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FORD RACING CRATE ENGINES Photos may vary 363 CUBIC INCHES 500 HP BOSS CRATE ENGINE M-6007-Z363FT Front Sump Oil Pan M-6007-Z363RT Rear Sump Oil Pan Following the old Hot Rodding adage that there is no substitute for cubes, Ford Racing takes the popular 302-based stroker to the max with the 500 horsepower Z363 crate engine. By taking the bore out to 4.125", the displacement of the popular 347 stroker has been increased to 363 cubic inches. Combined with an improved Mahle® piston, the Z363 makes 50 more horsepower and 50 lb-ft of torque than the Z347 that it replaces. Nothing but the best parts are used inside, including: forged crankshaft, forged I-beam connecting rods with floating piston pins and a high-performance oiling system. Built with the BOSS 302 block and Z304D • Rocker arm ratio: 1.65:1 aluminum heads, Z363 fits many of the vehicles originally built with a 289 • Vibration Damper, Ford Racing SFI-Approved or 302 8.2" deck height block. Ford Racing Engineers designed Z363 to work • Valve covers: Ford Racing cast aluminum black wrinkle finish w/BOSS both on the street and the strip with strong torque curve that delivers over Script (M-6582-BOSS) 390 lb ft from 3500 to the 6500 rpm redline. With a compression ratio of • Oil pan: high-performance increased capacity and windage tray/scraper 10.0:1, Z363 runs on unleaded premium pump gas. • Water pump: Edelbrock® high-performance • 500 horsepower @ 6500 rpm • Includes Ford Racing M-9439-A50 intake manifold gaskets • 450 lb-ft torque @ 5300 rpm • Does not include distributor, intake and flywheel • Engine type: 302-based small block Ford • Recommended fuel: Premium Unleaded • Displacement (cu. in.): 363 • Ignition timing: 32° BTDC at 4000 rpm • Bore x stroke (in.): 4.125" bore x 3.400" stroke • Maximum recommended rpm: 6500 • Block: BOSS 302 8.2 deck M-6010-BOSS302 • Balanced: Internal. Use neutral balance flywheel • Crankshaft: SCAT® forged steel • Engine power rating based on long tube headers, Edelbrock® intake • Connecting rods: SCAT® forged steel I-beam connecting rods manifold #2928 Super Victor® w/750 Holley® carb and 1" carb spacer • Pistons: Forged Mahle® w/ floating wrist pins • Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, • Camshaft type: Hydraulic roller performance oil pan and pickup may be required • Camshaft lift (in.): .580"/.602" • Camshaft duration (@.050 in.): 232°/240° See Also... • Cylinder Heads: Ford Racing Aluminum “Z” Cylinder Heads M-6049- • Crate Engine Warranty - Pages 286-287 Z304DA (ex. port raised .625") • Engine Tips & Specs - Pages 78-82 • Valve size (in.): 2.02" intake 1.60" exhaust • Compression ratio: 10.1:1 (nominal) • Rocker arms: Roller Rockers For important information about the proper usage of performance parts, please see page 14. See pages 286-292 for important safety, emissions and warranty information. www.fordracingparts.com 67


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