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Old 12-17-2015, 08:38 AM   #1
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This is a post in regards to a separate clutch fluid reservoir.

As I was collecting parts for my manual transmission swap, one of the things required was the brake reservoir from a manual car (since our cars use the same fluid for our brakes and clutch).
I read a thread over on svtp where they used a reservoir out of a gto, and it helped to eliminate/lessen the number of instances where the clutch pedal would stick under heavy braking. It also made changing brake fluid significantly easier, since you no longer have to drain from the rear passenger brake caliper.

I contacted jack Markgraf to see if he could develop one for me.
​​ He came through and developed it. It's $150, and includes mounting hardware, the cap, and the tube to your master cylinder. It also includes the cap for your brake fluid reservoir (since you won't have a line out for your clutch) It mounts on the inner fender.
The test one (pictured) is painted, but all of the future ones will be powdercoated.

Fits all 11-14 mustangs

I will be using this with my mt82 swap this weekend.
Contact Jack and order now.

Link to his page: https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?i...urce=typeahead




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Old 12-17-2015, 10:32 AM   #2
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I like it, i can see myself picking one up here soon.

Sight level is kind of useless though lol. Granted, you wont be bleeding the clutch nearly as often as the brakes.
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I like it, i can see myself picking one up here soon.

Sight level is kind of useless though lol. Granted, you wont be bleeding the clutch nearly as often as the brakes.
he can make it without the sight level for less
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Old 12-22-2015, 02:26 AM   #4
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Installed and it is fantastic.
Finished my mt82 swap as well. Details in other thread

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I saw the manual trans camaros are having the same problem with clutch peddles sticking to the floor. The attempt at using gto independent reservoirs seems to help only slightly. It seems that fluid contamination from clutch dust is the culprit. A remote bleeder from tick performance helps for easier changes but still have sticking clutches if not changed regularly. Looks like your reservoir is sufficient in volume to eliminate that problem. I am looking forward to your results.
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I saw the manual trans camaros are having the same problem with clutch peddles sticking to the floor. The attempt at using gto independent reservoirs seems to help only slightly. It seems that fluid contamination from clutch dust is the culprit. A remote bleeder from tick performance helps for easier changes but still have sticking clutches if not changed regularly. Looks like your reservoir is sufficient in volume to eliminate that problem. I am looking forward to your results.
What result would that be? Haha

It's on my car right now.
The best news is I didn't have to swap brake reservoirs when I changed the trans. It looks cool (added bonus)

But I agree with you. The main issue is the clutch, line, and fluid type, all of which I plan on replacing... eventually.

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I just wonder why the industry can't seem to prevent the migration of the clutch dust into fluid. There has got to be a bunch of high dollar engineers working on it. I thought it was a GM thing. I think maybe there should be away to cycle the slave cylinder fluid to the reservoir allowing that fluid to cool and readily mix. Oh well. Interesting. I do like you reservior's good looks. Being new to here, is a remote bleed available for our mustangs?
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UPDATE:

the Reservoir is now available for 110 shipped without the gauge on the side!
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Besides price, are there any advantages to this one over the Shelby remote reservoir? Also, from looking at the pictures it seems like the reservoir may interfere with aftermarket hood struts. Do you know if that is correct?
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Besides price, are there any advantages to this one over the Shelby remote reservoir? Also, from looking at the pictures it seems like the reservoir may interfere with aftermarket hood struts. Do you know if that is correct?
I'm not 100% sure where aftermarket hood struts mount, but if they are an issue, you can mount the reservoir on the underside and get a longer bolt..

And in regards to the difference.. the Shelby one is 200 bucks and is plastic. This one is 110, is aluminum, and comes powdercoated black (or you can get it raw if you wish)

They serve the same function, it's just a matter of price and looks.

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