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zf5 help

I am at the final stage of my swap. the problem is why would the 13x10 clutch be hitting my bell housing I have the s5 47 trans and it is still hitting any one heard of this. the clutch is a stage 4 clutch from phoenix friction valo made the clutch and it was a complete set fly wheel to throw out bearing
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13x10? Are you sure? I was under the impression that they came in 12-3/16 x1.25x10 for stock replacement?

The only other thing that I can think of is your trans from a diesel? Lastly, you went with a new single mass flywheel, clutch and pressure plate according to your description. I went ahead and conducted a search for the PF Clutches and according to their catalog they only list clutches up to 94 on the f350s.

My thought is that maybe you are using a gasser trans which I would expect to have a smaller clutch, or you are using a diesel trans with the incorrect size clutch.


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The 13" Valeo cover was designed for the ZF6 trucks. It will not fit into the ZF5 bellhousing unless the outside edge of the cover is machined down.

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13x10? Are you sure? I was under the impression that they came in 12-3/16 x1.25x10 for stock replacement?

The only other thing that I can think of is your trans from a diesel? Lastly, you went with a new single mass flywheel, clutch and pressure plate according to your description. I went ahead and conducted a search for the PF Clutches and according to their catalog they only list clutches up to 94 on the f350s.

My thought is that maybe you are using a gasser trans which I would expect to have a smaller clutch, or you are using a diesel trans with the incorrect size clutch.
the trans was verafied to bbe a diesel
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The 13" Valeo cover was designed for the ZF6 trucks. It will not fit into the ZF5 bellhousing unless the outside edge of the cover is machined down.

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but the guy i talk to from phoenix is pretty much saying that it was the trans was the problem so i bought another trans and same problem. south bend will you guarantee the clutch to fit i have gave up hope as of right now but anyone needing amanual ihave a extra for sale
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but the guy i talk to from phoenix is pretty much saying that it was the trans was the problem so i bought another trans and same problem. south bend will you guarantee the clutch to fit i have gave up hope as of right now but anyone needing amanual ihave a extra for sale
South Bend Clutch is full of good guys that KNOW their ****. I have gone to their shop more than once to get advice.

They also make clutches for a business.


Is the ZF5 you have for sale a 2wd or 4wd?
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but the guy i talk to from phoenix is pretty much saying that it was the trans was the problem so i bought another trans and same problem. south bend will you guarantee the clutch to fit i have gave up hope as of right now but anyone needing amanual ihave a extra for sale
I wouldn't consider the trans to be the issue, unless you are running a bigger disk or pressure plate than what your trans was meant to accept stock. I've searched all available information for 94-97 f250-f350 clutch disc diameter and all the South Bend ones say 13", with 1.25 input shaft. So if your clutch is 1.0" input shaft diameter, and 13" that would be one of your issues.

Either your clutch maker is referencing something different size wise, or they have it listed wrong. A SD clutch has a 1.375 in input shaft hole.


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South Bend Clutch is full of good guys that KNOW their ****. I have gone to their shop more than once to get advice.

They also make clutches for a business.


Is the ZF5 you have for sale a 2wd or 4wd?
its 4 wheel
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