4 speed return spring.

Discussion in 'U-shift em' started by Note 1970, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. Note 1970

    Note 1970 Well-Known Member

    Can anyone tell me where the clutch return spring hooks up? Just bought a 70 455 stage 4 speed. Clutch petal hangs about an inch lower than the brake petal. Bought the spring not sure where the correct mounting points are.
  2. moleary

    moleary GOD Bless America

    hook one end to the clevis and the other to the slot in the frame as shown on the attached assy manual page 7-5.1

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  3. nickbuickgs

    nickbuickgs nickbuickgs

    That is an odd spring . I have only seen one original . I dont think anyone has the correct spring , Maybe close though :Do No:
  4. Note 1970

    Note 1970 Well-Known Member

    I have the original spring but it's broken. The one I ordered from year one looks nothing like it.
  5. BadBrad

    BadBrad Got 4-speed?

    You can also use a girdle strap; just make sure it is ivory color.
  6. Note 1970

    Note 1970 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the manual service picture but still not really sure how it attaches anyone have a actual picture. Thanks fir any help.
  7. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    One end of my spring is attached to the hole in the clevis pin. The pigtail of the spring replaces the hair pin clip on the clevis. The other end goes into a hole in the frame right next to the engine cradle. There is a hole in the side of the frame
  8. moleary

    moleary GOD Bless America

    I used to leave the hitch pin in and there was enough space to pull the spring around the clevis pin using the shoulder to retain it between the fork and the top of the pin....I didnt like the idea of spring breaking and no more hitch of the pin...

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