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bell housing

Post #1 by ford6man » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:52 pm

new here thanks. I have a 1964 fairlane had a 170 replaced with 200 can I use the 81/2 clutch and flywheel with the 9 bell housing thank you ford6man

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Re: bell housing

Post #2 by drag-200stang » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:42 pm

No I do not think so, the bell locates the starter to the ring gear, but I could be wrong. You could use the 8.5 bell, But the 9" clutch will hold better. Not sure about starters.
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Re: bell housing

Post #3 by B RON CO » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:38 pm

Hi, I'm not sure. As mentioned if the flywheel diameter is different there will be an issue. Many 200's are drilled for the large and small bellls. I think you have to keep with either the large or small, but not mix it up. Good luck
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