Ford y block. So management at ford motor co. The ford y block v8 never achieved the popularity of the ford flathead or the small block chevy but it did set a few performance standards back in the day and is still revered by many ford enthusiasts. So far the engine in and running nicely.
The ford y block is a stodgy old cast iron american v 8 that has taken a lot of research and development to produce respectable horsepower and torque at the engine masters challenge. Y block performance parts. The y block engine is a family of overhead valve v8 automobile engines produced by ford motor companythe engine is known for its deep skirting which causes the engine block to resemble a y whence it gets its name.
It was introduced in 1954 and used in ford cars and trucks to replace the side valved ford flathead v8 and replaced by the ford fe engine on medium cars and the ford windsor. Rebuild performance kits scroll down this page to view the most popular parts. Find great deals on ebay for ford 292 y block in air intake fuel delivery.
Instructed its engineers to develop a new engine for the future. Find great deals on ebay for ford y block. Y block 1954 1964 ford trucks 1954 1962 ford cars 1955 1956 1957 thunderbirds.
The ford y block v8 1954 1964 and beyond by 1948 the famous flathead ford v8 had been developed about as far as it could go.