Originally Posted by bigmac
Sounds like your damper plate broke and the pieces trashed your bell housing. Not terribly uncommon. Try pulling your starter and see if you can fish some of the damper plate pieces out of there.
This may be a dumb question by why would there be a need to do that if I'm gonna have to pull the tranny out anyways to replace whatever's broken and the bellhousing? Also, does anyone know where I need to start looking to find the parts? Summer just started you know.....