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Hey guys I have a 66 straight 6 that I'm converting over to a 289. Well I have rf-c50p-7976-a lester 2 bellhousing that I found and everything lines up bolt wise. However the starter holes are off by about 3/4 of an inch on the seperator plate.

Anyone know where I can or how I can locate the right plate? Am I screwed and just need to start chopping?

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Is that the 6 cyl plate?

If so, you need the V8 small block plate.

Don't cut the plate!
It properly locates the starter with respect to the ring gear.
Get the correct plate.
 

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Hey guys I have a 66 straight 6 that I'm converting over to a 289. Well I have rf-c50p-7976-a lester 2 bellhousing that I found and everything lines up bolt wise. However the starter holes are off by about 3/4 of an inch on the seperator plate.

Anyone know where I can or how I can locate the right plate? Am I screwed and just need to start chopping?

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There should be a Ford number stamped on the plate, it won’t be an actual part number but can be converted to what it actually fit.
 

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"..Well I have rf-c50p-7976-a lester 2 bellhousing that I found..."
what the heck is that?
Doesn't modern drivelines have a 'listing of different bells' chart on-line? Get the correct bell for the combo you will untimely use. Not doing so will complicate. Place the block plate U have (from the conversion) with the i6. Sell them together to fund the correct 289 bell (or whatever it is U will B swapping in). 200/3.3 and 250/4.2 i6 motors get 100 - 500$USA. One spot is ford6 in their '4Sale' forum...
 

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I C no "Edit" function here but I can add this from an earlier post here:
 
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