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I'm going to be replacing the clutch assembly on my 56 belair with a wilwood hydraulic master cylinder that will mount on top of the pedal frame

http://www.ebay.com/itm/130843235485?_trksid=p2060778.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

and use a mcleod hydraulic release bearing for my saginaw 4 speed.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/131062284702?_trksid=p2060778.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

The question I have is: What's the best way to seal off the hole that the old fork passed through into the bell housing? I just need two grommeted holes for the hydraulic line and bleed hose. The old boot around the fork arm had seen better days, but even if it was perfect it wouldn't do me much good with the new set up. Any ideas? I've tried googling "plug the hole my clutch rod goes in" but it doesn't give me what I'm looking for :sign0020:

All kidding aside, you guys are incredibly resourceful and I'm looking for ideas. There doesn't seem to be any off-the-shelf cover. Looking for ideas!!!

Joe
 

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Yeah, I know what you mean but I live on a dirt road and would like to at least keep the big chunks out.
 

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Why not use the boot designed to fit the hole and then cut off the part that the clutch fork passed through and then use a piece of thich rubber an silicon it to seal the hole..Hope that made sense. Should look pretty clean too if you use Black Silicon.
 

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Actually, icody, that's pretty close to what I'm going to do. I'm buying a fresh leather boot and doing the silicon/zip tie thing. hopefully I can make it look tidy and it won't look like shade-tree engineering.
 
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