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Stupid question..

I just bought a 65' (could be 64?) Never owned a carbed vehicle before, much less a 55 year old one.

Anyway, What am I looking at here?

Is this 1960's transmission cooling technology, or do I have a giant hole in my bellhousing? Im a bit confused. I kinda looks like its supposed to be like that, then again visible flexplates make no sense to me. Lilke when looking at you arm, the bone should not be showing...
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There is supposed to be an inspection cover that covers the hole sort of like this one. See those two threaded holes? That's where the cover bolts to.

 

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Your inspection cover is missing. It’s not a big deal .
Mine has been missing since 1984.
 

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Cool, not an emergency then. My heart skipped a beat when I looked under there and saw that. Thanks.
 

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Get a cover. A tiny piece of gravel gets in there, and the resulting damage will be very ugly.
 
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This should be the correct cover. Wouldn't hurt to measure the center to center hole distance on your bellhousing and verify before ordering.

 

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No big deal to make one. When I had a c-4 in my car it was missing so I cut one out of a piece of aluminum flat stock. No need to get fancy, just cover the hole enough keep small birds and rocks from getting in.
 

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Yes, Rockinar, you're missing an inspection plate. They are fairly cheap and easy to find. Get one just to keep hard things from bouncing up into your bell housing.
 
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