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rijohnny
    
How may I determine if I have a 289/225HP or a 289/271HP engine? I have a 1967 Fairlane
2 vehicles, both have engine code of C which tells me it's a 289 but price guides call for two HPs
posted: June 17, 2009
 
    
 
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ford4life
    
289
* Bore and stoke 4.00 X 2.87
* Two barrel Ford carb
* Hydraulic camshaft
* In 1965 the 289 became was now at 225 horsepower, larger four barrel carb and a compression ratio of 10.0:1 This engine was available till the 1967 model year.

289 HiPo
* Available from 1964 to 1967
* Higher nodularity content in block w/ larger two bolt main caps.
* Counter weight balanced crankshaft.
* 3/8 inch rod bolts
* Screw in rocker studs w/mechanical lifter camshaft.
* Dual point distributor.
* Ford 480 cfm four-barrel carb atop a cast-iron intake manifold.
* 271 horespower at 6,000 RPM w/312 ft-lb's of torque.

Here is some more information regarding 289 engines www.classicmustang.com/casting_numbers.htm
posted:  June 17, 2009
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clicketyclack
    
Both the 289 and the 289 High Performance engine have the same casting number.

Here is a website that will give you tips on how to identify www.hipomustang.com/images/hipoeng
posted:  June 17, 2009
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