The 351 Cleveland that came in 1970 quickly developed a performance image for itself, thanks to large-port heads and big wedge chambers. I asked the guy at the salvage yard and he is a doo doo with what he looked up. Befuddled by failure after failure, Ford engineers looked to the new poly-angle valve 351C wedge head. . We give the 351C credit for abundant torque, a small-block Ford with the attitude of a big-block. We will probably never know the entire story on why Ford did a parallel family of 351-ci engines.
Best way for project cars is to check for a website on the car you are working on, almost certain to find one, I mean heck there's a site for Yugo fans. Are there any internet sites that people can access Hollander or whatever interchange books?? Known as the 90-degree Fairlane V-8, the 221 quickly grew to 260 ci and then to 289 ci in 1963. All the information you need to find the correct part for every application. Nobody who was there at the time can confirm one way or the other. It features cars and light trucks dating back to 1901, with complete exhaust diagrams starting with 1955 vehicles. Racers had to spin the Tunnel-Port well above the 8,000-rpm mark, which was more than these engines could handle. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.
The new Edition Hollander Interchange contains more interchangeable options than ever before. I had a 1965 Ford Galaxie former police cruiser which suffered front end damage in a parking lot. The outer body said Chevrolet Nova, but all the interior aspects and badges, as well as the engine were marked Pontiac Ventura! For over eighty years, Hollander has been making the best tool for fast, interchangeable part matches. For instance right now I am searching for what years I can salvage a driver door from for a 95 extended cab s10. They are only listed as interchangeable when they are straight up bolt-in swaps, which for a shop is good, but for a home mechanic or for a project isn't critical. Parts interchange can get complicated. The ShowMeTheParts catalog has information on over 300+ suppliers and manufacturers of aftermarket replacement parts.
This was a new lightweight V-8 displacing 221 ci and designed for the allnew 1962 Ford Fairlane intermediate. Instead of telling him he was wrong and maybe misunderstanding my question I just left. Note: Inventory status can change rapidly and is not guaranteed. This makes the 351M a poor choice for your engine build. This Tech Tip is From the Full Book,. Works great with all desktop browsers and mobile devices.
This heads, a four-bolt main block, and a steel crank with heavy-duty Boss rods. To gain manufacturing efficiency, Ford de-stroked the 400M to create the 351M in 1975, which enabled Ford to use a single block casting for both displacements. I need the 2 front and one rear and the price is high for dealer parts The local scrap yard just leads me to the one Park Ave they have and wants Park Ave prices. Written by George Reid and Republished with Permission of CarTech Inc. It's a database of junkyards really.
Production of the 351C ended in 1974 in North America and much later in Australia. Interesting you bring this up! They of course came down the same assembly line, but still, Quality Control? I could not find a front clip for it, but did locate one for a 1966 model. He never forgave him for it and they haven't spoken for over 40 years to date! His car was stripped down base model. I tried 1975 Monte Carlo and got a whole bunch. This leads us to the 351M and 400M middle-blocks. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.
The most common change is the nose piece that holds grill and headlights, if fenders and hood are listed as usable, but grill isn't, then the nose can be swapped as a complete unit. The Hollander Interchange provides auto recyclers and auto collectors, rebuilders, and others with the easiest and most comprehensive solution for identifying interchangeable auto parts. The 351C was discontinued and replaced by the 351M. But if you just need to get on the road and can't find the parts, or simply like the newer look, knowing what to look for helps. Search For Parts Find Other Vehicles That Use Parts You're Looking For With Our Parts Interchange Just select your vehicle's make, model, year, and the part you're looking for, and we'll show you a list of vehicles that use the same part as well as where the vehicles are in the yard. I see a 00 model s10 but I don't know if it will fit.
I have found that the database is very well kept too. Unfortunately his older alcoholic brother took his car out without permission and went on a drinking binge and totaled it against a tree 2 years later. You can bet it was political in some respect, yet this cannot be proven. Sometimes the only thing that keeps a body part off the interchange list is the trim package, a base car model is listed as not interchangeable with a car that has ground effects even though they are identical parts except mounting holes under the bolt on package. It was misfortune in 1968 that led Ford engineers to the Boss 302 engine to begin with.
In world performance venues like LeMans and Sebring, it knocked the competition on its ear, sending legendary names like Ferrari, Jaguar, and Corvette home with their egos in brown paper bags. I have used it for tons of other parts also. However, it remains unproven how or why this engine happened. Auto Recyclers can confidently inventory and sell the recycled parts your customers need, including parts for most popular late models. Another is to check wikipedia, most models have a web page and enough detail to tell you if the changes were redesigns where the whole thing was changed or cosmetic upgrades where only bolt on parts were. Externally, the 351M and 400M are identical in appearance. It is not clear why Ford decided to build two types of 351-ci small-block V-8s in 1970 to 1978.
You may freely link to this site, and use it for non-commercial use subject to our. Does anyone know where I can find a database online that I can search for parts that are on other vehicles? It went to LeMans, Indy, and dozens of other racing attractions around the world. That car was a muscular beast with the interceptor tuned engine which was standard with police cruisers at the time! I also don't know if blazer door will work or if a standard cab door will work. The 351W was a very successful engine in its own right, especially considering its production lifespan has far outpaced the long-defunct 351C, 351M, and 400M. In 1957, Ford Motor Company ushered in a new era of V-8 performance, which ultimately left tried-and-proven Y-Block and Flathead V-8s to history books and nostalgia buffs.