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  The Ultimate Ford Modular engine - American History Information Guide and Reference
The engine is modular in that it can be adapted to V8 or V10 with a variety of 2-valve and multivalve heads.
It came from the factory with an intercooled supercharger and is an aluminum DOHC 4-valve engine.
The Ford V10 was used in 1997-2002 Ford Trucks as the Triton V10.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Ford_Modular_engine   (619 words)

 Ford Modular V8@Everything2.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The "Modular" name has little to do with the motor, but on the manufacturing methodology; the plants can be retooled to put out different versions of the Modular powerplant in a matter of hours.
The most significant characteristic of the Mod V8 as opposed to the 302, or for that matter the other popular Ford engines, the 351 Windsor and 351 Cleveland, is that it is an overhead cam (OHC) design, coming both in single-cam (SOHC) and dual-cam (DOHC) designs rather than being a pushrod/overhead valve (OHV) design.
The 2003 Ford 427 Concept is a four-door sedan much like a late-model (2000s) Chrysler 300M with a 427 cubic inch Modular V10 with 590 horsepower and 590 ft-lb of torque.
everything2.com /index.pl?node_id=1738843   (1060 words)

  2005 Ford Mustang - StangNet.com
An engine is the heart of any muscle car, and with the new 2005 Mustang, the beat goes on stronger than ever.
Ford’s modular engine architecture lets Mustang share its aluminum heads with the new, 5.4-liter, three-valve Triton V-8 of the F-150, benefiting manufacturing efficiency.
At low engine speeds and light loads, these specially shaped CMCV flaps are closed to speed up the intake charge and induce a tumble effect in the combustion chamber.
www.stangnet.com /2005fordmustang/2005fordmustangpowertain.htm   (2529 words)

 Ford Modular engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Modular engine, or "mod motor" as it is often referred to, is Ford Motor Company's modern overhead camshaft (OHC) V8 and V10 engine family.
Modular 3-valve SOHC V8 in a 2006 Ford Mustang GT A 3-valve SOHC head with variable camshaft timing (VCT) was introduced in 2004 on the Ford F-Series 5.4L V8.
This engine is the basis for Koenigsegg's twin-supercharged flexible fuel V8 seen in the CCX.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Modular_engine   (1858 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Both engines are members of Ford's "Modular Engine Family", meaning that basic design specifications and dimensions are shared across all members of the family.
A DOHC 4.6 V-8, the basis for the Cobra engine, is the standard engine in the Mark-VIII (with either single or dual exhaust providing 280 and 290 horsepower respectively), and yet another variation of this engine is standard in the '95 front wheel drive Continental.
Accessories on both engines consist of an alternator mounted in the V area, an air conditioner compressor mounted on the lower passenger side, and a power steering pump mounted on the lower driver side.
crunch.colorado.edu /~cobra/topics/96/jeff-white-paper.html   (5136 words)

 Ford GT40 Concept Vehicle
Instead of steel or honeycomb-composite tubs used in the 1960s, Ford’s SVT Engineering group developed an all-new aluminum spaceframe as the foundation for the GT40 concept.
The powerplant is an all-American V-8 from Ford's modular engine family.
Ford’s SVT Engineering – which also created performance versions of the Focus, Mustang Cobra and F-Series Lightning – developed the chassis and powertrain.
www.ganleyford.com /Concepts/GT40.htm   (857 words)

 Media.Ford.com: Modular Gasoline Engine Family Delivers Performance, Flexibility
Ford has adopted this modular approach in the modern I-4 engine, introduced to North America in the 2002 Ford Ranger pickup and soon to power a new PZEV Ford Focus.
Ford Motor Company continues to prove the value of its modular approach to engine design with a new modular V-8 that will give the next-generation Ford F-150 a class-leading combination of power, fuel efficiency and refinement.
Ford’s modular engine family also has given birth to a brash new generation of high-performance engines, loosely termed “the 300 Club” for their ability to produce at least 300 horsepower.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=13624   (2360 words)

 Romeo plant builds Ford's new V-8 line - Romeo, Michigan, plant Ward's Auto World - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
From now on when engineers at Ford Motor Co. smack their heads in frustration and moan, "I coulda had a V-8," they may have to be a little more specific.
Engines with any combination of cast-iron or aluminum blocks and/or cylinder heads can be built at the new facility.
Ford says that new V-8 variations will cost about $60 million to produce compared with as much as $500 million for a typical new engine program.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3165/is_n6_v26/ai_9130861   (659 words)

 ROCKCRAWLER.com - 2005 Ford Super Duty Overview
Ford’s three-valve-per-cylinder head, introduced on the 2004 F-150, is now available for the first time on a V-10 engine, thanks to Ford’s modular engine strategy.
Ford’s Super Duty lineup includes F-250 and F-350 pickups, as well as F-350, F-450 and F-550 chassis cabs, and is a part of Ford’s F-Series truck family – America’s best-selling truck for the past 27 years, and the best-selling vehilce, car or truck, for the past 22 years.
Ford’s proven modular engine strategy pays dividends yet again by bringing the company’s acclaimed three-valve architecture – introduced on the F-150’s 5.4-liter Triton V-8 engine – to the 6.8-liter Triton V-10 gasoline engine available in the 2005 Super Duty.
www.rockcrawler.com /features/newsshorts/04may/ford_2005_superduty.asp   (3918 words)

