If this is a 352, it probably matters if from car or truck??? Does any of that help? Recapping the performance figures, Michigan State Police testing recorded a top speed of 137 mph for the hybrid and 149 mph for the EcoBoost, with 0-to-60-mph taking just 7. The rearview camera can also be switched on at any speed for monitoring traffic behind. The rear end ratio could be ordered differently to get whatever performance characteristic you desired. The larger bore required a new block casting with thicker walls but otherwise was very similar to the strengthened 390 high performance block. It needs to be rebuilt but turns over free. This support utilizes a bolt that is longer than the others holding the rocker arm assemblies to the cylinder head.
Replaced the 332 with a 361. Nevertheless, Ford recommended the engines before use in racing applications. Every year, millions of vehicles in the United States are declared salvage. By 1980, the demand for engines this size had waned, and it only made sense to continue the 302 and 351W and discontinue the 335 series engines. Ultimate American V8 Engine Data Book. The medium range of displacement needs was met by the , a Cleveland-style block with a raised deck allowing it to use a longer stroke crankshaft giving a displacement of 400 cu in 6. The 390 S code was not really a high performance engine like the 396 and 389 were.
Ford claims the hybrid's electric gear fits outside the passenger and cargo area, exacting zero penalty in utility, and improving performance and handling with the low-mounted battery improving weight distribution. The cooling package is also upgraded, and special ducts to cool the brakes, which will be shared with the highest-performing civilian model. Each spacer was custom fitted. The heads were newly-designed cast iron items with hemispherical and a single on each head, operating shaft-mounted roller. A gearhead whose imagination revs to redline when hunting old cars and parts. One bank of this 427-ci Ford block is now fitted with custom pistons mounted on reconditioned connecting rods and awaiting the next step in assembly.
The 428 Cobra Jet was also available in Cougar, Torino, and Cyclone models. In the end I think using capacity is a better way of determining if an engine is a small or a big block. Reluctantly an selling but have not drove the car other than around the block in 3 years. These began to be fitted to cars starting in 1973. Oil pump was full of filings.
It was an optional standard. Production of these engines was quite low, with only 24 having been produced by January 15, 1960. This Competition Cams camshaft has been liberally coated with the assembly lubricant provided by the manufacturer prior to installation in the block. It needs to be rebuilt but turns over free. The Cobra Jet used a strengthened version of the 428 block with an extra main bearing webbing and thicker main caps than the standard block. More than 60% of all used cars imported from the U. Any help would be appreciated, Thanks….
As the standard engine for the 1958 Edsel Ranger and Pacer, the 361 was simply a 352 with its bore increased by 0. Add in oddities like the 3 versions of the 351 and Ford engine history of the 50s-70s is not easy to follow. In the late 1970s the Dearborn Engine Plant that produced these engines was completely retooled to produce the 1. It was developed for racing, drag racing, and serious street racers. Interior is original other than the headliner. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. The 361 see below was retained, and the 332 was now made available in the infamous Edsel for one year only.
Thus, the 428 Cobra Jet was born. No need to skillfully buzz your engine within the power band, shifting and braking, in order to extract the needed power. I will try to find the set of numbers U describe later today. This engine was also underrated at 335 brake horsepower 250 kW. I have a chance to buy a 1964 390 police interceptor engine. Overall performance was deemed superior to even the V-8 competition from and. A standard hitch with a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds is retained.
A high performance 352 powered Galaxie had a five lap average of 145. The 427-ci engine in this photo is being assembled for allout competition in a drag car. The 390 cu in 6. Beyond that and the steelies, these utes can be pretty stealthy. On the Cougar, it was an available option upon its introduction.
The only trouble those engines ever gave was the wrist pin bushing would sometimes get out of index with the oil hole which would cause wear and pecking. Maintenance note: Are you doing work on the heads of your 1958 model 332, 352, or 361? Morris and Republished with Permission of CarTech Inc. If you get to a point you can easily access them, use the other casting numbers to help you as well. You could just put your foot into it and, like magic, it would cope with anything the highway threw at it. A modem and two years of complimentary Ford Telematics service aids with vehicle usage and location tracking. Beware; the early versions of these engines had a dampener spring inside the valve spring. The 428 Cobra Jet could be made on a regular production line, not requiring the exacting tolerances required by the 427.
Based upon the regular 428, the Cobra Jet had larger valves and intake ports, beefed up connecting rods, and heads from a 427; getting Ram-Air on a Cobra Jet was optional. I was unable to speak with the owner. The dampener spring was eliminated later in the model year; both types of spring can be intermixed. My american cars were Fords during the sixties till I bought a 69 Dodge. Introduced in 1968, the 428 Cobra Jet was a combination of off-the shelf Ford performance parts stuffed into an engine that had been powering T-Birds and station wagons since 1966. The side oiler was introduced in 1965 and it reversed the order in which oil was sent through the engine.