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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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    1996-2001 FORD EXPLORER

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: EDDIE BAUER
    • 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 )

    1991-1993 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: V8

    1978-1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1971-1974 FORD MAVERICK

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

    1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

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

    1979 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1979-1983 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1963-1967 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1963 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GL
    • 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 )

    1963-1964 FORD FALCON SEDAN DELIVERY

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

    1982-1983 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GT

    1965-1967 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1972-1973 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1980-1982 FORD FAIRMONT

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

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1981-1982 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1969 FORD BRONCO

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

    1978 FORD FAIRMONT

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

    1980 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-150

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

    1980-1982 FORD BRONCO

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

    1975-1978 FORD F-350

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

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

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

    1983-1985 FORD F-150

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM

    1980-1981 MERCURY ZEPHYR

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: Z7
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1983-1984 FORD F-150

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

    1991-1992 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1995-1996 FORD F-150

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

    1964-1967 FORD GALAXIE

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

    1969 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON

    1981 FORD F-100

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

    1970-1971 FORD TORINO

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

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1981 FORD GRANADA

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-100

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

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1968 FORD FALCON

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

    1969 FORD TORINO

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

    1991-1993 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1982 MERCURY MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1980-1986 FORD LTD

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

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1986 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1970-1972 FORD LTD

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

    1981 FORD GRANADA

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

    1970-1972 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1969-1970 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BOSS 302

    1976-1986 FORD F-150

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

    1978-1981 FORD F-150

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

    1984-1989 FORD BRONCO

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

    1983-1988 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1980 FORD F-350

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

    1981-1990 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975-1980 MERCURY MONARCH

    • 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 )

    1969-1974 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1975-1980 FORD GRANADA

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

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1977 FORD F-150

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

    1968-1972 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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

    1975 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • 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 )

    1970 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4950
    • 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 )

    1972 FORD BRONCO

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

    1993 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SVT COBRA R

    1981 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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

    1979 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1980-1981 FORD BRONCO

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

    1980 FORD F-350

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

    1964 MERCURY CALIENTE

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

    1987 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1987-1991 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1966 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1972-1974 FORD F-350

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

    1984 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1963-1964 MERCURY VILLAGER

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

    1975-1978 FORD F-100

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

    1982 FORD F-100

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

    1969-1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1984 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1987-1991 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1968 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1968-1969 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1985-1992 FORD F-150

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

    1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: EDDI BAUER

    1963 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1982 FORD F-150

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1970 FORD RANCH WAGON

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