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Re: Mascotte Clutch

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  • Paul
    Message 1 of 13 , Nov 2, 2010
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      --- In maxwellbriscoeowners@yahoogroups.com, ROBER RICEWASSER <oldsmobile15@...> wrote:
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      > Sorry for the confusion.  The line runs from the bottom of the oil reservoir mounted on the firewall and has a line that is tapped through the clutch cover housing.  Oil just fills the clutch housing by gravity.  This was on the vehicle when I acquired it.  Mine is an '11 Model I, same power train as the Mascotte.
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      > --- On Sat, 10/2/10, richentee <chuckier@...> wrote:
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      > From: richentee <chuckier@...>
      > Subject: [maxwellbriscoeowners] Re: Mascotte Clutch
      > To: maxwellbriscoeowners@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 4:29 PM
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      > Thank you for the reply.
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      > Did you add the line, and if so from where off the pump? other side of the watch glass? If not, and it is original, where is it located? I've looked about but have not been successful in finding anything like that.
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      > --- In maxwellbriscoeowners@yahoogroups.com, ROBER RICEWASSER <oldsmobile15@> wrote:
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      > > I have an oil line on mine that pumps oil directly into the clutch chamber and keeps it filled.
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      > > --- On Sat, 10/2/10, richentee <chuckier@> wrote:
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      > > From: richentee <chuckier@>
      > > Subject: [maxwellbriscoeowners] Mascotte Clutch
      > > To: maxwellbriscoeowners@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 2:49 PM
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      > > I have never found a clear answer as to how the Mascotte clutch lubrication works. It seems that I put oil into the clutch and it soon ends up in the crankcase, allowing the clutch to start to run dry. This does not seem right. Is anyone familiar with this particular model?
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