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Clevite MS590P40

Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with -.040" Undersize

Clevite MS590P40

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Clevite MS590P40 Main Bearing Set Ford 1962-2001 V8 221/255/260/289/302 (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L) with -.040" Undersize $37.99
Main Bearing Set
  • Ford
  • 1962-2001
  • V8 221/255/260/289/302
    (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L)
  • -.040" Undersize
  • P Series

  • Clevite MS590P40 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-40

    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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    1983 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1969-1971 FORD F-250

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

    1980-1986 FORD LTD

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

    1980-1981 MERCURY ZEPHYR

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

    1962 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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

    1965 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1969 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CARGO

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1987 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1978 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: DIAMOND JUBILEE
    • 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 )

    1980-1981 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1981-1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1968-1972 FORD CUSTOM

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

    1968-1972 FORD CUSTOM 500

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

    1963 FORD SPRINT

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

    1992 FORD F-250

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

    1981 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: COBRA

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1978-1980 LINCOLN VERSAILLES

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1964 MERCURY CALIENTE

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

    1982-1996 FORD F-150

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

    1964-1967 FORD FALCON

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

    1982 MERCURY MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1962 FORD FALCON

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

    1980 FORD F-350

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

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1980-1981 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1969 FORD BRONCO

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

    1978-1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1975-1980 FORD GRANADA

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

    1983 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1963-1964 FORD FALCON SEDAN DELIVERY

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

    1966-1967 FORD FAIRLANE

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: 500XL
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1984-1985 FORD LTD

    • 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 )

    1964 FORD CUSTOM

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

    1987-1991 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GS

    1968 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1995-1996 FORD F-250

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

    1968 FORD BRONCO

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

    1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: HERITAGE
    • 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 )

    1979 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1983-1986 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1994 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CONVERTIBLE

    1969-1974 FORD F-100

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

    1984-1986 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1967 FORD RANCHERO

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1981-1990 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1984-1986 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1971-1972 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

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

    1985 FORD LTD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LX BROUGHAM

    1970 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1971 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

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

    1984-1985 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: VALENTINO
    • 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 )

    1987-1991 FORD LTD CROWN VICTORIA

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1982-1985 MERCURY CAPRI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: RS

    1983-1984 FORD F-150

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

    1997 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1968 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1969-1971 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BOSS 302

    1982-1983 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GT

    1977-1979 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1965-1968 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SHELBY GT-350

    1973 FORD E-300 ECONOLINE

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

    1995-1996 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT SPORT
    • 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 )

    1977-1978 FORD F-250

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

    1970 MERCURY COMET

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

    1980-1989 FORD BRONCO

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

    1968 FORD FALCON

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

    1977-1979 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1963-1967 FORD GALAXIE

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

    1983-1986 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1973 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

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

    1973-1974 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1980-1982 MERCURY ZEPHYR

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

    1968 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1975-1979 FORD F-150

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1978-1981 FORD F-100

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

    1975 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • 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 )

    1980 FORD F-350

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

    1984 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1984-1985 FORD LTD

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

    1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: EDDI BAUER

    1979-1982 MERCURY MARQUIS

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

    1970-1974 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1972 FORD BRONCO

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

    1977-1979 FORD RANCHERO

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