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McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing (05-17 GT; 05-12 V6; 07-09 GT500)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Hydraulic Throwout Bearing
    • Durable Construction
    • Stock Style
    • Direct Replacement
    • Ford Motor Company Equivalent Part# 4R3Z-7A508-AA
    • Fits 2005-2017 GT, 2005-2012 V6 and 2007-2009 GT500 Mustangs

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    Review & Install Video

    So the McLeod unit that we have here today is going to be a great option for the Mustang owner out there that's in the process of doing a clutch and flywheel, and needs to replace their factory throwout bearing. I say this because, if you're doing a clutch and flywheel, you really should just do the slave at the same time, because everything is going to be wide open. It'd be a shame to tear everything back out a few thousand miles later, just to replace the part you could've hit from the get-go. Now, if you were to keep your original bearing in there, you're risking running into issues with your clutch engaging, shifting gears, and wearing out your new clutch quickly. In my opinion, it's really just not worth the risk. But despite its size, I am going to be giving this a full three out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter here, and about a four-hour job. I'll have a little bit more information on that coming up for you later. So unlike a lot of the other more pricier options out there, this is a direct OE replacement, meaning there's no adjustability or features, and meaning that it'll come along with a lighter price tag and no guesswork when it comes time to throwing it in. So we explain why you should pick this up when you're doing your clutch, but factory throwout bearings can go out on their own too. Some symptoms are going to be grinding between shifts, rattling underneath the box, whining or squeaking when you're in gear, with the clutch out, or at idle, or just a sloppy pedal feel. Now, if this sounds like your Mustang right now, it's definitely time to look at replacing your clutch and bearing. This direct-fit, OE replacement features a factory-style wire clip connector and is made to the original factory specs, with premium quality rubber components for compatibility with all DOT 3 and 4 fluids. Now, it's worth pointing out that this is designed to work with any McLeod unit, but it will work with any other brand or a stock clutch. But in terms of the pricing here, expect to be spending just over $100, which is a small price to pay to guarantee that you're getting direct engagement and disengagement out of hard driving with any aftermarket clutch. Now, if you're doing a clutch job and need an adjustable throwout bearing and slave cylinder, McLeod does have one. But it will cost around $400. The differences aside from the adjustability will be the construction, where that unit is going to be anodized. So switching gears to the installation, you're looking at an involved three out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter here, and easily a four-hour job. Now, this is honestly something I would take to a shop to get installed, given the amount of labor that's involved here. There's really no shame in having the pros do the work to ensure that you're not going to run into any issues down the road. But the majority of the work is really going to be dropping your trans, and then swapping everything over. So that's going to wrap up my quick review of McLeod's stock-style hydraulic throwout bearing, that can be found right here at

    Dependability. Whether your Mustang is a daily driver, a beast on the track or screams down the drag strip, you depend on you car to shift smoothly at all times. This process requires your throwout bearing to function correctly. If you're experiencing issues, you should replace your stock throwout bearing with this McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing.

    Direct Replacement. This Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing features a factory style wire-clip connector that makes it a direct fit OE replacement of your factory throwout bearing. McLeod constructs their Throwout Bearing to the original factory specifications with premium quality rubber components to be compatible with all DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluids.

    Application. This McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing is designed to fit the 2005-2017 GT, 2005-2012 V6 and 2007-2009 Shelby GT500 Mustangs.

    Application Note. This McLeod Hydraulic Throwout Bearing is designed to work with a factory clutch installed or any clutches with the original factory specifications.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

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    On a 2014 Mustang GT with a Spec Stage 2 clutch and stock throwout bearing, my brother is experiencing deflection under heavy load. By replacing his throwout bearing with the McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing could that fix this issue?


    • The McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing should not have any issues working with the Spec Stage 2 clutch.

      Rob D

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    will this fit 2011 mustang with magnum xl swap and RXT clutch 26 spline ?


    • The McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing will be compatible with most T56 Magnum XL swaps in the 2011+ 5.0L.

      Rob D

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    Since it reads stock style, would this work with any clutch combo? Like an Exedy or Spec?


    • The McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing is compatible with the stock clutch, or any stock style replacement or performance clutch.

      Rob D

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    I'm installing a ram hdx clutch and flywheel set in my 2011 v6 would this work with that set up?


    • Yes This McLeod Hydraulic Throwout Bearing is designed to work with a factory clutch installed or any clutches with the original factory specifications.


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    Hi - it says this part is compatible with DOT 3 and 4 - I run DOT 5.1 for track performance. Will that work with this? Thanks!


    • No, the McLeod Stock Style Hydraulic Throwout Bearing is only compatible with DOT 3 and 4.


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    Will this fit on 2013 Boss 302?


    • Since the 2013 Boss 302 runs the same transmission as the GT model, this will fit a Boss 302.


