REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the clutch components
Fig. Fig. 2 Cross-sectional view of the clutch assembly
Fig. Fig. 3 Loosen and remove the clutch and pressure plate bolts evenly, a little at a time ...
Fig. Fig. 4 ... then carefully remove the clutch and pressure plate assembly from the flywheel
Fig. Fig. 5 Check across the flywheel surface, it should be flat
Fig. Fig. 6 If necessary, lock the flywheel in place and remove the retaining bolts ...
Fig. Fig. 7 ... then remove the flywheel from the crankshaft in order replace it or have it machined
Fig. Fig. 8 Upon installation, it is usually a good idea to apply a thread-locking compound to the flywheel bolts
Fig. Fig. 9 Check the pressure plate for excessive wear
Fig. Fig. 10 Be sure that the flywheel surface is clean, before installing the clutch
Fig. Fig. 11 Install a clutch alignment arbor, to align the clutch assembly during installation
Fig. Fig. 12 Clutch plate installed with the arbor in place
Fig. Fig. 13 Clutch plate and pressure plate installed with the alignment arbor in place
Fig. Fig. 14 Pressure plate-to-flywheel bolt holes should align
Fig. Fig. 15 You may want to use a thread locking compound on the clutch assembly bolts
Fig. Fig. 16 Install the clutch assembly bolts and tighten in steps, using an X pattern
Fig. Fig. 17 Be sure to use a torque wrench to tighten all bolts
Fig. Fig. 18 Grease the clutch release fork ball
Fig. Fig. 19 On these style bearings, grease the throwout bearing assembly at the outer contact points ...
Fig. Fig. 20 ... and at the throwout bearing assembly at the inner contact points
Remove the transmission as previously outlined.
Disconnect the clutch return spring and the clutch rod assembly. Remove the throwout bearing.
Remove the bell housing. The starter does not have to be removed. The clutch release arm can stay in the housing.
Scribe an "X" mark on the flywheel opposite the mark on the pressure plate cover. The marks are there for balance purposes.
Remove the pressure plate attaching bolts and remove the pressure plate and clutch assembly.
To install the clutch and pressure plate assembly, you will need a clutch alignment tool or an old input shaft. During installation, be very careful not to get grease on the clutch disc, the flywheel or the pressure plate.
Install the clutch disc and pressure plate assembly, being careful to align the "X" marks. Install the attaching bolts loosely.
Align the clutch disc using an alignment tool or an old input shaft. Leave the alignment tool in place while you tighten the attaching bolts. (Alignment tools are available at most auto parts jobbers or auto tool dealers).
Tighten the attaching bolts; tighten the three bolts marked "L" first. Tighten all the bolts to 30 ft. lbs.
Reinstall the bell housing.
Install the throwout bearing (release bearing).
Install the transmission.