2017 Hot Rod Hill Climb in Colorado – Scotty Lachenauer Hot Rod Network

Hot Rod Hill Climb 2017

Excellent article from the Hot Rod Network on what must be one of the best live Hot Rod events anywhere!

The even started back in 1953 in  Georgetown and was resurrected by Mike Nicholas in 2o13 running for three years at the original venue.

This year due to the popularity of the event it has moved to nearby Central City, and once again it was a great event.

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The Ultimate Source Guide for Flathead Ford V8 Performance – Marlan Davis Hot Rod Network

Ford’s Flathead V-8, the Engine That Gave Birth to Hot Rodding, Is Back in Vogue, and Here’s Everything You Need to Know About It.

Another very good Ford Flathead V8 article from Marlan Davis, this time it’s a source guide for Flathead V8 performance. The article also contains some Flathead Myths courtesy of Tony Baron and  a Flathead History Lesson courtesy of Charlie Clark

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Building a Four-Banger Model A Motor for Street and Race – Hot Rod Deluxe – Scotty Lachenauer

This is what I’d love to do for my Model A at sometime in the future (if I win the lottery 🙂

Traditional Hot Rod Four Banger Build

Traditional Hot Rod Four Banger Build

Scotty Lachenauer is following the build of a hopped up roadster for TROG

This episode covers the build of a four banger for the project, the article is here

 

Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny – Henry Z. De Kuyper Hot Rod Network

Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny

Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny

 

Some People Collect Stamps, Others Hoard Coins, I’m Into Aluminum…

This is an article from back in 2011 but still very interesting, one man’s obsession with collecting Ford Flathead inlet manifolds.

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Flathead Ford Intake Manifold Smackdown – From Marlan Davis at HotRod

Flathead Ford Intake Manifold Smackdown

Flathead Ford Intake Manifold Smackdown

 

This is a slightly older but very interesting article from HotRod.

HotRod test 12 intakes that changed the Flathead world 🙂

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1931 Ford Five-Window Coupe is a Labour of Love for an Entire Hot Rodding Community – Drew Hardin/Wes Alison Hot Rod Network

1931 Ford Five-Window Coupe is a Labor of Love for an Entire Hot Rodding Community

1931 Ford Five-Window Coupe is a Labor of Love for an Entire Hot Rodding Community

 

Community. The seeds of this hot rod buildup go back to when Colby Martin was a teenager in high school, scrounging around for parts to build a car.

“A guy in town built fat-fender Fords, and I asked him if he had any hot rod parts. He did, an original Ford axle with heated and stretched ends. I paid him $60 for it, brought it home, and said to my dad, ‘We can build a hot rod now.’ He said, ‘Good. Tell your mom I need tools.’

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