Trans question.

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  1. Fireman450

    Fireman450 New Member

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    Hello all.
    Im just getting into the SN95 thing. I bought a 94 for my fiancée. Just a little back story, the car was "supposed" to be mechanically fresh. Fresh engine build (origionally a v6 5spd car converted to a 5.0) trans gone through, rear gone through ect. Long story short Im in the process of putting in another long block due to the car jumping time right off the trailer.
    Pulled the engine and trans. some one has put some grade 8 nuts between the bell housing and the trans to space it back. by what i have read so far the v6 t5s had a 5/8s longer input shaft, correct?
    What is my best action to correct this "rigging" ? i do mechanic work for a living but mostly on older classics and diesels, so im on a bit of a learning curve when it comes to a mustang.
    Thanks for any help y'all can give.

    Lynn
     
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    Sounds like the PO put a fox bellhousing on the SN t-5.
    All of the SN (94-04) t-5's (GT and v6) had a longer input shaft. Which mean the bell needs to be longer too.

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    Thanks for the info. It sucks having to go back through what a PO had already done, or attemted to do. Makes me question everything else about the car. but oh well it will be right when im through with it.
     
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    How about a pic or 2?
     
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    Here's the only pic I have of it right now.. besides the carnage. I'll post that in engine tech.
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    Here's the differences in clutch fork positioning Fox vs. SN95 bells.

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    What's the biggest difference between a 3.8 sn95 bell and a 5.0? Starter location?

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    You have to use a smaller flywheel and clutch. I wouldn't recommend it.
     
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    Smaller clutch with the 3.8 bell?

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