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Old 11-22-2005, 10:54 AM   #1
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Default Chevy 348 Build-Up

I've noticed some guys here on the HAMB have been talking about the 348 Chevy engine. Currently I'm rebuilding a 348 for Hotrod 29 here on the HAMB. I figured this would be a perfect time to show a total rebuild to help some guys out that maybe unsure of these engines. The pics were taken after the engine was tore down. I will post pics as I go, but right now the block and heads are at the machine shop, so it will a little bit until I get it back.
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Old 11-22-2005, 11:25 AM   #2
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You can see that the block is mix of BB and SB. The mains look similar to the early BB's but they use a different main bearing. Rod bearings are BB so that saves some cash because the mains aren't cheap. You can see also that the deck is not at a 90 to the bores like most engines. The combustion chamber is located in the block itself, not in the head like a SB,BB design. Overall these engines are pretty basic, nothing too scary. Plans for this block is a .030 over bore and a .010 turn on the crank, which is forged.
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Old 11-22-2005, 11:31 AM   #3
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Dude wheres my pictures?
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Old 11-22-2005, 11:40 AM   #4
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Dude wheres my pictures?

That's what I said! I'll be following this one. Thanks!
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The pistons have a unique shape to them as well. The one half matches the angle of the deck while the other side is angled for the combustion chamber. They are heavy as shit, no wonder these things have a hard time turning rpms. If you look at the head you can see there is no chamber just the valves.
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kool...im happy to see the process...cant wait to run this thing next year...thanks,mike
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I cant wait for the Ford 2300 build!
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Old 11-22-2005, 09:14 PM   #8
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I've noticed some guys here on the HAMB have been talking about the 348 Chevy engine. Currently I'm rebuilding a 348 for Hotrod 29 here on the HAMB. I figured this would be a perfect time to show a total rebuild to help some guys out that maybe unsure of these engines. .
Hey, thanks for doing this build-up post! I too will be most interested in following it.
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Old 11-22-2005, 09:23 PM   #9
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lol there was lint in the motor
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Old 11-22-2005, 10:23 PM   #10
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I cant wait for the Ford 2300 build!
Don't tempt me. We do alot of them for hydroplanes. THEY COOK if done right.

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Mikey,

A 348 followed me home the other day, I have a 283 powered 58 Chebby that will welcome a W-motor.

Thanks for doing this, I will follow along...
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Old 11-23-2005, 08:22 AM   #12
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Larry I think I can mate two of those 2300 together in a V shape, what do you think?
A heads up on these engines. When you are running a stock cast 9.5 to 1 piston, you are limited on cam choices. You will run into piston to valve problems with cams over .460 lift. Something to keep in mind.
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Mikey,

A 348 followed me home the other day, I have a 283 powered 58 Chebby that will welcome a W-motor.

Thanks for doing this, I will follow along...
yes, they use the same motor mounts..its a direct bolt in.
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yes, they use the same motor mounts..its a direct bolt in.
Bolt in = GOOD ! After three years of building the model A hot rod, (still not done) bolt in sounds kinda good !

Yeah, it will be cool to stir around in a 4 speed, just like Bolander (and Toad)
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Old 11-23-2005, 09:16 PM   #15
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I have a 348 tri power in my 28 sedan. I love it it sounds awesome and is definatly cool. Oh and and it pulls nice and hard with about 320 hp. And its not a small block. These w engines have lots of potential for power and lots of torque. There is a 348/409 site on the net www.348-409.com tons of info and conections for parts. John

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Old 12-01-2005, 12:03 PM   #16
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I was a little concerned about valve/piston clearance with 9.5 to 1 pistons (which is what I'm using in mine) and e-mailed Curt at CH Enterprises about the issue and this is his reply:



The 348 350hp cam only had a lift of just over .400 and the problem is not with lift--at full lift the piston is near the bottom of its travel--but with duration and when the valve starts to open and when it closes. The piston is closest at low lift within 10 degrees of top dead center. The more duration--and cams with a lot of duration usually have more lift and that is what confuses people--the more problems and the closer the lobe separation the more problem. A cam with 270 duration @.050 and lobe centers of 106 with 500 lift would be worse than a cam with 220 duration and 114 lobe centers with .750 lift.The 9.5 piston has no intake valve clearance at about 225 duration and 110 centers. we normally use about 220@.050 on 110 which is a cam of near .500. The Isky 270 hydraulic would be about as big as you can go. The most populalr is the 262 hydraulic with .488 lift--no problems

