SHELBY AND ROUSH ENGINES
A WORD FROM CARROLL SHELBY
Have you noticed that it’s tough finding quality performance parts to build a reliable FE engine? I have and I decided to do something about it by introducing my own line of Shelby FE performance parts. I worked with my design staff to build the best, because my name is on them. My racing legacy with FE performance engines extends back to my race winning 427 Cobras and GT-40 Mk.IV racers that won LeMans. Three decades later, my new Shelby FE parts utilize proven design refinement to create FE performance parts for the new millennium.
My catalog illustrates an overall selection of parts available, but we can supply complete engines or parts from oil pan to carburetor to build your own Shelby 427 FE aluminum or cast iron engine just the way you want it. Call and speak directly to our engine department with your tech questions and orders. You have my name on it.
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SHELBY ALUMINUM BLOCK
Fully redesigned, the Shelby 427 Alloy FE block is 45 percent lighter, yet stronger than the factory cast iron version. It retains original factory engine mounting bosses and bell housing bolt pattern, making it a bolt-in replacement for 390/427/428 cast iron Fe blocks. The Shelby FE block is fully CNC machined and comes ready for engine assembly.
SHELBY ALUMINUM HEADS
Shelby FE Aluminum Heads are cast from A-356 aluminum, heat treated to T-6 hardness level and precision CNC machined. pattered on Ford's famous 427 FE medium-raiser cast iron heads, Shelby FE offers leading edge air flow improvements, starting with standards 2.250- inch intake and 1.750-inch exhaust valve diameters. Due to valve size, heads are suitable only for Shelby 427 Alloy FE or factory 427 cast iron blocks. Heads utilize a 14mm diameter,3/4 -inch reach, gasketed spark plugs positioned in the stock location. they are sold in pairs, complete or bare. Bare heads come with ready-to-run valve seats, so you just add valve components and go. All Shelby heads are pressure checked.
SHELBY CONNECTING RODS
For high rpm power levels, Shelby FE Competition Connecting Rods are available in H or I-beam cross section, for engine builders expressing a preference. The rods provide ultimate durability, rather than depending on decades old, remanufactured OE rod forgings. Rods are offered in standard 6.489-inch FE center-to-center length or custom lengths to fit stroker applications.
THE ELIMINATOR BLOCK
The biggest and largest displacement big block that Ford has ever produced taken to a whole new level by ROUSH. This 7.0/7.5 Liter (429/460)-based monster has a four-bolt main iron Eliminator Products block and ROUSH adds in plenty of forged components for power and durability running on premium pump fuel.
SHELBY ALUMINUM BLOCK
You know you want one... The heritage of the FE engine is amazing and was first introduced in the 60’s in NASCAR competition and soon became one of the most sought-after engines on the market. Now ROUSH has taken this older big block design and uses modern technology to breathe new life into one of the most famous engines in Ford Motor Company history. With five versions of the ROUSH FE available to choose from each is built off Shelby aluminum blocks. With forged components and fully CNC-ported heads this engine delivers power and durability running on premium pump fuel.
427 DECK DART 4-BOLT
In the history of Hot Rods and Muscle Cars, the number 427 brings back plenty of “Magic Memories”. Back then, the “Side Oiler” was the king. Today, we have the option to build to this memorable cubic inch and still have all of the benefits of the “Windsor Engine”. There are four variations of the ROUSH 427 to allow the perfect fit for your project.
402 DECK DART 4-BOLT
This is the ROUSH entry level 5.8 Liter (351)-based engine. Available in four variations, it should be simple to find a version that fits your project vehicle perfectly. Go from mild to wild and let your right foot make the decision for you. Utilizing a Dart Sportsman block, it’s lengthy list of forged components and fully CNC-ported heads this engine delivers power and durability running on premium pump fuel.
353 DECK DART 4-BOLT
This is the premium engine with the maximum displacement, horsepower and torque for a 5.0 Liter (302)- based engine. Jack Roush considers this the perfect candidate for your GT40 project car. These engines run through their RPM range faster than a speeding bullet. Utilizing a Dart Sportsman block, it’s lengthy list of forged components and fully CNC-ported heads this engine delivers power and durability running on premium pump fuel.
342 DECK SPORTSMAN
Don’t think that a middle of the road 5.0 Liter (302)-based engine will just give middle of the road performance. The ROUSH 342 family can easily fit most budgets, but will provide more smiles per mile than most other engines on the market and runs on premium pump fuel. Utilizing a Dart Sportsman block, it’s lengthy list of forged components and fully CNC-ported heads this engine delivers power and durability running on premium pump fuel.
327 DECK SPORTSMAN
A solid entry-level 5.0 Liter (302)-based crate engine with multiple uses for street or track. When space in the engine compartment is limited, but maximum performance and reliability is mandatory, look to the ROUSH 327 family. Utilizing a Dart Sportsman block, its lengthy list of forged components and fully CNC-ported heads this engine delivers power and durability running on premium pump fuel.