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Fired up the Flathead for the first time today

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Fairlane500, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. n.z.rodder
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    Very nice, now give it a rev.

    Scotty
     
  2. brady1929
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    i love flatheads. nothing sounds like a flathead
     

  3. how much hp do you think this motor has....sounds powerful!
     
  4. Rusty Knutts
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    Sounds great. Can you tell us what cam your running?

    Thanks
     
  5. sounds great whats it going in?????????
     
  6. Groovybaby6
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    That looks like the Mallory distributor I sold on ebay a couple months ago!
     
  7. Kool, sounds great, what cam did you drop in it?
     
  8. It's an Isky Max 1 cam, Merc 4" stroke crank, 3 5/16 bore, 8BA valve train with LZ springs and hollow adjustables, Offenhauser .400 heads and dual Intake with 97's, Egge pistons on 8BA rods, 9.1:1 compression, Bubba 8BA Mallory conversion to pertronix, unsure of HP, going in a 30-31 Roadster on 32 rails. 39 box and 40 rear with 3:54 gears.
     
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  9. Sounds very nice! Lets see the car!
     
  10. mikeallcars
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  11. Speed~On
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    I love the unique sound of a flattie! Sounds good with that cam, too. SO COOL
     
  12. Sounds like a real kool car, need some pic's!
     
  13. khead47
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  14. KustomCars
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    from Minnesota

  15. Pics in my profile
     
  16. redroaddog
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  17. CheatersPete
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    Make me smile, thanks ;-)
     
  18. jack orchard
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    nice lopey idle!
     
  19. Looking for a SW Tacho mechanical if anyone has one...
     
  20. Shane Spencer
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    sounds great man
     
  21. FlynBrian
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    Sounds great!
     
  22. Ga66mopar
    Joined: Jun 8, 2010
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    from Ga

    Love the sound of a flathead
     
  23. nothing like the sound of a flathead
     
  24. sounds crappy. looks crappy. you better give it to me and i will give a SBC...ok fine i admit it...that is awsome. i love that sound.
     

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