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Post by Oaksey » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:44 pm

I'd like one of item 16 if anyone has one. I know they were fitted to Tis, and have a feeling they were fitted to automatic GTEs too?
I could do with it reasonably soon too as I need it to sort the gearbox in my Coupe before the new engine goes in

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Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:17 pm

Not on any GTE/GTC box. They look similar to the Ti adaptor but not sure on dimensions?


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Post by Oaksey » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:23 pm

That screenshot is from a Ti Parts book. Dimensions are fine, I want one so I can fabricate a mounting bracket using the part that sits in the Ford type mounts as it'd be a bugger to get 3mm steel to the correct shape.


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Post by Geraint SabreGTCse5 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:31 pm

I have a spare of all the GTE boxes, just checked and none I have are fitted with that type of bracket


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Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:41 pm

Surely it would be fairly easy to make that out of 3mm steel?


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Post by Oaksey » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:02 pm

Cheers Geraint.

IIRC the shape isn't square like that diagram shows, it's much more curved. Hence making would be time consuming


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Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:21 pm

Yep, it’s a rounded triangle - built into all GTE/C Ford boxes and all small sports Ford boxes.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:27 pm

Josh, if you can't get a scim version, the cosworth uses a cast item

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Post by Oaksey » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:25 pm

Awesome, cheers


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:37 pm

You can get machined ally ones too


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