1983-93 Ford Mustang 5.0L Ford Racing T-5 Bearing Retainer - Fox Body by Ford Racing

Mustang Ford Racing T-5 Bearing Retainer (83-93) 5.0L

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Mustang Ford Racing  T-5 Bearing Retainer (83-93) 5.0L

Factory retainers are made entirely of aluminum which was prone to wear out prematurely. The after-market upgrade uses a steel sleeve for the throwout bearing to ride on instead of the original aluminum resulting in longer life expectancies.

Item #M7050A

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  • Direct Replacement for Original Bearing Retainer


  • Steel sleeve instead of Aluminum factory unit
  • Factory Ford upgrade

What's in the Box

  • (1) steel bearing retainer

Made in the USA

Product Description

The Input Bearing Retainer on T5 equipped Mustangs also doubles as a Clutch Release Bearing (Throw-Out Bearing) sleeve. From the factory these Bearing Retainers were made of an aluminum base & sleeve & often developed wear grooves on the sleeve causing the Release Bearing to bind & create all manor of Clutch Engagement & Disengagement issues.

M-7050-A Fits 1983-93 V-8 applications
M-7050-B Fits 1994-95 V-8 applications

Replacement T-5 bearing retainer with steel throw-out bearing sleeve

Fits production and Ford Racing T-5 transmissions

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  Finally, Smooth Engagement!
By on 10/16/2014
I installed one of these on my 93 GT while I was doing a complete clutch job. I've got about 1800mi on the new setup and couldn't be happier with the pedal feel, effort, and linearity. For reference, I'm running a RAM HDX clutch/pp, a RAM billet steel flywheel, new Ford pilot & clutch release bearings, pivot stud, and a Ford Racing clutch fork & cable.

My existing stock (aluminum shaft) bearing retainer had about 125K mi on it . There was significant wear you could both see and feel (see picture). The clutch release bearing was well worn and getting noisy and the pedal action was very heavy and non-linear (10K mi on a King Cobra clutch & pressure plate, stock resurfaced flywheel, Ford TOB). I ordered a set of T5 5 Speed World Class Transmission Shims on eBay from 5speedscom in case the existing shim didn't give the proper preload/endplay on the input shaft. As it turns out, my existing shim was bang on so I was able to re-use it.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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  Works perfect the the Ford throw out bearing
By on 2/18/2014
I purchased this bearing retainer and installed it along with a clutch kit and a Ford throwout bearing and the clutch grabs strong, and the pedal feel is awesome!

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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  Great Parts
By on 4/28/2014
I fit it right into my fox body mustang and it works like a champ!!!!!

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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  Frpp quality
By on 7/28/2014
Flawless part! Looking forward to shifting my t5!

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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  perfect fit
By on 10/6/2014
I bought this part and it worked perfectly

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Vehicle Applications

Ford Mustang - 1983 (83) - 1984 (84) - 1985 (85) - 1986 (86) - 1987 (87) - 1988 (88) - 1989 (89) - 1990 (90) - 1991 (91) - 1992 (92) - 1993 (93)

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