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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 30th, 12, 9:53 PM Thread Starter
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Different bell housings

Are the bell housings different from a 250 6 cylinder to a small block? I am returning the 6 cylinder to my 1970 wagon and the bell was missing.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 30th, 12, 10:27 PM
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Re: Different bell housings

Same bolt pattern I believe.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 30th, 12, 11:48 PM
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Re: Different bell housings

the bell, and flywheel, will interchange.
most (if not all) were the 153-tooth small versions...
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Re: Different bell housings

And all the info you can absorb might be here:

Course 101 on Bell housings/Flywheels with photos

Moving thread to Trans and Driveline.

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