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    Customer Reviews (21) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.2

    out of 5 stars

    • 5/5

      March 02, 2018

      McLeod throw out bearing

      Replaced my factory one with this one with a McLeod Street extreme clutch. Great quality you come to expect from McLeod.


      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      February 22, 2018

      Mcleod clutch rxt

      Paid for 3day shipping was on point all parts accounted for, will be ordering again soon,had local shop install, 600$,i break in process right now, light pedal feel takes a bit to get used to, but if you want a clutch that will last, this was highly recomended by The Dyno Edge, but with an aggressive bit i will be upgrading to a caliner stage w tranny i have a built rear and will go with a carbon fiber ds as carbon fiber flexes taking the initial hit when launching.


      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      February 21, 2018

      Great product

      Amazing product definitely recommend it to anyone looking to improve Drive ability


      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      February 18, 2018


      Works and fits with no issues. Pedal feels a bit tighter. The hydraulic line has play in it once it is installed. If you don’t have the clutch line hooked up you can actually push the line back into the bell housing. I found out the hard way. I didn’t seem to damage it and it’s been working great.


      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT500

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    • 5/5

      January 25, 2018

      Get it with clutch pack!

      Had to replace my factory 2017 GT 6 speed clutch since having the Roush phase II kit installed new with vehicles purchase. It just can’t hold up under 750 HP and started slipping in 3rd and 4th around 4300 miles. Replaced with new McLeod flywheel, 1000HP RXT clutch and pres plate kit, t-out bearing and a braided hydraulic line. Since doing so it’s been a big improvement however it’s still in the breaking it in so it’s still too early to fully evaluate. Installed at a local Ford speed shop and labor took the whole day. Smooth and easy shifts with a factory feel too no jerking or slamming at all.


      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 1/5

      January 22, 2018


      Rattled a week after instalation, and they wont send me another one!


      Year: 2007 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      January 09, 2018

      MCCleod hydraulic throwout bearing assembly

      Nice unit. Quality built. Straightforward installation with loads of technical support and install information available from McCleod.


      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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    • 1/5

      January 01, 2018

      Bad seal

      I had this installed not even 15 min after putting the transmission back in the throw out bearing blew and had a bad seal.


      Year: 2011 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      December 21, 2017

      Smooth as a baby's bottom

      Quality is great besides the the line being slightly long. I simply swapped it out with the oem line from my outgoing assembly. Feels great with the Steeda 90lb helper spring. Smooth are crisp and smooth. Paired with an OEM Boss clutch assembly it feels as if I have a GT350. Thats how smooth and seamless the engagement is. Thanks AM for the quick shipping!!! Tranny swap was a 1st time go!


      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      December 15, 2017

      Great Throwout Bearing

      Does the Job, a throwout bearing is a throwout bearing. =) Nuff said.


      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      November 24, 2017

      Great product

      I recently purchase one of these. It works great and has a nice fit. My only issue was the line on it. I couldn't get to fit properly. The bend on it had to be off. I ended up using my stock line. That solved the problem.


      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT500

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    • 3/5

      November 11, 2017

      Upgraded my clutch and recommend this with it

      Perfect and love it. smooth clutch engagement Kinda overpriced but worth it.


      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      November 03, 2017

      awesome throwout.

      if someone says all it does is move the clutch in and out, they forgot to tell you that the stock one can't even be felt let alone travel the distance needed. Great item


      Year: 2013 Submodel: Boss

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    • 4/5

      October 24, 2017

      Throw out. Bearing

      The fitting on the end of the steel line is not quite the same as the stock one there fore the hose clip would not go into place. Had to use steel line from the old bearing other wise seems like a good product.


      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT500

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    • 4/5

      September 16, 2017

      Better than OEM

      very good product for the money, you will have to use the OEM oil feed line, other than that happy with the product.


      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      September 13, 2017

      Works Great

      This Is A Great Product Hopefully It Lasts Better Than The Stock Ones! I Used The Stock Line For Better Fitment with My MT82 Equipped Coyote.


      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 09, 2017


      Product fit great and easy installment took about 2 and a half hour


      Year: 2008 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      August 17, 2017

      Throwout bearing replacement

      Fit perfect! Direct drop in. As good as OEM but much cheaper!


      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      June 14, 2017

      Better than stock throwout!

      I replaced this while I changed out clutch and flywheel, all currently have 300 miles on them so far without any chatter. Smooth shifts, going up or down in shifts, honestly seems to me about the same as stock except can tell clutch has a greater bite on flywheel. You can really tell this starting off in 1st gear. I have a whipple charger and is really hard to not spin tires on 1st, this is being as conservative as possible. Cannot wait for my full 500 miles being up to really open up and see how well she goes with everything. Best regards for all seeking a better performer.


      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      March 24, 2017


      it works great.....what else is there to say.............


      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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