Hydraulic Clutch Kit
'65-'70 Mustang, Cougar,
Falcon and Fairlane
T-5, T-56, Tremec 3550/ TKO and Toploader
Hydraulic Clutch Conversion Kits.
Purpose built master cylinder
that mounts in the stock location of the clutch rod.
Hydraulic Slave or Bearing that mounts to transmission! No
welding or cutting necessary! Kit includes all mounting
hardware, brackets, master cylinder, slave cylinder or hydraulic
bearing, reservoir, stainless steel braided pressure line and
firewall reinforcement plate. Low pedal effort and clutch
due to mechanical linkage!
Place vehicle on approved jack
stands or automotive hoist.
Using firewall reinforcement
plate, draw up a master cylinder-mounting template.
Place template over firewall were
the stock clutch rod goes through, mark the two mounting holes.
Drill the two mounting holes
using a 21/64-drill bit.
Mount master cylinder to
firewall, placing the reinforcement plate on the inside of the
There is a spacer bushing
provided with the kit that should place the master cylinder rod
in the correct position. But the alignment of the master
cylinder rod must be checked to make sure it is installed at the
correct angle. Not more than 1/8 inch up or down or side to
side. If this is not installed at the correct angle,
damage to the master could result.
Make sure that the clutch rod hole in the clutch pedal is not
worn out of round; if the hole is worn it will need to be
repaired at this time.
Remove the large spring from
pedal-to-pedal support, this spring is not used with this
Pull the clutch pedal back away
from the firewall, adjust master cylinder rod so there is a 1/8"
of free play. (If this is not set right you will not be able to
bleed the system.)
Mount the reservoir to the
firewall above the clutch master cylinder.
Run the hose from the
reservoir to the clutch master cylinder, do not kink the hose.
Mount master cylinder rod
to clutch pedal.
Mount the slave cylinder
bracket to the transmission using the two stock tabs on the
side. Place the bracket on the bottom of the two tabs.
Mount slave cylinder to
bracket. Do not install slave rod at this time.
Run the stainless steel
braided line from the clutch master cylinder to the clutch slave
Add Dot 3 fluid (with out
silicone) to clutch reservoir.
Push slave piston in as far as
you can, open bleeder screw on slave cylinder let it gravity
bleed slowly into drip pan, once you have a steady flow of fluid
close bleeder. (Do not rush this procedure.)
Push down on clutch pedal, push
the slave piston in as far as you can, crack open bleeder screw
check for air.
Install slave cylinder rod,
adjust rod so that the bearing is touching the pressure plate
with about 8lbs. of pressure.
Install return spring from slave
bracket to clutch fork.
All the diagrams and installs on this website are
We recommend professional installation.