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Old 12-19-2017, 02:27 PM   #1
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Default Cluster-Gear Thrust

Is there any published spec for cluster-gear thrust in an early Ford three-speed transmission? I'm curious what a recommended amount is, though I haven't seen an official figure.

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Old 12-19-2017, 02:30 PM   #2
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It will be listed in VanPelts transmission book. Unfortunately I'm not near that book right now. Someone will chime in or you can call Mac VanPelt and he will be happy to advise you. If you don't have Mac's book you should seriously consider it.
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Default Re: Cluster-Gear Thrust

Mac lists it as .005" to .017" end play clearance if that is what you are looking for.
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Default Re: Cluster-Gear Thrust

Look in Rumble seats tips ,there is an article on how to make them builit proof,??
these articles are some where,it used to be on Bill Bentlys techno site.
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It will be listed in VanPelts transmission book. Unfortunately I'm not near that book right now. Someone will chime in or you can call Mac VanPelt and he will be happy to advise you. If you don't have Mac's book you should seriously consider it.
Actually, I own his book and after looking at it for probably the 14th time I finally saw the numbers I was looking for... right on the page. Imagine that! For the record, he lists cluster gear thrust as between .005 and .017. Thanks, everyone, for the input.
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