Here are some Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), Autolite Shop Tips articles, service articles, and the like dated from the late 1960s into the early 1970s. They're another source of engine technical information beyond what you can find in the Ford service manuals.
This summary comparison of major 428 engine components was prepared by Bill Barr, Principal Engineer for the 428 Cobra Jet engine development program at Ford Motor Company. Unless specifically noted this comparison does not include the parts that are unique to the 428 Super Cobra Jet engine.
Stock 428 Cobra Jet and Super Cobra Jet Engine Specifications
1969 428 Cobra Jet with ram air induction.
Have you ever wondered what kind of engine you're looking at when opening the hood of a Ford? Well, Ford took some steps to make sure their service employees didn't have to guess when working on a car. The 428 CJ and SCJ, for example, were originally identified by a small steel tag that was mounted to the top of the engine under the ignition coil mounting bracket. The bolt that secured the coil bracket also secured the tag.
What are the differences?
What makes the 428 Super Cobra Jet engine so super?