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Old 04-16-2010, 15:41   #1 (permalink)
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1980 vin help

Just got a 1980 f-150 ranger and am not sure of the motor size i think it is a 351 but don't know if it windsor or clevland any help would be great. vin is x14gkha4243 Thanks!!!!
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Old 04-16-2010, 17:38   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1980 vin help

Your missing some digits in the vin, should be 17 digits.

Its shouldn't be a Cleveland, they were produced from late 69 to 74.

It's probably a 351W
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Old 04-16-2010, 17:58   #3 (permalink)
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They did'nt go to 17 digits until 1980 mine only has eleven .
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Old 04-16-2010, 18:06   #4 (permalink)
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Just got a 1980 f-150 ranger and am not sure of the motor size i think it is a 351 but don't know if it windsor or clevland any help would be great. vin is x14gkha4243 Thanks!!!!
What year is it again?

edit-never mind, they started the 17 digit in 81.
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Old 04-16-2010, 18:10   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 1980 vin help

4th digit shows its a 302.


2. Fourth character - A - Engine Code

A - 6 cyl - 240cid - 1BBL carb - 1973-74
B - 6 cyl - 300 cid - 1BBL carb - 1973-80
G - V8 - 302cid - 2BBL carb - 1973-80
H - V8 - 351cid - 2BBL carb - 1973-80
Y - V8 - 360cid - 2BBL carb - 1973-76
H - V8 - 390cid - 2BBL carb - 1973-76
M - V8 - 390cid - 4BBL carb - 1974-78
S - V8 - 400cid - 2BBL carb - 1977-80
J - V8 - 460cid - 4BBL carb - 1973-80
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Old 04-16-2010, 18:47   #6 (permalink)
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definately not a 302 much bigger and factory tag says it is a 5.8 liter 351 cid
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