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Old 08-05-2017, 06:55 PM
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Thanks, John. That's reassuring, and what I thought it would be when I planned the install. It's an unusual flywheel, bellhousing and clutch combination for a Tiger. Back in the early 80's I had a shop convert the 260 to a 289. I never ran it for various reasons. So when I started the restoration project 3 years ago, I discovered that the bellhousing and flywheel were out of a truck or Bronco 164 tooth flywheel and 11m inch clutch. The bell housing was actually one that was made for narrow or wide transmissions. So I decided to keep the combination. So, something is probably wrong but I'am not sure what. The set up is fairly simple, and every thing works, it's just real stiff. Cliff
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Thanks, John. That's reassuring, and what I thought it would be when I planned the install. It's an unusual flywheel, bellhousing and clutch combination for a Tiger. Back in the early 80's I had a shop convert the 260 to a 289. I never ran it for various reasons. So when I started the restoration project 3 years ago, I discovered that the bellhousing and flywheel were out of a truck or Bronco 164 tooth flywheel and 11m inch clutch. The bell housing was actually one that was made for narrow or wide transmissions. So I decided to keep the combination. So, something is probably wrong but I'am not sure what. The set up is fairly simple, and every thing works, it's just real stiff. Cliff
Hi Cliff,
Can you elaborate on the 260 / 289 conversion? Did you have it bored out to 4.000"? I'm curious because have the original block in my green Tiger that has been bored out and I'm not sure how kosher it is. (I'm thinking it isn't...)
Any info would be welcome!
Cheers, -Kevin
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