Really nice to camera piece from ArcLite Fab in which Brian discusses his approach and Hot Rod philosophy.
As a bonus I’ve also added the Gas Monkey piece to camera with Brian during his recent Hot Rod build collaboration which was featured on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine
Hemi v Flathead
Article from How Stuff Works on the Hemi engine and the comparison with the venerable Flathead.
Read the complete article here
The Flying Ford Flathead V8
Great article from the Jalopy Journal on the Ford Model 15-P Flying Wing, the last aircraft developed by the Stout Metal Airplane Division of Ford Motor Company.
The aircraft was powered by an aluminium version of the 221 cubic inch version of the Ford Flathead V8 developing 115hp as opposed to the cast iron car versions 75hp.
Read the Jalopy Journal article here
Read the Wikipedia page here
The Flying Ford Flathead…
In Fred’s own words
“Here is the 221-239-255 cube U.S.A. flathead block story with pictures, to the best of my knowledge
and ability to collect pictures so far”
You can find the excellent 20 page document here
Hosted on the Early Ford V-8 Club of America Golden Gate Charter Regional Group #1 website
Brilliant video of a Ford Flathead V8 running without a cylinder head!