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Old 02-05-2014, 07:08 AM
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broken bellhousing!!

So I pulled the engine from my truck for a rebuild and in the process broke the bellhousing from the starter, ask the way to the top, passenger side bolt. My question is, can it be fixed or am I screwed? I really don't want to replace the transmission right now being that it's completely fine and I don't have the extra $$ for a transmission at the moment. Also, would they even take it as a core if I did have to buy a new transmission?
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Old 02-25-2014, 06:18 PM
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Ford will take it as a core, I can't speak for any other reman places.

You could likely have the case welded, until you have the jingle to pick up a new case or trans.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:10 PM
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I have a case for a late 08 prod torque shift. they're like 300.00 though and you'd have to fork at least another 200 to get someone to recase for you.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:11 PM
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now that I'm sitting here thinking about it doesn't the starter bolt to that adapter plate between the motor and the trans? I have one of those too. Well irregardless pm me if you're stuck and can't find someone to weld it for you.
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:20 PM
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I bet the cost to weld is more than junk yard find.

Now guys used to weld the bell housing when they had Chevy 350 in a CJ5 Jeep because the cost to replace with a new AA adapter was crazy but they always cracked after awhile.
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