The flathead was not the first V8 engine on the market, but when it first appeared in a 1932 Ford, it was by far the most affordable power plant in the USA. The flathead or flatty was mass produced over its twenty-one year production run, making it the engine of choice for hot rod fans
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The two seater British hand built, AC Cobra Roadster had original been powered by an out of date BMW pre-WWII designed straight six engine. Caroll Shelby was pleased with the outcome when he had a Chrysler 331 cu in V8 power plant into the Roadster. This first prototype was easily converted and with the engine and
This restomod Model “A” has a 351 CID Windsor V8 engine (crate) bolted to a C6 Ford automatic with a Ford nine bolt differential. The unit, you may have noted, is a somewhat unusual build-in that it is an all Ford drive chain. The plum colored pickup has four wheel disk brakes as well for great
Classic I-Beam Ford ’66 Shorbed Fleetside pickup truck cruises around Dallas, Texas. This truck is powered by a smallblock Ford V8 with updated air conditioning. Listen to this classic collector pickup truck purr.