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Re: SVO - svo Digest - V01 #70



Julie O'Conner wrote:
> 
> You guys...i was cc'ing my 5.0 litre mustang engine last night, and I
> think ford has been lying to us about the displacement for all these
> years....i've measured it 5 times and calculated the bore/stroke cid and
> done the conversions from cid to cc and I keep getting 4940something
> cc's...can you believe that they have been lying about the number for
> all this time....this is almost as bad as saying a cam has .010 less
> lift than it really has.
> 
> hmmmmm....donchya all think we can let this go?


NO, that's actually the truth. It's a 4.9 liter engine. Ford's engineers
called it the 'five point oh' cause it sounded 'cool'. A marketing
scheme, no doubt.

Bud 
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