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Old 04-19-2017, 04:04 PM   #1
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Anyone have any info on doing a getrag converaion with the volvo hydraulic clutch bell housing?
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Old 04-19-2017, 05:10 PM   #2
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Sure you bet. The adapter goes between the getrag 265 transmission and the usual volvo redblock belhousing. Any redblock bellhousing will work as they all have the spot for hydraulic or cable types of clutch forks. You modify the clutch fork a wee bit by grinding out the inside a bit so it will fit over the BMW throw out bearing. You cut the center part out of the volvo bellhousing so the centering ring will fit and you use the bmw input shaft retainer. You buy the pilot bearing that works for the getrag 265 in redblock. It usually comes in the adapter kit. The kit has the adapter plate, the centering ring and the pilot bearing. STS machining here in oregon can probably set you up with a kit if you can't find one. Last year I scored a box of ten of the pilot bearings and I gave STS 5 of em. I also let them borrow my centering ring to copy.
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Shameless plug whilst on the topic. Complete Getrag 265 with shifter, nice "TB group buy" adapter plate, a modified BH to accept the centering ring (rough completed) that I'll have for sale soon. Prefer not to ship the Getrag as the bastard's plenty heavy.... but I will if necessary. PM with interest.
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Old Yesterday, 07:57 AM   #4
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I want to buy that kit
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Shameless plug whilst on the topic. Complete Getrag 265 with shifter, nice "TB group buy" adapter plate, a modified BH to accept the centering ring (rough completed) that I'll have for sale soon. Prefer not to ship the Getrag as the bastard's plenty heavy.... but I will if necessary. PM with interest.
Does that adapter work with a vertical redblock, or just stock orientation?
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Old Yesterday, 06:28 PM   #6
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I have machined bellhousing and center rings for the conversion. I can get the bellhousing adapter as well.
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