Coming Events: (PM Jiminy with additions/corrections) April 27 FAST Nor-Cal Spring Hill Climb Auburn, CA May 11 49th Annual Antique Nationals Fontana, CA May 31 - June 2 Hot Rod Dirt Drags Movie Manor Monte Vista, Colorado June 19-22 Speedsters Trials & Reunion Lincoln, Nebraska June 29th F.A.S.T. Time Trials at the Santa Margarita Ranch 9 miles North of San Luis Obispo, off Highway 101 September 14-16, 2018 The 5th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb Central City, Colorado October 4th, 5th and 6th T.R.O.G. Wildwood, NJ For the HAMB banger newbies, here are some links to a lot of banger info: Jim Brierley's book 4-bangers! And me! is a must read book for all banger enthusiasts. US customers send $34.00 all color except for the oldest pictures (includes S/H in the U.S.A.), PayPal welcome, to: Jim Brierley, 39480 Colleen Way, Temecula, CA 92592. email: email@example.com phone: 951-695-7313. Here is a list of most of the prior monthly banger meet links: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=161498 Banger basics. another info link list: http://www.fordgarage.com/ http://www.plucks329s.org/index.htm http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=251717 http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=42480 The link below shows flywheel lightening dimensions http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/may-bang-er-thread.470853/page-4#post-5212157 and this link shows the missing image from the above post http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/...-work-on-bangers.1010716/page-3#post-11427055 The 4 Banger hot rod picture thread. http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/the-4-banger-hot-rod-picture-thread.997051/ Model B rod bearing insert numbers http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?p=6992484#post6992484 Engine tuning with a Vacuum gauge http://web.archive.org/web/20120415...e.com/tuning-with-a-vacuum-gauge-spg-148.html Adjusting dual Strombergs: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?p=6638461#post6638461 Helpful Model A tools and tips: http://www.maurer-markus.ch/ford_a/tipps.index.en.html Gary in MN's late model Malory distributor conversion for A/B engine: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showpost.php?p=9147025&postcount=109 Elrod's stuck head tech: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=218487 Model A generator to alternator conversion: http://ejwhitneyco.com/automotive.html Gear ratio / speed and RPM calculator: http://www.accuautoparts.com/calculator.php Model A master cylinder mounting bracket ideas: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...73#post4953173 Go here to read the 1931 edition of Harry Ricardo's book "The High Speed Internal Combustion Engine" http://www.scribd.com/full/40610101?access_key=key-w2bcjicdancrnxypd05 Chevy Banger Stuff http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=463465 Post 198 starts a great discussion of the shape of a flat head combustion chamber http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=470853&page=10 T-5 5 speed in a Torque Tube: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=256226 New Banger Block in the Works http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/new-banger-block-in-the-works.616056/ Model A & B Style Cast Iron Cylinder Head Compression Ratios. http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/headcompressionratio.htm If it weren't for the last minute nothing would ever get done.