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Hot Rods Anyone using a flathead V8 - 60

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Bigcheese327
    Joined: Sep 16, 2001
    Posts: 6,644


    I dig this. Shades of the Gentry Ford. I've always wondered if you could put a T planetary behind one--and if it would survive.
  2. boo
    Joined: Jul 6, 2005
    Posts: 528

    from stuart,fl.

    anyone have a JUNK V8-60 eng?i have a set of smith jigglers that i want to make a coffee table on an engine with. i'm in florida
  3. deucemac
    Joined: Aug 31, 2008
    Posts: 967


    Rod Hynes, a good friend of mine, lives here in Tehachapi. He owns a neat T tub originally built by his dad before Rod was born. He refers to it as his older brother. It has a V860 in it originally built by Louie Senter. The car was on the cover of Hot Rod the first year and was featured in Hot Rod Deluxe a couple of issues ago. It's bright yellow and can stay up with my Hemi in my 32 roadster if I hold it steady and below 75! Absolutely fantastic car in the same family over 70 years. Look up the issue and enjoy a very good read plus lots of neat pictures.
    Last edited: May 6, 2019
    Joined: Aug 17, 2010
    Posts: 161

    from ct

    Here's mine, had the 3 carb set up on it from speedway then I read Ryan did a side by side comparison with the Stromberg's and found the Speedway Way carbs are poor quality and that there junk. Sooo I stopped my progress for a bit till can save up for the Stromberg's. Anyway I like the look of the flathead.

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  5. PaGnome
    Joined: Jun 2, 2012
    Posts: 5


    Hi im looking for some history or info on speeds achieved with V8 60 power at Bonneville or ElMirage and gas/fuels/methanol etc used would be a great help.
    Info on the So-Cal tank when the 60 was in it seemed to be 145mph?...Thanks

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