 Ford Windsor Plant Produces Millionth 3-valve V-8 Engine - AllFordMustangs.com
The hallmarks of this engine are quality, efficiency and strength, the same qualities that exist in the men and women who build it," he said.
Ford of Canada’s operations include a national headquarters, six regional offices, five vehicle assembly and engine manufacturing plants, two parts distribution centres, and affiliates including Ford Credit, Jaguar, Volvo, Land Rover and Hertz.
Ford employs approximately 14,000 people in Canada, while an additional 19,000 people are employed in the more than 470 Ford and Ford-Lincoln dealerships across the country.
www.allfordmustangs.com /articles/article_00629.shtml   (588 words)

 Ford Modular V-8 Engine - Mustang & Fords Magazine
With its heads removed, the 4.6 SOHC engine appears to be small--a smallish cross-bolted main cap block with broad decks to accommodate the huge aluminum cylinder heads.
In the center of the valley is a provision for the screw-in knock sensor.
The Modular engines tend to be different from one plant to another, from one model year to the next, and from one carline to the other.
www.mustangandfords.com /techarticles/mufp_0509_ford_modular_v8_engine   (1282 words)

 Powder metal on a roll: '91 marks a boom year, especially at Ford - powder metal parts Ward's Auto World - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ford vehicles use more PM components because the No. 2 automaker has been the most active in developing applications for the exotic technology.
Because the connecting rods are so close to perfect, Ford has been able to implement a new cracking process to separate the PM rods from their caps.
Normally the caps are removed by production sawing, but the modular engine line was designed to precisely crack the rods along a scored line, which is said to be faster, more precise and easier on tools than sawing.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3165/is_n9_v26/ai_8945950   (761 words)

 First 2004 F-150 Powered by 100-Millionth V8 - FordF150.net Forums
A new 5.4-liter, 3-valve Triton™ V-8 engine, produced on April 29th at the Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ont., was used to commemorate the occasion and the more than 70 years since Ford’s first mass-produced V-8 was built in 1932.
With Ford Motor Company’s 100th anniversary being celebrated on June 16, technology and innovation remain at the forefront of its powertrain engineering.
It is the first modular V-8 Ford engine to use variable-cam timing to optimize intake and exhaust valve operation across the rev range, generating both lower-speed torque and high-speed horsepower while minimizing exhaust emissions.
www.fordf150.net /forums/viewtopic.php?p=19657   (796 words)

 Ford modular engine 4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L news
Ford had a huge display that dominated the hall and featured all their latest project cars and trucks.
It seems the primary focus (pun intended) of Ford Performace Parts is the Focus or the new F150.
The engine powering this supercar is a 4.7L DOHC modular V8.
www.sullivanperformance.com /YVS450/news/newsnov03.htm   (362 words)

 MustangWorks.com: The Internet's Ford Mustang Power Source!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Ford Special Vehicle Team’s 2000 SVT Mustang Cobra R is the pony car icon taken to the extreme of pure performance.
This engine is street-legal, EPA certified, and very driveable for its high power output.” For the Cobra R, SVE developed high-flow aluminum cylinder heads, with dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder.
To handle the engine’s power, it was necessary to upgrade several components in the drivetrain that were designed for the standard Cobra’s 320 horsepower and 317 lb.-ft. torque output.
www.mustangworks.com /articles/features/2000CobraR/overview.html   (1679 words)

 High Performance Technical Content - Ford Tech - FordMuscle
When it comes to Ford's "modular" motors the 4.6L 2V is often quickly dismissed for it's four-valve cousin by those in search of serious power.
However the engine had seen better days, so we decided this was a good opportunity to increase the...
However there is confusion regarding the 351M and 400 engines.The 351M and 400 engines were derived from the 351C, and are all considered part of Fords "335 series" of engines.
www.fordmuscle.com /TechDepartment/engine.php   (1435 words)

 New 2005 Ford Super Duty Overview - August 2004 FORD 4x4 @ Off-Road.com - Ford at Off-Road.com
Ford responded to marketplace changes by implementing a new variable gross-vehicle weight-rating strategy across all of its Super Duty F-Series pickups that better accommodates the way most customers use their trucks.
Ford's 3-valve-per-cylinder head, introduced on the 2004 F-150, is now available for the first time on a V-10 engine, thanks to Ford's modular engine strategy.
For commercial users who need elevated engine speed to run aftermarket power takeoff (PTO) systems, the new "stationary elevated idle control" feature is now included in the strategy of all Super Duty powertrains.
www.off-road.com /ford/news/2004_08/superduty.html   (1041 words)

 what does a modular engine mea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Overhead cam, maybe i need more understanding on engines, did engines in the 60's and 70's come with overhead cams, maybe i need to spend more time on mustangs and less on trying to get my god dam crx to work.
The modular engine concept supports efficiencies during repairs by allowing the removal and installation of these modules.
The 4.6 and 5.4 share many of the same parts, much closer than the 5.0 was with the 5.8, and also the 5.4 modular engine is identical to the 6.8 if you added 2 more identical cylinders.
www.mustangforums.com /m_30964/tm.htm   (1020 words)

