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Ford Type 9 Gearbox Guide

Ford Type 9 Gearbox

Ford’s first RWD 5 speed box, based on the Type E. Cast iron maincase with alloy tail housing. This gearbox is commonly used for 5 speed conversions on older vehicles. Some later versions were available with integral bellhousings, although they are more commonly found with removable bellhousings. A 4wd version of this box was also available for the early XR4x4 models. 1" x 23 spline input shaft. Fitted in:

  • Ford Capri 1.6 / 2.0 Feb 1983 on
  • Ford Capri 2.8 Nov 1982 on
  • Ford Sierra 1.6 / 1.8 / 2.0 to Dec 1988
  • Ford Sierra XR4i
  • Ford Sierra XR4x4 2.8


Oil capacity: 2wd 1.9 litres, 4wd 1.25 litres (plus 0.5 litres in transfer box).
Standard oil grade 75W90 semi-synthetic.


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