Early this year Ford part number 1499297, the tail-housing bush for various Ford gearboxes, became obsolete, however all is not lost as classic Ford masters, Burton Power, has come-up with a replacement.

The Burton’s tail-housing bush will fit Ford three rail ‘2000E’ type gearbox, Cortina Mk1, Escort Mk1 RS1600/Twin Cam/Mexico, Lotus Cortina post-68 Ford Type 3 single rail gearbox, Cortina Mks2/3/4/5 1.3 and 1.6, Lotus Cortina post-69, Capri 1.6 OHC Ford Type 2 gearbox and Escort Mks1/2 (excluding RS/Mexico and Twin Cam).

The bush can be ordered as part number GB2E602, and retails at £36 inc VAT with further details from Burton Power at the other end of 0208 554 2281 or via www.burtonpower.com ENDS.