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Clevite MS590P20

Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with -.020" Undersize

Clevite MS590P20
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Clevite MS590P20 Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with -.020" Undersize $40.99
Main Bearing Set
  • Ford
  • 1962-2001
  • V8 221/255/260/289/302
    (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L)
  • -.020" Undersize
  • P Series

  • Clevite MS590P20 Details

    Main Bearing Sets

    Notes
  • P Series Bearings - Steel backed bearings with an intermediate layer of copper-lead alloy and an electroplated lead-tin-copper overlay
  • Contains 1/2 grooved bearings

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    MS-590P-20

    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.

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    1978-1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1992 FORD BRONCO

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

    1977 FORD F-100

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

    1991-1996 FORD BRONCO

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

    1988-1991 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • 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 )

    1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1969-1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1969 FORD FAIRLANE

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

    1969-1971 FORD BRONCO

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

    1980-1981 FORD F-250

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

    1962 FORD FAIRLANE

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1963 FORD 300

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-100

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

    1992 FORD F-250

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

    1964-1967 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

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

    1993 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1968 FORD TORINO

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

    1968-1974 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1982-1983 FORD BRONCO

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

    1970 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1968-1969 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

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

    1970-1972 FORD MUSTANG

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GRANDE
    • 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 )

    1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1963-1967 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1968 MERCURY COMET

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

    1980 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1987 FORD BRONCO

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

    1986 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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

    1976 FORD P-350 VAN

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

    1970-1971 FORD TORINO

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

    1964 MERCURY CALIENTE

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

    1979-1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1964-1967 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1979-1983 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1975-1981 FORD F-100

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

    1981-1982 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1963 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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

    1979 FORD F-350

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: G
    • 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 )

    1976-1978 FORD F-350

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-150

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

    1981 MERCURY MARQUIS

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

    1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1995 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GTS

    1970 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XR-7

    1982-1983 FORD MUSTANG

    • CC: 4949
    • 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 )

    1975 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1964-1967 FORD CUSTOM 500

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

    1962-1963 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1980-1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1979-1981 FORD LTD

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

    1982 FORD LTD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: COUNTRY SQUIRE

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1983 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1962-1963 MERCURY VILLAGER

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1975-1976 FORD P-400 VAN

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

    1976-1986 FORD F-250

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

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1962-1963 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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

    1975-1977 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1980-1981 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1985 FORD BRONCO

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

    1969 FORD FALCON

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

    1977 FORD F-350

    • 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 )

    1968 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1978-1979 MERCURY ZEPHYR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: Z7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1965 FORD FALCON SEDAN DELIVERY

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

    1970 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • 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 )

    1981-1982 FORD LTD

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

    1980 FORD F-350

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

    1980-1981 FORD F-250

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

    1982-1996 FORD F-250

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

    1975 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

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

    1976-1986 FORD F-150

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

    1968 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: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1980 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1982 FORD F-150

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

    1971-1972 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

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

    1963-1964 FORD GALAXIE

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

    1981 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: COBRA

    1978 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • 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 )

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1975-1977 FORD MAVERICK

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

    1963-1964 FORD CLUB CARGO

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

    1987-1989 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GS

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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