Will 351 Cleveland headers fit a 302?

Will 351 Cleveland headers fit a 302?

Although the header flanges will fit both engines (both engines use the same heads) the headers for the 289/302 will not fit the body in the same way because the 351W is taller and wider than the 289/302. You will need to swap the headers for a pair specifically for the 351W engine.

Can you put Cleveland heads on a 302?

I’ve been told by a couple of guys that I work with that you can put a set of 351 Cleveland heads on a 302. To make it work, you have to put some special spacers between the heads and the intake manifold to make up the difference in the size of the heads.

Are all 302 exhaust manifolds the same?

Intake and exhaust manifolds are not interchangeable. Therefore, the Boss 302 is also very unique. It requires a special intake manifold because it has Cleveland heads on a 302 block. A Cleveland intake is too wide to fit.

Is a 302 a Windsor or Cleveland?

Registered. The 221, 260, 289, 302 were all made in Cleveland Ohio, so technicaly, none are windsors.

What heads are on a 302 boss?

The BOSS 302 heads are known as “Cleveland style” heads as they are based on the head designed for the 351 Cleveland engine.

Can you put Cleveland heads on a Windsor motor?

Performing the swap requires some minor machining and a special intake manifold to mate the Cleveland-style heads to the Windsor block.

How do you tell the difference between a 302 and 351 Cleveland?

Visual Difference The 351 blocks were as much as 1.300 in. taller to allow for a longer Stroke . You can spot the difference pretty easily by looking at the front of the engine. On a 302 (or smaller c.i.d.) blocks, the distributor mount is almost flush with the top of the block (where the intake sits).

Are Cleveland and Windsor Bellhousings the same?

Cleveland engines share a bellhousing bolt pattern with the Windsor family. 351M engines use the bellhousing bolt pattern of the 385-series Ford big blocks. Due to a higher deck, the 351M’s intake manifold is wider than a 351C.

Are 302 and 351 heads the same?

The 351W heads are the exact same size as 302/289 heads, just have bigger valves and combustion chamber.