Ford Y Block Years
The y block was introduced in 1954 as 239 in ford cars and trucks and 256 in mercury s.
Ford y block years. Model year 1954 mercury vehicles had a 256 cu. It produced 130 bhp 97 kw at 4 200 rpm as opposed to the flathead s final 110 bhp 82 kw at 3 800 rpm an increase of 18. Early small block v8 pattern. So management at ford motor co.
The ford y block is a stodgy old cast iron american v 8 that has taken a lot of research and development to produce respectable horsepower and torque at the engine masters challenge. Most standard ford models received the 272. By 1952 ford had new ohv 6 cylinder engine 215ci i 6 and lincoln had a 317ci ohv v8. Mercury customers received an.
Early on the y block faithful were convinced of the engine series strength and performance potential despite the lack of performance parts over the decades. Y block performance parts. Displacement was 239 cu. The ford y block v8 1954 1964 and beyond by 1948 the famous flathead ford v8 had been developed about as far as it could go.
The ford mel big block was also introduced in 1958 to replace the heavier y block applications. Rebuild performance kits scroll down this page to view the most popular parts. Version with 3 625 bore and 3 100 stroke. Ford introduced the first of the y block engines in 1954 on ford cars and trucks.
Welcome to john mummert s. The y block was the same displacement as the old ford flathead v8 that it replaced but with a bigger bore and a shorter stroke 3 5 x 3 1 in. The 272 and 292 engines were introduced in 1955. 289 v8 made before august 3 1964 had five bolts holding bellhousing to block later small block v8 pattern.
The 292 was used in t bird s mercury s and some top of the line ford s. Instructed its engineers to develop a new engine for the future. Ford customers were enthusiastic about the new engine. Bore was 3 500 and stroke was 3 100 with 6 324 connecting rods.
This is commonly called the ford small block v8 pattern though it is used in some big block sized v8 s as well as some v6 s and i6 s. The mel which stood for mercury edsel lincoln came in displacements ranging from 383 cubic inches to 462 cubic inches and lasted through the 1968 model year. The first y block on ford automobiles was the 239 in 3 910 cc version as released in 1954. This represented a 25 improvement over the standard flathead from the previous year.
Y block 1954 1964 ford trucks 1954 1962 ford cars 1955 1956 1957 thunderbirds. The 312 was introduced in 1956 and used in many t bird s all mercury s and some ford models.
- General Motors Quality Issues
- Ford Windstar Yellow Light
- Gmc Truck Accessories Catalog
- Gmc Denali For Sale Reno Nv
- Gmc Denali Truck Tent
- Gmc Lease Deals April 2019
- Gmc Vandura Rv For Sale
- Gmc Canyon Diesel First Year
- Gmc Accessories Lift Kit
- Ford V Ferrari Wiki
- Gmc General For Sale
- Gmc For Sale Truck
- Galleria Chevrolet Dallas Tx 75244
- Gmc At4 Vs Denali
- Gmc Yukon For Sale In Nc
- Ford York South Carolina
- Ford Zetec Ignition System
- Freightliner Argosy For Sale
- Gmc Denali License Plate Frame
- Gmc Sierra Manual Transmission