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How much is “way too much” ??
I have ONE set left from my collection: NOS, FORD made in USA !
Selling all due to medical and age !
Are they stamped with FORD ‘ MADE IN USA’ ?
This is best/most $ !! $1000.
If not USA made and new…whatever buyer will pay…500. ?
DONOVAN D: 2022
Over 200HP….mild build for longevity!
Dyno sheet attached.
Experimental 8 port OHV by :Steve Serr[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
New old stock Zephyr gear set. Stamped U S A. This is 27 tooth set.
THANKS for sharing !!
Model A/B Ford
ROSS Piston Set 4”; modern thin ring ; double pin locks.
Pins are fitted, ready to use.
FULL SPECS on box top… see pic.
Almost heaven…West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah River ! (sing it if youse can!)
Good luck to you youngster !!
I’ll say a prayer for return of your good health !!
I’m in basically same health as you describe for yourself. I’m still in...
Regarding…’rumors’ of more Donovan Ds …coming on line.
Several years ago (3 or 4), I was at Donovan factory. I spoke with Mrs D. As I had heard...
If advert for selling, a minimal amount of info should be included.
In your case, WHICH MODEL head is offered for sell, I. e.- Lion...
Too bad some of this information is hard to see, such as the “FAST” magazine , shown. If you have this issue, you will some fantastic hard to...
Yeah, those pics are helpful ! I suppose that same info for use with iron stock rear ?
If you locate that article, would be great !!...
Every bit of info/guidance helps !
I will ‘search’ term torque arm as you suggest !
More time to use in research now, as Doc...
Hey Koz….because you enjoy cool, here’s Banger porn for your enjoyment ! Notice the rare two piece pan (RUTHERFORD) on floor …right
Would you happen to have a ‘tech’ article on HOW TO …. for detailed instruction for installing rider bolt in banjo rear end ?
What a great simple idea for bracing AND repurposing a rear radius rod !! Thanks!!
Haven’t got it to run yet, but the engine guy used to build and race his own creations. What a creative old dude( well Im older than...
Thanks! I kinda get the picture from your words. Im sure it’s not easy, but I can see where … not allowing the ring gear to ‘move’...
Well, Ive got this almost ready to dyno ….four banger… it’s a D for Donovan. Hope to have couple hundred HP. So, your input about a post...
Dont know what details are most needed ?
My next question , among many….what HP/abuse will the stock model A rear(that is in excellent condition)...
Thanks, very nice !
Also, the wrist is another ‘give away’ !
If “she” can break your wrist… in an arm wrestle match, try elsewhere !!
Can anyone point out drawing of how an open banjo rear should be safely braced ?
Im going to use an auto trans, with open drive shaft… model A.
What you need, is the coyote that has taken up residence in our rear yard ! He/she has cleared the immediate area of pussies that like to occupy...
Very nice… congrats on the upgrade !!
What size rims/tires are you using ? Any trouble with tire rub ?
Hey Tom ,
Thanks for sharing. I may need this info. Im going to get a reportedly ‘rebuilt’ 904. I have no idea what Im getting into. IS there any...
At some point, you should be able to hear the backing plate rubbing on the drum… long before lock up.
If you can put new drum on … most...
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