[Healeys] BJ8---clutch and "SS" aka--scuttle shake
bspidell at comcast.net
Thu Jul 8 09:36:53 MDT 2021
re: '... My experience regarding scuttle shake is that "shaving" the
tyres makes a huge difference'
It also voids the tyres' warranty (at least for Vredesteins).
On 7/8/2021 6:15 AM, Michael Salter wrote:
> Tom, as you suspect I would be suspicious of the pressure plate. It
> would be wise to take a look ...
> My experience regarding scuttle shake is that "shaving" the tyres
> makes a huge difference.
> On Thu., Jul. 8, 2021, 9:00 a.m. Tom Felts, <tomfelts at windstream.net
> <mailto:tomfelts at windstream.net>> wrote:
> Recently (maybe 6 months ago) I installed a new clutch disc and
> TOB. (PP looked good so didn't add a new one) Shifts great but
> when starting the car even with it out of gear, it "groans" a
> second or so when the engine starts but goes away and I would only
> hear it at times when I down shifted. Once hot I never heard it.
> Then--------I took a 600 mile trip over the last two days. I
> began to hear it more and at different times---Pushing the clutch
> in, starting the car and downshifting. Several times I heard what
> sounded like a "ping" when I pressed the cutch pedal.
> I have a hunch it is the PP-----could be one of the fingers got
> bent when installing?? Otherwise, I have no idea.
> Second------for the years I have had this car, I have hated the
> dreaded scuttle shake. I have balanced all wheels--even added the
> scuttle shake "mod" (cross beams on the inner body, behind the
> engine) and had the rear drums balanced locally. All to no
> avail-----between 55 and 65 there is comes again!! The drive was
> wonderful all the while as long as I drove slower or faster than
> these speeds.
> What to do------what to do???
> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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