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Speedway GM Manual Trans to Flathead V8 Adapter, Ford Clutch

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Material Type:
Aluminum
Overall Width:
3.875
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Inside Diameter:
4.675
Outside Diameter:
13.125
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Get more performance and driveability out of your Ford Flathead V8 by hooking it up to a GM manual transmission! This adapter allows you to easily install a GM 3-, 4-, or even 5-speed transmission behind your 1932-1948 Ford or 1939-1950 Mercury Flathead V8 engine.

Permits use of your Ford clutch release shaft, fork and throwout bearing. Throwout bearing must be used with a Long-style pressure plate. Adapter kit includes pilot bushing.

916-28912 Instructions (PDF) 

Installation Notes (PDF) 

Notes

  1. Uses Flathead pressure plate, flywheel and throwout bearing.
  2. Clutch disc should match transmission being used.
  3. Clearancing to the inside of the bellhousing is required if using a 9 inch or larger Long-style pressure plate that contains counterweights.
  4. If used with a Chevy S10 T-5, you will need the following:
  5. If used with a GM 3- or 4-speed, you will need the following:
    • Bushing and throwout bearing kit 916-29500
  6. Included pilot bushing adaper I.D. is 0.590", .660" O.D., and length is .790".

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