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Mercury - V8 Small-Block engines: service and repair manuals

A service manual on the engine of your Mercury? Here are repair manuals on Ford V-8 Small Block engines (Windsor 1961-2002 en Cleveland 335 1969-1982). They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Ford V8 Engine Overhaul Manual (1961-1993) - Chilton Repair Manual

Chilton Repair Manual for maintenance, repair and overhaul of American Ford V8 gasoline engines: 90° V Small Block, 335 Series Small Block, FE Series Big Block and 385 Series Big Block.

Covered types:

Small Block: 255 (4.2 litre, 1979-1982), 260 (4.3 litre, 1962-1964), 289 (4.7 litre, 1963-1968), 302 (4.9 litre, since 1968), 302 Boss (4.9 litre, 1969-1970), 351W (5.7 litre, since 1969), 351C (5.7 litre, 1970-1974), 351 Boss (5.7 litre, 1970-1974), 351M (5.7 litre, 1975-1985) and 400 (6.5 litre, 1971-1981).

Big Block: 352 (5.7 litre, 1960-1966), 390 (6.4 litre, 1961-1971), 406 (6.6 litre, 1962-1963), 410 (6.7 litre, 1966-1967), 427 (7.0 litre, 1963-1968), 428 (7.0 litre, 1966-1970), 429 STD (7.0 litre, 1968-1973), 429 CJ (7.0 litre, 1969-1970), 429 SCJ (7.0 litre, 1969-1970), 429 Boss (S) (7.0 litre, 1969), 429 Boss (T) (7.0 litre, 1969-1970) and 460 (7.5 litre, since 1969).

This Chilton workshop manual for North American Ford V8 gasoline engines covers maintenance, repair and overhaul of the complete engine (distribution, camshaft, inlet and outlet valves, cylinder head, crankshaft, lubricating system and gaskets).
It also addresses the cooling and the fuel system.

  • Step-by-step instructions for removing and mounting the engine and the overhaul of the cylinder head and the engine block.

    • Covers U.S. and Canadian models.
    • Includes technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.

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    Specs:272 pages, 27.5 x 20.5 x 2.2 cm / 10.8 x 8.1 x 0.87 in, paperback
    Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
    Publisher:Chilton Automotive Books (USA, 2001)
    Series:Chilton Auto Repair Manual (8793)
  • Book: Ford V8 Engine Overhaul Manual (1961-1993) - Chilton Repair Manual

    Ford V8 Engine Overhaul Manual (1961-1993)

    Language: English

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    How to Rebuild the Small-Block Ford (1961-2000)

    Over the years, the small-block Ford has remained one of the most popular and widely used engines on the planet. From the earliest Fairlanes and Mustangs to the latest Mustangs and light trucks, the Ford small-block has powered them all.
    With the amount of aftermarket support and rebuildable cores out there, you don't have to worry about spending an arm and a leg for quality rebuild - especially if you do the teardown and assembly yourself.

    In "How to Rebuild the Small-Block Ford", CarTech's unique Workbench format walks you step by step through a rebuild, including:
    - Planning your Rebuild;
    - Disassembly and Inspection;
    - Choosing the Right Parts;
    - Machine Work; Assembling your Engine;
    - and First Firing and Break-In.

    The Workbench format also gives you helpful hints and tips on performance upgrades, including cams, heads, ignition, induction, and more. It also points out problem areas to watch for, professional builder tips, jobs that need special care or special tools, and more.
    Whether you're a first-time engine builder or a seasoned professional, this is the essential guide to rebuilding your small-block Ford.

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    Author:George Reid
    Specs:144 pages, 27.5 x 21 cm / 10.8 x 8.25 in, paperback
    Illustrations:495 colour photographs
    Publisher:CarTech Inc (USA, 2008)
    Series:S-A Design Workbench (SA102)
    Book: How to Rebuild the Small-Block Ford (1961-2000)

    How to Rebuild the Small-Block Ford (1961-2000)

    Language: English

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    Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange

    Thoroughly researched and, unlike previous editions, now focused entirely on the small-block Windsor and Cleveland engine families, Ford Small Block Engine Parts Interchange includes critical information on Ford's greatest small-block engines and goes into great detail on the highly desirable high-performance hardware produced throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.

    By combining some of the best parts from various years, some great performance potential can be unlocked in ways Ford never offered to the general public. Following the advice in "Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange", these engine combinations can become reality. You will find valuable information on cranks, blocks, heads, cams, intakes, rods, pistons, and even accessories to guide you through your project.

    Author George Reid has once again done extensive research to accurately deliver a thorough and complete collection of Ford small-block information in this newly revised edition.
    Knowing what internal factory engine parts can be used across the wide range of production Ford power plants is invaluable to the hot rodder and swap meet/eBay shopper. Whether building a stroker Cleveland or a hopped-up Windsor, this book is an essential guide.

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    Author:George Reid
    Specs:146 pages, 28 x 21.5 x 0.8 cm / 11 x 8.5 x 0.31 in, paperback
    Illustrations:360 b&w photographs and drawings
    Publisher:CarTech Inc (USA, 2015)
    Series:S-A Design (SA339P)
    Book: Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange

    Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange

    Language: English

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    Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 Engine 1970 to 1982 - The Essential Source Book

    The definitive history of 335-Series Cleveland Small Block Ford V8 Engines produced in the USA, Canada and Australia between 1970-1982. Years of meticulous and dedicated research have allowed Des Hammill to collate extensive and accurate information to produce this fully comprehensive, unique technical appraisal of the Ford V8 Cleveland engines, including previously undocumented knowledge from both the engineers and engine plants involved in the design, development and subsequent manufacture of this highly prized engine from its inception in 1968 until production ceased in 1982.

    Coverage includes Ford engine plants, all Cleveland 335 variants, cylinder heads, preparation for racing, camshafts, technical data, racing history in NASCAR and Pro-Stock; in fact, just about everything you could wish to know about this classic engine.

    This is one of an informative series of books depicting the history of the individual series of Ford overhead valve V8 engines.

    Pages of the book Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 Engine 1970 to 1982 (1)

    Features:
    - Covers 2V and 4V - 302ci, 351ci and 400ci Cleveland V8 engines
    - Factory specifications of all variants
    - Design and production history
    - A hugely popular performance engine for Ford fans, particularly Mustang owners
    - Information on what matters for high-performance use
    - Coverage includes NASCAR racing engines

    Period covered: 1970-1982

    Models covered:
    - All Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 engines.
    - 2V and 4V - 302ci, 351ci and 400ci.

    Author:Des Hammill
    Specs:96 pages, 25 x 20.5 x 1.6 cm / 9.8 x 8.1 x 0.63 in, paperback
    Illustrations:46 b&w and colour photographs
    Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2017)
    Book: Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 Engine 1970 to 1982 - The Essential Source Book

    Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 Engine 1970 to 1982 - The Essential Source Book

    Language: English

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