More for my post above -:
Ford push rod small block filters use a 3/4-16 thread and are about 3-3/4" in diameter. Find one with those dimensions and a shorter overall length and it should work. Also, Ford has aa $80, 90* adapter that allows use of a standard FL-1A size filter Ford Racing Oil Filter Adapters M-6880-A50 - SummitRacing.com
part number M-6880-A50.