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How to remove a flywheel of a 1983 jeep

I look under the exception plate and see no bolts there

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  • adrake250 May 11, 2010

    i assume you have spun the crank to see if there are some in ther. also if this is a manual trans there wont be any.

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You have to remove the transmission to access the flywheel bolts. It is bolted to rear of crankshaft. If you need to unbolt the converter on an automatic, you still need to remove trans. There is nothing inside the bellhousing that you can service without removing transmission.

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Flywheel torque spec's for 1983 Ford F-100


Could it be a F-150 instead?
Ford Engine Bolt Torque Chart Bolt Torque Spec Chart for Ford Engines

These specs are for stock-type bolts with light engine oil applied to the threads and the underside of the bolt head. Moly and other lubes offer reduced friction and increased bolt tension, which will affect the torque figure. If you use after-market performance bolts like ARP's, you should follow the recommended torque specifications.

260, 289, 302 Torque Spec.
Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 60-70 ft-lbs Outer main cap bolts 35-40 ft-lbs. Connecting rod bolts (40-45 ft-lbs. for 289 HP & Boss 302) Cylinder head bolts 65-72 ft-lbs. Rocker arms 17-23 ft-lbs. Intake manifold bolts 23-25 ft-lbs Oil pump bolt 23-28 ft-lbs. Cam bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Cam thrust plate bolts 8-10 ft-lbs. Harmonic damper bolts 70-90 ft-lbs. Flywheel / flex-plate bolts 75-85 ft-lbs. Pressure plate bolts 35 ft-lbs. Front cover bolts 12-15 ft-lbs. 351W Torque Spec.
Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Cylinder head bolts 90-100 ft-lbs. Rocker arms 17-23 ft-lbs. Intake manifold bolts 23-25 ft-lbs. Oil pump bolts 23-28 ft-lbs. Cam bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Cam thrust plate bolts 8-10 ft-lbs. Harmonic damper bolt 70-90 ft-lbs. Flywheel / flex-plate bolts 75-85 ft-lbs. Pressure plate bolts 35 ft-lbs. Front cover bolts 12-15 ft-lbs. 351C, 351M Torque Spec.
Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. (45-50 ft-lbs. For Boss 351C) Cylinder head bolts 105 ft-lbs. (125 ft-lbs. For Boss 351C) Rocker arms (non-adjustable) Rocker arms (non-adjustable) 5/16in. intake manifold bolts 21-25 ft-lbs. 3/8in. intake manifold bolts 28-23 ft-lbs Oil pump bolt 25 ft-lbs. Cam bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Cam thrust plate bolts 9-12 ft-lbs. Harmonic damper bolt 70-90 ft-lbs. Flywheel / flex-plate bolts 75-85 ft-lbs. Pressure plate bolts 35 ft-lbs. Front cover bolts 12-18 ft-lbs. 360, 390, 406, 427, 428FE Torque Spec.
Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs. Crossbolts for 406-427 40 ft-lbs. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. (53-58 ft-lbs. For 406 and 427) Cylinder head bolts 80-90 ft-lbs. (100-110 ft-lbs. For 1963-67 427) Rocker arm shaft bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Intake manifold bolts 32-35 ft-lbs. Oil pump bolt 12-15 ft-lbs. Cam bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Harmonic damper bolt 70-90 ft-lbs. Flywheel / flex-plate bolts 75-85 ft-lbs. Pressure plate bolts 35 ft-lbs. Front cover bolts 12-15 ft-lbs. 429-460 Torque Spec.
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How do i drop the trans


Remove the Rear Drive Shaft
Remove the Transfer case if 4x4
Disconnect the Shift
Disconnect the Clutch Secondary
Floor Jack under the Transmission
Remove the Cross Member
Remove Bell House Bolts
Pull straight Back
Lower Down
6 Pressure Plate Bolts
Remove 6 Flywheel Bolts

*(Recommend replacing Rear Main Seal)

Resurface Flywheel
Reassemble

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1997 jeep wrangler 6 cylinder flywheel torque


It depends on what you are calling "flywheel". If it is a manual transmission, the vehicle is equiped with a true "flywheel", if it is equipped with an automatic transmission, it is equipped with a "flex plate" which a lot of people refer to as a flywheel.

