$250. Jan 17, 2015 - Welcome to H&H Flatheads the V8 Flathead Specialists! I think the motor is worth every bit what he is asking to him since he is only trying to recoup his loss, but that's not the way it works whenever I try and sell stuff. This is the pricing for United Engine Specialist. $157.54. There are too many variables in a rebuild to compare unless you know what went into that one and get a quote for the same job. Peripherals are probably worth $1500, even if it has to come a part to check I gotta believe except for some internal rust most will be salvageable with some work. His greatest impact was at the salt lakes where he is a legend. The heads come complete with Isky valve springs, 1.5-inch diameter stainless steel valves, adjustable push rods, lifters, custom head gaskets and a pair of exhaust flanges. We build complete, turn-key engines for some of the industries top builders and for the DIY guys building hot rods out of their garages. Using a later type rotating assembly in the earlier engines might mitigate this difference, but it would still be there. Engine Gasket Set - Complete - Fel-Pro Brand - Steel Head Gaskets - Ford. I' am having a 59A built as we speak, and it is going to be more than the one that you are considering. His manifolds and valve covers graced the of the famous Hurst Hairy Olds twin engine car and he helped Craig Breedlove with the Spirirt of America record setting run. Part Number M-6007-D347SR: M-6007-D347SR7: M-6007-DS347JR2: Displacement 347 Ford Flathead v8 modified early 21 stud 1937 insert bearing engine with 32-36 heads, looks authentic for early engine all pro done and detailed, 3/4 cam, balanced, 3x2 carbs polished intake, highrises and scoops, msd ignition, mini high torque starter, chrome original wire looms, neat chrome 1 wire alternator mount assy. There are a range of ratios available (both 1st and 5th vary). H&H Flatheads is known for being “your one stop shop for all your vintage motor needs”. The Flathead V8 engines produced by Ford Motor Company included basically three versions. Nostalgia Dragster 1960 Dragmaster 1946 Flathead - 3 3/8 bore x 4 1/8 stroke, 296 cu in Potvin cam, ross pistons, ported & 90" wheel base. Then there is shipping. For 6000 I believe you are better off having one built at a reputable shop. By 1936, the engine was called a Model 68 and production passed the 3 million mark. $2,000. Yhe shop owner asked me to tak a look ait and I found the builder used an adjustable timing gear and installed the cam sevral teeth off. 1937 1938 Ford Radiator Mounting Brackets In Frame Original 1939 Standard Pair. Ken Austin grew up on a farm in Newberg, Oregon where his interest in cars started when he got his permit to drive to school. FAST 'N FREE. If you're looking for turn-key power and performance, you've come to the right place. so now at 3800 and its a pile of parts, Man I hope my Flathead out lives me. $1,600.00. Whether you’re looking for a full blown show engine or hopped up daily driver, H&H Flatheads can help build the engine you need. Have numerous times checked to be sure #1 piston is on tdc and timing pointer and pulley dot are aligned. Old-time nostalgia, Modern Technology, and Durability.   About H&H Flatheads: Founded in 2003 by Mike Herman, H&H Flatheads is celebrating its 15th anniversary. We also own vintage speed brands, Austin Speed Equipment, Dixon, Navarro Racing Equipment, Sharp Speed & Power Equipment, and Wilson & Woods, all of which are casted, and machined in the USA. Aside from his flathead speed equipment, he built parts for almost every engine that ran down the strip. All good food for thought. 2020 marks our 51st Anniversary 51 Years of FUN - driving Early Ford V8s 51 years of NO grass growing under Our tires! I had an 8ba built by a person recommended by a friend. If I had a new build give me 50 LBs compression, I'd check the valve timing. By this point, over 2 million Ford flathead V8 engines had been produced for Ford automobiles and trucks, and for commercial use in other vehicles. As indicated it's not. I had previously had my block magged and pressure tested. From help designing the runners of his manifold to enter the block at a 45 degree angle to act as an extension of the ports to making his manifold have a 180 degree pattern to distribute the fuel equally. Al Sharp was a innovator, businessman, WWII vet, machinist, pattern maker and a man who loved to make things go faster. I recorded this at the swap meet on Petit jean mountain near Morrilton, Arkansas. He joined the Navy and went to the South Pacific as a Foundryman’s Assistant. And, this is similar to a short block, there are a lot of add-on parts not included. I'd agree B-O-B if this was the same as you indicate yours is, fresh coming to you immediately after the build. Paper work from H&H indicates it was built with warranty 2014. Fixed it ran great. It is not difficult at all to get $6k in a flathead engine. If you can get this info from the seller, it would be a big help in determining what you offer him. Wonder what that's worth, anybody know? Al got out of the Navy in 1945 and went back to work as a pattern maker in L.A. where he ran into Gordon Pilkington and they decided to go into business together, SP Products. favorite this post Jan 20 Ford Flathead V8 truck engine - 1949 $2,250 (ash > Flat Rock) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. In the 1937 model year, the Ford V8 buyer was offered a choice of aluminum or cast iron heads on the Model 78 engine. ENGINE 11-14 FORD MUSTANG 3.7L V6 MOTOR, AND TRANSMISSION 89K MILES . Prices for turnkey Flathead? I had a bad block so he built me a complete block with a 4" crank, .o6" bore, 3/4 cam and 8rt heads for $5000. The problems with this motor have ruined the fun of building my car. Gordon, I'll ask the obvious question : Have you talked to the people at the shop? 4451 Ramsdell Avenue I have 6K in mine and I did all the work.. I would contact H&H to see what they would charge you for a stock rebuild with and without core exchange. 