By Fergus Ogilvy

ImageforVideoUnderstanding factory clutch hydraulics in late model vehicles.

Whenever working with hydraulic release systems, taking the extra few minutes to verify slave cylinder measurements is more than worth it.  Factory hydraulics depend on a proper amount of preload for the clutch to disengage properly, yet not so much as to not allow room for the clutch to wear over time.  Aftermarket systems require a correct amount of bearing gap or clearance to function properly and allow for wear over time.  RAM has an excellent technical document on checking factory bearing preload. Click here to read.

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RAM Automotive Company
201 Business Park Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29203
Telephone (803) 788-6034