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    Posted: 14-July-2016 at 5:16AM
Does the351m set higher in engine comp that 351w or do motor mounts make them the same.
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The 351m is 0.794 inches (25/32") taller than the 351w, but i do not know if the motor mounts make them set the same. I will take a guess an say yes, the 351m sets higher in the engine compartment than a 351w.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-July-2016 at 10:29AM
351M is noticeably taller/wider in the engine bay than a 351w.
The above post should be read in a "Grumpy Old Man" voice.
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you would think that the crankshaft center line would be nearly the same for all engines?
the deck height of the block is a big factor in how tall the engine looks / is, and the size
of the heads adds to that.
351W heads are small, same as 289/302/5.0, while 351M heads are big square blocks
almost /if not the same as 429/460 height-wise
 
approx deck heights;
 
302 = 8.2"
351C = 9.2"
351W = 9.5"
351M = 10.3"
460 = 10.3"
 
the 351M/400 appears as large as a big block in the chassis


Edited by Rockatansky - 17-July-2016 at 1:53PM
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Big Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17-July-2016 at 10:44AM
Crankshaft Centerline should be in the same place to keep transmission angle consistent, which keeps driveshaft angle consistent, which keeps u-joints in step with each other, and pinion angle...etc....
 
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Originally posted by Big Bird Big Bird wrote:

Crankshaft Centerline should be in the same place to keep transmission angle consistent, which keeps driveshaft angle consistent, which keeps u-joints in step with each other, and pinion angle...etc....
 
 
Also the fan center line is the same as the shroud is the same for all the cars too.
Still the same admin/moderator REGUL8R just needed a 2nd account for more picture space.
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IIRC there are 2 different shrouds to cover all engines
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