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Old ground I know folks but I am now completely confused! Putting a T5 into a 66', 289, with a late model bellhousing and release arm. We are converting from a C4 to a T5, so have had to replace virtually everything from the crank back. We have the Modern Driveline clutch cable system installed and we need to get the proper clutch assembly. Just got a flywheel from Summit, 157 tooth, 28 oz. imbalance, which is the "newer" 289/302 style that is drilled for differant pressure plates. So, here is my delema:
1. Which clutch/pressure plate assy should I ask for at the parts counter, (specifically which year, etc.)and is it 10.5 inch, or 10 inch?
2. I am assuming I dont need the fulcrum spacer, since I am using the "newer" release lever with "newer" T5 bellhousing and Modern Driveline cable? Is that correct?
3. If anyone has a part number of a "set" I can order from Centerforce or someone that includes the diaphram pressure plate, clutch disc, and proper pilot bearing...that would be awesome!!
I spent the last hour in the search portion, I think that is why I'm so confused? That or it really is just old age creeping up, (RATS!!). Any and all help will be appreciated all, I think I am old and stupid and just need a plain and simple "shopping list" here! TIA
 

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If money is no object, go with the 1978 King Cobra 10.5 clutch/pressure plate setup that you find most places on the net.

You don't need any fulcrums or spacers if you're going with the complete late model setup.

Another option if you are looking for "good" is to go to the parts store and buy the clutch/pressure plate for the year of your tranny...
 

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Ford racing offers a great kit, the king cobra clutch... might be the samw mentioned above, but for my money, it's the best.
 

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Order your clutch for a 1990 5.0 Mustang. Summit or Jegs should be able to hook you up. Centerforce Dual Friction seems to be the popular setup, but it is pricey and does not come with a throw out bearing. You will spend $350-360 on that setup. The Ford Racing King Cobra kit comes complete with the throw out bearing for $199. The King Cobra kit has 30% "grip" than stock while the CF DF has 90%. Both reduce pedal effort, but from what I have read, CF my reduce effort more. I have the King Cobra kit and have no regrets.

You will not need a spacer block if going with a cable setup.
 

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1. Which clutch/pressure plate assy should I ask for at the parts counter, (specifically which year, etc.)and is it 10.5 inch, or 10 inch?

Any year that corresponds to 5.0L HO/Cobra will work okay for you.

2. I am assuming I dont need the fulcrum spacer, since I am using the "newer" release lever with "newer" T5 bellhousing and Modern Driveline cable? Is that correct?

Fulcrum spacer only required when you want to use early style fork with z-bar clutch linkage...you don't need it since you're using cable clutch set up!
 
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