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Dec 31, 2009 - Shouldn't that be 6015 ~ designating that it is an engine block? ... Part numbers do not change every year, they only change when the part is revised. e7te blocks used the same part number ... What would a block with casting # F1SE and E7TE heads be from? ...... 3 Attachment(s) New CCW Vortech JT-B.
At this site you can find information about Ford small block cylinder blocks and interchangeability. ... and 302 engines were never identified as "Windsor" small-blocks by Ford Motor Company. These ... Block identification is straightforward. ... Beginning in the 1965 model year, the 289 had a .... factory casting numbers, etc.
There should be a serial number stamped on the block itself in front of the one of the heads (the one that sits back further. With this serial number you should be able to contact a dealer and find out the correct engine size. Older Fords had either a 289 cubic inch, a 302 and a 351 small block which from the outside will all look the same.
Depends on many variables, such as, make, model, engine, type of transmission, year of manufacture, type of valve tappets or cam followers, (solid or Hydraulic). Solid lifters in an old hot rot Ford Depends on cam size. So a .010" intake clearance and .012" exhaust clearance is a good starting point for a 289 - 302 cid carb. engine. If you have a hyd. type of lifter, with engine running you loosen the rocker until it starts ticking and tighten it back down till it stops then 1/2 to 1 whole turn more. Repost with more info about your engine, car setup. Hope this Fixya up.
There are three kinds of 302s made from 1982-2001.
5.0L HO This engine was used in 1983-1995 Mustangs, Mark VII Lincolns, and some T-birds and Cougars. All Explorer 5.0L engines are 5.0L HO engines as well. They use the 351W firing order, 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8. Except for the 1983-84 Mustangs, all of these engines are roller cam equipped. They use a reverse rotation water pump and front cover. The 1994-5 Mustang and all Explorers use a unique front cover and water pump.
5.0L Full Size Car This engine was used in 1982-1990 Crown Victoria and Grand Marquis. They use the 289-302 firing order, 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8. Most of these cars are not roller cam equipped, however sometime in the early 1990s they started using roller cams but retained the 302 firing order. They use a standard (clockwise) rotation water pump and front cover.
5.0L Truck (except Explorer) These engines are similar to the Full Size Car engines, except they use different intake manifolds and camshaft profiles. They also use the 289-302 firing order, 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8. They also began using roller cams sometime in the early 1990s. They use a reverse rotation water pump and front cover.
I assume you have hydraulic lifters. If not, please get back to me. We used to do this with the covers off and the engine running, but that was messy. Here is procedure from autozone.com:
This procedure for the 289 and early 302 V8 engines is designed for engines in which the rocker arm mounting studs do not incorporate a positive stop shoulder on the mounting stud. These engines were originally equipped with this kind of stud. However, due to production differences, it is possible some 289 or early 302 engines may be encountered that are equipped with positive stop rocker arm mounting studs. Before following this procedure, verify that the rocker arm mounting studs do not incorporate a positive stop shoulder. On studs without a positive stop, the shank portion of the stud that is exposed just above the cylinder head is the same diameter as the threaded portion, at the top of the stud is of greater diameter than the threaded portion, this identifies it as a positive stop rocker arm stud and the procedure for the 351 engine should be followed.
Crank the engine until No. 1 cylinder is at TDC of the compression stroke and the timing pointer is aligned with the mark on the crankshaft damper.
Scribe a mark on the damper at this point.
Scribe three more marks on the damper, dividing the damper into quarters (see illustration).
With mark A aligned with the timing pointer, adjust the valves on No. 1 cylinder by backing off the adjusting nut until the pushrod has free-play in it. Then, tighten the nut until there is no free-play in the rocker arm. This can be determined by turning the pushrod while tightening the nut; when the pushrod can no longer be turned, all clearance has been removed. After the clearance has been removed, tighten the nut an additional 1 / 4 of a turn.
Repeat this procedure for each valve, turning the crankshaft 1 / 4 turn to the next mark each time and following the engine firing order of 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8.
Look behind the motor, next to the firewall. There's a vacuum check valve that keeps the air gulp pump from pressurizing the crankcase. Mine was shot; had the same symtoms. Also, make sure that the EGR valve is closing at low idle.
You don't need an engine light to check the codes. First, do a KOEO (key on, engine off), but, let me tell you, when this happened to me (1986 Full size with 302 EFI, multiport injection) NOTHING showed up. No one, not Ford, not emission specialists, nada, knew the vacuum check valve existed.
By the way; are you getting motor oil in the air filter housing?