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the biggest cam you can go with, with stock pistons is .225 duration @ .50
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Old 12-02-2005, 09:40 AM   #18
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There is not a exact answer to which cam will fit. There are alot of factors like: lift, duration, lsa, which will affect this valve to piston clearance. You must also take into account things like: If the block is decked, head milled, oversize valves, and head gasket thickness. When I said that over .460 lift you may have problems, it was taking all these factors into account. You can have more lift and duration but you will have to check the clearances. By the way, Mike, I was at the machine shop on Wednesday, your block and heads were cleaned and stripped, looked like new.
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There is not a exact answer to which cam will fit. There are alot of factors like: lift, duration, lsa, which will affect this valve to piston clearance. You must also take into account things like: If the block is decked, head milled, oversize valves, and head gasket thickness. When I said that over .460 lift you may have problems, it was taking all these factors into account. You can have more lift and duration but you will have to check the clearances. By the way, Mike, I was at the machine shop on Wednesday, your block and heads were cleaned and stripped, looked like new.
You can always notch the pistons for valve relief, not a big deal.
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You can always notch the pistons for valve relief, not a big deal.
Thats what we don't want to do.
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I'm curious as to why you wouldn't want to flycut the pistons, Ross pistons come with the valve relief cut in them.
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By the way, Mike, I was at the machine shop on Wednesday, your block and heads were cleaned and stripped, looked like new.
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I'm curious as to why you wouldn't want to flycut the pistons, Ross pistons come with the valve relief cut in them.
We are talking about what cam will fit with the stock type piston. If you would read the post, you would see that. Give it a rest, ok. I'm trying to have a post that helps people out, not argue on how to put this engine together.
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Give it a rest, ok. I'm trying to have a post that helps people out, not argue on how to put this engine together.

I usually like to know all of the options when I put an engine together.

Anyway, you've got it, I'm done.

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BTW, here's the last w engine I put together for a customer.

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We are talking about what cam will fit with the stock type piston. If you would read the post, you would see that. Give it a rest, ok. I'm trying to have a post that helps people out, not argue on how to put this engine together.
I agree with Mikey. I'm digging on this post because I just aquired a 348 that I'm sure I will break and it will be nice to know how to rebuild it witha minimal amount of wear and tear on myself and my wallet.

I'm a bit tired of seeing people trying to share what they know just to have the thread turned into a pissing match as to who knows what.

Feel free to start another thread about fly cutting pistons and what cam will fit what and let Motor Mikey get on with what he is trying to say.

Let the rest of us decide if his information is the right fit for ourselves or not.

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yeah larry, there are alot of options when you sart spending serious money, but mikey isnt putting ross pistons, or fly cutting my pistons...you can also stroke the motor and make it 400+ cubes, but thats not what were talking about here, were talking a decent h.p. motor on a budget.
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Motor mikey, didn't mean to step on your toes on this thread. My apologies.
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Nobodys stepping on my toes. I just wanted to keep it simple for everyone. That way maybe someone who was a little scared to try a rebuild, will have some confidence in trying to put one of these engines together. No hard feelings.
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it would be cool to see this thread as a "tech" thread
and added to the archives.

the chance of it getting there is unlikely if it becomes a battle.

we all know there is more than one way to do anything.

I would like to see this one.
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yes, they use the same motor mounts..its a direct bolt in.
Coupla quick questions --

Front or side motor mount holes?

Does the transmission sit in the same spot with both?

Any length issues to worry about (ie, radiator clearance)?


A buddy wants to replace the 305 in his Plymouth with a 348, so we'd like to know what we'll run into.



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Coupla quick questions --

Front or side motor mount holes?

Does the transmission sit in the same spot with both?

Any length issues to worry about (ie, radiator clearance)?


A buddy wants to replace the 305 in his Plymouth with a 348, so we'd like to know what we'll run into.



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I was thinking at one point to put the 348 i had into my 33 truck which currently has a sbc.
The motor mounts are the same, and in the same location. The bell housing in reference to the centerline of the motor mount's is the same as well.
So it will bolt into where a sbc was..

BUT, the 'W' motor is longer from centerline of the motor mounts forward ( i can't remember exactly how much, but i think it was around 4"), and it's wider than a sbc.
The biggest issue i think would be fan/radiator clearence..and maybe inner fender clearence depending on the car it's going in..
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Sounds like it uses the side motor mounts then?

4" longer to the face of the block, to the snout of the water pump?

Sorry for the third degree, but I'd like to figure out what's involved before we commit!


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I was thinking at one point to put the 348 i had into my 33 truck which currently has a sbc.
The motor mounts are the same, and in the same location. The bell housing in reference to the centerline of the motor mount's is the same as well.
So it will bolt into where a sbc was..

BUT, the 'W' motor is longer from centerline of the motor mounts forward ( i can't remember exactly how much, but i think it was around 4"), and it's wider than a sbc.
The biggest issue i think would be fan/radiator clearence..and maybe inner fender clearence depending on the car it's going in..
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Sounds like it uses the side motor mounts then?

