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Fawd Y Block 471 blower manifold

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by hot-rod dude, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Ladies and Gentelmen, seen this at Ballarat swap meet just yesterday, so I guess this is breaking news for Y Block geeks. Lindsay's R&D and castings are spot on -wow. -H.R.D-
     

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  2. Saw that too ......who's knockin em out ?
     
  3. I think I might need one
     
  4. Unibodyguy
    Joined: Dec 23, 2007
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    Is that made by Mr. Shoemaker I assume? That is nice!
     
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  5. Tom Thomas
    Joined: Jan 25, 2009
    Posts: 49

    Tom Thomas
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    from Nebraska

    Am interested, anyone have more info., etc. Thanks
     
  6. flatoz
    Joined: May 11, 2003
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    A guy here in Australia makes them. He also does finned valve covers. I know his first name is Lindsay, call's himself 'The Y Bloke'

    was a nice casting. I didn't get a $$ on it but did have a look at it. One of the Aussies here will have his number, or grabbed a card.
     
  7. Ok all you Y block fiends, I just got off of the telephone with Lindsay and he said it's OK to post his contact details.

    And before you guys throw stones at me and tell me to put this in the classifieds,

    Mods, **THIS IS NOT AN ADD**

    Hell, even the boss wants this info.

    Just spreading this great news. Man, this is as good as sliced bread and canned beer, hell, maybe even better.
    Cheers, -H.R.D-
     

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  8. Deuces
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
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    Deuces
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    from Michigan

    Very cool!.... :cool:
     
  9. Tom Thomas
    Joined: Jan 25, 2009
    Posts: 49

    Tom Thomas
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    from Nebraska

    Appreciate the information, will be contacting Mr. Shoemark
     
  10. Mummert
    Joined: Jun 3, 2012
    Posts: 119

    Mummert
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    Nice!! These kind parts help bring the fun back to the Y block.
     
  11. brechlrl
    Joined: Apr 6, 2007
    Posts: 137

    brechlrl
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    from Wisconsin

    Here is Lindsay's press release

    Now available, high lustre aluminium Yblock 4-71 blower at $975 each
    This Ybloke intake is cast from high quality aluminium ingots and has the following features:
    1) Factory Ford 4BBL intake height
    2) All factory hold down points (including either side of water crossover)
    3) Factory thermostat mount and position
    4) Gas threaded pressure gauge port (rear of manifold)
    5) Large plenum with smooth transition to intake runners
    6) Optional - Threaded mounts to allow 4BBL adapter to be fitted to manifold with or without blower
    7) Optional - Single or twin pop-off valves to either side of plenum (allows for adjustment without the need to remove blower)
    8) Optional - adapter plate 'steady' on thermostat housing (for non 4-71 blower applications)
    9) Optional - drilled and tapped mounts for 3-71 blower (requires adapter plate)
    The Ybloke manifold has been more that a year in the making.
    Every endevor has been undertaken to deliver a quality manifold with features not previously available.
    Stocks are limited.
    Postage (fully insured), at cost, with a small packaging fee is available.
    Paypal or direct bank deposit is available (Paypal fee extra)
    Please do not hesitate to ask for clarification on any aspects of the manifold not covered above
     
  12. Paging McTim!
     
  13. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
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    from Alberta

    Fixed it. :) Wonder if Tim will be interested ?
     
  14. Tim.....
    U Know U want it ;):D
     
  15. ynottayblock
    Joined: Dec 23, 2005
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    damn i want one
     
  16. bent metal
    Joined: Dec 14, 2007
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    Doesn't Walden's Speed Shop have these already? The entire bolt on unit?
     
  17. hotrod36
    Joined: Aug 31, 2006
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    I think I'm in need of one also. That is kool...
     
  18. 4rod
    Joined: Feb 4, 2008
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    4rod
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    Yeah, tim needs to see this...
     
  19. czuch
    Joined: Sep 23, 2008
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    czuch
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    from vail az

  20. salf100
    Joined: Oct 13, 2009
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    Price on those valve covers? Also noticed no holes for the hold down studs??


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  21. Here is a picture of a set of Y- Blokes valve covers on my boat motor. They are of the very best quality. -H.R.D-

    [​IMG]
     
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  22. SOCAL PETE
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
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    SOCAL PETE
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    from Ramona CA

    Looks nice. Hmm! A Blown Y block. I like the sound of that.
     
  23. That's just 'effin beautiful!
     
  24. ybloke
    Joined: Feb 26, 2013
    Posts: 34

    ybloke
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    from Australia

    Hello, Bobby Walden has been in contact with me in regard to this Ybloke manifold, no he has not made an intake manifold, we are currently sharing information...
     
  25. ybloke
    Joined: Feb 26, 2013
    Posts: 34

    ybloke
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    from Australia

    These valve covers on the wooden boat were cast by me, the Ybloke and are a fine example of the quality casting available. These covers were an earlier casting, more recent valve covers from the Ybloke have a recess for the hold down grommet cast into the cover. I have been making these 7 fin valve covers for more than 6 years and have many happy customers here in Australia. There are several different versions available...
     
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  26. ybloke
    Joined: Feb 26, 2013
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    ybloke
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    from Australia

    In regard to the valve covers on the wooden boat...
    The rules of this forum restrict advertising, I have already stretched those rules far enough...
    The valve covers are currently available from the ybloke in the following styles:
    1) Finned 2) V8 3) Customline 4) Mainline 5) Thunderbird 6) Big M Mercury 7) MERCURY
    The valve covers shown on the ski boat in Adelaide Australia are 1) Finned

    Stocks are very limited,

    contact ybloke56@hotmail.com for price and availability
     
  27. ybloke
    Joined: Feb 26, 2013
    Posts: 34

    ybloke
    Member
    from Australia

    Hey Hot Rod dude
    I have not seen the boat set up with the six carb and Ybloke valve covers
    It looks as sweet as...
    Keep the Y fires burning
    Lindsay
     
  28. Thanks Lindsay. I have Mummert alloy heads going on this motor soon to give it a bit more mumbo....should be good.:eek:
     
  29. ybloke
    Joined: Feb 26, 2013
    Posts: 34

    ybloke
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    from Australia

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