[Healeys] clutch question

Alan Seigrist healey.nut at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 19:33:05 MST 2008

Brad -

Trying to move the clutch arm with your hands is very difficult.  I doubt
there's any hang up.  If you stood on top of the clutch housing when it was
out, you would understand why.

Best Regards,


'52 A90
'53 BN1
'64 BJ8

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 10:56 PM, mailmaineguide.com
<info at atteanlodge.com>wrote:

> Can anyone tell me how much force is needed to manually disengage a clutch?
> I
> have just mated my tranny and engine and attempted to work the clutch fork
> lever to no avail, the fork moves freely until the release bearing meets
> the
> pressure plate but I cannot move it any further, I even tried a long pry
> bar
> until I was afraid of breaking the fork. I did not install the clutch and
> now
> wonder if it might be defective or installed improperly. Many thanks.
> Brad Holden
> 67 BJ8

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