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Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:57 am 
Oompa Loompa

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hi im changing my 302 cleveland into a manual and i was wondering it a 4 speed bellhousing can be drilled to fit a t5 also ive heard that the winsor bellhousings will fit clevelands aswell and was wondering it it was true THANKS
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:56 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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All Ford 6 bolt bellhousings are interchangeable, cleveland/windsor. Input shaft length, and input retainer will dictate if bellhousings will fit either box, good job for someone that knows what they are doing, because slight misalignment will kill the box quick smart.
From memory, I think it is able to be done.
Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:28 pm 
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Not worth the trouble, seen it done, better off ordering a Dellow etc bell housing to straight bolt up.

It isn't as easy as drilling out the holes for a swap between BW single rail and toploader.

A mate wasted money and paid someone to weld tags onto a T5 so it could line up with BW single rail bolt holes, there must have been an issue with just drilling out holes, to long ago to remember why he couldn't just drill out the holes.



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Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 10:16 am 
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hey mate yeah you are better off going with a bellhousing from dellow automotive, I got one for my 302 clevo to bolt up to a T5 only thing i had to do was modify gearbox crossmember a little bit, even the tail shaft was correct lenght in my XB ute

here is Dellow's number (02) 9774 4419 or (02) 9774 3873.

My one cost me around $400



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