1955 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Foreign Material in Clutch Housings, Secondary Road Operation
Subject: Foreign Material in Clutch Housings, Secondary Road Operation
Model and Year: 1955 Passenger Cars, 3-Speed Transmission
Source: Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin
Bulletin Number: DR 217, Section VI
Date: July 25, 1955
TO: ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS
Clutch Fork Boot Assemblies are now available in parts stock to prevent entrance of foreign material at the fork opening on V-8 and 6-cylinder 1955 Passenger Cars with 3-speed transmission being used in secondary road operation.
In addition on 6-cylinder units -
- The left hand hole in clutch housing should be closed with Welsh Plug listed below. Welsh Plug is retained by driving into opening.
- The shipping bracket holds in the lower front corners of the flywheel housing should be closed off by installing cap screws.
- The timing pointer hole on right side of clutch housing should be covered with a rubber timing pointer hole plug. Part number listed below.
|Clutch Fork Boot||3723796||1|
|1-1/2" Expansion Plug||103896||1|
|Timing Pointer Hold Plug||3837003||1|
|Clutch Fork Boot||3723280||1|
All the above parts have now entered production.