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hydraulic throw out bearing

I have installed a Ram Hydraulic throw out bearing. I have a 3/4" master cylinder. I have checked all connections and no leaks. It will work for a little bit and then the petal won't come back all the way and no clutch. I have bled it a whole bunch but still have problems. Any ideas? SBC w/a Tremec 5 speed in a kit car.

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If not leaking---just for sport and amusement---jack up the back of the car very high and work the clutch master.

Might have a bubble in there.

I had a hell of a time bleeding the clutch in my 59.
Using an 87 slave with an 88 master.

Jacked up the back of the car---and bubbles came to the resevoir.
Been fine ever since
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Perhaps your are over center the clutch pressure plate for some of those will go to .500 of movement which is .150 more than a pressure plate needs. You might try limiting the the pedal travel to something that doesn't over center the diaphragm.
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