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  range of parts for the Ford Type E Gearbox and offer a rebuild service Starting from £510.00 + vat this price includes bearings/gaskets/oil seals & Labour

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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