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Old 11-29-2005, 13:23   #1 (permalink)
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400ci Engine Possibilities

What can be done with these? I'm told it's an FE block, but I'm not sure. I know it's a 4" bore and a 4" stroke, but nothing else. Anyone have advice on what can be done or what I should watch for as far as defects?
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Re: 400ci Engine Possibilities

If it's a 400M it's not a FE. It's a modified cleveland engine. They were built from 72-78. Also a 351M is in the same family. A 429/460 bellhousing is used so that might be where the confusion is. The 400M has a 4.00 bore and stroke. The 351M a 4.00 bore and 3.50 stroke. That's about all I know about these sorry.

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I thought these engines were first available in Ford's in 1971? I am sure our 1971 Ford Galaxies over here in Australia had these 400M engines?
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I thought these engines were first available in Ford's in 1971? I am sure our 1971 Ford Galaxies over here in Australia had these 400M engines?
the were availible for sure in some model Landua and I think a few ltd .
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the were availible for sure in some model Landua and I think a few ltd .
I have never heard of the 400M engine fitted to any Australian Landua's?...I thought they were fitted to the the 1971 onwards Australian delivery Ford Galaxie LTD's??
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Re: 400ci Engine Possibilities

I don't know if any 400 M's came to Aus.

Basically they are a Cleveland engine but the block is cast for the Big Block bell housing pattern that is the same as 429/460. The real difference to the Cleveland is the deck height. The block is cast for the longer stroke of the 400 and stroked down to the 351 capacity.

Most performance parts from the Cleveland, of which there are many, can be used on this engine apart from the intake manifolds which is a shame because that is a popular area for upgrading performance.
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