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  • 392 cubic inch
  • 475 hp @ 5600 rpm (with headers, and a 750 CFM Holley carburetor not included)
  • 495 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm
  • 10:1 compression ratio (nominal)
  • Forged pistons
  • Forged steel cap screw connecting rods
  • Hydraulic roller camshaft, .580" lift intake and .602" lift exhaust, duration at .050" is 232 degrees intake and 240 degrees exhaust
  • Double roller timing chain set M-6268-A302
  • Forged steel crankshaft
  • High-performance T-sump oil pan
  • Front sump fits most passenger cars that came factory equipped with front sump pan
  • Rear sump pan fits most Fox body cars
  • MSD billet distributor
  • Ford Racing aluminum "Z" cylinder heads M-6049-Z304DA with 2.02" intake valves and 1.60" exhaust valves
  • Roller rocker arms M-6564-F351
  • Single plane “Victor Jr.” intake manifold M-9424-V351
  • New heavy-duty 5.8L “Sportsman ” block, oil and water pumps, performance oil pan, steel billet flywheel and high-performance harmonic balancer
  • Can be used in kit cars, street rods, Mustangs, Fox-bodied cars, and trucks
  • Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required. See installation notes INSTALLATION NOTES: See engine installation and tuning tips on page 40. Some or all of the following items may need to be changed from your original engine or modified for proper installation:
  • This engine has a T-sump performance oil pan and pickup, regular rotation timing cover and both regular (installed) and reverse rotation water pumps, and non-EFI valve covers.
  • A different performance oil pan and pickup may be required for your application. Call the Techline at (800) FORD788 for more information.
  • The timing chain cover will work with most regular rotation water pumps.
  • Fuel pump eccentric M-6287-B302 installed, allows use of mechanical fuel pump
  • A standard rotation water pump is installed on the engine and a reverse rotation is included loose in the box. Other applications may require different water pumps and timing chain covers found on pages 139-140.
  • The valve covers (M-6582-R302) should fit most non-EFI applications, optional valve covers (sold separately) are available on pages 144-147.
  • The damper assembly M-6316-C351 may require a spacer for pulley alignment, see page 85.
  • The flywheel included (M-6375-A302) should work for most 157-tooth manual transmission applications. For other transmission applications use the proper 28 oz. flywheel, see pages 188-189.
  • Firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (5.0L HO and 351W order)
  • Built with current available parts. Photo and specs may vary
  • Shipping weight approximately 545 lbs See Also...
  • Crate Engine Build-Up
  • Crate Engine Warranty
  • Engine Tips & Specs
  • Crate Engine Catalog
Part Type
Engine: Complete Engines
Warranty Availability
Packaged Dimensions
36" x 38.5" x 36.5
Packaged Weight
669 lb(s)
UPC Code
Country of Origin
United States