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After removing the exhaust, stock transmission, bell housing, clutch andflywheel, the install can begin. Install the new flywheel, and torque itto specs. If you're replacing a manual transmission, you will need toremove the old pilot bushing. A heavy-duty needle-roller pilot bearingis supplied, and carefully fitted into the recess of the crankshaft. Thepilot bearing plays a very important role in transmission life bysupporting its input shaft within the crankshaft. Roller style bearingsoffer a much longer life than the oil-impregnated bushings ofyesteryear. The pressure plate and clutch disk were installed next. Itis important not to over-torque the bolts, and to use the alignment toolto center the disk on the crankshaft so transmission installation willgo smoothly. The Hays-manufactured diaphragm pressure plate shown,offers positive engagement with reduced pedal effort compared to theBorg & Beck three-finger type that was used originally.