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1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« on: November 22, 2019, 10:51:26 PM »
Does anyone have a picture  or correct part number for the clutch fork?  Thanks

69mach351w

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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2019, 11:35:08 AM »
I have this photo.
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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2019, 12:58:47 PM »
Thanks for the photo, it helps.

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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2019, 03:11:37 PM »
Same as what my car has. There is another version though and probable a change over period to that one. Iíll try find a photo.

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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2019, 05:42:00 PM »
These are the 260/289 versions I know about. The width of necks is much different and functional lengths at fork end to pivot are different. The rubber dust boots for the two designs were very different also. Early this year a Cobra owner complained that their clutch would not operate properly after reinstalling his rebuilt engine with a fresh clutch system. I sent him the picture below. Ah ha, he had inadvertently put a 1965 and later lever in. He located a 1962-64 Fairlane lever, swapped it in, and all worked fine.


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1964 Cobra owner since 1983, Cobra crazy since I saw my first one in the mid 1960s in Huntsville, AL.

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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2019, 11:38:45 PM »
Thanks Dan.  Also GT350 Lad, I would like to know the other version you are talking about.  I have a NOS one  which has a slighty different return spring hole.

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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2019, 12:24:07 AM »
I meant this style which I have seen on later 66 GT350ís
Correct me if itís a service replacement
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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2019, 05:55:21 AM »
Does anyone have measurements for the differences for the two shown in Dan's photo?   I wouldn't be able to tell if I saw
one standalone.
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Re: 1966 GT350 Clutch Fork
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2019, 11:50:38 AM »
Thanks to everyone for their help.  Turns out the one I had was modified.  I now have the correct one.