Ford Small Block gen. II "Windsor" 289 (1963)
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Specifications

Ford Small Block gen. II "Windsor" 289 and 289K 'HiPo', V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine
Introduced in 1963
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Around 3,500,000 289-2V and 289-4V engines were made at CEP1 in 1963-1967 and 800,000 289-2V at WEP1
About 25,000 K-code 289's were manufactured at CEP1 between March 1963 and June 1967

Dimensions

Cylinders arrangement: V8 with 90ยบ included angle
Strokes: 4
Bore x Stroke 101.6 x 72.9 mm 101.7 x 72.9 mm 101.73 x 72.9 mm
Capacity 4727cc, 289ci 4736cc, 289ci 4740cc, 289ci

Construction materials

cast iron block 208.4 mm deck height, 111.25 mm bore spacing
cast iron head
nodular cast-iron cross plane crankshaft with 5 main bearings 57.15 mm diameter, and 53.92 mm big end journal diameter. Click here and here and here
steel connecting rod with 130.9 mm distance center to center
aluminium alloy piston 41.1 mm compression height
steel inlet valve, stainless steel exhaust valve

Casting numbers

Casting Number Breakdown Charts
Decade of Manufacture:
A = 1940
B = 1950
C = 1960
D = 1970
E = 1980
Year of Decade
The year of the decade is determined by adding a number (0-9) to the letter of
the decade. Example: C6 would be 1966, D0 would be 1970, D1 would be 1971.
Car Line/ Manufacture Codes
A = Galaxie
D = Falcon (60-69)
F = Outside USA, Trans Am racing
G = Comet / Montego
J = Industrial
M = Mercury
O = Fairlane / Torino
P = Autolite / Motorcraft
R = Rotunda
S = Thunderbird
T = Truck
V = Lincoln (61 - current)
Z = Mustang
Engineering Departments
A = Chassis
B = Body
E = Engine
F = Engine accessories
J = Autolite (67-72)
P = Automatic transmission
R = Manual transmission
W = Axle
X = Muscle parts program
Y = Lincoln / Mercury service parts
Z = Ford service parts

Block

All casting numbers are in form of Cxxx-6015(-x)
Year Casting number Notes
1963 C3AE 2-bolt mains, 5-bolt bellhousing
1963 C3AE-N, C3OE-B (289K "HiPo") 2-bolt mains, 5-bolt bellhousing
1963 C3OE 2-bolt mains, 5-bolt bellhousing, 2 freeze plugs
1964 C4AE, C4DE, C4OE 2-bolt mains, 5-bolt bellhousing
1964 C4OE-B, C4OE-C, C4OE-F (289K "HiPo") 2-bolt mains, 5-bolt bellhousing
1965 C5AE, C5AE-A, C5OE-A, C5OE-C 2-bolt mains, 6-bolt bellhousing
1965 C5AE-E (289K "HiPo") 2-bolt mains, 6-bolt bellhousing
1966 C6AE, C6AE-C, C6AE-N 2-bolt mains, 6-bolt bellhousing
1968 C8AM-B 2-bolt mains, Service

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Cylinder-head

side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder - 16 valves total. 20o angle between inlet/exhaust valve axis and vertical, inlet and exhaust valves are parallel. 123.52 mm inlet valve length, 8.69 mm stem diameter

