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Does anybody know or have a ball park figure on how many horsepower a ford 360 puts out? It is pretty much stock, with a 4 barrel holley double pumper.
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I didnt know Ford made a 360?
 

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Yeah Dodge wasnt the only with a 360... reason you dont see the Ford 360s often is because they were only built in the early to mid 70s.
 

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On 2005-02-20 19:30, Mr. Death wrote:
Yeah Dodge wasnt the only with a 360... reason you dont see the Ford 360s often is because they were only built in the early to mid 70s.
that and the fact that most people just build them into 390's when its time for a rebuild.
 

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yeah the majority of the FE blocks were the workhorse 352's. try findin a 360 or a 390, chances are they are a 352. Most 390's came in the cars with a high end cam while the 360 and 352's came in a pickup with a torqy cam
 

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yeah the majority of the FE blocks were the workhorse 352's. try findin a 360 or a 390, chances are they are a 352. Most 390's came in the cars with a high end cam while the 360 and 352's came in a pickup with a torqy cam

Incorrect, my friend,. The 352 was a limited use motor. The 360 and 390, along with theor heavy duty truck brethren, the 361 and 391, are much, much more common than than either the 352 or 332, which are FE motors as well.
 

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I remember the 360. Seems that a lot of folks were extremely disappointed in them. Ford had some issues with them and they were underpowered.

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The 360 was a very good engine, no different than the 390. A bit les horsepower, however. The biggest issue witht he 360 was that it offered roughly the same power as the 302 at the time, with much worse efficiency. The 360 was installed in mainly 1/2 tons, before the FE went the way of the dinosaur.
 

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Someones confusing your motor with a 351m, that was the heavy underpowered one. FEs are great motors and almost every junkyard has a 390 or two in it to swap into your truck. Your 360 can also be built into a 428, 427, 0r 390 if you had it honed out. If you go to a classic car swap meet youll find tons of FE stuff (and lots of free advice from old-timers) and almost all of it would fit. Your motor was given a weak setup because it was put in a truck, but the 60s musclecar versions of the FE made close to a horse per cubic inch.
 

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turn that 360 into a 410. use a 428 crank 390 rods and then you'll have a nice moter. I've ran em before and liked them. gotta watch I ran mine for awhile at some crazy high rpm(moter never overheated) and siezed the cam when I shut it off.
 

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On 2005-03-17 20:50, fordI64x4 wrote:
i thaughtonly dodge made a 360

Nope Ford, Dodge, and AMC all made their own 360's. A friend of mine in high school had a 76 F-100 with a 360 in it. Seemed to have pretty good torque.
 

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Ford FE series of engines:

332, 352, 360 (was only put in trucks...sometimes referred to as a 361), 390, 406, 410, 427 and 428.

I don't know what the stock output of a 360 was. Like I said, it was a truck-only engine or, perhaps better worded, no Ford passenger car was ever offered with a 360. All FE engines will have "352" cast into the driver's front side of the engine block, but that does not mean they're all 352s.

A relatively easy and inexpensive "upgrade" to a 360 is to swap in a 390 crankshaft and pistons, which will net 390 cubic inches. The 360 and 390 use the same 4.05" bore block.
 
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