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Clevite MS590HX

Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with Standard Size

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Clevite MS590HX Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with Standard Size $112.99
Main Bearing Set
  • Ford
  • 1962-2001
  • V8 221/255/260/289/302
    (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L)
  • Standard Size
  • HX Series

  • Clevite MS590HX Details

    Main Bearing Sets

    Notes
  • H Series Bearings - High-Performance Bearing
  • X Series Bearings - Bearing has .001 more oil clearance than standard
  • Position 5 is fully grooved

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    MS-590HX

    These Tri-Metal 77 engine bearings combine the strength of a copper-lead alloy layer with steel backing and an electroplated babbitt metal. The steel backing provides strength and durability; the babbitt overlay provides the critical surface characteristics of slipperiness and conformability. This ideal design has properties not even found in many original equipment bearings. Clevite offers main bearings, rod bearings and cam bearings in this series.

    H Series -
  • Best to start with when unsure which bearing to choose
  • Medium level of eccentricity and high crush
  • Enlarged chamfers for greater crankshaft fillet clearance
  • Made without flash plating for better seating
  • Use with crankshafts that have oversized fillets
  • Use with engines that run mid-high RPM range
  • Contact patterns should ideally cover 2/3 to 3/4 of the bearing surface

    P Series -
  • Typically the greatest level of eccentricity
  • Rods and mains have high crush for maximum retention
  • Most are fully grooved to maximize oil flow to rod bearings
  • Reduced overlay thickness to prevent overlay fatigue
  • Use where extremely high RPMs cause severe rod bore close-in
  • Use where higher eccentricity is desired to narrow bearing contact patterns

    V Series -
  • This series essentially duplicates Clevite's former Vandervell parts
  • Typically low to medium eccentricity
  • Not available with oversized chamfers
  • No flash plating on the steel back
  • All Clevite main bearing sets use a single-piece thrust bearing
  • Narrowed parts available to accommodate increased crankshaft fillet clearance
  • Lead-indium overlay offers slightly better conformability

    M Series -
  • These are special purpose bearings having a nominal .005" thick Babbitt lining on a hardened steel back
  • They are intended mainly for Blown Fuel engines where severe crankshaft deflections cause edge loading of the bearings
  • Under these operating conditions bearing service life will be very short
  • Frequent inspection and replacement is recommended


    Part Number Key
    • H - High-Performance
    • HD - High-Performance bearing with dowel hole
    • HK - High-Performance bearing with moly/graphite coating
    • P - Standard Clevite 77 tri-metal bearing
    • M - Blown Fuel Engine bearing for severe crankshaft deflections & edge loading
    • N - High-Performance Narrowed for greater crankshaft fillet clearance
    • HG - High-Performance full angular grooved bearing
    • V - High-Performance with Lead Indium overlay (On Main Sets this indicates partial groove also)
    • VG - High-Performance with Lead Indium full angular grooved bearing
    • D - Bearing has a dowel hole
    • K - Tri-Armor coated bearing
    • X - Bearing has .001 more oil clearance than standard
    • XX - Bearing has .002 more oil clearance than standard
    • A or AL - Indicates Aluminum bearing material

    Note: Clevite main and cam bearings are priced as sets; rod bearings are priced each.

  • Does Clevite MS590HX fit your vehicle?

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    1984-1985 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: FILA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1981 FORD LTD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: COUNTRY SQUIRE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1991-1993 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969-1971 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1995-1996 FORD F-150

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SPECIAL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1978 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1965-1967 FORD LTD

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1969 FORD GALAXIE 500

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1967-1968 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1984-1985 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GIVENCHY
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1978-1980 FORD GRANADA

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ESS
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1981 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1988-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1981-1982 MERCURY CAPRI

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: GS
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1992-1996 FORD F-250 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1968 FORD FAIRLANE

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1964 FORD CUSTOM

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1986-1987 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1962 FORD RANCH WAGON

    • CC: 4261
    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1968 FORD TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1984-1986 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ELAN
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1998-2001 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1981 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1971-1974 MERCURY COMET

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1995-1996 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SPECIAL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1967 MERCURY COMMUTER

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1965 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • CC: 4261
    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1962-1963 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • CC: 3622
    • Liter: 3.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 221
    • EngineType: V8 ( 3.6 L / 221 )

    1963-1964 FORD GALAXIE 500

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1978-1979 FORD FAIRMONT

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1978 FORD MUSTANG II

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969 FORD RANCH WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1978 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1984-1986 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1989 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979 FORD FAIRMONT

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ELITE

    1981 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1980-1981 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1981-1990 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1970 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GLX
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1990-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1963-1964 FORD FAIRLANE

    • CC: 4261
    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1980-1982 FORD FAIRMONT

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1964-1967 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1977 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1981 FORD F-150

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1983-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1981-1982 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SUPER CARGO
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1980 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SUPER PASSENGER WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1968 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1968 FORD RANCHERO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1982 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1984-1985 LINCOLN MARK VII

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1962-1963 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

    • CC: 3622
    • Liter: 3.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 221
    • EngineType: V8 ( 3.6 L / 221 )

    1964-1967 MERCURY COMET

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1967-1968 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1977 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1973-1974 FORD RANCH WAGON

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1976 MERCURY MONARCH

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GRAND GHIA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1963-1964 FORD FALCON

    • CC: 4261
    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1979 FORD FAIRMONT

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: WAGON

    1963-1964 MERCURY VILLAGER

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1985-1992 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1993 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1962-1963 FORD FAIRLANE

    • Liter: 3.6
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 221
    • EngineType: V8 ( 3.6 L / 221 )

    1968 FORD GT40

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1979-1982 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979-1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: L
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1978-1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: TOWN LANDAU
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1987-1989 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LS

    1984-1985 LINCOLN MARK VII

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BILL BLASS
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1979 FORD RANCHERO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1964 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ELITE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1970 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969-1974 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1991-1996 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1983-1988 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1968 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1982 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1978 FORD MUSTANG II

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GHIA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1964 MERCURY CALIENTE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1966-1968 FORD BRONCO

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1979 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969-1974 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CLUB WAGON
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1963 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1977-1978 FORD LTD II

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1992-1996 FORD F-150 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SUPER CAB
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1966 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SHELBY GT-350H

    1968 FORD FALCON

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1970-1974 FORD TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )
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