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McLeod 8653 Explosion-Proof GM Bellhousing

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Anodized
MFG. Part #:
8653
Hardware Included:
No
SFI Rated:
No
Inside Diameter:
4.86
Material Thickness:
0.25
Notes
Bolt patterns for Saginaw, Muncie, T10, T50, and T5 w/ 17 deg. rotated pattern.
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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What's in the Box

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.

Customer Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by 1 reviewers.
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Palin Auto
MA

Good for the price

January 20, 2010
good for the price but universal fitment has disadvantages. needed the ring it came with to fit my tranny. extra holes in it. checked with dial indicator and it is straight.
Pros:
  • Allignes well
  • Inexpensive
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

7 questions : 7 answers

1 answers

bolt holes in the housing I see it will bolt to a GM tremek 500/600 as well as signaw and a 17degree t-5. But does the holes for these bolt patterns are they threaded? or do you have to bolt this to the trans then to the motor?

thehatter
Albuquerque, NM, USA
January 01, 2014

bolt holes in the housing I see it will bolt to a GM tremek 500/600 as well as signaw and a 17degree t-5. But does the holes for these bolt patterns are they threaded? or do you have to bolt this to the trans then to the motor?

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January 02, 2014
EricM
This bellhousing is threaded. You will be able to bolt the transmission on even if the bellhousing is bolted to the engine.
1 answers

Will a t-56 richmond six speed bolt up??

lance
March 23, 2013

Will a t-56 richmond six speed bolt up??

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March 25, 2013
Jason
The McLeod explosion proof GM bellhousing has bolt patterns for Saginaw, Muncie, T10, T50 and the T5 with 17 degree rotated pattern.
1 answers

Will it work with the 168t flywheel? This bell appears to be the same as your #5158650 sans block plate and SFI rating. That one shows to allow the use of a 168t flywheel, so will this bell work with the large flywheel too? This would be for an LS motor (same block pattern) which only offered the 168t wheel... Russ

RASelkirk
October 27, 2012

Will it work with the 168t flywheel? This bell appears to be the same as your #5158650 sans block plate and SFI rating. That one shows to allow the use of a 168t flywheel, so will this bell work with the large flywheel too? This would be for an LS motor (same block pattern) which only offered the 168t wheel... Russ

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October 29, 2012
Jason
Bolt patterns for Saginaw, Muncie, T10, T50, and T5 w/ 17 deg. rotated pattern. This will work with 153 or 168 tooth flywheel
1 answers

Can I use this bellhousing, with this throwout bearing - part number 91025610 ? Thank you for any help.

Racer7R
Kentucky
July 23, 2011

Can I use this bellhousing, with this throwout bearing - part number 91025610 ? Thank you for any help.

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July 25, 2011
John
This bell housing would accept the use of a hydraulic throw out bearing such as 91025610 which is designed for the GM 3 and 4 speed transmissions and standard stock style diaphragm clutch. You may also be interested in an external bleeder kit which is also available to eliminate the fluid contamination inside the bell housing.
1 answers

Will this bellhousing allow a 305 SBC to be mated to a 1947 chevy 3 spd transmission?

mike
Danville, KY
June 07, 2011

Will this bellhousing allow a 305 SBC to be mated to a 1947 chevy 3 spd transmission?

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June 10, 2011
John
This bellhousing fits the following transmissions: Transmission patterns - Saginaw, Muncie, T-10, T-50, T-5 with 17 degree rotated pattern. For applications of a the engines designed to fit and transmissions of an earlier vintage you may want to check with McLeod Industries to see if one is produced
1 answers

will a tko 600 from a mustang bolt up to this bellhousing

41ypta
santa rosa ca
March 24, 2011

will a tko 600 from a mustang bolt up to this bellhousing

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March 30, 2011
Thomas
No, p/n 5158653 is designed for the GM version only. At this this time, Speedway Motors does not offer a bellhousing adapter for a GM BOP bolt pattern to a Ford T5/TKO500/600.
1 answers

Will this work on a Pontiac 455 with a Richmond 5 speed and 11" clutch??

low63gp
Tracy, CA
February 24, 2011

Will this work on a Pontiac 455 with a Richmond 5 speed and 11" clutch??

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March 09, 2011
Pat
Our supplier states that this will fit a 1965-92 V-8 and some V-6 they don’t mention small block or big block and Richmond 5 speed is not listed as one of the transmission patterns that this will fit .
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