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Can anyone give me the year (MGB) and other models of clutch pressure plates that will work on Alpines with the 8 inch disc. I do know that a MGB and maybe a Volvo P1800 will work? I just need the pressure plate as I am using a Toyota 5 speed and I will be using the Toyota Celica disc with this setup. Thanks!!

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After some research I have found that the MGB any year pressure plate will work on Alpines S2 thru S4 or all with 8 inch clutch disc! Dose any one have info on the Volvo connection? For anyone looking for a clutch disc for the Alpine 5 with the ten spline input (7 1/2) here is a list of discs that could be used.

1954-59 Huskey Ser. I & II 7 1/4 184 1 10
1955-57 Mini MK 8, Ser. I & II 7 1/4 184 1 10
1948-54 Mini MK I-VII (Side Valve) 7 1/4 184 1 10
Hillman


1947-51 TC, TF (From Engine 9409) 7 1/4 184 1 10
MG-TD, TF, TC


1958-59 Metropolis Ser. II (From Engine 2G10001) 71/4 184 1 10
1955-57 Metropolis Ser. II (To Engine 2 71/4 184 1 10
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Thanks, George for the efforts to help SV Owners with the interchange of parts...

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I have a link to a file with Clutch disc crossovers for early Alpine with 8 and 8 1/2 inch disc. It also has the Alpine 5 crossovers as well.
( I can not attach files it seems so if you want the file send me a email and I will forward it to you!)
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I would note George that the MG TC used a 7 1/4" clutch disc the 8" started partway through MG TD production in the 50s. While the 71/4" might work I would think the smaller size would cause not enough of it to be trapped between the pressure plate and flywheel to prevent slipping under "spirited" driving.
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Does anybody know the original Borg & Beck part numbers for the Series IV & V 7.5" clutch disc and pressure plate?

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I would note George that the MG TC used a 7 1/4" clutch disc the 8" started partway through MG TD production in the 50s. While the 71/4" might work I would think the smaller size would cause not enough of it to be trapped between the pressure plate and flywheel to prevent slipping under "spirited" driving.
1947-51 TC, TF (From Engine 9409) 7 1/4" 184 1" 10spline
MG-TD, TF, TC
For use on Alpine V 10 spline.
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Engine XPAG9409 is an MG TD number where the 8" clutch started being used, so saying 47 on and 7 1/4 is inconsistent with that. So based on that I'm thinking the information should exclude the 7 1/4" plate from being used.
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This is a clutch disc for MG TC and TD with 7 1/4 diameter clutch up to engine #9407. Cross Reference # 190-130, HB1313, HB9583 , so guess it should read up to 9407.
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