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    I have a May 1928 engine, 5 bearing cam, block. I would like to find the correct head for this block. Is there a way to tell the differences in unmarked heads or did the earlier heads have the Ford script cast on them ? There is a 26 stamped on the lower head by the #1 plug and that's all the markings on these heads. Thanks, Pat
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    Neither is a 28 head. 1928 heads had no center water passage. Not sure of the exact month when the center water passage was added as I do not have a current Judging Standards yet. Still have the outdated version so I do not want to give wrong info as I am not sure if there was a change in the current JS. Rod
    "Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good." Thomas Sowell


    • #3
      I wonder if the center hole is mentioned in the SERVICE BULLETINS.

      I seem to recall the hole being added about October 1929, but will check when I get time.


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