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Clevite MAHLE 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 MAHLE MS590HX
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Clevite MAHLE 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 $122.99
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 MAHLE 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.

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    1965-1967 FORD CUSTOM

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

    1987-1991 FORD LTD CROWN VICTORIA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: S

    1969-1971 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1967 MERCURY COMMUTER

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

    1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1983-1984 FORD F-150

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

    1979-1981 MERCURY MARQUIS

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

    1979 FORD MUSTANG

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GHIA
    • 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 )

    1992 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT NITE
    • 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 )

    1963-1967 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-150

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

    1963 MERCURY METEOR

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

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: LS
    • 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 )

    1984-1985 LINCOLN MARK VII

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

    1963-1964 MERCURY VILLAGER

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

    1992-1996 FORD F-150 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1987-1988 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XR-7

    1974 FORD BRONCO

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

    1981 FORD F-100

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

    1963-1964 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1981-1983 LINCOLN MARK VI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1983-1988 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1975 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1975-1977 MERCURY MONARCH

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

    1981-1982 FORD LTD

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

    1984-1986 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • 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 )

    1963 MERCURY COUNTRY CRUISER

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

    1991-1993 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: V8

    1992-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1982 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1987-1991 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1966-1967 MERCURY CAPRI

    • CC: 4727
    • 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 )

    1979-1983 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • 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 )

    1990-1996 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1968 FORD GT40

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

    1962-1963 MERCURY METEOR

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1997 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975-1978 FORD F-350

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

    1982 FORD F-100

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

    1962 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1980-1981 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER XLT
    • 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 )

    1962-1963 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1980-1981 MERCURY ZEPHYR

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

    1963 MERCURY COUNTRY CRUISER

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

    1987-1991 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1963-1964 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

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

    1980-1982 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1982 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1982 MERCURY MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1982-1985 MERCURY CAPRI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: RS

    1963 MERCURY METEOR

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1964 FORD FALCON

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

    1987-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1963-1967 FORD FAIRLANE

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

    1990-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CARGO
    • 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 )

    1977-1978 FORD LTD II

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

    1980 LINCOLN MARK VI

    • 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 )

    1969-1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • 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 )

    1968-1970 FORD FALCON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • 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 )

    1976 MERCURY MONARCH

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GRAND GHIA
    • 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 )

    1963-1967 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1982 FORD F-100

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

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1976 FORD P-350 VAN

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

    1983-1984 FORD F-250

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

    1965-1968 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SHELBY GT-350

    1981 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1980-1982 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1971-1977 MERCURY COMET

    • 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 )

    1977-1978 FORD F-250

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

    1986 FORD LTD

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

    1975-1978 FORD MUSTANG II

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

    1963-1967 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • CC: 4727
    • 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 )

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SQUIRE
    • 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 )

    1966-1967 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1972-1973 MERCURY MONTEGO

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

    1993 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1969 FORD GT40

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

    1962-1963 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE

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