 Ford 4.6-Liter 3-Valve V-8 Makes '10 Best' Engine List Second Year in a Row - AllFordMustangs.com
For 2006, the Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer are also available with a 4.6-liter 3-valve V-8 engine.
Other 3-valve engines in Ford’s modular V-engine series include the 5.4-liter V-8 in the Ford F-series, Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator and the 6.8-liter V-10 in the F-series Super Duty.
The 4.6-liter 3-valve V-8 is built at Ford's Romeo Engine Plant in Romeo, Michigan.
www.allfordmustangs.com /articles/article_00652.shtml   (265 words)

 NMRA Digital
The NMRA Ford Nationals event series has the largest number of serious Ford drag racers through solid rules and class development combined with the largest all-cash purse and contingency program in Ford racing.
All engine types are permitted a maximum of 360 cubic inches for supercharged and turbocharged entrants, maximum of 440 cubic inches for nitrous oxide equipped based engines.
Modular Muscle class is designed for any year, make, and model Ford vehicles and Ford trucks using 4.6L, 5.4L, and V10.
www.nmraracing.com /classes.php   (882 words)

 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
SVT stands for Special Vehicle Team, a small group within Ford given the task of developing performance cars - and reviving Ford's reputation as a purveyor of muscle cars that can hold their own in any performance contest.
The old small block pushrod V8 is gone, as Ford's modular engine has taken over.
Some observers have complained that the new engine isn't as torquey down low, or that it doesn't feel as quick, or even that it doesn't sound as good.
www.infostuff.com /carstuff/frechette/ford_mustang_svt_cobra.html   (1060 words)

 New Engines are Heart of the New Mustang - RSportsCars.com
Have a heart-to-heart talk with a Ford Mustang fan and often their heart comes with a name and a number.
The new 4.6-liter engine has 40 more horsepower than the current V-8, and over 50 percent more power than the 289-cubic-inch V-8 in the classic 1964 Mustang.
This engine is more powerful than the current Mustang V-6, with better NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) and a more compact size.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/articles/mustang_engines.asp   (585 words)

 Motor Trend: Ford Builds its 100-Millionth V-8 Engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Best known as the longtime Ford Mustang engine, the Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1 built more than 16.9 million 302 and 5.0-liter V-8s from 1967-2000, including the fabled Boss 302, and a total of 24.3 million V-8 engines at Plant No. 1 between 1961 and 2000.
Engine blocks are cast from both iron and aluminum.
Ford produces naturally aspirated and supercharged variants, including the 390-hp SVT Mustang Cobra.
www.motortrend.com /features/auto_news/112_news030429_ford/index1.html   (421 words)

 Ford modular engine 4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L news
Imagine Injection will soon be releasing a fuel/ignition setup for the DOHC engines that will enable the installation of these engines into any chassis you can stuff one of these engines in.
Ford is lifting the vale of secrecy on the new 3-valve 4.6L Mustang engine.
The engine is all-aluminum and is said to produce 300 horsepower.
www.sullivanperformance.com /YVS450/news/newsfeb04.htm   (632 words)

 Ford Mustang GT - Supercars.net
Electronic throttle control, faster engine management controls and the new three-valve cylinder heads with variable camshaft timing all contribute to this impressive output.
The three-valve heads with VCT allowed engine designers to use a higher compression ratio with regular 87-octane gasoline to maximize the energy used by every drop of fuel.
MacPherson struts - originally developed in the 1940s by Earl S. MacPherson, a Ford engineer - are widely renowned for their ability to deliver both comfort and control with reduced weight.
www.supercars.net /cars/2742.html   (541 words)

 Modular Mustangs
1996 to 1998 Ford Mustangs with the non-PI 4.6L modular engine.
1999 to 2004 Ford Mustangs with the PI 4.6L modular engine.
2005 and newer Ford Mustangs with the 4.6L modular engine.
www.moddedmustangs.com /forums/modular-mustangs-vf6.html   (199 words)

 Ford Triton engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This engine also includes Variable Camshaft Timing, and first appeared in Australian Ford models [1].
Lincoln introduced the 4-valve DOHC InTech version of the 4.6 L modular engine in 1996 and 5.4 L modular engine in 1999.
The Intech engine was also available in the 1996-2001 Lincoln Continental in a FWD application
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Triton_engine   (819 words)

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