Many used items in our picture(s) have been cleaned and/or bead blasted prior to being photographed to show condition and detail. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned. We do not retake pictures each time a used item sells. Pictures are a good indicator of what you will receive, but not all used parts age the same. On high dollar parts, email us and we can send a few pictures of the actual part available.
"Core" Items: If we use the word "Core" in the title of the product, the item has been deemed rebuildable, but has not been rebuilt. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned.
This product has received the 'Crappy Product' certificate.
Items that receive the 'Crappy Product' certificate are products that we carry for comparison purposes as they are often the version offered by other vendors or because it is the only version available. We would not be willing to use these parts on our own cars, and we do not recommend purchasing these parts.
WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT RETURNS FOR THESE PARTS.
Product Condition Grades
Below is a general description of what the criteria is for our product condition grades. These are generalizations that are intended to give you an idea of the condition of the product at a quick glance. Because different parts degrade at different rates, there are variances in what the letters represent, please see the products description for details about the condition of any particular product.
A = Excellent / Above Average
B = Average / Some flaws / Good to Excellent Driver Quality
C = Obvious flaws / Poor to Average Driver Quality
D, E, F = Worse, Worser, Worsest
Ford casting number C8OE-6316-A All 1968 Mercury Cougar 302 engines. Includes both the F code 302-2V and the J code 302-4V engines. The 1968 302 harmonic balancer is identified by the 3 bolt holes for attaching the crankshaft pulley. Outside diameter is approximately 6-1/2 inches, and 1-7/8 inches thick. Ford casting number C8OE-6316-A2 is also an acceptable casting number. Ford part number C8AZ-6316-A. Has the timing marks on rim. The rubber in this used balancer will be the original and will not be showing cracks or signs of having shifted. This good quality used balancer is a good option for those wanting to keep a 100% original looking appearance on a concours car that does not get driven or see high RPM's. Refundable $50.00 core charge when rebuildable C8OE-6316-A harmonic balancer is received by WCCC.
Verify that you have a vintage 1968 302 engine, later (starting in 1970) 302 engines utilized a crankshaft pulley with 4 attaching bolts. Crank shaft balancer, crankshaft dampener, harmonic balancer.
*Note - Not for Boss 302 engines.