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Duratec Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing

Duratec Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing

Duratec Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing


This bellhousing allows the 1.8l, 2.0l or 2.3l Duratec engine to be connected to the Ford Type E (Rocket 4 sp) and Type 9 (Sierra 5 sp) gearboxes using a cable clutch.

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Designed to work with the RS2000 Clutch Fork and RS2000 Clutch Release Bearing. The pivot pin is included.

Not compatible with standard flywheel. Needs Ford Duratec lightweight Steel Flywheel – 8 1/2″*** or Ford Duratec lightweight Steel Flywheel – 7 1/4″ Race Clutch Plate.

You may also need the spigot bearing that fits directly in the end of the crankshaft.

Please see the related products below.

** The quick release option allows quicker gearbox removal and fitting by moving the 4 internal gearbox to bellhousing bolts to the outside of the gearbox. This allows the gearbox to be removed whilst leaving the bellhousing in place, making a difficult job much easier.

If you do not specify the quick release option you will need 4 of 12mm x 1 1/2mm pitch cap head screws (available here),which are fitted from the front of the gearbox .

Supplied with a recess machined in the gearbox end of the bellhousing to accommodate the layshaft boss found on some heavy duty Type 9 gearboxes. Fitted with layshaft retaining cap screw in cases where this recess is not needed.

Please see our Ford Duratec Engine page for more information.

Specification and Application

Component Duratec Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch
Type Bare Casting
Machined on front and rear faces
Tapped to take standard clutch fork (not included)
Gearbox to Engine Face 6.8 inch (173mm)
Engines Ford 1.8 Duratec
Ford 2.0 Duratec
Ford 2.3 Duratec
Ford 2.5 Duratec
Gearboxes Ford Type E (Rocket) 4 speed
Ford Type 9 (Sierra) 5 speed *
Applications Kit Cars
Rally/Race – MkI/II Escort, Sierra, Lotus Cortina
Classic Ford

* 2.0l only; the 2.8l gearbox requires an additional adaptor plate due to the longer 1st motion shaft
** Requires bolt holes in gearbox to be drilled in order to work in this manner
*** Please note that, if using the standard Fiesta ST solid flywheel and clutch cover there will be insufficient reach afforded by the release components listed above. It will be necessary to shim or lengthen the pivot pin to allow full clutch depression.

Additional information

Weight N/A



Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Rens de Jonge
bellhousing , flywheel and clutch set

starting a RS 500 replica built with a 2.3 ecoboost found RWD via facebook product looks good !

david brighty
Perfectly machined

Absolutely first class service superb quality a pleasure to deal with very very reliable many thanks

rene boudier

produit de tres bonne qualité livraison rapide equipe tres reactive pour repondre a mes questions



Marcel Wallies

top 😉👍🏻👍🏻

Gerardo Moreno

Perfect part. Ready to fit .

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