This adapter plate assembly is used to adapt a Ford Small Block V8 Engine to the Jeep T-18 4 speed manual transmission. The adapter plate is .750” in length and is manufactured from 356-T6 heat treated aluminum alloy. Included in the adapter plate kit you will receive a two piece adapter plate, Ford 4.848" bearing retainer, pilot bushing, gasket, seal, fastening hardware, and adapter instructions.
Note: This adapter plate kit only fits T-18 transmission with a input shaft stick out of 7.375”.
Note: This adapter plate design kit requires Ford truck bell housing.
The T-18 is a heavy duty four speed with unsynchronized first gear. These transmissions were manufactured by Borg Warner and they have a cast iron case. The casting number on the drivers side of the T-18 is T-18 or 13-01. The T-18 has a 1 1/8" 10 spline input shaft and a 1 3/8" 6 spline output.
The T-98 has a very similar appearance to the T-18 except a casting number of T98. It is heavy duty like the T-18. The T-98 has a 1 1/16" 10 spline input shaft and 1 3/8" 6 spline output.