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Old 04-12-2011, 10:08 AM   #1
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Machine shop says I need a new pressure plate because throw out bearing damaged the teeth, thoughts?

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Old 04-12-2011, 10:49 AM   #2
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its fine. the TOB sits against it, and those marks are where you push into the diaphram.



now if it looked like this:






actually, going through pics I'm more used to seeing it look more like this:



this is what my used PP looked like when I installed it last year. I still wouldn't worry about it.
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Cool, I'm having the flywheel resurfaced, is it going to cause issues to not have this PP resurfaced too? Three different machine shops said they couldn't do it.
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just scotchbrite it.
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Sounds good, thanks.
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