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Im curious what the casting numbers should be a on a proper w code 427 that should be in a 68 Cougar 427 car

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Block C8AE-A,-B,-H
Heads C8AE-N,-J
I manifold C7AE-9425-F PI
E manifold Left C7OE-9431-A
E manifold right C6OZ-A
Dis.C7OF 12127-F
Carb. C8AF 9510 AD- ADA (service replace)
 

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The list number on the carb is 4088.

There are also some small intricacies regarding these engines such as the hand stamped assembly line codes in the "ears" at the front of the block. Be sure you're not looking at a marine block that has the side oiler gallies machined off. The hydraulic marine blocks will have C8AE numbers as well OR will no casting numbers at all. The heads may have hand stamped partial VIN numbers in them, as well. These numbers can be very hard to read at times. Call me with specific questions, I can answer most of them. 248-867-3522
 

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WCCC also lists C8OF-12127-G for a distributor for the 427.
 

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The GT-E's delivered and sold in California (mine for example) used a different smog system. Those vehicles used a different distributor with the casting number C70F-12127-F. This distributor was also used on Cougars, Mustangs, etc..., equipped with the California 390-GT engines as well I believe.

WCCC also lists C8OF-12127-G for a distributor for the 427.
 

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Tom, I'm not doubting you at all. WCCC does also list the C7OF-F distributor for the '67 Cougar & Mustang with the 390-4V besides the 427-4V GT-E. Something interesting to me at least (and perhaps to you to) is that in the Ford Parts Interchange Manual is that they list the C7OF-F distributor for usage on the '68 427-4V up to build date Feb. 6, 1968 and C8OF-G after build date Feb 6, 1968 for the 427-4V. I was also including the C8OF-G distributor so acman63 would know that. :) John
 
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