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Identifying my gearbox


Rich
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Hello I was wondering if anyone could help me identify my current gearbox.

 

It's stamped in the correct place but has been stamped over and reads GR 570087 there's also 32 stamped right on the corner also.

 

The car is a vitesse mk1 and it has a 2500 engine from a TC

 

Many thanks

 

Rich

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A check is - The Herald/Vitesse/GT6 gearbox housing is bolted to the bellhousing. Whereas with the large saloon the bellhouse is an integral part of the gearbox housing.

 

If you fit a Vitesse/GT6 backplate then the Vitesse/GT6 gearbox can be mounted onto the 2.5 engine.

 

Lack of space is a problem if you try to use the large saloon gearbox in the Vitesse. So chances are its a Vitesse/GT6 gearbox.

 

Dave

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I agree with Pete, its a three rail with D Type overdrive. The gearbox is a Herald or Vitesse type but which.

 

As its not a straight forward matter to fit a Herald type to the Six cylinder engine I would hope somebody has used a Vitesse type.

 

Easy way is to look at the Revs in top, without overdrive engaged, them compare this figure when in overdrive third. If there is no large difference in this figure then its a Vitesse type. 

 

 

On the under hand if there is then its a Herald type.

 

Thanks

Dave

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