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From: midwest
Registered: Feb 2001

posted 07-23-2005 01:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for shoe        Reply w/Quote
Need the firing order on a 56 312 c.i. motor ........Also is the drivers side or passenger side front cylinder number 1. I was always told that the head closest to the front radiator support has the number 1 cylinder. On my 289,302 & 351 motors on my other cars number 1 is one the passenger side . However the 312 cylinder head on, the drivers side is closest to the radiator support. So am I correct in stating that the number 1 cylinder is on the drivers side on a 56 thunderbird with a 312 c.i. motor?


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From: Rockville, MD
Registered: Oct 2002

posted 07-23-2005 08:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for KULTULZ        Reply w/Quote

Cylinders are numbered from front to rear-right bank, 1-2-3-4; left bank, 5-6-7-8

I am looking for information concerning factory performance/aftermarket speed parts (1958/1960) used on the MEL (Mercury-Edsel-Lincoln) (Also Thunderbird 59/60) Engine Series (383-410-430-462) produced from 1958 thru 1968.

Also older FORD Special Service Tools

-MEL Engine Forum-

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