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I am looking for a dust cover for a GM bell housing and the only identification I can find on the bell housing is 'E 166'. I have a 327 from a '66 Caprice, and a Muncie 4-speed from a '69 Camero all under a '56 pickup. The flywheel has 5 teeth per inch. That's about the extent of my technical knowledge here! Any help on where I might find the part or asdditional help would be greatly appreciated!

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I am looking for a dust cover for a GM bell housing
You need to either count all the teeth or measure the diameter.

It'll be either 153 (12-3/4" diameter) or 168 teeth (14" diameter), although this isn't necessary to find a cover.

IIRC, there are a couple sizes (car and truck among them), go by the year and/or application.

I've seen the covers on eBay, you might also find them a Scoggins Dickey or Competition Products, Trans Dapt may have them in chrome.
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Bell Housing Dust Cover

Thanks, but I still don't know how to identify the bell housing in order to search for the proper dust cover.
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Thanks, but I still don't know how to identify the bell housing in order to search for the proper dust cover.
Start looking at pictures, like HERE.

Look for a casting date, like E 24 4 or similar. That can help (along w/the size of the flywheel) to narrow it down.

Maybe fast68 has a clue, you might PM him.
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Thanks for your help!
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Left -- 153-tooth......................Right -- 168-tooth

Notice the kickout for the starter on the bigger one.
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i dont actually know much at all about the car side loader 4 speed trannies... even though i own a couple old aluminum muncie 4 speeds, one of which is stashed away, and the other one is in the 72 chevelle,

but from what ive seen thus far GM 354497 is the most common passenger car 4 speed dust inspection cover



no idea for sure though

heres a couple pages of interest

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Bell-...Q5fAccessories

http://www.keislerauto.com/index.php...using-kit.html

http://store.heartbeatcity.net/store...n-cover%2C-11/



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