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hi I just purchased a 5.0 from a guy to rebuild I wanna know what I have it was out of a mustang it was fuel injected and it is a roller cam I pulled everything apart head gasket was shot the only number or tag was on the right side of the the engine looks like its screwed on it says 5a24 this is the only number I can find
Fox is the man when it comes to technical numbers.
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hey guys this info is great but I still can't find numbers any where the only number I found on the block is 5A24 and on the under side of the head is E7TE OR E5TE HEEELLLLPPPP!!!!!!!is it possable it didn't come with a number
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1986 GT-X303 cam, 289 heads, 1.72, Holley 700cfm DP, RG 4+1 Trans.
The engineering number WILL NOT tell you what year the block was cast (the date number '5A24' does) or what the engine was from (the partial VIN does) but if you must know where that number is, look in this area:
Sorry not trying to hijack your thread but trying to get in touch with fox. Can't pm you I'm trying to decode a 5.0 I picked up. Guy said it was a 90 gt motor n
Heres the casting
E88A and partial vin on back is 55693233 any help appreciated. Thanks!