Whelp time a for a clutch and need a tad bit of guidance

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Have a 69 Bee with a Barton Hemi with 730 hp at the crank. Had a rear main seal leak and yep quite a bit of oil in the scatter shield. Took the trans out to take a look and think I better replace stuff from what I see. Looks like some oil got on the outer edges of the disk and it very sticky. Flywheel has a small groove in the middle of it where you can feel it with your finger nail so will get that resurfaced while it is apart. It seems I have a McLeod BORG and BECK pressure plate and not sure if I wanna keep it. Never owned a car with one. Always had a Diaphragm. My clutch is a bit jerky in the car but not sure if that is the clutch being grabby or the camshaft in the car. Yea, its a snotty cam for 472 CID. Clutch disc is 11 3/4 in diameter. This car was built 2014 and hardly driven and have been finding stuff and correcting it for the last year and a half. Beautiful car but some stuff was done well not good. But that is another story and long. So the questions are as follows:

1. Is the BnB pressure plate more in line to what I should use for what this HEMI puts out?
2. The car lurches or bucks letting the clutch out in low rpm’s. Is that due to this style of pressure plate OR the snotty roller can this has .667 i .646 e lobe separation is 105 yes that low. Duration at .050 is .283 i/e. Wished it was a 572 to deal with the cam a bit better.
3. I want to cut the block plate in half below the engine block to make it a removable inspection cover. Any concerns with doing that?
4. If I keep the BnB pressure plate what disc should I go with since it kinda looks like this disc may have been slipping and comparing it to current McLeod discs it seems to be the lower capacity disc. Have to look into that a bit more though.
5. I seem to have NO return springs on my clutch linkage BUT read that BnB pressure plates kinda do that for you. Is that correct?
6. What is that round thing bolted to the scatter shield in the last picture? It was loose.

Thanks in advance since I come from 4 speed BBC Chevelles.
Scott

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Oil on the disk can make it grabby.
That being said, the clutch is nowhere near what I think you need for that engine.
At your power level I would say you need a dual disk, but ypu should probably get guidance from mfgs.
You may need a custom setup, depending on intended usage.
 

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Oil on the disk can make it grabby.
That being said, the clutch is nowhere near what I think you need for that engine.
At your power level I would say you need a dual disk, but ypu should probably get guidance from mfgs.
You may need a custom setup, depending on intended usage.
Yep, just talked to Brewers so that's the plan.
 

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Yup, not enough clutch there, you must have taken it easy on it.
 
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Yup, not enough clutch there, you must taken it easy on it.
Nope, car built in 2014 and was never driven. Was built like this when I bought it. Long story about the car bought it a year ago and working out the crap I do not like.
 

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Done and installed now to but everything back together. Where do you guys hook your clutch fork return spring IF you have an aftermarket scattershield. Mine did not have a return spring. There is no hole for it to go and want to put a hole for it before I reinstall. Thx Scott
 
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