McLeod 8653 Explosion-Proof GM Bellhousing
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Please NOTE the following about this product:
- This product is discontinued.
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Explosion proof bellhousing for Chevy, Olds, Buick and Pontiac. Dual starter pockets, places starter either side of engine. Works with standard mechanical linkage, cable linkage or hydraulic linkage.
- Required by IMCA
- Not SFI rated
- Accepts Saginaw, Muncie, T-10, T-50, and T-5 trans w/ 17 degree rotated pattern
Bellhousing will fit Chevy V8 (1962-1992), some Chevy V6 (1962-1992), Oldsmobile and Pontiac V8 (1964-1992), and Buick V8 (1967-1980).
Hole in center will not fit some Saginaw transmissions out of trucks which have a larger nose flange. You'll need a different flange or machine your current one.
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Fits most GM applications.
GM motor plate for explosion proof bellhousing.
Hardware kit for GM Explosion-Proof Bellhousing part 515-8650. Features socket head bolts for additional clearance.
- (15) 3/8"-16 x 1" socket head cap screws
- (15) 3/8"-16 crushlock nuts
- (6) 3/8"-16 x 1-1/4" socket head cap screws
- (6) 3/8" steel lockwashers
This product connects Small Block and Big Block Chevy engines to transmissions using the GM standard pattern such as the Muncie, Saginaw, Borg Warner T10 and Tremec TKO transmissions. This bellhousing is designed to fit GM full and midsized vehicles from 1958-1987.
- Excellent choice for Street Rods, Street Machines, or Trucks (where SFI bellhousing is not necessary)
- Does not include or accept an engine block plate
- Steel Construction
- Hardware Included
- Sold Individually
Note: This bellhousing is not S.F.I. certified which is required by many sanctioning bodies for cars running 11.49 or faster in the quarter mile.
Standard style fork with a pocket for the clutch pushrod. Fork fits 1973-1984 GM 6 & 8 cylinder cars and trucks. May fit earlier vehicles with slight modification.