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427 CUBIC INCH 535 HP CRATE ENGINE REAR SUMP

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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.

535 horsepower @ 5600 rpm

545 lb.ft. torque @ 4500 rpm

  • Engine type:  351 based small block Ford
  • Displacement (cu in): 427
  • Bore x stroke (in): 4.125" bore x 4.00" stroke
  • Block: Boss 351 9.5 deck
  • Crankshaft: SCAT® Forged Steel
  • Connecting Rods: SCAT® forged steel H-beam connecting rods and ARP® bolts
  • Pistons: Forged Mahle® w/ floating wrist pin
  • Camshaft type: Hydraulic Roller
  • Camshaft lift (in): .594"/.618"
  • Camshaft Duration – intake/exhaust (@.050 in): 242°/248°
  • Cylinder Heads: Ford Performance Aluminum "Z" Cylinder Heads M-6049-Z304DA
  • Valve size (in): 2.02 intake 1.60 exhaust
  • Valve Springs: PAC® 1219X Ovate Beehive
  • Compression ratio: 10.5:1 (nominal)
  • Rocker arms : Roller Rockers
  • Rocker arm ratio: 1.65:1
  • Vibration Damper - Ford Performance SFI Approved M-6316-D302
  • Valve Covers: Ford Performance cast aluminum black wrinkle finish 427 Cobra Script
  • Oil Pan: Steel with deep rear sump pan with windage tray / scraper - 7 quart capacity
  • 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
  • Recommended intake: Edelbrock part # 2924 Super Victor (not included)
  • Rear sump pan fits most Mustang K-members
  • New block, oil and water pumps, performance oil pan and high-performance harmonic balancer
  • Can be used in kit cars, street rods, Mustangs, Fox-bodied cars and trucks
  • Water Pump included, M-8501-G351
INSTALLATION NOTES: Some or all of the following items may need to be changed from your original engine or modified for proper installation: 
  • Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required.
  • Engine has a performance rear 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 M-6582-W427B should fit most non-EFI applications. Optional valve covers sold separately.
  • The damper M-6316-D302 may require a spacer for pulley alignment.
  • Flywheel not included, use proper neutral balance flywheel
  • Intake manifold not included
  • Includes intake gaskets and pilot bearing
  • Firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (5.0L HO and 351W firing order)
  • Steel distributor gear required
  • Exhaust port raised 5/8” may require custom headers
  • Shipping weight approximately 570 lbs
  • Built with current available parts. Photo and specs may vary.
  • Engine installation tuning tips at www.performanceparts.ford.com

See Also...

  • Crate Engine Build-Up
  • Crate Engine Warranty
  • Engine Tips & Specs
  • Crate Engine Catalog
  • Part Type
    Engine: Complete Engines
    Instruction Sheet
    Warranty Availability
    Packaged Dimensions
    36" x 39" x 36
    Packaged Weight
    590 lb(s)
    UPC Code
    756122118320
    Country of Origin
    United States