This is a follow-up and companion to the successful How to Build a Flathead Ford V-8. You will find detailed descriptions of engine components and alternative parts alond with parts numbers, current prices, machining procedures, assembly directions, dynamometer information, and a section on vintage camshaft specifications. You'll get information and photographs of the lastest flathead goodies, such as crankshafts, connecting rods, intake manifolds, and cylinder heads.
This book documents the buildup of a 1946-1948 Model 59 engine with a 4-barrel carburetor, a blown French (SIMCA) 1952-1990 flathead V-8 engine, and a blown Ardun flathead V-8 engine designed for street use. Many French flathead engines have been purchased by flathead lovers in the United States. There is a strong demand for those engine blocks. The popularity of the Ardun is amazing, and this volume contains a load of new information about the Ardun.