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ENGINE CODES

 
 
 

THUNDERBIRD

 
1960
Code Prefix
1961
Code Prefix
V8-352
300hp, 9.6:1, 4brl
Y V8-390
300hp, 9.6:1, 4brl
Z
V8-430
350hp, 10:1, 4brl
J  
 
1962
1963
V8-390
300hp, 9.6:1, 4brl
Z V8-390
300hp, 10.1:1, 4brl
Z
V8-390
340hp, 10.5:1, 2-3brl
M V8-390
340hp, 10.8:1, 4brl
M
    V8-390
4brl, Export
9
 
1964-65
1966-67
V8-390
300hp, 10.1:1, 4brl
Z V8-390
315hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
Z
V8-390
4brl, Export
9 V8-428
345hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
Q
    V8-428
4brl, Export
8
 
1968
1969
V8-390
315hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
Z V8-428
335hp, 10.6:1, 4brl, Ram Air
R
V8-429
360hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
N V8-429
360hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
N
 
1970
1971
V8-429
360hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
  V8-429
360hp, 10.5:1, 4brl
 
       
1972
1973
V8-429
212hp, 8.5:1, 4brl
  V8-429
208hp, 8:1, 4brl
 
V8-460
224hp, 8.5:1, 4brl
  V8-460
208hp, 8:1, 4brl
 
 
1974
1975
V8-460
220hp, 8:1, 4brl
  V8-460
216hp, 8:1, 4brl
 
 
 
Serial # located on vehicle warranty plate. Rear or front face of left front door pillar. Engine code is the last letter in the serial #.
 
The engine code decoder reveals the stamp location, engine displacement, horse power, compression ratio, and Carburetor configuration.