Year Casting number Combustion chamber (cc) Inlet valve Inlet port Exhaust valve Exhaust port
1963 C3AE-A 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1963 C3AE-F 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1963 C3OE-E, C3OE-F (289K "HiPo") 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1963 C3OE (289K "HiPo") 49.2 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1964 C4AE, C4AE-C 49.2 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1964 C4OE-B (289K "HiPo") 54.5 45.2mm (1.78") diameter square shaped 26.4 x 49.3 36.8mm (1.45") diameter square shaped 25.4 x 31.5
1965 C5AE, C5DE-B 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1965 C5AE-686, C5AE-B 49.2 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1965 C5AE-A (289K "HiPo") 49.2 45.2mm (1.78") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1965 C5AE-E, C5OE-A, C5OE-E (289K "HiPo") 54.5 45.2mm (1.78") diameter square shaped 26.4 x 49.3 36.8mm (1.45") diameter square shaped 25.4 x 31.5
1966 C6AE, C6AE-A, C6AE-G, C6OE 49.2 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1966 C6OE-C, C6OE-E (Smog) 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1966 C6OE-M 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7OE (289K "HiPo") 54.5 45.2mm (1.78") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7OE-A, C7OE-B, C7OZ-B (Smog) 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7OE-C 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7OE-D, C7OZ-A 49.2 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7ZE (289K "HiPo") 54.9 45.2mm (1.78") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1967 C7ZE-A (289K "HiPo" Smog) 54.5 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1968 C8OE, C8OE-D 63 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1968 C8OE-L, C8OE-M (Smog) 63 42.4mm (1.67") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter
1968 C8ZE-B (289K "HiPo" Service) 54.5/54.9 45.2mm (1.78") diameter 36.8mm (1.45") diameter

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stainless steel exhaust valves: 37.2/39.37 mm diameter, 129 mm length, 8.66 mm stem diameter
stainless steel exhaust valves: 40.64 mm diameter, 124.7 mm length, 8.66 mm stem diameter
Manganese-Bronze valve's guides, 14.15 mm outer diameter

Aspiration

Natural with:

  • 4 x Weber 48 IDM carburetors
  • 4 x Weber 48 IDA carburetors

Ignition

Autolite BF-42 spark plugs
Hi-Po: BF-32 spark plugs
Firing order, 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
3 x Bendix electric fuel pumps, 12-volt coil, centrifugal timing control
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Cooling and lubrication

Water cooled, 17 lt water capacity
Full flow filter
wet sump, 8 lt oil capacity
dry sump with oil cooler, oil capacity 11 lt

Torque values

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Fastener Type Torque Spec
Main cap bolts 60-70 ft-lbs
Outer main cap bolts 35-40 ft-lbs.
Connecting rod bolts (40-45 ft-lbs. for 289 HP & Boss 302)
Cylinder head bolts 65-72 ft-lbs.
Rocker arms 17-23 ft-lbs.
Intake manifold bolts 23-25 ft-lbs
Oil pump bolt 23-28 ft-lbs.
Cam bolts 40-45 ft-lbs.
Cam thrust plate bolts 8-10 ft-lbs.
Harmonic damper bolts 70-90 ft-lbs.
Flywheel / flex-plate bolts 75-85 ft-lbs.
Pressure plate bolts 35 ft-lbs.
Front cover bolts 12-15 ft-lbs.
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Models used and Output

289K
Year Model, Engine Induction Compression ratio Power Torque
1962 Shelby Cobra 4 x Weber 48 IDM 11.6:1 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm 432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1963 Lola Mk 6 GT 4 x Weber 48 IDM 12.0:1 400 bhp / 298 kW 462 Nm / 341 ft lbs
1963 Shelby Cobra Daytona 4 x Weber 48 IDM 10.8:1 390 bhp / 291 KW @ 6750 rpm 462 Nm / 341 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1964 Ford GT40 4 x Weber 48 IDA 10.0:1 385 bhp / 287 kw @ 7000 rpm 423 Nm / 312 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
1964 Lotus 30 4 x Weber 48 IDM 11.0:1 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm 432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1964 Shelby Cobra 4 x Weber 48 IDM 10.8:1 390 bhp / 291 KW @ 6750 rpm 462 Nm / 341 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1965 Ford Mustang I GT 10.8:1
1965 Lola T70 4 x Weber 48 IDM 10.8:1 390 bhp / 291 KW @ 6750 rpm 462 Nm / 341 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1965 Lotus 19B 4 x Weber 48 IDM 11.6:1 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm 432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1965 Maserati Tipo 64 4 x Weber 48 IDM 11.6:1 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 6500 rpm 432 Nm / 319 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
1968 Ford GT40 4 x Weber 48 IDA 10.6:1 425 bhp / 317 KW @ 6000 540 Nm / 398 ft lbs @ 4750 rpm
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