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Old 12-20-2011, 01:00 PM   #1
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69 mustang engine identification?

Im looking at purchasing a 1969 mustang hardtop model, it has a v8 engine but i do not know if its a 302 or the 351w, how do i tell the difference?
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69 mustang engine identification?

The only way I know to tell a 302 from a 351w is the bottom bolt on the thermostat housing, if you can get a socket on it, it's a 351, if not, a 302..because of the higher deck height...
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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69 mustang engine identification?

The intake should have the firing order. A 302 and 351w would have different orders(ex 5.0L HO).
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:36 PM   #4
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69 mustang engine identification?

the VIN might help
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lol
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