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Old 11-04-2002, 04:28 PM
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Ok... Ill take a stab at this.
Ford has had a half a bilion different engine families... Ill touch on each thats been used in a perf. application...

FE ?-1970 or so... 352 to 428, including the infamous 427... Big block, canted valves... very good motor. HEAVY!!

385 series Big blocks- 429/460 Giant torque monsters! Great motor...

302/351w Small block, straight valves, nice, but small, although ive heard of 427 stroker 351s

351/400 C and M- These are a big debate... not a very desirable motor... nice heads for a 302 there though... these have the same bore spacing, etc small block, tranny patterns of a 385.. canted valves... weak bottom ends... I call em a small block, but FRPP calls em big blocks... hard to say... 351C-4v heads are essentially the Boss 302 heads... I believe the manifold pattern is different... special manifolds are available from bush performance to put 351c/m heads on a 302...
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