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Clevite MS590VX

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

Clevite MS590VX
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Clevite MS590VX 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 $115.99
Main Bearing Set
  • Ford
  • 1962-2001
  • V8 221/255/260/289/302
    (3.6/4.2/4.3/4.7/5.0L)
  • Standard Size
  • VX Series

  • Clevite MS590VX Details

    Main Bearing Sets

    Notes
  • V Series Bearings - Steel High performance bearing with a lead-indium overlay
  • X Series Bearings - Bearing has .001 more oil clearance than standard
  • Contains 1/2 grooved bearings

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    MS-590VX

    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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    1982-1983 FORD F-150

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLS
    • 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 )

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GL
    • 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 )

    1979-1982 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1987-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1991-1992 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • 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 )

    1983-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • 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 )

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1970 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1968 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1980-1981 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1980-1982 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 4.2
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 255
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.2 L / 255 )

    1977-1978 FORD F-250

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

    1992-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1982 FORD F-250

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

    1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1967 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1984-1985 LINCOLN MARK VII

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: VERSACE
    • 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 )

    1963 MERCURY COUNTRY CRUISER

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

    1996-2001 FORD EXPLORER

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: 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-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

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

    1978-1979 FORD FAIRMONT

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • 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 )

    1975-1978 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • 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 )

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1963-1964 FORD SPRINT

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

    1975-1978 FORD MUSTANG II

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

    1977-1979 FORD LTD II

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • 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 )

    1969 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ROADSTER
    • 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 )

    1975-1981 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER
    • 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 )

    1984-1985 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

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

    1986 MERCURY CAPRI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: 5.0

    1978-1980 FORD GRANADA

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

    1964-1967 MERCURY VILLAGER

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

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1970 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1964 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1994 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CONVERTIBLE

    1984-1986 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • 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 )

    1981 MERCURY MARQUIS

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

    1981 FORD FAIRMONT

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

    1984-1986 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1969 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1970 FORD FAIRLANE

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

    1993 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SVT COBRA R

    1970-1974 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1975-1978 FORD F-250

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

    1982 FORD F-100

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

    1990 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1977-1979 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1967 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1970-1971 FORD TORINO

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

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • 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 )

    1968 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

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

    1977-1979 FORD LTD II

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-100

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

    1979 FORD FAIRMONT

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ELITE

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • 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 )

    1967-1968 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XR-7

    1968 FORD GT40

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

    1968 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1980-1982 FORD LTD

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

    1982-1985 MERCURY CAPRI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: RS

    1974 FORD BRONCO

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

    1983-1985 FORD F-150

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM

    1965 FORD FALCON SEDAN DELIVERY

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

    1975 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1984 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT-350 20TH ANNIVERSARY
    • 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 )

    1969 MERCURY COMET

    • 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 )

    1971-1974 FORD LTD

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

    1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1969-1970 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1969-1974 FORD RANCHERO

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