With that said the torque specs are:
Flywheel-to-crankshaft bolts - 105 Ft. Lbs (142 N.m)
Flexplate-to-crankshaft bolts - 55 Ft. Lbs (75 N.m)

May 14, 2012 | Jeep Wrangler Cars & Trucks

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Need a copy of the manual pages, showing how to replace the clutch


Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the transmission.
  2. Install a flywheel locking tool.
  3. Remove the pressure plate mounting bolts from the flywheel.
  4. Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc.
To Install:
  1. Insert a clutch disc alignment tool through the disc splines and into the flywheel pilot bearing. Pressure plate balance mark location subaru-07-00-6722.gif

  2. Install the pressure plate on the flywheel with a gap of 120° or more between the "0" balance marks on the flywheel and pressure plate. Hand tighten the pressure plate mounting bolts.
  3. Tighten the pressure plate mounting bolts using a crisscross pattern 12 ft-lb (16 Nm).
  4. Remove the clutch disc alignment tool.
  5. Install the transmission.
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Dec 28, 2010 | 1998 Subaru Legacy

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Need to know how to replace clutch on my 2004 kia


Hi there,

I hope below steps can help...

1. Remove the transaxle.
2. If the pressure plate will be reused, paint or scribe the alignment marks on the pressure plate and flywheel for assembly reference.


Do not allow oil or grease to contaminate the clutch disc facing Even a trace of oil or grease may cause clutch grabbingor slipping. Handle the disc by its edges and do not touch the facing.
Loosen the pressure plate bolts one turn at a time to release the pressure plate spring tension evenly. A failure to release the tension evenly could cause distortion of the pressure plate.


3. Remove the pressure plate bolts, the pressure plate, and the clutch disc. While loosening the bolts, use SST to prevent turning of the flywheel.


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Jeep Brainy


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Sep 20, 2009 | 2004 Kia Optima

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Info on do it tyour self clutch removal on 2001 mustang 3.8


REMOVAL:
  1. Lift clutch pedal to uppermost position to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
  2. Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and unhook clutch release lever cable from clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft and allow it to slowly swing rearward.
  3. Raise and support vehicle.
  4. Remove clutch release lever dust shield.
  5. Disconnect clutch release lever cable from clutch release shaft.
  6. Remove retaining clip, then clutch release lever cable from flywheel housing.
  7. Remove starter motor from flywheel housing, then engine rear plate to front lower flywheel housing bolts.
  8. Remove transmission.
  9. Remove flywheel housing back just far enough to clear clutch pressure plate, then remove housing.
  10. Remove clutch release shaft from flywheel housing by pulling it through window in flywheel housing until retainer spring disengages from pivot.
  11. Remove clutch release hub and bearing from clutch release shaft.
  12. Loosen six clutch pressure plate bolts evenly to release spring tension gradually and avoid distorting clutch pressure plate. If same clutch pressure plate is to be installed, mark plate and flywheel so pressure plate can be installed in its original position.
  13. Remove clutch pressure plate and clutch disc from flywheel.
INSTALLATION:
  1. Position clutch disc and pressure plate assembly on flywheel, noting following:
    1. Three flywheel housing to block dowels on flywheel must be properly aligned with clutch pressure plate.
    2. Bent, damaged or missing flywheel housing to block dowels must be replaced.
    3. tart clutch pressure plate bolts but do not tighten.
    4. Avoid touching clutch disc face, dropping parts or contaminating parts with oil or grease.
    5. Align clutch disc using suitable alignment tool inserted in pilot bearing.
    6. To avoid clutch pressure plate distortion, alternately tighten bolts a few turns at a time, until they are all tight, then tighten to specifications.

  2. Install transmission to flywheel housing.
  3. Install engine rear plate to flywheel front lower housing bolts, then connect clutch release cable to flywheel housing and connect retaining clip.
  4. Connect clutch release lever cable to clutch release shaft, then install clutch release lever dust shield.
  5. Install starter motor.
  6. Lower vehicle, then install clutch release lever cable as follows:
    1. Lift clutch pedal to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
    2. Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and hook end of clutch release lever cable over rear of clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.

