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Old 02-21-2011, 11:30 AM
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Does anyone know where i can get a firewall repair kit for my 97 stroker? When i push down on the clutch the whole clutch assembly moves on the fire wall so im thinking that is the problem not the actual clutch.

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Old 02-21-2011, 12:13 PM
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when you say clutch assembly, i'm assuming you mean the master cylinder? i don't think they make a repair kit so the best you could do is get a peice of 14 ga. steel and make up a backing plate on the engine side of the fire wall. does your brake master cylinder move when you push on the brake pedal?
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:46 PM
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i havent looked my buddy looked for me when i pushed in the clutch and yes the master cylinder moved cuz it was a ranch truck and isnt in the best shape. I heard they make a kit to repair that. but if not ill have to do what u said.
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or go to a junk yard and cut the fire wall out of the same truck and theres a perfect patch panel, it will probably run you ten bucks, and be a better fit then an after market patch panel
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:36 AM
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i never thought of that thanks man! she is a fixer upper so i cant wait to get her running
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i know a repair kit is made for them. ford no longer offers it. let me see if i can find the link...

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i am sure it could be made to fit, says only to 91 but the cabs are the same, just some stuff under the dash is different and firewall plugs are different.

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Old 03-13-2011, 08:16 PM
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Bad *** man thanks!!
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:16 PM
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i read that the trucks had a problem,and ford made a stiffening plate to fix it, but ford had taken care of the problem and reinforced the firewall by 92,so the repair was no longer needed.. all it was is a second steel plate that bolted on to strengthen the wall.. i heard it on line, cant swear ether way..
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