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Old 07-12-2008, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by neverfastenuff
Can you please help I have late model ford block and cannot find any info on how to decode it. The older ford blocks had a number behind where the starter mounted but the new blocks (roller cams) have some id marks below where the back of the heads are. Can anyone help or know of a web site? thank you
You said 302.

One piece seal blocks are termed 5.0, since they have the new lightweight crankshaft balanced at 50 oz/in at the rear and 35 oz/in at the front.
One piece seal blocks can be flat tappet or roller tappet.

(Two piece seal cranks are 28/28 balance and heavier.)

To the best of my knowledge all assembly line 5.0 roller blocks are identical.
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