Ford Cosworth FVC (1969)
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Specifications

FVC - Four Valve, C type
Introduced in 1967

Dimensions

Cylinders arrangement: inline 4
Strokes: 4
Bore x Stroke: 85.725 mm x 77.5 mm
Capacity: 1790 cc
Compression ratio:

Construction materials

Ford Kent 116E-6015 or 120E-6015 cast iron block 96mm bore spacing, 208.534mm deck height
cylinder head: aluminium alloy
steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
steel connecting rod 122.58 mm distance center to center

Cylinder-head

crossflow design
Gear-driven (9 gears) DOHC
4 valves per cylinder - 16 valves total

Aspiration

Natural with Lucas port-type mechanical fuel injection

Ignition

Firing order, 1 - 3 - 4 - 2, with number 1 cylinder being at the rear of the engine (flywheel)

Cooling and lubrication

water cooled
dry sump

Torque values

Models used and Output

Year Model Induction Compression ratio Power Torque
1969 Chevron B16 Lucas injection 235 bhp (175 kW) @ 8750 rpm
1970 Lola T210 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1971 Chevron B19 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1971 Lola T212 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1972 Chevron B21 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1972 Lola T290 Lucas injection 255 bhp (190 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1973 Chevron B23 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1973 Lola T292 Lucas injection 255 bhp (190 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1974 Chevron B26 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1974 Lola T294 Lucas injection 255 bhp (190 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1975 Chevron B31 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1975 Osella PA3 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1976 Osella PA4 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm
1977 Osella PA5 Lucas injection 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 9000 rpm

Ford Cortina Mk I: Kent 120E-6015 cast iron block

Bore spacing 98mm
There are 3 different height blocks with the 1500 being in the middle with a deck height of 7.78 inches. the other two were the 1100/1300cc at 7.12 and the 1600cc engine at 8.21 inch.

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