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Old 07-08-2018, 10:16 PM
Richard Erickson Richard Erickson is offline
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Velvet Drive Clutch

I've been through the transmission thread and found interesting and helpful comments. My boat is not where I am right now. My sweetheart, 1984 Prostar 190, Cleveland 351 Ford, has developed a slipping habit. When I hit the throttle, I get full power. Then, before planning, she slips. No power for a second, engine spins, and then it catches right and goes great . . . until I try to pull someone out of the hole again. I read someone posted to check the fluid level in the transmission. That will be the first thing I do when I get back to her Thursday. I've read that the rebuild of the clutch is not that difficult a job. I've replaced clutches on my 1969 GTO and an old Toyota truck. I have reasonable skills, but I would never even open a car's automatic transmission. If anyone had suggestions, please, bring them on. Does someone have a link to the clutch rebuild directions so I can see what I think. Thanks
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Old 07-18-2018, 10:05 AM
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There is no clutch its a hydraulic pressure transmission with 2 speeds forward and reverse. Search this forum there are plenty of posts and step by step instructions on how to rebuild your velvet drive
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