Ford Type E Gearbox Rebuilds and repair
01462 896685

Ford Type E Gearbox Rebuild

Ford Type E 4 speed single rail gearbox, used for more demanding applications and is a popular choice for Classic Motorsport Applications, due to it’s lightweight and availability of aftermarket Gear kits and upgrades 

Cast iron main case with alloy tail housing the type E is light and compact. Often referred to as the ‘Rocket’ box. “Rocket” was the name Given to the original close-ratio competition gearbox that was based on the Type E used by Ford Factory competition cars in the late 70’s early 80’s. 1″ x 23 spline input shaft. Fitted in:

  • Ford Capri 1.6 / 2.0 82 on
  • Ford Cortina Mk3 2.0
  • Ford Cortina Mk4 / Mk5 1.6GT / 2.0 / 2.3
  • Ford Escort RS2000 Mk1 / Mk2
  • Ford Escort RS Mexico Mk2
  • Ford Sierra 1.6 / 2.0

We stock a wide range of parts for the Ford Type E Gearbox and offer a Full rebuild service on both standard and straight cut versions of the Ford Type E Gearbox

Prices start from £495.00 + vat our price includes labour to strip and rebuild your existing gearbox with new Qaulity branded bearings,gaskets and oil seals.

Should other parts be required on inspection these will be charged at extra cost.

We offer U.K wide & International collection and delivery service


Please get in touch to discuss your requirements further on 01462 896685 or email

First motion Transmissions offer a full range upgrades and we can rebuild these boxes for Road/Fast Road/Race applications

  • Straight Cut Gear Kits
  • Semi Helical Gear Kits
  • Close ratio Gear kits
  • Uprated Bearings
  • Alloy Main Case
  • Alloy Tail Case
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