Hurst offers both hydraulic and mechanical clutch linkages for Chevelles. Granted, the Cutlass shares the same A-body platform as the Chevelle, but since there was still the possibility that some variation exists between the Olds and Chevy, we ordered up a reproduction linkage assembly from The Parts Place (PN MT4614T). The kit includes a Z-bar and bracket, brake and clutch pedals, a clutch pushrod, a clutch fork, a clutch fork ball and pushrod, return springs, and ball studs. The Z-bar is an old-fashioned yet effective linkage system whose center shaft mounts between the driver side framerail, right behind the lower control arm, and the engine block. Via actuator pushrods, one lever connects to the clutch pedal, and the other lever attaches to the clutch fork. As the driver steps on the clutch pedal, the Z-bar shaft rotates around the ball studs, and transfers motion to the clutch fork to disengage the pressure plate.