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    Hydrive Clutch Fork Pivot Spring?

    The parts catalog showed up today. Now I just need to locate the parts. In case anybody needs this for the future here are the part numbers. Pivot Spring 863 905 Pivot Washer 1325 103

    Hydrive Clutch Fork Pivot Spring?

    I guess so because my fork setup does not look like Dons. I have a parts catalog on the way actually. Should be here today.

    Hydrive Clutch Fork Pivot Spring?

    Don, Unfortunately, this is not the spring I’m looking for. That’s is the spring for the fork to the throw out bearing. I’m looking for the spring that holds the fork to the transmission. It attaches to the fork pivot.

    Hydrive Clutch Fork Pivot Spring?

    Anybody have any info? Still searching.
  5. Hey everyone. Looking for some help here. So I have recently pulled the engine and trans to freshen everything up. Upon goin to put everything back together i think I have misplaced a spring for the clutch fork. If I remember correctly there was a brake drum shoe type of spring that held the clutch fork to the pivot (circled in the pic below). Am I remembering this correctly? I also don’t see this spring in the diagram in the book. If anyone can share a photo of what im looking for and where I can possibly get one that would be great. Plan B is to go the auto parts store and search through drum brake kits to see what will work. Thanks for the help!

    53 HyDrive Gaskets

    I already have a HyDrive service manual so that should help a lot. I just was't sure how to locate the factory P/N seals from the manual. All this info is great though! Thanks again!

    53 HyDrive Gaskets

    Thanks for the info! That helps a lot. I'm not sure of the shaft seal is leaking or not. Its very possible. This car was sitting in a barn for almost 30 years before I got it running again a couple years ago. I guess we will find out when I pull it apart. I don't plan on doing that for another month or so though.

    53 HyDrive Gaskets

    Hello Everyone, So I have a 53 Cranbrook with a Hydrive. Just about every freeze plug, the rear main seal, and/or the engine to trans o-rings are is leaking. So its time for the motor to come out and get resealed. My question is, does anyone know anything about resealing a Hydrive trans? Are the gaskets the same as a fluid drive? If not, any idea where I can Hydrive gasket set? I check with Bernbaum but they don't have a Hydrive gasket set. Any info is appreciated. Thanks! Ryan

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