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Post by DARK STAR » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:56 pm

Not sure if my gearbox is the same as a Middlebridge although the engine is.
It is an RS box, which I seem to remember is a modified Type 9 (?)
And the gearbox mounting rubber has to put it mildly, disintegrated.
This is at least reassuring because I was getting worried about the noise that was resonating through the car :wink:
Can anyone identify it please so that I can order a new one.
The photos are not brilliant because the camera doesn't fit in the space available and I can't at all see what I am photographing ...
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Post by scimjim » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:42 pm

Bog standard ford type 9, type 5, type just about anything - GTE, SS1, etc. Ebay or burtons?


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Post by DARK STAR » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:27 pm

Thanks Jim, I'll go for Burtons if I can't persuade a french site to 8) recognise it


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Post by DARK STAR » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:05 am

According to Burtons mine is a Cortina item, the hole spacing is different on Scorpio, Capri, Sierra ...
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Post by DARK STAR » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:22 pm

Cortina it is ...

(in case you're wondering, that's the old one in the photo :mrgreen: )
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