The lower edge of the bellhousing is cut away to allow greater ground clearance for kit cars and low slung competition cars. To close the cutout fabricate a simple plate to suit your application and attach with 2 x 6mm machine screws screwed into the pre-tapped holes.
Machined to order (lead time approximately 10 days).
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Specification and Application
|Component||Zetec to type E or type 9 gearbox|
Machined on front and rear faces
Tapped to take standard clutch fork (not included)
|Engines||Ford Zetec SE (Sigma) * 1.4, 1.5 & 1.7 Litre|
|Gearboxes||Ford Type E (Rocket) 4 speed
Ford Type 9 (Sierra) 5 speed **
|Gearbox to Engine Face||7.32 inch (186mm)|
Rally/Race - MkI/II Escort, Sierra, Lotus Cortina
* Zetec SE only. Please note that this bellhousing does not fit the older Zetec E engine (Also badged as a Duratec). Please ensure that you do not have this earlier engine as our bellhousing will not fit. Note the position of the starter motor on the bellhousing shown here and compare to your engine. We will unfortunately have to charge for return postage if you do not identify your engine correctly.
** 2.0l only; the 2.8l gearbox requires an additional adaptor plate due to the longer 1st motion shaft
*** Please note that the 1.7 VCT may have an internal crankshaft spigot bearing hole of 17mm instead of 21mm. In this case you will need to have your gearbox input shaft turned down to 12mm. Please add the spigot bearing to your order, adding a note requesting that the spigot bearing supplied is 17mm outside diameter and 12mm inside diameter.