Joe's House of Speed Aftermarket car parts and accessories



The company that created the famous 427 FE engine announces a modern version of the legendary motor.  Built on Ford Racing's aluminum Z351 block, the 427 crate engine is engineered and hand assembled for drive-ability and durability while still offering a throaty growl.  The Z427 is built with real high performance parts from premier aftermarket companies like Mahle, SCAT, Clevite, COMP, PAC, Fel-Pro and more.  This engine is ideal for street rods, kit cars and all Ford projects requiring big power in a reliable, lightweight package.

600 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm

558 lb.-ft. torque @ 5,000 rpm

  • Engine type:  351 based small block Ford
  • Displacement (cu in): 427
  • Bore x stroke (in): 4.125" bore x 4.00" stroke
  • Block: Ford Racing aluminum 4-bolt main block - M-6010-Z351
  • Crankshaft: SCAT Forged Steel
  • Connecting rods: SCAT forged steel H-beam connecting rods and ARP bolts
  • Pistons: Forged Mahle w/ floating wrist pin
  • Camshaft type: Solid Steel Billet Roller
  • Camshaft lift intake/exhaust (in):  .644"/.653"
  • Camshaft duration intake/exhaust (@.050 in): 258/260
  • Timing Chain: Double Roller Timing Chain - M-6268-B302
  • Cylinder heads: CNC ported Ford Racing aluminum "Z" cylinder heads - M-6049-Z304P
  • Valve size (in): 2.08"intake valves and 1.60" exhaust valves
  • Valve Springs: PAC 1243
  • Compression ratio: 11.1:1 (nominal)
  • Rocker arms : Roller Rockers
  • Rocker arm ratio: 1.65:1
  • Vibration Damper - Ford Racing SFI Approved - M-6316-D302
  • Valve Covers: Ford Racing cast aluminum black wrinkle finish 427 Cobra Script - M-6582-W427B
  • Oil Pan: Steel with deep front sump pan with windage tray / scraper - 9 quart capacity
  • Water pump: included long type - standard rotation
  • Distributor: not included. MSD distributor #85840 recommended (dist. modifications for intake clearance necessary)
  • Depending on your application, a different timing cover, water pump, performance oil pan and pickup may be required. See installation notes
  • Does not include intake manifold or distributor
  • Mechanical cam engine - No Warranty
  • Recommended fuel: Leaded 110 octane

INSTALLATION NOTES: Some or all of the following items may need to be changed from your original engine or modified for proper installation:

  • This engine has a performance oil pan and pick-up, regular rotation timing cover and regular rotation water pump and non-EFI valve covers.
  • A different performance oil pan and pickup may be required for your application. Call the Techline at (800) FORD788 for more information.
  • The timing chain cover will work with most regular rotation water pumps.
  • Fuel pump eccentric M-6287-B302 installed, allows use of mechanical fuel pump
  • A standard rotation water pump is installed on the engine. Other applications may require different water pumps and timing chain covers.
  • The valve covers M-6582-W427B should fit most non-EFI applications, optional valve covers (sold separately)
  • The damper M-6316-D302 may require a spacer for pulley alignment.
  • Flywheel not included, the engine is neutral balanced.
  • Intake gasket M-9439-A50 required.
  • Firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 (5.0L HO and 351W order).
  • Built with current available parts. Photo and specs may vary. Does NOT include distributor or intake manifold


    Package Dimensions: 38.75 x 36.5 x 36
Package Weight: 456 lbs
Part Type: Engine: Complete Engines
Instruction Sheet: Available (PDF)
Warranty Availability: Not Available
UPC Code: 756122123799
Country of Origin: United States
    California Executive Order: No
$15,995.00 $14,995.00