How much horsepower does a Ford 292 have?

By: Joao Paulo RabeloUpdated: May 01, 2021


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The 272 made 162 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. All basic Ford products received this engine. The 292 engine gave Thunderbird and Mercury drivers 193 horsepower and 280 pound-feet.

In respect to this, is the Ford 292 a good engine?

Great engine while they are running good and I loved driving mine but rear main seal leaked bad and valve stem seal problems. Good torque and sound, but a heavy large block, I guess that is why they were superseded by the SBF engines.

Secondly, how do you identify a 312 Y block?

  1. 312 crankshafts typically have an identifying mark on the crankshaft flange. This cannot be seen if the engine is installed in the vehicle with an automatic transmission.
  2. 312 main caps are always marked ECZ , all other Y-Block main cap are marked EBU. This is the only positive way to identify a 312 block.

How do you tell a 292 from a 312?

The only way to positively tell a 292 from a 312 is the same way to tell a real blond. The 312 has ECZ mains caps, all the others are EBU.

What is the most reliable Ford engine?

The 2.7L EcoBoost V6 is the best of all worlds. It has sufficient power, making 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque, which is more than enough for most truck owners. It's the best-rated engine for fuel efficiency at up to 26mpg highway and 19mpg city.


What is Ford's biggest v8 engine?

Ford just announced a brand-new V8 for the F-250 and F-350 Super Duty truck lines—and at 7.3 liters, this pushrod V8 is the largest displacement engine available in any new pickup truck today.

What is the difference between a Ford 427 and 428?

Ford 427 and 428 are both in the FE family engines and the 429 is in the 385 engine family and related to the 460 IIRC. The 427 is the earlier motor with the same stroke as the 390 & 406. The 428 came out in the late '60's. Has a smaller bore than the 427 (closer to the 406) and a longer stroke.

What oil brand does Ford use?

Ford – Motorcraft® 5W30 and 10W30 Synthetic Blend
Typically every oil nut under the sun swears by fully synthetic oils only. However, many motorists prefer the Motorcraft® brand by Ford which is a synthetic blend.

What's the biggest Ford engine?

Ford just announced a brand-new V8 for the F-250 and F-350 Super Duty truck lines—and at 7.3 liters, this pushrod V8 is the largest displacement engine available in any new pickup truck today.

How can I tell how old my Ford engine is?

Locate the ID tag under coil attaching bolts for six-cylinder and some eight-cylinder engines. The tag is a series of numbers and letters etched in and used to decipher the year, make, and model of you engine. It is found underneath the bolts on the left or right side of the engine, near the front of the car.

How much horsepower can you get out of a Ford flathead v8?

But more impressive is the fact that the Flathead V8 (with Ardun heads) can hit 6,200 RPM and still lay down over 400 horsepower at the wheels.

Is the Ford 400 a good engine?

A well maintained 400 can last as good as any Ford engine. When Ford first started installing them in cars and trucks they unfortunately didn't live very long in my area. The locals were used to regularly winding up their Windsor small blocks and their big blocks with no problems.

How much horsepower does a 5.0 liter 302 engine have?

Ford 302 cid V-8 Specs
Engine: Ford 302 Windsor V-8 (5.0L)
Engine Weight: ~ 450 lbs
Engine Oil Capacity: 6 qts w/ filter
Peak Horsepower: 130 hp - 205 hp (see table below)
Peak Torque: 233 lb-ft - 270 lb-ft

How much horsepower does a Ford 400 have?

Factory Power Ratings
Model Year Engine Horsepower @ RPM (SAE net, except '71)
1978 351M (car/truck) 152 @ 3400 / 156 @ 4000
1978 400 (car/truck) 160 @ 3800 / 158 @ 3800
1979 351M (car/truck) 151 @ 3400 / 156 @ 4000
1979 400 (car/truck) 159 @ 3800 / 159 @ 3800

Is a Ford 360 a big block?

The 360 is part of the FE series that includes the 352, 390, 427 and 428 among other motors. most people refer to them as a big block. They are heavy and have a wide intake manifold. but they are not the same as the Big Block Fords (429, 460 etc) nor is the FE a small block (289 ,302, 351 etc).

Is 289 or 302 engine better?

if you want or need the higher rpm the 289 will operate at, then build a 289. if you need the low end torque the 302 will create, then the 302 is a better way to go. peak hp and peak torque the 302 has a slight advantage, but for peak rpm and a flatter torque curve the 289 is better.

Are 289 & 302 blocks the same?

A 289 and 302 block are identical for the 1968 year. The crank has a slightly longer stroke on the 302. 3″ on the 302, 2.87 on the 289.

Is the Ford 289 a good engine?

289 V8 Small Block
With small dimensions, a relatively small weight, and decent power, the 289 engine was an impressive offering for car buyers. It was available on all Ford Motor Company models, from the modest Falcon to the upscale Galaxie 500.