According to the "FE ENGINE PRIMER" the letters FE refer to Ford Engine and none of the others mentioned. Great FE info here. FE Engine PrimerThis is my 1st Ford, so forgive me if I am stupid. I have been around Chevy's and Imports most of my life.
What does FE mean? What is the benifit over other Ford motors?
Yes and the nominal model years were 58 to 70 (for cars), so undoubtedly some 58 Fords and or Edsels manufactured in 57 would have been so-equipped. A V8 predecessor 'Y" block was from 54 through 62.I'm pretty sure FE came about in or around 1957, but I may be wrong. Also, FE stands for Ford/Edsel