1 product rating - Ford Flathead V8 Engine Builder Handbook 1932-1953 Restoration Street Rod Race. I would think they have a reputation to protect and will go to at least some lengths to protect it. Alright, here at Coker Tire, we like Ford Flathead V8 engines. favorite this post Jan 15 1939-41 ford flathead radiator $250 (sac > Sonora) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Privacy Policy. Is it a stock motor or does it have speed equipment on it(aluminum heads, multi carbs, etc). Was it one of the French engines? Our experience and rigorous assembly procedure is what makes our engines trusted throughout the industry. We haven't heard from Tod lately on the new flat head blocks, thinks might change, who knows? If I may add some info here as obviously you are considering either having 1 built or buying 1 complete. Been sitting over a year so no warranty from H&H any more. Some run some don't but the price is usually pretty decent. Al moved to So Cal with his family from Oklahoma in the 30’s and started working in shops and garages. The engine was built by a fellow and he wanted it dynied befor he put it in his car. $100. He apprenticed as a pattern makers helper when the war broke out. Then, you can get the serial number and H&H should be able to give you the build sheet and tell you what was done to it. He bored it out, installed all new valve seats, guides, new valves, new oil pump, all new bearings, pistons, rings, cam, cam bearings, in short he did all the work required to get a completed short block back from him. The most common donor vehicle is a 4-cylinder, ’83-’87 Chevy S-10 pickup. Do understand pros& cons. ManyBooks is another free eBook website that scours the Internet to find the greatest and latest in free Kindle books. The Ford flathead V8 (often called simply the Ford flathead, flathead Ford, or flatty when the context is implicit, such as in hot-rodding) is a V8 engine with a flat cylinder head designed by the Ford Motor Company and built by Ford and various licensees. I’m thinking more like $3000? Take the Flathead to your local Flathead expert (machine shop) and let him build it for you. The car will remain 6V ('50 Ford shoebox) so a stock-type sender is fine. While attending college he gained interest in making parts for himself and started making some speed equipment and honed his pattern making skills.In 1964, Ken built an improved air-powered vacuum system known as the Air-Vacuum System which helped found his dental equipment company A-dec. Ken and Joan have grown the company to become the leading manufacture of dental equipment in the world offering a com-plete line of dental equipment.Throughout the years he has been a classic car collector and enthusiast. Does the seller have the receipts for the work that was done? Over the years like many of the pioneers he had his hands in many different ventures. $24.95. If you’re interested in a complete Turn-Key engine give us a call 818-248-2371 or send us an email. He finished all the fun stuff himself and said it ran great. Our turn-key engines have a reputation that speak for themselves. Then there is the extra cost of fitting the bearings. Ford Flathead V8 Motor Stock & Hi-Po Parts New & Used $300 (sac > Chico/Los Molinos) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Maybe Dave Cole or David Rehor know all of the changes made in 1932, but I sure don’t. La Crescenta, CA 91214 Copyright © 1995-2008 Atomic Industry: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. my 59a block rite now is at 1200 in rebuild parts from mac, add skips pumps and coil, clutch and pp brings it too about 1800, then 2000 at the machine shop for tests, bore, seats, grind crank, etc. Not only did cars suddenly have much more power, people almost immediately began modifying them for even more power. These are a good choice for several reasons: They’re easy […] Ran a compression test and only have about 50 lbs in each cyl. H&H Flatheads is known for being “your one stop shop for all your vintage motor needs”. Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements). after your tear down, clean up, and pay for a pressure test and mag 2 or 3 blocks to find a good one, that aspect starts to look pretty valuable. I have tried everything. He was a pioneer in the evolution of the flathead. Either way it adds up fast with a flathead. The thread went a couple of pages until "Ol' Ron" addressed the problem. If it was a French block and they built it to American specs, I would want to see the paperwork. Ford Flathead V8 Oil Pan Engine Scta Trog Hotrod V-8 Custom. I am getting fuel, I am getting spark, and the motor turns over well. Go Cat Speedshop Long Blocks * Blocks are tanked/fluxed, then Shot Peened, usually bored to 3-5/16" or 3-3/8", Merc 4" Cranks (or larger!) If you look at the whole thread, it sorta hangs together. Terms Of Service. I cruise the farm roads and look for old Ford/Merc Grain trucks sitting in the back 40. You might have better luck with a different approach. Ford also designed and produced a smaller 60hp flathead V8 engine from 1937 until 1940. New 1938-42 Ford Flathead V8 Engine Gasket Set Best Brand Rs505g. Thoughts? All engines are turn-key and