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They are all good engines but the m is not a powerful engine. The 351c code R is considered by most to be the most powerful but there were low power models built which was Code H. The 351W is an entirely different engine than the 351C even though they are the same size.

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Yes as long as it is a 351M, 351C and 351W use the smaller bellhousing pattern (same as 302).

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What does the M in 351M ford engine stand for Does anyone really Know Modified Michigan Midland or just a designation to differ it from the 351 Cleveland or 351 Windsor.?

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