The Ford Type 9 gearbox is Fords first 5 speed rear wheel drive gearbox.
Based on the 4 speed Type E gearbox it is a popular 5 speed replacement for kit
car builders. Most conveniently come with separate bell housings to can be
swapped around easily. As is common with most Ford gearboxes it has a 1 inch
diameter 23 spline input shaft. The main gear housing is cast iron with an alloy
Capri 1.6, 2.0 1983 onwards
Capri 2.8 1982 onwards
Sierra 1.6, 1.8, 2.0
Sierra XR4x4 2.8
Standard oil grade 75W 90 semi-synthetic.
2wd 1.9 litres
4wd 1.25 litres plus ½ litre in transfer box
Ford Type 9 5 Speed gearbox
Ford Type 9 gearbox cross section diagram