Ford Engine Cylinder Identification?

Answer Cylinders are cut from the engine block to house the pistons and handle rapid piston movement. Ford offers 4, 6 and 8-cylinder engines of different sizes, cylinder numbering and firing order. Varia... Read More »

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Chevy Six-Cylinder Engine Identification?

Chevrolet's six-cylinder engines are easily identified due to Chevy's efficient engine numbering system. The code is seven to eight digits long, consisting of numbers and letters. The suffix gives ... Read More »

Identification of a Ford FE Cylinder Head?

The FE, or Ford-Edsel, family of Ford engines included some of Ford's biggest powerhouses, including the 360, 390, 427, and 428 big blocks. Identifying the cylinder heads on these engines requires ... Read More »

Ford 302 Cylinder Head Identification?

Identifying Ford 302 cylinder heads is a matter of locating and decoding the casting number stamped directly on the head. The 302 heads are routinely switched with those of other Ford engines, maki... Read More »

Ford 460 Engine Identification?

The Ford 460 cubic-inch engine is a big-block engine manufactured between 1968 and 1996. Best known as the engine that powered Starsky and Hutch's "General Lee" Torino, the 460 was designed for lar... Read More »