Few vehicle parts inspire the mythology and folklore associated with the Ford 289 engine. This legendary engine dates back to 1963 when it roared into the world with an adrenaline-inducing sound. The 289 high-performance engine made Ford's competitors stand up and take notice on racetracks all over the globe in the 1960s. Despite the air of mystery that surrounds the engine, its power and design offers reliability found in other Ford V8s. There are 289s available on the market in their original state and others with modifications. Complete vintage 289 engines have a two-piece rear main rope seal retained with a steel pin in the main bearing cap. Over time, this may need a few repairs, which is when you need a Ford 289 engine rebuild kit. This brings your classic engine into the 21st century. There are a number of improvements that you can make to the internal functioning of the engine, including installing hardened exhaust valve seats, one-piece pushrods, or brass freeze plugs. Search for a Ford 289 engine on eBay when you want a superstar part with a high-revving personality.Shop the large inventory of motors, parts, accessories, and complete Ford car and truck engines!