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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-26-2012, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
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got a 1980 parts truck vin says its a 302 any other ways to confirm its hasnt been swapped for 351
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-26-2012, 08:57 PM
 
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I gave away all my printed information about 20 yrs ago but if you have ever seen both engines the 351 is wider. I take it you are talking 351W.

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I have lots of books about it, but they are filed somewhere.
I do have a 1981 F150 with a stock 302 non catalyst. and I could take a few measurements tommorrow and get back to you.
I know the heads are interchangable, but the deck height is taller on the
351w.

now a 351 m is a completely different story, but were pretty popular back then.
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Firing order is different between the two engines and as the distributor is right in front it should be easy. Just can't remember which was which without looking it up.

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351 firing order is 1 3 7 2 6 5 4 8. But that was also the firing order on the 302 stangs and on any 302 after 94



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