clockwise as you look at it.
All hurricanes and most tornadoes rotate counterclockwise.
A conventional Ford marine engine will rotate clockwise for the front end
Standing in front looking at the engine, it turns clockwise.
Most engines rotate clockwise when viewed from the front or opposite side of the transmission.
Standing in the front of engine it will turn clockwise.
I've always taken the engine out, leave transmission in. It probably depends on the shop equipment you have.
They'll bolt up, but not function properly. By the way, the 92 5.7 was not a Vortec engine.
The timing on that engine is computer controlled. It requires an engine scanner to set the timing. No other way.
You rotate in a clockwise fashion
The term "350" refers to how many cubic inches of displacement an engine produces, liters are just another way to look at the displacement so 350 cubic inches is 5.7 liters
It's between the engine and transmission. The only way to disconnect it from the crankshaft is to remove either the engine or transmission... or both.