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1988 Ford F800 Clutch identification/adjustment

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by doublewide, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. funwithfuel

    funwithfuel Senior Member

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    OK from the bottom you can clearly see a Spacer plate that tows us you have a twin disk clutch. With the information that spud monkey provided you should be able to get that rascal adjust it up tight.

    Why is the adjuster out of your clutch. If you put a 12.point 3/4 socket and push it in you should be able to turn that screw with the pedal down to adjust your plate.
     
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    Does that clutch have the big square lugs or does it have the Spring loaded spline that turns the adjusting ring
     
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  3. doublewide

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    There is no adjuster like that in this clutch. You have to use a bar and pry against the square luggs on the adjusting ring.
     
  4. doublewide

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    With the adjustment that I have done thus far I currently have 2 and 7/8 of an inch of pedal free play measured off the steering wheel. 20191111_101615.jpg

    This is the only apparent means of adjusting that....
     
  5. funwithfuel

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    Dont touch the linkage till you establish clutch plate clearance.
     
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  6. doublewide

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    Yup.
     
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    Nope it doesn’t have to do with the 2 speed rear, I had a Spicer CM5552-D before my Eaton FS6206a and I have a 2 speed rear too.
     
  8. doublewide

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    So is that Eaton FS6206A a 6 speed?
     
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  9. Spud_Monkey

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    Yes it is, the last two number annotate how many speeds. Since I use mine mostly as to haul my camper I live around I’m going with either taller rear or a FSO Eaton transmission (FSO Fully Synchronized O/D)
     
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