Originally Posted by 04 EDGE
and no the bellhousing's are not removeable on the 5 speed transmissions.
you are correct. I was wrong. i went back and looked at the pictures of my M50D-R1HD that I put in the '97 and the bell housing isn't removeable. However the bell housings are removeable on the automatics and the older FM-145, FM-146, and Toyo manual transmissions.