V8 Cylinder Head Identification

Ford cylinder heads can be identified by the number cast into them. This number identifies the cylinder head only. It gives no clue as to the year the engine was built. To determine when the engine was built, check here.

CASTING NUMBER

APPLICATION

18

Ford 1932

48 Ford 1933 - 1936
68 Ford 1933 - 1936
78 Ford 1933 - 1936
52 Ford 1937 - 1940
92A Ford 1937 - 1940
022A Ford 1937 - 1940
81A Ford 1938 - 1942
99A Ford 1939 - 1942
19A Ford 1932 - 1944
41A Ford 1938 - 1942, 1945
59A Ford 1939 - 1948
29A Ford 1942 - 1944

EAB

Ford 1949 - 1953
EAC Mercury 1949 - 1953
8BA Ford 1949 - 1953
8CM Mercury 1949 - 1953
8EQ Ford and Mercury trucks 1949 - 1951
8RT Ford and Mercury trucks 1948 - 1953

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