4" longer to the face of the block, to the snout of the water pump?

Sorry for the third degree, but I'd like to figure out what's involved before we commit!


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Yes.... it uses the side motormounts. As for the size... it's like 1" shorter in height, 1.5" wider, and 1.5" longer than a Chevrolet smallblock.

Something like that. My books are at home.

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Yes.... it uses the side motormounts. As for the size... it's like 1" shorter in height, 1.5" wider, and 1.5" longer than a Chevrolet smallblock.

Something like that. My books are at home.

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And to add to Travs info, Chevy put either SBC or W in the same cars. So the width doesnt make a difference. I could pull my 348 outta the T a drop a 283 in w/o any interference issues.

mikey, this is a good post, very similar to what I did, keep the updates coming!
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Travis,

Thanks for the answers. Please post more specific dimensions if you get a chance. We have a line on an engine... just looking to make sure it'll work out first.


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Yes.... it uses the side motormounts. As for the size... it's like 1" shorter in height, 1.5" wider, and 1.5" longer than a Chevrolet smallblock.

Something like that. My books are at home.

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Thanks for the answers. Please post more specific dimensions if you get a chance. We have a line on an engine... just looking to make sure it'll work out first.


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OK... will dig up my 348 tech book at home... will post late tonight.

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OK... will dig up my 348 tech book at home... will post late tonight.

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I also have a 409 and 283 sitting here in the garage. I'll get some dimention's from both.
I can't remember how i measured the front difference..especially if it was only an 1 1/2 difference and i was thinking 4ish....
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I also have a 409 and 283 sitting here in the garage. I'll get some dimention's from both.
I can't remember how i measured the front difference..especially if it was only an 1 1/2 difference and i was thinking 4ish....
What's really critical is the complete length of the assembly, ie. from the back of the block to the end of the water pump... the 1-1/2" vs 4" difference could be that the measurements are being taken at different places.

Thanks again everyone for the information.


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Listen, I dont wanna sound like an asshole, but this this post started out, and should continue as a post on the build up of a 348, not what it fits, what its dimensions are etc....there is a great web site containing all of this technical data, www.348-409.com
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Listen, I dont wanna sound like an asshole, but this this pos started out, and should continue as a post on the build up of a 348, not what it fits, what its dimensions are etc....there is a great web site containing all of this technical data, www.348-409.com
Point well made..Sorry Mikey...
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any new news mikey??????
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Old 12-16-2005, 03:31 PM   #43
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Damn!


Now I know what my Mama meant when she always said, "We can't have nice things."

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Old 12-21-2005, 01:52 PM   #44
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Sorry guys. I didn't forget about this post. Nothing new with the engine right now. I'm just waiting to get everything back from the machine shop. We ended up having a problem with a con rod. So I'm currently looking for one if anyone has one. I posted on the classifieds also, so keep your ears open. Here's a list of what was done:

Bored .030 over with 9.5-1 pistons
Hasting Moly Rings
Refinished Rods ARP Rod Bolts
Crank turned to .020 under w/Federal Mogul Bearings
Double Roller Timing Set
Isky 262 hydraulic cam
ARP screw in rocker studs

I will put up some pics as soon as I can.
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Old 12-21-2005, 03:11 PM   #45
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Mike, i have a few leads on some rods...i will call you if it works out...thanks,mike
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I have some new pics finally. The block was cleaned, magged and bored .030 over. Installed new Dura-Bond cam bearings and Pioneer freeze plugs. I drilled and tapped the oil galley plugs on the side of the block. It's set up like a BBC in that the main oil galley runs along the side of the block. It's easy to do and looks nicer also. Dont forget to run a tap through the head bolt holes as well as the main bolt holes. Alot to junk can get stuck in there even after having the block cleaned. I'm still waiting on the crank and rods but this should hold you over.
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Old 12-30-2005, 09:14 AM   #47
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We installed ARP screw in studs in the heads. They already had bronze valve guides installed before.
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Old 12-30-2005, 09:30 AM   #48
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Good deal! Glad to see your build-up. I have been gathering parts for about a year and only need pistons to finish. Found plenty of pistons just too cheap to spend $300 on them.

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Old 12-30-2005, 09:31 AM   #49
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Sooner or later I will figure this picture deal out.
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Old 12-30-2005, 11:13 AM   #50
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Anyone interested, I DL'd these pics in a bit larger form.


