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Post by jamrens Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:11 pm

I live in rome ga i need help.. I have a grinding noise in my trans when clutch is applied i have relpaced the clutch, to bearing and pressure plate and still does it. I am begining to wonder if it might be a fucked up fly wheel.. I need help to get this working this is my main mode of trans.. i am willing to pay someone to come over and help me fix it... 706 802 9288


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Post by DOODLE BUGG Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:46 pm

could be the bearing in the gland nut on the end of the crank an its just as easy to get another nut
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Post by bumblebuggy Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:30 am

Did the new clutch look different from the old one? Some have collars in the center and some don't. You could've tweaked something as you put the engine in. It could also be one of the forks is cracked/bent/broke where the T/O bearing mounts. I could fly (literaly) up there and help you this afternoon or on Tuesday if you can pick me up at the Rome airport. I'll do it for for some gas $ (airplane gas is expensive).
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Post by jamrens Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:06 am

still messing with it... the clutch and to bearing look the same the only thing i can see is that the flywheel has about 3mm of play so possibly could it be loose... and bumble what do you think it whould cost to fly u up here and back home?
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Post by jamrens Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:13 am

and i noticed when i pulled the motor for the 15time in the last 2 days that there is a small amount of oil in my bellhousing..
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Post by bumblebuggy Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:27 am

I'll need $60.00 for my VW services. (The FAA won't let me accept payment for the flight) I think i have a spare gland nut @ the house and the torque tool as well. The oil in the bell housing is not huge deal. Either the main seal behind the flywheel is leaking or the input seal on the trany shaft is leaking. Neither should be causing the grinding. When you say you have 3mm of play, is that side to side or front to back?
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Post by jamrens Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:28 am

back and forth...
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Post by jamrens Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:30 am

hey im going to bed worked all night.. tuesday sounds good to me.. got any experiance fixing leaky pushrod tubes also?
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Post by bumblebuggy Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:34 am

Well...we could make a day of it. Pull the engine, replace the pushrod tubes, change both those seals, inspect the trany fork, torque the flywheel ect. All we need is parts, tools, and time.
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Post by jamrens Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:38 am

i have the motor out of it. i need to see if i can get my hands on a gasket set...and im off all day tuesday so hit me up later in pm or email me jamrens09@att.net.. i have all the tools needed but specialty tools..
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Post by jamrens Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:10 am

so i think i found my issue... i pulled my flywheel and the doul pin holles are wallered out on both sides.. now i cant get it back on the gland nut wont go on... can i just get it back on and tighten the shit out of it....?
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Post by bakertim2 Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:20 am

If you don't have the dowel pins tight it will move on the crank no matter how tight you get it. You can over drill the holes and cut the end of the drill bit off to make new larger dowel pins. You will need to replace the crank as soon as you can.
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Post by jamrens Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:22 am

here is the thing i have the car sold as soon as i get it running again.. so i need to get this done like now... Do you think that the noise i keep hearing is the loose flywheel?
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