Ford 302 HO Firing Order【With Diagram】

Each mechanic knows exactly that it is so important to realize the perfect firing order of a vehicle or truck engine. If you are aware of the right order it will help you to lessen and will also stop motor vibrations. The Ford motor is perhaps the top used engine nowadays.

Overall there are two kinds of the engine which are fuel and diesel. At times gas engines are used for sparking the light so fuel can be fired easily. On the other hand when the air is compacted into a bubbling state in a diesel engine. The fuel is infused, and it starts burning.

Firing Order

  •  1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8

Explanation of the 302 ho firing order engine diagram?   

In the 302 firing order, the firing is done by the following sequence that is 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8.  While in the Ford 351 Windsor it’s the same, 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8. Make sure to turn them at a counter-clockwise speed in the two cases. No engine should be replaced in 302 firing order. Also the 302 H, the main firing order has a beginning stage of fire.

Few engines have non-HO firing order that can easily pull the valve and make it work with the cylinders. To keep it safer you can manually switch off the engine. Also when you feel air coming from the opening of spark lights number 1 with your finger. By then, utilize the timing to get to TDC. Then turn the engine again physically, this time clockwise. Always check the order before operating anything.

This firing order applies to:

  • 351 Windsor

Torque Specifications

Fastener Type Torque Spec
Main Cap Bolts 95-105 ft.-lbs.
Connecting Rod Bolts 40-45 ft.-lbs. (45-50 ft.-lbs. for Boss 351C)
Cylinder Head Bolts (Follow factory torque sequence) 105 ft.-lbs. (125 ft.-lbs. for Boss 351C)
Rocker Arms (Non-adjustable) 18-22 ft.-lbs.
5/16 in. Intake Manifold Bolts 21-25 ft.-lbs.
3/8 in. Intake Manifold Bolts 28-33 ft.-lbs.
Oil Pump Bolt 25 ft.-lbs.
Cam Bolts 40-45 ft.-lbs.
Cam Thrust Plate Bolts 9-12 ft.-lbs.
Harmonic Damper Bolt 70-90 ft.-lbs.
Flywheel/Flexplate Bolts 75-85 ft.-lbs.
Pressure Plate Bolts 35 ft.-lbs.
Front Cover Bolts 12-18 ft.-lbs.

Firing order for similar vehicles:

  • Porsche 928   1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
  • Ford Modular V-8  1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
  • 5.0 H.O 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
  • L410 V8 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8

Check Chevy 5.3 Firing Order

Why Did Ford Change The Firing Order On The 302? 

The complex sound quality was improved with the help of the 302 firing order. The sequence of the request is  1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8. 302 ho firing order can at times show air pressure in their monitoring system that is linked with cylinders.

Ford mustang f100 f150 5.0L / 302 HO and 351W firing order

Jake Mayock