They may be viewed here.


http://photobucket.com/albums/v166/Rashy1/348%20Build/


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Old 12-30-2005, 11:21 AM   #51
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lookin good mike. you've got my attention now. hopefully my tired 383 mopar holds together until ive got the funds. like you said, pm me a vague estimate when you get a chance. thanks dude.
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:28 PM   #52
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I might have missed something but did you paint the heads or something? They look like they are aluminum in those pictures. Chevrolet never made factory aluminum W-engine heads, but there is a guy (Lamar?) repopping aluminum heads and those are like what... $3000 a pair?


Looks good though!!!

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Oh wait I just realized it can't be the repopped heads... that is a '58 block with the '58 heads (or at least 1 head that I can see)...


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lookin good mike, by any chance did you happen to notice if the stock rocker studs were pulling out of the block???
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Old 12-31-2005, 09:57 AM   #55
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Travis, Those are the stock heads, they just got that clean from the machine shop. You are right though, they are a different color than the block.
Mike, I didn't ask the machine shop, but from what you told me, I would guess that was happening. Also from the fact that the cam was starting to go. That will make the rockers loosen up.
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Old 12-31-2005, 11:23 AM   #56
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Oh wait I just realized it can't be the repopped heads... that is a '58 block with the '58 heads (or at least 1 head that I can see)...


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Yup. early 58 block and heads. Remember my post if you guys ever try to run the later heads.

Engine is looking good, you will dig that 348!
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Finally got everything back from the machine shop. Now comes the fun part. I installed and degreed the cam which was right on spec. Checked the bearing clearances which came out great. .0025 on the mains and .002 on the rods. Side clearance on the rods was right around .009. So everthing is in spec. The rings, I thought were going to be a problem, but they went into the block without much of a hassle. Seems to work best if you position them at 10 and 2 o'clock on the piston. If you install them like this, the block pretty much compresses them for you. If not, you can push them in with your fingers. Just take your time and you should be ok. Here are some pics of the short block.
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I intially planned on putting a 348 w/3x2 set-up in my Model A but ended up taking another direction w/the car...plus 'sombody' drove me buggy that they always wanted a W motor so i sold to him like a friend would,,cough,,cough!
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Finally got everything back from the machine shop. Now comes the fun part. I installed and degreed the cam which was right on spec. Checked the bearing clearances which came out great. .0025 on the mains and .002 on the rods. Side clearance on the rods was right around .009. So everthing is in spec. The rings, I thought were going to be a problem, but they went into the block without much of a hassle. Seems to work best if you position them at 10 and 2 o'clock on the piston. If you install them like this, the block pretty much compresses them for you. If not, you can push them in with your fingers. Just take your time and you should be ok. Here are some pics of the short block.
White? Someone is a glutton for punishment!
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Keep it going! Im about to get my 348 out of the machine shop and getting ready for the rebuild! Little more on the performance side though and running a 6-duece set-up to boot but I love what I'm seeing here! Keep up the good work
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White? Someone is a glutton for punishment!
nope, its was white for about 3 or 4 years before this rebuild, never had a problem.
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Old 01-26-2006, 11:40 AM   #62
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You need to run one of these on top if your a real glutton for punishment!
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Better you than me. I'm sure Mike wouldn't mind running that on his car though. Would look good in his Model A.
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no, i wouldnt mind that intke, but 3x2's is enough for me to take care of right now...lol.
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no, i wouldnt mind that intke, but 3x2's is enough for me to take care of right now...lol.
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Here's mine......

Came out of a 58 Wagon. The homeboy I bought it from put a 6 cyl in the wagon so he could "represent".

It's now sitting in my 29 Model A Coupe chassis.
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Here's mine......

Came out of a 58 Wagon. The homeboy I bought it from put a 6 cyl in the wagon so he could "represent".

It's now sitting in my 29 Model A Coupe chassis.
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Hey Hotrod29, you wouldn't happen to have a red 29 Coupe....with Radir rims and whitewalls?
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Hey Hotrod29, you wouldn't happen to have a red 29 Coupe....with Radir rims and whitewalls?
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Thought so. I emailed you awhile ago. Your's was one of the first Model A's I saw on the web with a 348 (this was after I picked up mine). You were a big help with answering my questions. Good to see you on the HAMB!!

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In addition to the 54 Buick, I have my great-grandfathers 48 ford. We have an old Farmhand feed chopper with a 348. Do any of you know about the differences between these industrial engines and the W engines that you are building for your cars?

1948 Ford. Plans include no roof, windshield from an old larson boat, flake and pinstripes.

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Thought so. I emailed you awhile ago. Your's was one of the first Model A's I saw on the web with a 348 (this was after I picked up mine). You were a big help with answering my questions. Good to see you on the HAMB!!

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Am I to assume that no one has any experiance with the industrial W series engines?

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Picked up the motor today from Mikes shop...It looks good, cant wait to put it in....will update....
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