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Timing Chain Cover
#1
It seems that the machine shop has lost my timing chaining cover.
A couple quick calls and no one locally has one for the Cleveland only the Windsor.

I'm assuming that are not the same?

I'm headed down to the machine shop to see if I can HELP them find it.

Tim

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Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

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#2
Windsor timing cover is an aluminum casting - Cleveland is a flat stamped sheet metal part w/welded on pan seal channel. Very different.

I might have a spare 351C cover kicking around, shoot me a PM if it's truly lost.


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#3
Here's a link to one, so you can tell them what to look for
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-302-351C-Cl...51edcfda95



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#4
That's a pretty good price. I got my new one from Summit Racing and it was about double that cost. It did fit perfect.

Mike
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Black 1985 GT
Yellow 1973 Mustang Mach 1
Black 2012 5.0 GT, 6-speed, Brembo brakes, 3.73's
Wimbledon White 1966 F-100 Shortbed Styleside, 390ci, Tremec 3550, FiTech EFI
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#5
They probably don't recognize it as a timing cover since it isn't much more than a flat piece with some holes.

'Mike'
73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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#6
Found it!!! Along with timing pointer and the Harmonic balancer bolt!!!



timsweet;282238 Wrote:It seems that the machine shop has lost my timing chaining cover.
A couple quick calls and no one locally has one for the Cleveland only the Windsor.

I'm assuming that are not the same?

I'm headed down to the machine shop to see if I can HELP them find it.

Tim

Thanks

Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

[Image: NewPrimedHood_zpsw2jaj0cu.jpg]
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