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AFTCO Forklift Clutch

G'day, I've got a problem with an AFTCO Forklift Clutch. How to adjust, or how does it work. 1.4ton AFTCO probably made in about 1973. Manual trans. It has a lever that is pulled by the clutch pedal at the side of the bellhousing and a rod that is pushed into the centre of the bellhousing. I have tried to adjust them both to give more pedal travel and more movement on the lever at the side but it still will not go into gear. I have to turn it off to put it in gear and start it up with the clutch in. When I do this it does not creep or drag but I cannot use the clutch to put it in gear when engine is running. Because it grinds badly. A diagram or exploded view of all the parts that make up the clutch assembly would be handy. Any advice etc. would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers from Cameron in Western Australia.

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  • vg265 Sep 30, 2009

    Howdy avid101. The clutch arm is pulled by the rod from the clutch pedal. I have had some success with the clutch lately. When I first got it the previous owner had adjusted it so that the pedal could only travel a short distance because the pushrod into the centre of the clutch was adjusted too long. This didn't allow the clutch arm to move far enough to disengage the clutch. My adjusting allowed the clutch arm to move the correct distance. The next thing I looked at was idle rpm. It's got a Holden 173ci 6cyl
    running on petrol. That's an Aussie GM engine. Anyway
    it's meant to idle at 500rpm. So then I did some tuning: float level on Stromberg, points, timing etc.
    Now sometimes it will go into gear without crunching.

  • Bruce Hathcock May 11, 2010

    good Day Their Mr. Aussie, I think if it is same as the U.S. counter part it works in reverse so you adusted in the wrong direction, can you tell me when you push the clutch pedal in does it pull or push the clutch arm?

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