Just wanted to bump the thread a bit in case someone else chimes in. R Code bellhousing adapter for V6 transmission now available for immediate delivery! They are not intended for racing purposes. This is why I am looking at full bolt-on. As no commercially available adaptor is made for this conversion I was forced to have one made or make one myself. This will be my 3rd bellhousing to make. The Ford V8s are narrower than the Chevy V8 and feature a forward-mounted distributor eliminating all firewall modifications. Which version will I need? You'll see Lexus on the left side Use this to search our entire site! All R154 transmissions should have the long shaft R150, R151, and R155 transmissions from 1996 and newer trucks such as Tacoma 2nd generation should also have the long shaft.
Currently I am one of the few people doing Lexus V8 research and performance enhancement. Which version will I need? Remove housing, drill pilot hole, and cut out the inside tracing for about 5 hours depending on how many blades you break. One had the bell housing bolt pattern of the Toyota and the other the Rover. I've got over 4000hours on a rockwell lathe and 3500 hours on a bridgeport mill. I have taken extra steps to demonstrate in details how things are done. Check out our R series trans adapters.
We've also machined it for the stock R154 trans dowels for the best alignment possible to the transmission and provide all the bolts required to get the adapter and bellhousing together. Transmission, bell housing, release bearings or bearing mounts not included Reviews. I have been thinking that if the family of A34X trannies has probably the same housing, then one could change the bellhousing and be just done with the problem. Had I owned an oxy-acetylene set I could have cut the steel myself and have the satisfaction of having made it all myself. Comes with the T56 Hydro-throwout for a zero fuss install.
I think they said the jeep bearing leaked alot and they weren 't that reliable. Of course the auto bell housing doesn't have any accomodations for a clutch, so we also have hydraulic release bearing options if you don't want to build in your own clutch fork assembly. Here is a video on how to cut the bell housing, very easy, very straight forward: We value our intellectual rights, we have done the research, tested this product and paid the lawyers. Please inquire if you have a chassis with a popular swap, as we are likely able to provide the clutch line. All R154 transmissions should have the long shaft R150, R151, and R155 transmissions from 1996 and newer trucks such as Tacoma 2nd generation should also have the long shaft. Stainless fittings are provided to attach your custom made clutch line, making for a zero fuss install.
The longer shaft length is 7. If you feel my efforts help you in any form, please do not hesitate to donate any amount of money to support this site. This is pretty much the only thing holding up this swap because I don't want to buy a bunch of parts that won't fit together. One of the templates was bolted up to the engine to ensure it lined up and all the bolts would clear each other. A couple were using an after market bearing I think it was from a company named howel. A small donation is all he asks.
At this point you need to remember the holes that will join the adaptor to the transmission must be drilled smaller than the holes in the template to allow them to me tapped for mounting bolts. And pic below if you don't believe me. . We do not include the lines themselves, as each application will use different lines. Once all the holes are drilled and tapped it was time for a trial fit. With luck it all works.
I marked which transmission it belonged to on each template plus which side of the template was the front. Check out the related parts on this listing. I need to see if I can track down a r154 bellhousing so I can draw this up also. Quite a budget version but it is bolt-on and only requires swapping shafts between the A340 and the A340 equivalent used in Isuzu. We also have twin disc QuarterMaster clutches 7. Are you doing a build thread? Making adapters is not so much a questions of money but rather availability and time to measure all this stuff. I know this thread is kinda old but I'm about to head to my shop and draw up the 1uz bellhousing pattern, and w58 bellhousing pattern.
Yes, I have seen that thread a few times but I am too dumb to understand what's there. What tranny and t-case options are bolt on? We can provide a line as an optional extra if we you can provide the length and fittings needed You may also need other manual conversion parts, depending on your chassis. You'll definitely break your W series tranny before you make enough power that requires a twin disc, however! Ive been in touch with Ed ma16, I will be getting one cut very soon. The factory master cylinder may be enough, however it will ultimately depend on your application. This effort comes from my personal love for this wonderful engine.
Dont want to stud mount? If you use the extra power sensibly the stock transmission and axle will last and perform properly. Phil's is cheaper but requiers the input shaft to be machined inorder for it to work. This adapters requires using a 164 tooth flywheel. Most of the modifications are from trill and errors. Use your tig welder or your torch I used alumalloy rods and a propane torch - didn't warp anything, and good to 40k psi and attach the thin plate to the thick plate. I then removed the middle of the template to allow the ring gear on the back of my flywheel to fit inside the adaptor. Whilst the tolerances you are working with are quite small it is not critical to be within 10thou of an inch.
The Thor racing unit is more expensive but is a direct fit soppositly. Using a jigsaw I cut the template to the required shape. Other stud mount types can be set up the same way with no extra adapters required. Dont want an aftermarket stud mount mount? The parts, labor, web development and site hosting are from my personal hobby money. I then place the templates together using the center spigot to ensure they were aligned and then drilled all the Toyota holes through the Rover template. One problem this conversion raised was the Rover bell housing was 30mm 1.