96 Mustang GT flywheel

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  1. Dwhitzdad

    Dwhitzdad New Member

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    I am aware that this topic has a lot of different answers but I am trying to figure out what flywheel I need to purchase for my clutch replacement. I don't know what the bolt pattern for the flywheel is if its a 6 bolt or a 8 bolt flywheel. I have read on many different forums that the x in the vin means you have a 8 bolt flywheel. I have also heard it depends on how many bolts you have on the valve covers. I am confused on this. Any help would be great on this I know that everyone has a different opinion on this. I was told because its a 96 it should have a 6 bolt flywheel. I was also told it should have a 8 bolt because it has an x in the vin. It is not a cobra its a GT. Any and all help would be great I am trying to get all the parts I need before I change the clutch.
     
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    If its a stock untouched 96gt engine,...its a 6bolt. 8 bolt flywheels are all cobras and didnt start showing up untill 2000
     
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    My 96 gt has the 6 bolt... Just to reinforce what these guys^ said. Good luck on the clutch!
     
  5. Dwhitzdad

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    Thanks for all the information on this
     
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    Addermk2 Well-Known Member

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    Have your stock flywheel resurfaced.

    Don't buy a new one.