Ford Flathead V-8 Bible has the detailed
and accurate information you need to build, restore, or just daydream
about the engine that gave birth to hot rodding.
The ultimate Ford flathead resource for hot
rodders and restorers.
The last commercially produced Ford Flathead V-8
was cast over 60 years ago. Simple by today's high-tech standards,
during its performance reign from the late '30s through the mid '50s,
the flathead was unsurpassed for go-fast power on the cheap. It spawned
the modern aftermarket speed-equipment industry and became a favorite of
bootleggers, dry-lakes racers, dirt trackers, street racers, and a whole
generation that just wanted fast cars.
Whether you're restoring a classic Ford, building
a traditional hot rod, or creating a period custom car, you'll want to
get the most out of its vintage flathead V-8. In How to Rebuild and
Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines, authors Mike Bishop and Vern
Tardel, two of the most highly-regarded experts in hot rodding, give you
the detailed and accurate information you need to build, restore, or
just daydream about the engine that gave birth to hot rodding.
Every aspect of buying, building, and owning a
flathead V-8 engine is extensively covered. Go through the basics of
selecting the right engine for the right project, building and
rehabilitating engines, and final tuning. Diagrams and color photos
bring these legendary engines to life for the hands-on hobbyist,
collector, and aficionado.
Keep it mild or build it wild, but either way, How
to Rebuild and Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines will help ensure
your flathead is delivering the power you need.
Dimensions: 8.3 x 11