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Flat head help

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Local104, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Local104
    Joined: Apr 1, 2010
    Posts: 40

    from norte ca

    Got a 1950 ford flat head motor out of a coupe just wondering if it will bolt up to a 38 ford standard trans or do I need to buy an adaptor ,any info will help I know if any body would know u guys would thanks I'n advance
  2. tom brown
    Joined: Sep 3, 2008
    Posts: 64

    tom brown

    great forum on bellhousings on hamb-itcovers your adapation.I believe you will need a housing from a 49-53 ford truck- use your earlier clutch and preasure plate. easy. good luck tom
  3. Roadrash91
    Joined: Jul 21, 2011
    Posts: 78

    from desert

    use a 51-53 merc bellhousing. works perfect.
  4. JohnEvans
    Joined: Apr 13, 2008
    Posts: 4,883

    from Phoenix AZ

    Wrong 49-50 Merc tin bell or PU thru 52 that used floor shift 3 speed trans.

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