Where is the number one cylinder on a 302?

Generally, in a four-cylinder, number one cylinder is the one at the front of the engine.

What is the total timing for a 289 Ford?

Re: Ignition timing I’d say 10-12° initial advance is probably a good starting point for a 289. Set the stops on the distributor so that you cannot exceed a total timing of 36°, especially if you have hypereutectic pistons – the tops have been known to come off, fracturing around the top land.

What’s the firing order on a 302 Ford?

The 302 firing order is 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 and the 351 order is 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8. Both will have counter-clockwise distributor rotation. All of the motors except 351 and the 302 H.O. will have the first firing order, the 302 H.O. and the 351 will have the other.

What rpm do you set timing at?

Rev the engine past the point where your mechanical advance is fully engaged. (Usually, 3,000 – 3,500 rpm will do it.) Watch the timing mark on the harmonic balancer using the timing light. Rotate the distributor until the timing mark lines up at zero with the light.

When did the Ford 302 engine come out?

The 302 engine was introduced in 1968. That year a high performance 302 was not offered in the production cars. Ford was looking for a higher output small block though.

What kind of engine does a 1968 Mustang have?

1968 Mustang Engine Information – 302 cubic inch V-8 (4.9 L Windsor V8) The “Economical” V8 Comes to Mustang The 302 cubic inch engine was introduced in 1968 to the Mustang, one of seven variations of V-8s were available in the ’69–’73 models. It was designed with Federal emissions regulations in mind.

What is the difference between a 302 and 289 engine?

The Tunnel Port 302 cylinder heads feature 2.12″ intake and 1.54″ exhaust valves. By comparison, the 289 High Performance engine used 1.78″ intake and 1.44″ exhaust.

How many bolt mains does a Ford 302 have?

All 302 engines with the exception of the Tunnel Port and the Boss have 2 bolt mains. The Tunnel port has 4 bolt mains and the 302 Boss has 4 bolt mains and is cross bolted as well. All 302’s drank regular gas except the Tunnel port and Boss engines, they gulped premium gas.