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After posting about my lack of lower clutch rod, I continued looking at my stuff and realized that the FMX's block plate doesn't line up with all the holes in the 4 speed bellhousing, and I didn't get a blockplate with my swap (figured they musta been the same, oops). I have a cast iron bell, what blockplate do I need for the swap? 164 tooth-specific? Does just the FMX plate not fit, or do all the auto plates not work? I was gonna email the fella I bought it all off, I figure it was an honest mistake, but I lost the email address to his shop and don't wanna mention names.
 

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The FMX plate will not work. I tried to use the plate from my FMX for a toploader install. The correct plate is completely flat, the FMX plate is raised in places, these rub on the flywheel. I even tried to hammer it out, no good. I ended up driving 60 miles one way to NPD on a Saturday to get my engine installed one weekend. The plate was a rip-off; you can get them cheaper on ebay if you’re not in a hurry.
 
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