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Vauxhall 2.0XE Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing 7 Degrees

Vauxhall 2.0XE Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing 7 Degrees-0

Vauxhall 2.0XE Engine to Ford Gearbox Cable Clutch Bellhousing 7 Degrees


This bellhousing allows the Vauxhall 2.0XE Engine to be connected to the Ford Type E (Rocket 4 sp) and Type 9 (Sierra 5 sp) gearboxes using a cable clutch. The bellhousing allows the engine to be located in its original 7 degree position.


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The bellhousing allows the engine to be installed longitudinally in the 7 degrees inclination utilised in the transverse installation, which can be useful if retaining the original sump or a manifold built for seven degree installation.

You may also need the spigot bearing that fits directly in the end of the crankshaft. The RS2000 Clutch Fork and RS2000 Clutch Release Bearing may also be required.

You may also be interested in our Vauxhall 2.0XE Lightweight Steel Flywheel Ford Cover or Vauxhall 2.0XE Lightweight Steel Flywheel Standard Cover.

* 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 inside the bellhousing into the tapped holes in the front face of the gearbox .

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Specification and Application

Component Vauxhall 2.0XE Engine to Ford Gearbox
Type Bare Casting
Machined on front and rear faces
Tapped to take standard clutch fork (not included)
Clutch Actuation Cable
Gearbox to Engine Face 6.1 inch (155mm)
Options Quick release
Engines Vauxhall 2.0XE (Astra 16V)
Saab B204
Saab B234
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

* Requires bolt holes in gearbox to be drilled in order to work in this manner
** 2.0l only; the 2.8l gearbox requires an additional adaptor plate due to the longer 1st motion shaft

Additional information

Weight N/A



Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Neil Tressler

Came on time fitted as we required.

Excellent 5*

Excellent experience from start to finish, Ian was very helpful and knowledgeable and the product arrived quickly despite the Covid postal issues. The product they sell is bang on too very impressed with the quality, looks like it should have cost me significantly more!! Highly recommended, many thanks.

Alex Darcy
Nice bit of kit

Very well finished. A lot nicer than the one i am replacing. Highly recommended

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