Ford manufactures engines for nearly every use. Ford industrial engines are in tractors, heavy equipment and numerous machinery applications; the variety manufactured by Ford throughout its history is extensive. How you identify Ford industrial engines depends on the engine in question, and finding the casting number is your primary challenge. The casting number may be in several locations. Ford marks its industrial engines according to the same general system as it does those for automobile and truck engines.

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Find the engine, casting, or part number. Ford places the part number in various locations, depending on the engine. Common locations include the rear of the engine,…