The company that created the famous 427 FE engine announces a modern version of the legendary motor. Built on Ford Racing’s aluminum Z351 block, the 427 crate engine is engineered and hand assembled for drive-ability and durability while still offering a throaty growl. The Z427 is built with real high performance parts from premier aftermarket companies like Mahle, SCAT, Clevite, COMP, PAC, Fel-Pro and more. This engine is ideal for street rods, kit cars and all Ford projects requiring big power in a reliable, lightweight package.
600 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm
558 lb.-ft. torque @ 5,000 rpm
◾Engine type: 351 based small block Ford
◾Displacement (cu in): 427
◾Bore x stroke (in): 4.125" bore x 4.00" stroke
◾Block: Ford Racing aluminum 4-bolt main block - M-6010-Z351
◾Crankshaft: SCAT® Forged Steel
◾Connecting rods: SCAT® forged steel H-beam connecting rods and ARP® bolts
◾Pistons: Forged Mahle® w/ floating wrist pin
◾Camshaft type: Solid Steel Billet Roller
◾Camshaft lift – intake/exhaust (in): .644"/.653"
◾Camshaft duration – intake/exhaust (@.050 in): 258°/260°
◾Timing Chain: Double Roller Timing Chain - M-6268-B302
◾Cylinder heads: CNC ported Ford Racing aluminum "Z" cylinder heads - M-6049-Z304P
◾Valve size (in): 2.08"intake valves and 1.60" exhaust valves
◾Valve Springs: PAC® 1243
◾Compression ratio: 11.1:1 (nominal)
◾Rocker arms : Roller Rockers
◾Rocker arm ratio: 1.65:1
◾Vibration Damper - Ford Racing SFI Approved - M-6316-D302
◾Valve Covers: Ford Racing cast aluminum black wrinkle finish 427 Cobra Script - M-6582-W427B
◾Oil Pan: Steel with deep front sump pan with windage tray / scraper - 9 quart capacity
◾Water pump: included long type - standard rotation
◾Distributor: not included. MSD® distributor #85840 recommended (dist. modifications for intake clearance necessary)
◾Mechanical cam engine - No Warranty
◾Recommended fuel: Leaded 110 octane
INSTALLATION NOTES: Some or all of the following items may need to be changed from your original engine or modified for proper installation:
◾Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required.
◾Engine has a performance rear sump oil pan and pickup, standard rotation timing cover, standard rotation water pump and non-EFI valve covers.
◾Timing cover will work with most standard rotation water pumps
◾Fuel pump eccentric M-6287-B302 installed, allows use of mechanical fuel pump
◾Valve covers M-6582-W427B should fit most non-EFI applications. Optional valve covers sold separately.
◾The damper M-6316-D302 may require a spacer for pulley alignment.
◾Flywheel not included, use proper neutral balance flywheel
◾Includes intake gaskets and pilot bearing
◾Firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (5.0L HO and 351W firing order)
◾Bronze distributor gear required
◾Exhaust port raised 5/8” may require custom headers
◾Shipping weight approximately 460 lbs
◾Built with current available parts. Photo and specs may vary.
◾Engine installation tuning tips at www.fordracingparts.com
Contact Lonnie @ 386-843-8009 to place your order or with any questions.