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opelitis1

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621 bellhousing is there a quick way to check....
« on: July 31, 2008, 07:03:39 PM »
Have a 621 bellhousing and everything looks great incl. the overspray from back of block but, and ain't it my luck, there appears to be a surface crack mebbee 1 to 1.5 inches  in length near one of the bolt holes... Do I magnaflux the beast or will a simple water spraying test suffice??  I know the water can not simulate the torque that must go on in the various shift points, but, any opines?
Thanks!!!   Ted

sd1968z28

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Re: 621 bellhousing is there a quick way to check....
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008, 12:27:56 AM »
if it is cracked, weld it up and it should be good to go.

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Re: 621 bellhousing is there a quick way to check....
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2008, 10:47:41 AM »
Unit is going to E_Bay in Sept. and I don't want to, if I don't have to, weld her up..  B'housing is perfect except for this possible light surface crack/deep scratch..  Don't like the fact it is coming from or going to a bolt hole..  A simple water test would not simulate how much torque was applied to the fastener and what happens when things start to heat up...   Mebbeee it is magnaflux time!!!   Ted