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Ford 302 Firing Order

Created by Tyler Rodriquez / 2 min read
Date Created: 12/15/2016
Last Updated: 7/26/2023

Knowing the Ford 302 firing order is essential when doing motor work in your Fox or SN Mustang. Late Model Restoration makes it easy with this easy to use chart!

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The Ford 302 firing order is essential knowledge when building, rebuilding, or maintaining your Fox Body or SN-95 Mustang. These easy-to-use chart make it simple to quickly remind yourself of the 302 firing order. Screenshot or save the following graphics to keep with you at all times!

  • 1979-1995 Mustang 302/351W Firing Order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
  • Non-HO Engine Firing Order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8

What Is The 302 Firing Order? - What Is The 302 Firing Order?

Note: All 1979-1995 V8 engines found in the Ford Mustang will use the standard HO firing order shown above. This will also include the 351 5.8L Windsor in the 1993-1995 Gen 1 Lightning trucks. Non-HO engines will use the 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 firing order, this will not be compatible with the 79-95 V8 platform found in the Mustang chassis.

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Tyler has written content for Late Model Restoration for nearly 8 years, producing over 300 articles. As an avid New Edge fan, Tyler has owned 4 2004 Mustangs and an 88 Convertible Fox Body. Read more...