Originally Posted by selil
Here's a bit of trivia. GM has used basically the same bolt pattern for the bell housing for EVERY V8 (small block) and V6 since something like 1958? It's the standard pattern and Cummings diesels (4bt) use that pattern for their adapter plate in the Frito Lay and Wonder Bread box vans.
Remind me what a bell housing is?
And why change something that works? Same deal with the pushrod argument...
1958...hmm. Proves they still do make 'em like they used to, huh?
And all the small blocks share the basic block design.