est. . .


joe '68 white euro

----- Original Message -----
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To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch cable
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 14:57:02 -0000

<tt>
I need to get a clutch cable for my car while the engine and seats are
out. Also what other other maint should be done while the car is in
this condition

Ronquil


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F M

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Here we go again, 2 questions

I need to know how much throw there is supposed to be when you depress the clutch pedal, that is what is the overall movement of the cable?

Alsoare the threaded ends on the cable metric? if so what size and pitch.

I have a shop that will make me teflon lined solid strand clutch cables, We're working on emerg brakeand throttle cables.

Willupdate as we go along



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> I need to know how much throw there is supposed to be when you
depress the clutch pedal, that is what is the overall movement of the
cable?

The cable will move 1" when the pedal is depressed to the floor.

> Also are the threaded ends on the cable metric? if so what size and
pitch.

The nut for the clutch cable is a M8.

John Bevins
Rocky Mountain Amphicar
 
F

Fran

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Re: Re: clutch cable

Thanks for the help. Do you know what the pitch is for the M8 nut


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Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 9:00 PM
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Re: clutch cable


>
>
> > I need to know how much throw there is supposed to be when you
> depress the clutch pedal, that is what is the overall movement of the
> cable?
>
> The cable will move 1" when the pedal is depressed to the floor.
>
> > Also are the threaded ends on the cable metric? if so what size and
> pitch.
>
> The nut for the clutch cable is a M8.
>
> John Bevins
> Rocky Mountain Amphicar
>
>
>
>
>
>
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I have a good used clutch cableand a NOS accelerator cable. Anyone
interested?

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