After 8 years, it was time to replace the clutch on the 2002 Ford Mustang GT.
It originally started as a project to replace just the throw-out bearing...
The exhaust, starter, shifter and transmission were all removed.
Since the car was in pieces, we went ahead and replaced the clutch too.
The clutch was ordered and we had to wait a few days for its arrival.
Once it came in, we found that it was the wrong
one...sized for a V6 and not the V8.
Lesson: Always check the ordered parts against the originals
before leaving the store!
It was during this waiting period that photos were taken.
Have you ever seen the inside of the tranny?
the transmission would have been.
You can see there were connections that needed to be disconnected too.
Underneath the car, looking toward the back of the car.
Here you can see the disconnected exhaust pipes.