[ROVERNET - UK] Clutch Master Question

Kent Kinard kkinard at wcc.net
Tue Nov 7 02:43:04 GMT 2006

Hi Roland,
I have had trouble fitting seals to resleeved cylinders in 
the past.  You can use the old seals or hone the cylinder 
some more.

Kent K.

On Sun, 5 Nov 2006 08:31:44 -0800 (PST)
  roland <veetwinrider at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I had both my clutch master and slave resleeved and
> they did a great job. I've since installed the new
> seals and found the pistons sluggish on both applying
> and return. The slave went well, but the tiny return
> spring had very little tension and the piston didn't
> want to return to it's original out position. The
> master's new seal didn't seem to quite sit correctly,
> but did go on. It looks like the lip of the seal is
> flared out a bit more than the one that came off. I've
> try repositioning it, but it's fixed in this postion.
> I installed it and it seems a bit stiff pressing down.
> I had to adjust the clutch rod shortening it quite a
> bit from the previous length, weird since I didn't
> replace the clutch. It works ok, but doesn't quite
> engage at the previous rate, slower it seems. I'll try
> adjusting it some more. Worse comes to worst, I'll
> replace the master seals again as I feel the extra
> flared out seal is binding the piston. Maybe it's just
> a matter of driving it some. Any thoughts? Thanks.
>      roland
> DL650
>  Rover P5
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