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C4 swap questions. Quick n easy
#1

Flex plate option?  
Have the flywheel bolts already.  
Have the trans, mount and cross member.

Havent decided between a stock bell housing, or quicktime.

Not looking to destroy my t5 so doing a swap while everything is out.
93 Ranger, Powered by lollipops and broken dreams. 476/405 24 psi.
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#2

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Is this a race car or just a weekend warrior that's mostly street driven, Bryan? If you're gonna compete in racing events at a sanctioned track, most sanctioning bodies that I'm aware of (NHRA, for example) require an SFI bell, SFI flexplate and SFI trans shield, IF running quicker than XXX ET or if competing in a class that does. Obviously, that would narrow your options significantly. Therefore, I suggest checking with your local track if you intend to compete.

OTOH, if not required to meet any sanctioning-body requirements, I know of at least one factory 2.3/C4 bell and reinforced stock-type steel flexplate that's withstood high-8-second passes in a 3K lb Mustang (Dave Flanders). .[Image: happy0034.gif]

Factory bell = $150-ish
ATP or Ram/Speedway non-SFI 135T steel flexplate = $90-ish

QuickTime SFI bell = $600-700-ish
Reactor SFI aluminum flexplate = $300-400-ish
SFI trans shield = $100-150
Placerville, California
(former)  2.3T '78 Courier ~ (current)  2.3T '87 Ranger & '82 Mazda B2200 (smog-exempt diseasel truck)
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#3

The quicktime bell is 970 now. Aiming for 10.xx with it. Maybe a 10.50. Bottom end is built now. Just mainly a grudge night pass. Or two. Till I'm kicked.
93 Ranger, Powered by lollipops and broken dreams. 476/405 24 psi.
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#4

Not to hi-jack, but what are your options if you use the Canfield SBF adapter with a C4? Obviously a SBF SFI bell is cheaper. Does anyone have an off the shelf or at least in the catalog converter? Or maybe at least the dimensions needed to give a converter company?
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#5

(07-05-2020, 12:17 AM)Area 47 Wrote:  The QuickTime bell is $970 now.   
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That price is WAY beyond ridiculous!!!!!! . [Image: confused0016.gif]

10.50's is quick, Bryan - but probably .not quick enough to warrant an inspection or requirement by your local track for an SFI bell, flexplate & trans shield ~ OR an 8-pt cage and engine diaper, for that matter......DUNNO. Therefore, I suggest a more-economical stock Ford bell and flexplate (ATP & Pioneer also make replacement f/p's)!  .[Image: confused0024.gif]
Placerville, California
(former)  2.3T '78 Courier ~ (current)  2.3T '87 Ranger & '82 Mazda B2200 (smog-exempt diseasel truck)
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#6

Yeah. Its freaking silly on price. Its rarely going to see track time. Just an abnormally high hp toy. In reality, so stock stuff should suffice. Now to find a stock bell lol
93 Ranger, Powered by lollipops and broken dreams. 476/405 24 psi.
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#7

Stock 2.3 flywheel is $29 + tax @ Autozone, just picked one up.
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#8

What's the part number on it? ATP or pioneer?
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#9

(07-07-2020, 07:44 PM)Area 47 Wrote:  What's the part number on it?  ATP or pioneer?


     Sorry for the delay.....iiirc it’s a pioneer, #’s on the flywheel are, A17110924, second number a couple inches away V 135 A.
2017 F150 Ecoboost 3.5 TT (sold)
2017 Mustang GT PP (sold)
2019 Mustang EcoBoost (sold) 
86 SVO not stock
83 Ford Ranger project
2019 E350 service body, work truck and tow rig.
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#10

I would at least run a sfi flexplate or some kind of bell housing shield on a 10 sec car. Would hate to have a stock replacement flex come buzz sawing thru the bell and tunnel..
88 TC: 2.9L tall deck, SVO head, boport header, sheet metal intake, BWS300SXE turbo, AWIC. C4 trans. E85
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