  7. Cycle clutch pedal several times to adjust clutch release lever cable

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What must the orientation of the clutch plate be when I replace it?


They are usually marked on the hub. Many times, if you just put it up against the flywheel and turn it, one side will turn freely and the other will have the springs hitting the flywheel bolts. If I remember correctly, another way is to put the longer side of the center hub towards the rear of the vehicle (If it is offset). If it had a sticker id on it and you lost it, go back to the parts house and compare it it to another one.

Aug 07, 2009 | 1983 Jeep eer

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Wanting to replace the clutch because it is slipping.


Hope this helps. Best of luck to you!
Greg

Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the transaxle.
  4. Gradually loosen the clutch pressure plate bolts, in a crisscross pattern. Support the pressure plate and remove the bolts. Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc.
  5. Inspect the pilot bearing. If it is worn or damaged and does not turn easily by hand, remove it using a puller/slide hammer.
  6. Check the flywheel surface for scoring, cracks or burning and machine or replace, as necessary.
  7. Install a flywheel holder to keep the flywheel from turning. Loosen the flywheel bolts evenly and gradually in a crisscross pattern. Remove the flywheel.
  8. Inspect the clutch release bearing for wear. Replace it if it sticks or does not turn easily.
  9. Inspect the release fork for wear or damage and replace as necessary.
To install: 7923kg32.gif Structural view of the hydraulic clutch system
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7923kg35.gif Pressure plate tightening sequence

  1. Lubricate the release fork fingers and pivot with molybdenum grease and install in the release fork boot.
  2. Install the clutch release bearing on the release fork.
  3. Install a new pilot bearing in the flywheel, if removed.
  4. Be sure the flywheel mounting surface and the crankshaft or eccentric shaft mounting surfaces are clean. Remove any old sealant from the flywheel bolt hole threads and the flywheel bolts.
  5. Install the flywheel.
  6. Apply sealant to the flywheel bolt threads and install them hand-tight. Install the flywheel holding tool. Tighten the bolts, in a crisscross pattern, to 71–76 ft. lbs. (96–103 Nm).
  7. Apply a small amount of molybdenum grease to the clutch disc splines and install the clutch disc on the flywheel, spring side toward the transaxle. Install a suitable alignment tool in the pilot bearing to position the clutch disc.
  8. Install the clutch pressure plate, aligning the dowel holes with the flywheel dowels.
  9. Install the pressure plate bolts and gradually tighten, in a crisscross pattern to 20 ft. lbs. (26 Nm). Remove the alignment tool.
  10. Install the transaxle.

May 20, 2009 | 2004 Kia Rio

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I have removed the pressure plate and clutch disc. how do i remove the flex plate to get to the flex plate bolts. 2007 dodge ram 3500 6 speed manual transmission


theres an access cover under the turbo on the front of the bellhousing (2 10mm bolts) that you have to remove to access the bolts that hold the flywheel to the flexplate. kinda like removing the bolts to a torque converter. flywheel is real hevy though, watch your fingers

Apr 27, 2009 | 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck

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Pulling out gearbox rx7 rotary, but it wont pull out


had same problem.....STOP...you have to get under car,there on the bellhousing you will find an inspection plate about 4 inches long,remove the retaining bolts and plate and you should be able to see the clutch and flywheel,look carefuly and you will see the pressure plate bolts, the ones that hold the clutch/pressure plate to the flywheel (6 if i remember), remove these, you will have to rotate the engine to get access to them one at a time, then when all are removed it should come apart easily.its a strange one because it leaves the pressure plate attached to the gear box( japs eh!),i can assure you that this is correct and there is a simple way to get the plate off by simply prising a washer forward and pulling plate free from gearbox.......simple when you know how....(i almost used a jeep and chain to pull my engine/gearbox apart before i was shown how to do it)
i know ,not hope this will help!
have fun and regards....
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