[Cortina-list] Bellhousing question

cortinaphil at cox.net cortinaphil at cox.net
Wed Feb 24 18:19:00 UTC 2016


Sorry Carl, I was talking about the transmission.  I actually just bought one for $20 in the hopes it was the 2000 version which I can use.

Mine and yours are the 1600 version which is probably only good to a Pinto car guy.

---- "Kruger wrote: 
> Scrap the bell housing or the transmission? I only have the bell housing. 
> 
> > On Feb 23, 2016, at 5:15 PM, Phil via Cortina-list <cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com> wrote:
> > 
> > The Pinto car English trans was wide ratio with a longer input shaft. I learned that the hard way.
> > 
> > Scrap it.
> > 
> > ---- "Kruger wrote: 
> >> I've got an aluminum bellhousing from a 1600 Crossflow that appears to fit a Type 3 gearbox.  The casting number is D12A-6394-BB.  The four bolt holes for the transmission line up, but the bellhousing holes are larger, and both gearbox and bellhousing holes are tapped.
> >> 
> >> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwHcwAhEGiBhRUpzU0VtX1AxeTg/view?usp=sharing
> >> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwHcwAhEGiBhYmtaYk5kazBMSDg/view?usp=sharing
> >> 
> >> What's the story with this part?  Did manual shift 1600 Pintos get an English gearbox?  
> >> 
> >> It seems like it might be a budget way to save some weight, if the difference in clutch actuation mechanism could be solved.
> >> 
> >> Thanks,
> >> Carl K.
> >> 
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