Post Tagged with: "Ford 302"


Mailbag: Ford 302 Firing Problems After Cam Swap

Q: I have a 1994 Ford F-150 with a 5.0L engine and factory mass airflow sensor. I just had the heads redone and installed a Trick Flow Stage 1 camshaft. […]


Mailbag: Ford 302 Oil Pump Driveshaft & Distributor Alignment Tips

Q: After rebuilding a 302 Ford EFI engine, I am having an issue getting my distributor to seat down all the way in the engine block. It’s about ¼-inch short. […]


Mailbag: Engine Swap, Transmission & Rear End Recommendations for ’89 Ford Ranger

Q: I own a 2WD 1989 Ford Ranger. It has the 2.3L 4-cylinder engine with the headache-prone dual spark plug cylinder head. I’m thinking of switching from the four-popper to […]


Mailbag: Rich-Running Ford 302 Won’t Shut Off in ’76 Mustang Cobra II—Please Help

  Q: Under the hood of my 1976 Ford Mustang II Cobra II is the original 302 bored .030 over. It has flat top forged pistons, Sealed Power chromoly rings, […]

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Mailbag: Why Did Ford Change the Firing Order on the 5.0L 302 H.O. Engine?

Q: I’m building a Ford 302 engine, and I’m looking at camshafts. I’m curious—why did Ford change the firing order on the 5.0L (302) HO engine? A: This question gets […]

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Mailbag: Recommendations for Putting a ’51 F-1 Pickup Body on a Ford Bronco Chassis & Converting EFI to Carb

Q: I own a 1986 Ford Bronco 4×4 with a 302 V8, electronic fuel injection, and a C-6 automatic transmission. The body is banged up and rusted beyond repair. I […]