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A 1957 Dodge Red Ram HEMI (no name on valve covers).
4bbl. intake for Carter WCFB.
I want to build a flathead v-8 powered rear engined roadster.
I already have a few pics & a few ideas.
I'm thinkin' of a flat V-8 w/ a Corvair...
I LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!! and I'm a little envious.
ALL V-8's had the same firing order (until FORD Cleveland & late Windsors).
The sound was/is affected by the multitude of exhaust system...
I just Googled "automotive bulkhead grommets" (it's a bulkhead, NOT a firewall), and got hundreds of picture ideas, even some I'd never seen...
It probly didn't FLY because it was HEAVY !!
About 4 yrs ago I rebuilt my tired 360 FE in my old '71 F100. I had it bored .060 & put in a new cam & kit. I used a Mellings RV grind. Don't...
Looks like A German (Ford of Germany) Taunus engine (pre-war).
I remember those when they came out, it was ugly then & it's still butt ugly (though not as ugly as a sack full of assholes).
Ours ain't together yet. we're building a Model A somthin' or other, w/ a flathead straight 6 STUDEBAKER w/ 3 speed & OD. We've got the engine...
I forgot to mention; SOLDER Is still the best connection.
Dielectric grease is for heat transfer. Use it under electronic modules to their heat sinks; ie., HEI module to dist housing; processors to their...
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