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Hot Rods Unusual engine photos

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by William Thompson, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Fordors
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    Top Alcohol standout Dale Hall used Barnes sprint car heads very successfully on his dragster.
     
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    That is a wild blower intake manifold.
     
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    They were manufactured for sprint car but did not come off the corners as strong as the normal Chevrolet designed cylinder head a sprint engine builder told me. He said that he would like to try them at Bonneville where you could keep your foot-in the throttle for 5 miles..
     
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    Holy bejesus batman! I'd love to learn more about this! Is that 2 crankshafts?
     
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    Somebody needs to clone one and put it in a modern streamliner chassis.
     
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    Model B Ford with a McDowell twin cam head conversion...

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  12. Just came across this on PWC. Looks like a 4 cylinder from the side but not from the top. 1938 Lancia 8. Last pic is one all dressed up.
    1938 Lancia Astura 8 cyl.jpg 1938 Lancia Astura 8 cyl.,.jpg 1938 Lancia-Astura-Series-IV-Cabriolet-1938-12.jpg
     
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  13. Jet96
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    ^^That is really cool^^
     
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