First of all my car has an automatic. I read almost all posts and am dumbfounded by the amount of trouble the clutch and it’s assorted items present owners.
I received the new ‘Jaguar World’ magazine recently. In the Q&A section a question about the carbon release bearing was asked. The editor replied that a company in the UK had made or had one available.
I thought some J-L members might be interested. Here is a link.
I don’t know if it will work or not but it sounds workable.