Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by vr4x4 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:36 pm

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and tomorrow I will be welding a HUGE chunk of aluminum under this and tapping it for the slave and then I will be DONE! Oh and I have to shave down an edge of that block I welded on for the pivot ball, the folk is hitting it.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by slow50 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:59 pm

whats all involved in the starion tail swap? and what year starion do you get it from and what all do you need to get off the donor car?
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by vr4x4 » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:57 pm

mine was from an 88 conquest trans. and its real easy, just put in N. and unbolt. it will spide off once you wiggle the shifter around. Tough to explain. But dont be worried.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by vr4x4 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:20 pm

Ok boys and girls here is the finished "HYDRO SWAP VER.2"!!!!!

Well as you saw above my swap is using all starion/conquest parts and a few hunks of steel and aluminum.

-I modified the backing plate on the trans to exept the pivot ball with the large hunk of steel (I had to shave it down because the clutch fork was hitting it) and hacked a whole in the side of the case of the trans.
-Then I took a hunk of aluminum and welded it onto the outside to give a raised level surface for the slave cylinder to bolt onto.
and as you can see in the last picture it doesnt even stick out much past the tranny for those with clearance issues (not sure if anyone does)
-Bolt on the slave and enjoy!!
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Post by knuckshaft » Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:05 pm

nice work!! i so need to do this
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 4g63mightymax » Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:03 pm

Well done Greg!
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 89coltgt » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:08 pm

So, what combo of easily aquired junkyard parts are used for the pedal assy and master cyl? If I ever build another manual truck, I'd most likely go with a w-series trans or possible a t5.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 4g63mightymax » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:01 pm

I used clutch pedal parts from a Pre-1987 Diesel Ram 50. This is not easy to find. You could also use the 87-95 V6 pedals, but they are just as tough to find. Unfortunately I don't know of any easily swapped pedals other than those. The master cylinder is easy to buy at any part store though :) The pedal is really the only tough part.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 300D50 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:18 pm

Best way? get a V5MT1 and the correct housing to mate it to the 4G63t, and use the tail section from the 2wd MM instead of the t-case.
Should fit, and you get a bullet-proof 5 speed with nice gearing. :)

I think a Montero pedal assembly might work as well.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 89coltgt » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:32 pm

I take it a starion pedal won't work?
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 4g63mightymax » Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:43 pm

Starion and Montero won't work without some decent changes according to my research. Anybody got pics or them for reference?
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by vr4x4 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:14 am

I can take a picture but the starion pedal has two bolts that go through the firewall and master cylinder, and one bolt that goes straight up into the dash bar, not sure if this helps.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 4g63mightymax » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:57 pm

I would love to see some pics of it for comparison purposes!
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by John B » Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:29 pm

Roughly, how much are you guys finding these clutch pedals for?
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Swap Info

Post by 4g63mightymax » Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:31 am

When I was looking for them, I was willing to pay about $75, but I ended up getting the pedal, lines, master, slave, and a bellhousing cutout from a guy on mightyd50 in trade for some gauges. It worked out great to be honest. They are very very very tough to find, so you may have to spend some money. :(
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