Jim Smart
August 13, 2007

Quick Reference Guide to C4 V-8 Bellhousings


Model YearCasting Number/Ford Part NumberSpecifics
'64C4AP-7976-A and C4AZ-7976-AFive-bolt bellhousing, 160-tooth flexplate, two-bolt starter, 221, 260, 289 V-8
'65-'69C5OP-7976-A and C5OZ-7976-ASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, two-bolt starter, 289 and 302 V-8
'72-and-laterD2OP-7976-AA and D2OZ-7976-BSix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, case-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, 302 V-8, cable kickdown
'73-and-laterD3BP-7976-AA and D3BZ-7976-ASix-bolt bellhousing, 164-tooth flexplate, pan-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, 302, and 351 V-8
'75-'78D5ZP-7976-A and D5ZZ-7976-ASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, small torque converter for Mustang II only, case-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, 302 V-8
'76-'79D6TP-7976-AASix-bolt bellhousing, 164-tooth flexplate, truck only, pan-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, 302 and 351 V-8
'77-and-laterD9AP-7976-AASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, case-fill dipstick, cable kickdown, two-bolt starter, 255, 302, 350 V-8
'77-and-laterD7BP-7976-AA and D7BZ-7976-ASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, case-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, 255, 302, and 351 V-8
'78-and-laterD7DP-7976-AA and D8OZ-7976-BSix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, case-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, cable kickdown, 255, 302, and 351 V-8
'79-and-laterD9AP-7976-BASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, pan-fill dipstick, cable kickdown, two-bolt starter, 255, 302, and 351 V-8
'79-upD9AP-7976-AASix-bolt bellhousing, 157-tooth flexplate, case-fill dipstick, cable kickdown, two-bolt starter, 255, 302, and 351 V-8
'82-upE2TP-7976-AA and E2TZ-7976-ASix-bolt bellhousing, 164-tooth flexplate, trucks only, pan-fill dipstick, two-bolt starter, cable kickdown, 255, 302, and 351 V-8
'75-upD5OP-7976-BA and D5OZ-7976-AFor 351M and 400M with big-block bellhousing bolt pattern

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