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Old Dec 30th, 12, 10:53 PM
sped01 sped01 is offline
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Default 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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Old Dec 30th, 12, 11:27 PM
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Default Re: Different bell housings

Same bolt pattern I believe.
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Old Dec 31st, 12, 12:48 AM
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Default Re: Different bell housings

the bell, and flywheel, will interchange.
most (if not all) were the 153-tooth small versions...
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Old Dec 31st, 12, 12:56 AM
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Default Re: Different bell housings

And all the info you can absorb might be here:


Moving thread to Trans and Driveline.
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