test run on the engine stand. H&H started in 1972 with rebuilding all early Ford Flathead engines from Model A, B’s, T’s and V8 Ford Flatheads from 1932-36, LB’s, 59A’s, 8BA’s,V8 60’s, Lincoln 337, Lincoln V12’s and Y Block Ford and Mercury. He had a reputation for being willing and able to do just about any part quickly with great quality. If you’re looking for a complete turn-key engine, we have you covered too. Not saying that's the rule or applies to every shop, rather, that's just what I've heard. Our knowledge of Ford Flatheads goes back three generations that started with Max Herman Sr. and son Max Herman Jr. We have also had the privilege of working and learning from some of industries pioneers. Wanted to avoid the BS sales people so rather than call them thought I’d ask you guys. What exactly does "stock build" mean in this particular case? Royal Kustoms and the Flathead Emporium have been created as a result of Jim Turnbull’s lifelong love of Ford V8 Flathead engines and early Fords. http://www.stromberg-bulletin.com/me...berg-equipped/, https://www.flatheads-forever.com/tu...e-engines.html, Send a private message to TomT/Williamsburg, Send a private message to Wmurphy@whmcontractin. A proper discussion of 1932 Ford V8 motors would include as many pictures, or more, as I have in this history discussion. Well, this morning we had a couple of guys drop by Honest Charley Speed Shop for a visi Good people and they produce a Good product.! 5.0 out of 5 stars. The most popular being the 85-125hp that was first produced in 1932, and continued until 1953 (except for Canadian and Australian production which ended in 1954). Don't remember what they were selling for. He's not a salesman , just a straight shooter. It is now about a year since I got it back. Buy and sell, a wide selection of car brands. It’s everything you need to make the conversion. He ended up buying a completed short block from H&H for about $3600. Call Mike at "H & H' He'll explain the finer things that go into building a Good Flathead without any "BS" attached.!! favorite this post Jan 20 In my personal opinion, a flathead from mike is worth more than a flathead from most other shops. Around 1998 Ken began making Ardun intake manifolds for a friend. If you can get this engine anywhere near what you're thinking of offering - it is a very good deal. Believe it’s an estate sail do no one to insult anyway. I'm looking for an oil pressure sender for my 8BA flathead. If you’ve ever flipped through the pages of a hot rod magazine, chances are you’ll see one of our engines tucked under the hoods of featured vehicles. Also, you can probably call H&H and ask them if they serial # stamp their engines -- most shops do. Phone:  (818) 248-2371. 1949 Ford Flathead V8 truck engine $2,250 (ash > Flat Rock) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Ford Model A 4 Cylinder Engine On Stand and Fuel Tank. If I can't hear a "good running engine when pulled" engine run, I assume it's junk and offer accordingly. I had one in my coupe - it was great - and I have another I want to go .125 over with 4" crank and an L100 cam. favorite this post Jan 16 Antique Coffee Table HnH has said, and I quote, "there isn't a flathead block out there that we won't build". Not gambling on anybodys say-so, not with my hard earned money ! I can relate to the guy wanting to recoup most/all his money, but then there is the market for "used" engine. They are plentiful, cheap, and durable. Early V8 (1932-53) I've got a fresh 8BA I just installed in a Model A customer chassis I built and when the engine guy delivered it to my shop I asked about the cost of the engine and he said 8000.00. Flatheads Forever! i have more than that in mine-new scat crank, pistons, etc. Flathead V8's! He improved everything he touched. Besides the Ford flathead, H&H also specializes in Ardun conversions as well as rebuilding other vintage engines including Y-Block Ford, Nailhead Buicks and Chrysler Hemis. 8,000 & you wonder why you see so maney early fords with chevy engs. Acces PDF Ford Flathead V8 Engineford flathead v8 engine below. And, of course, they also give you four rather than three exhaust ports for a more contemporary, balanced look.”. The home of the Ford Flathead rebuilding specialist from mild to wild. They specialize in building flathead Ford V8s and Lincoln V12s and the production of Navarro Racing Equipment, Sharp Speed & Power Equipment, Austin Speed Equipment and, most recently, Wilson & Woods 8BA heads and Dixon sohv heads. We are looking for a place where we might be able to find a turn-key flat head. Gangsters and moonshine runners desired the V8’s to outrun the law and hot rodders began casting their own intakes to make more power. Currently, there are over 50,000 free eBooks here. I checked out his shop and he had all the right machine tools, motors all around being machined, and some race engines sitting on stands. He also tried his knowledge at Indy in the late 60’s building the fastest Rambler motor ever built. He was the first to run a roots style 371 blower on a destroked 24 stud motor 176c.i. If so, you will probably find there is way more than $6000 in the motor. It was $3500 in those days, so that was 20 years ago. I'll offer $2000 go to $3000 if I have to and see what happens. I spoke to someone not too long ago about his flathead. Knowing the massive amount of knowledge that exists here I began searching but didn't find an answer. I have heard him say it in person and I have a DVD about them from the HAMB, "A sweet Sickness" where they say it. 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