1972 351 2V - Code H

NOTE: There were two versions of the H code engine in 1972.  The spec differences are noted as C (Cleveland) and W (Windsor) below.

DISPLACEMENT 351 CUBIC INCHES
BORE x STROKE 4.000" x 3.500"
HORSEPOWER 163@3800 RPM
SPARK PLUGS C: ORIG AUTOLITE TYPE: ARF42 -- GAP: 0.034"
W: ORIG AUTOLITE TYPE: BRF42 -- GAP: 0.034"
DISTRIBUTER POINT DWELL: 28 DEG. -- POINT GAP: 0.017"
TIMING 6 DEG. BTDC
INTAKE VALVE OPENS: 12 DEG. BTDC
FUEL PRESSURE 5.5 - 6.5 PSI
OIL PRESSURE 35 - 60 PSI
IDLE SPEED C: MAN TRANS: 750 RPM -- AUTO TRANS: 575 RPM
W: AUTO TRANS: 575 RPM
FIRING ORDER 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (SEE DIAGRAM BELOW)
CAPACITIES CRANKCASE: 4 QTS (+1 FOR FILTER)
TRANSMISSION: 3-SPD=3.5 PTS -- 4-SPD=4 PTS -- AUTO=22 PTS
DRIVE AXLE: 5 PTS
COOLING SYSTEM: 16 QTS -- WITH A/C: 16 QTS

 

 

DISTRIBUTOR WIRING

Distributor rotation is counter-clockwise
To avoid confusion, remove spark plug wires one at a time

Source: Ford Motor Company via Chilton Book Company