C3 Balance Bar

vette427sbc

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I see you closed the gap in the clutch rod hole. Are you using a hydraulic system? Do you think that plate is stiff enough?

The clutch hole is still there. I did fill the speedo cable hole though next to it. I’ve been running a hydraulic clutch for a while now and haven’t had any issue with that reinforcement plate, but that was with a lighter pressure plate. The spec 3+ clutch is a little heavier on the pedal but I added some glass structure to the firewall when I filled all the other holes, and I think the load will be spread more evenly with the bonding agent vs the factory rivets. We shall see!
 

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Really nice Chris, still enough room to clear the bonnet ?
I really like the volume taken by the master cylinders.

With my 3 plates Tilton clutch and original plate, I have no flex on the firewall, but incidentally I found lot of firewall flex at the accel pedal location that I attributed to the plastic bracket/pivot point until I replaced it by a more solid one and flex was still there !! An large alloy plate fixed that.
 

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Thanks! Plenty of room on the masters, the only place that might be close is the reservoir, but Ive seen a few C3's with this Tilton resi in the same place so hopefully it clears! I dont have a hood latch cable anymore (hood pins) so that will help

Interesting to hear about your throttle pedal firewall flex... Ill have to watch mine now and see what it does
 
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