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Old 07-28-2008, 02:20 PM
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223 6 cylinder specs.

does anyone know where i may be able to find specifications on a 1958 223cui 6 cylinder engine, such as rod and main bearing clearance, bolt torque values and such?
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The 1958 Ford Truck Shop Manual is the Best place to start looking, but this might help in the interim.

1958 Ford 223 Inline Six Engine Specs

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Model designation: Mileage Maker 6 available in all models
Wheelbase: all models
The valve location: in head
Bore and stroke: 3.6250 x 3.600.
Piston displacement, cubic inches: 223
Compression ratio: 8.60
Maximum brake horsepower@RPM: 145 @ 4200
Maximum torque pounds foot,@RPM: 212 @ 2400
Normal oil pressure pounds: 45-50

TUNEUP SPECIFICATIONS
Ground polarity and voltage: negative-12
Spark plug: Champion 870
Spark plug gap: .034
Distributor: Point Gap Inch: .025.
Cam angle degrees: 35-38
Firing order: 153624
Ignition timing: Damper has five timing marks covering range from TDC to 9° BT DC in 2° increments set timing at 4° with standard transmission and 6° automatic transmission
Timing Mark location: damper
Idle speed RPM in neutral: 475
Compression pressure@cranking speed minimum: 150

VALVE SPECIFICATIONS
Running clearance:
Interior: .019, hot or cold.
Exterior: .019, hot or cold
Valve seat angle degrees: 45
Valve timing:
Intake opens degrees BTDC: 17
Exhaust closes degree a TDC: 9
Valve spring pressure lbs. At inches length: 161@1.39
Cam Lobe lift: take measurement at top end of pushrod
Intake:.273
Exhaust:.273
Stem clearance
Intake: .001-.0024
Exhaust .0023-.0037
Stem diameter standard
Intake: .3416-.3423
Exhaust: .3403-.3410

ENGINE TIGHTENING SPECIFICATIONS
Spark plugs foot-pounds: 15-20
Cylinder head bolts foot-pounds: 65-75
Intake manifold foot-pounds: 23-28
Exhaust manifold foot-pounds: 23-28
Rocker arm shaft brackets foot-pounds: 45-55
Rocker arm cover foot-pounds: 2 - 2-1/2
Connecting rod bolts foot-pounds: 45-50
Main bearing bolts foot-pounds: 95-105
Flywheel to crankshaft foot-pounds: 75-85
Vibration damper or pulley foot-pounds: 85-95

COOLING SYSTEM AND CAPACITY DATA
Cooling system data
Quarts, no heater: 15
Quarts, with heater: 16
Radiator cap relief pressure: 12-15
Thermostat opening temperature: 180
Fuel tank, and gallons: 20 retractable hardtop: 17-1/2 gallons
Engine oil
Refill quarts: 4; add one quart with filter change
Transmissions: standard: 3 pints; with overdrive 3 pints; automatic 9 quarts
Rear axle, pints: 5 1/2

STARTER MOTOR SPECIFICATIONS
Part number: FAR-11002A
Rotation: clockwise, as viewed from the drive end
Brush spring tension, ounces: 48-56
No load test: amperes: 80, volts: 12, RPM: 4800
Torque test: amperes: 550, volts: 5.0, torque pounds foot: 15 1/2

PISTONS, PINS, RINGS, CRANKSHAFT AND BEARINGS
Ring and gap: compression:.010, oil:.015
Wrist pin diameter: .9121
Rod bearings: shaft diameter 2.298-2.299: bearing clearance:.0004-.0023
Main bearings: shaft diameter: 2.498-2.499, bearing clearance:.0005-.0025
Thrust on bearing number: 3
Shaft end play: .004-.008

DISTRIBUTOR SPECIFICATION
Part number: B7A-12127H, B8A-12127J
Rotation: clockwise
Cam angle degrees: 35-38
Breaker point opening, inch: .025
Condenser Capacity, Mfds.: .21-.25
Breaker arm spring tension, ounces: 17-20
Vacuum advance data:
Inches of vacuum to start plunger movement: .55
Inches of vacuum for full plunger travel: 3.38
Maximum vacuum advance, distributor degrees: 12 1/2
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col flashman, thanks for the reply, just the info i was looking for.
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