The stock cast aluminum bellhousing is adequate for OEM applications, but mounted behind a high horsepower - high RPM engine, the cast aluminum bellhousing could become deadly shrapnel in the event of a clutch/flywheel explosion. Hydroformed from premium quality steel plate to ensure uniform thickness throughout for superior strength. Stress relieved after forming results in a stronger, safer bellhousing. Mig-welded threaded inserts for transmission mounting bolts, clutch pivot ball and clutch linkage brackets where required. Precision machined to assure proper bolt hole and center bore alignment. Blanchard ground mounting surfaces for precise parallel alignment of engine and transmission. Dedicated applications assure a direct fit for all popular passenger cars. Approved by all major racing sanctioning bodies and meet SFI 6. 1 specifications. Complete with safety block plate and grade 8 hardware. Fits Chevy, 1997-02 with 5. 7L V-8 LS-1. Notes Designed for mechanical clutch linkage. Will not fit T-56 transmission. Transmission GM Muncie/Saginaw, and BW T-10. Bore Diameter 4. 684. Depth w/ Block Plate 6. 45. Fork opening 2. 50 x 4. 05.Pit Stop USA offers Lakewood Safety Bellhousing - GM 97-98 GM LS1 Muncie, T-10 - SFI-Approved 15005 at low everyday prices. Be sure to check out all of our products from Lakewood Industries including Lakewood Industries Steel Bellhousings.