Bolt-on Speed and Performance for the Flathead V-8 – Gerry Burger @HotrodNetwork



Until the mid ’50s the Flathead Ford V-8 was king. The engines were plentiful, cheap, and could easily be swapped into virtually any Ford. Because of this a vast array of speed equipment was produced for the Flathead motors.


Being fully aware of this history we decided to continue the tradition when it came time to “build” the 59AB Ford Flathead V-8 under the hood of our 1936 Ford Phaeton. The AB was produced from 1946-1948 and displaced 239 ci, so our car already had a performance upgrade, producing 100 hp, a gain of 15 hp over the 1936 V-8.


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