How much HP does a 351C have?

How Much Horsepower Does A 1971 351 Cleveland Have?

Year 1971 1971 Boss
Displacement 351 cu / 5.8 liters 351 cu / 5.8 liters
Power (hp) 240 hp @ 4,600 RPM 330 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque (lb/ft) 355 lb/ft @ 2,600 RPM 380 lb/ft @ 3,400 RPM
Compression 9.5:1 11.0:1

Which is better 351W or 351C?

“The 351W is a basic 302-type engine. The 351C engine got all the hype, but what we race today is the basic W or a combination of the two. The W is a better engine for long-lived low RPM power. It needs proper preparation to race, and, as it has the better torque curve on the low end, it is not a high rpm engine.

What cars have a 351 Cleveland?

In addition to being sold in a Mustang wrapper, the 351C could also be had in the Ford Torino, the Mercury Montego, and the Mercury Cougar.

Is a 351 Cleveland a good motor?

While a stock 351C is a reliable engine they start to become more problematic once additional power is added. The thin cylinder walls create potential reliability issues and block cracks with overboring, and the oiling system is inadequate without modifications.

How much is a 351 Cleveland engine worth?

Buying an entirely bare 351C block and crank (no other parts are needed) tops $600. A full running engine will set you back at least $1200. There would be a price range of $300-500 for the open chamber with just a 4V head alone.

Is a Ford 351 Cleveland considered a big block?

The 351W is named for the factory in Windsor, Ontario that produced them. It is part of the long-running Ford small-block Windsor V8 family, which also includes the venerable Ford 302 (5.0L) V8. It shares the same small block V8 bellhousing pattern and motor mounts of the August 1964+ Windsor engines*.

What is the better engine Cleveland or Windsor?

The 351 Cleveland is a member of the 335 series family of Ford small-block engines. Its large ports and oversize canted valves give it more horsepower and allow it to run at a higher rpm than the Windsor.

Is a Ford 351 Cleveland a Big Block?

What is a 351 Cobra Jet?

The Q-code 351 “Cobra-Jet” (also called 351-CJ, 351-4V) was produced from May 1971 through the 1974 model year. It was a lower-compression design that included open-chamber 4V heads.

Is a 351 Cleveland a big block?

The 351 Cleveland engine from Ford is a small-block five-liter engine. During the production period between 1969 and 1974, the V8 was produced in 8L size.

What is the difference between Windsor and Cleveland engines?

On a Cleveland/Modified engine, the radiator hose (and thermostat housing) sticks vertically right out of the top of the engine block. Windsor engines have the radiator hose and thermostat installed into the intake manifold, where it exits from the front of the engine.