Transmission clutch?

I just finished installing the 350 TBI engine back into a 95 chevy k1500. I still need to replace the 4.3 ecm prom and the injectors. Driving the truck
in 1st it jerks as you are going down the road. Same in reverse. A friend told me the clutch plate may have a hot spot in it. This is the same clutch plate that had no problems before I put the engine back in. I put in a new slave cylinder to replace the one that was leaking. I haven't did the timing yet as I was waiting for the ecm prom and injectors. The idle is low and will stall but it did that before. I sure don't want to pull the transmission and bell housing now that I have got everything back together and I can't find anything on the internet that says the clutch plate would cause that.
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wrote:

Hot spot or hard spot, or any other clutch problem will NOT manifest itself when driving in gear. It would only cause a shudder while engaging the clutch - by your description you have your foot off the clutch driving in low gear. Any surge there would be an engine tuning problem.
I think you are safe to assume the clutch is NOT the problem
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snipped-for-privacy@snyder.on.ca wrote:

Thanks. I'm afraid I'm panicking a bit. I went ahead and did the timing and everything works a lot better. I got the memcal and injectors in last night. When the guy told me he thought it was a hot spot, after all the time, effort and money put into it, I only saw more time, effort and money going into it.
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When you ask someone who doesn't know anything, all you get as a poorly formed opinion or an uneducated guess - neither of which is worth anything.
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