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- Ford Performance Small Block Z2 Cylinder Head Crate Engine 427ci / 535HP
Ford Performance Small Block Ford 427ci 535hp Crate Engine Z2 Heads Front Sump Oil Pan
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Engine Break-In Procedure
Use conventional or break-in oil (non-synthetic) for the first 500 miles of operation. Do not drive for long periods at any single speed, always vary your speed. Do not tow a trailer or put other heavy loads on the vehicle. Check the engine oil and coolant levels daily.
At 500 Miles change the engine oil and filter using conventional (non-synthetic) oil. Check fuel and ignition settings; adjust valves (where applicable).
After the first 5,000 of service synthetic engine oil may be used. Follow your vehicle owner’s manual for service intervals.
The company that created the famous 427 FE engine offers a modern version of the legendary motor. Built on Ford Performance's BOSS 351 block the 427 crate engine is engineered and built for drive-ability and durability while delivering big power. Ideal for Ford projects requiring 500+ horsepower in a reliable small block package. Now equipped with Ford Performance "Z2" Cylinder Heads-this head promotes improved power throughout the rpm range while retaining OEM exhaust and accessory mounting locations when compared to other aftermarket cylinder heads. Vibration Damper - Ford Performance SFI Approved M-6316-D302; Valve Covers: Satin black, aluminum with "Ford Racing" script -302-135; Oil Pan: Steel with deep front sump pan with windage tray / scraper - 9 quart capacity -M-6675-FT351; Water pump: included long type - standard rotation; Distributor: not included. MSD distributor #85840 recommended (dist. modifications for intake clearance necessary); Recommended fuel: Premium Unleaded; Ignition timing: 32? at 4,000 RPM; Maximum recommended rpm: 5,600 RPM; Balanced: Internally balanced - use neutral balance flywheel (not included); Recommended intake: Edelbrock part # 2924 Super Victor (not included); Front sump pan fits most kits cars without Mustang II suspension; New block, oil and water pumps, performance oil pan and high-performance harmonic balancer; Can be used in kit cars, street rods, Mustangs, cars and trucks; Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required. Engine has a performance front sump oil pan and pickup, standard rotation timing cover, standard rotation water pump and non-EFI valve covers. Timing cover will work with most standard rotation water pumps; Fuel pump eccentric M-6287-B302 installed, allows use of mechanical fuel pump; Valve covers should fit most non-EFI applications. Optional valve covers sold separately.
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