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Hello cant find anywhere a fmx tourque converter for my cougar elim 351c Mine is a 31 spline and all that I see are 29 model fmx PHB-P RS Is this a special FMX TO THE ELIMINATOR?

Ordered one from Summitt and had engine on crane ready to go in and converter would not fit...

I do see 31 spine c6

Michael MacLeod 70 cougar elim
 

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You should have 29 splines if it is a Fomoco / Mercury FMX. Best bet is to call the converter manufacturer. If you ordered the correct one for an FMX it should fit your FMX.
 

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Royce Im going out to make sure its a fmx the shaft is 31 spline It could be c6 Ill let you know best mike
 

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Easy to tell the difference. FMX has a separate bell housing and is cast iron. C6 has an integral bell housingand is all aluminum.
 

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Some history on the 70 Elim The Marti report said fmx The guy that I bought the car from said fmx I did notice during restoration that there was no rust in center where cast iron should be but just thought it was painted.
So last night after lots of research I found the easiest way to determine a 1970 ish ford tranny was the count the bolts on the tranny pan.
So a few min's ago I did!!! Guess what I have a c-6 with 17 bolts I was thinking of doing a swap a year ago glad I didn't Summitt was great they going to pay for Torque converter return and I'm going to order one now Thanks again mike
 

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I am glad you got it figured out.... on a side note ... Summitt has always been very generous to me... they seem to understand things happen and are more then willing to help a customer out as much as they can ..
 

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Put the new converter in the c-6 and the engine in fine now Even got the Sanderson shorty headers in,,, Thanks again.. Best
 

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Hello cant find anywhere a fmx tourque converter for my cougar elim 351c Mine is a 31 spline and all that I see are 29 model fmx PHB-P RS Is this a special FMX TO THE ELIMINATOR?

Ordered one from Summitt and had engine on crane ready to go in and converter would not fit...
I think you've got something mixed up. The output shaft is 31 spline just like the C6. But the input shaft is not. All FMX have a common input shaft. So any of the converters that fit FMX will be fine.
 

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whatever you call the shaft that goes all the way in the torque converter 31 for a fmx it is 29 not a tranny guy for sure thanks mike
 
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