The Jalopy Journal
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I was just looking at it, the Durant, a little while ago, they ran it in a number of 'Great Races'. For sure, 2 engines. Neat car.
Have you ever seen a Durant Speedster? 1924ish ? He used a pair of Continentals (I think) 4cyl with a common crank, very similar to what you're...
Actually, one of these little things is very cool, got the Shelby cache, small block Ford w/4spd, Dana rear and ladderbars, it'll lay you back...
Difficult to tell, mine have the bearings etc, but there is a plate back in there that necks down to about the size of the axle snout. It is not...
Here it is, easily one of the best threads on the hamb:
Try to find a thread by 'WoodieMike' lots of photos and history from Muroc & El Mirage from 1949, the car might be in there.
Heres the C355, small ports and oil fill neck[ATTACH]
Do the leakdown, that'll tell you.
Do a 'leakdown' test on the engine, see if all cylinders are the same. It might be 7 cylinders are sealed up fine and 1 cylinder the builder...
Do you know what the 'transfer' slot is? Dunno about the 'Super' but the original Stromberg have a single hole at the edge of the throttle blade...
Are both carbs working 1:1 or progressive so there is just the one carb working when it stumbles?
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