Uh, since Ford installed FEs and sticks from the factory, why not just scrounge up a factory mechanical clutch linkage setup? Its already engineered to work properly, and has no cable to melt or break, nor any hydraulics to leak.
428 powered Fairmont drag car, Best ET:email@example.comMPH, best 60 ft: 1.29
59 Meteor 2 dr. sedan 332, Ford O Matic
74 F350 ramp truck 390 4speed