The first 427 block has a large (4.23″-107.442 mm) bore and if a casting core was moved even slightly then it could render the casting useless, both are problems that increase building costs. Ford needs an engine about the same size, but easier and less expensive to manufacture. The engineers begin by taking features they have
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There has been a special class created for the current land speed record held by flathead engine powered vehicle . The most refined flathead to date can develop 700 hp (525 kW) and has a documented top speed of 300 mph (483km/h), although this may be broken in the near future. Ford Motors produced three complete
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Gaston Plante is a French physicist credited with inventing the first practical and commercially viable rechargeable lead/acid storage battery in 1859. MCF thanks Gateway Classic Cars for the image here. In 1895, Henry Austin, a resident of Britain, builds his first gasoline powered car. There is an upward trend, and 4,800 cars are manufactured in
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The 1958 year is a landmark for Ford Motors with three all new engine Families available under the brand although the “Y” block is used for some models through to 1964. The MEL and the FE family will power the full range of Ford products for up to the next years. The letter-names are acronyms,
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