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Ford 312 1956-1960 Master Kit
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Ford 312 1956-1960 Master Kit



Part #: EK0478
List Price: $1,895.98
Our Price: $839.99
You Save: $1,055.99

Availability: In Stock

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Ford 312 Y Block 1956-1960 Master Kit

Includes:

  • Sealed Power or Melling Camshaft
  • NEW Sealed Power Mechanical Lifters
  • Melling stock Timing set
  • Cast Flattop style Pistons
  • Cast stock style Piston Rings
  • stock style Rod Bearings
  • stock style Main Bearings
  • Durabond stock style Cam Bearings w/ grooved #3 cam journal
  • Melling stock Oil Pump
  • Melling steel Frost Plugs
  • Victor Reinz Overhaul Gasket Set

After years on back order, this kit now includes a set of NEW Sealed Power mechanical lifters!

in 1956, Mercury model cars were powered with the 312 engine with 4 bbl carb.  Our engine kit is built with the flattop pistons which will give a 9 to 9.5 to 1 compression ratio depending on the cylinder head used.   The 312 v8 varied in horsepower from 210 HP version in Mercury cars w/ manual transmissions to the 260 horsepower version in 1956 with a dealer installed Hi Performance camshaft and revised cylinder heads with 4 bbl carburetor. 


Please note… Occasionally we will substitute top quality brand names in our engine kits. Some examples are Melling & Sealed Power, Perfect Circle & Hastings, Clevite & Federal Mogul. Thank You.

Silvolite Piston - 5.1L Ford (V8) 1956-60 - Click Image to Close    Close up view of Lifters (available seperately) now available in this Kit!

Silvolite Flattop pistons 3.80" bore is stock and uses 5/64, 3/32", 3/16" Rings  Compression Height is 1.760" and the pin diameter is .9122.


Make:

FORD

Model:

312

Year:

1956-1960
Required Options:
*ROD BEARING SIZES:
*MAIN BEARING SIZES:
*PISTONS AND RINGS SIZES:
Upgrade Options:
Premium Moly Rings:
Premium Moly Ring Upgrade $21.13
Add Pin Bushings:
Add set of Pin Bushings 1834V $29.68
Airtex New Water Pumps:
New Airtex Water Pump AW488 $86.54

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