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It would help if you identified the 901 'type number' and serial numbers stamped on the bottom of the transaxle ... if you expect any answers! The year and vehicle model that the VW engine came out of would be of some help, too.

You are mistaken about the direction the throwout bearing moves on a 915 transaxle, and the '71 transaxle, too, if it is indeed a type 911/xx! All clutches for 915 application have the throwout bearing pulled towards the transaxle.

If the 'cup-type' VW flywheel is to be used in a 901 transaxle, it will have to be 1969 model or earlier. The 1970 - '71 transaxles were type '911' and used the same type of 'pull' pressure plate assembly as 915s!

The bellcrank you mentioned is for the 911 engine throttle linkage!

The diagram below shows both types of pressure plates ... the 'pull-type' is on the right, and has the throwout bearing attached to the center of the spring. The throwout arm engages a slot in the bearing.

Warren Hall, Jr.

1973 911S Targa ... 'Annie'
1968 340S Barracuda ... 'Rolling Thunder'
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