I'm a newbie and a lurker here. I bought my 47 Special Deluxe coupe with stock flathead six last fall. It has been sitting at my sons house since then as I have had no time or room to work on it. Went yesterday to pull the spark plugs and pour some 'miracle' oil into the cylinders to see if I could get the motor unstuck. What I found has me baffled. All of the pistons were at or near TDC. I can't figure out what kind of catastrophic failure would have caused this. There is oil in the crankcase which looks unadulterated. And there does not seem to be any windows in the block. Any ideas?
This was a bit of an impulse buy of a model that I have liked a lot since my high school days back in the 60's. I may end up selling it as it may be a bit more of a project than I want right now. I have a 63 Plymouth project and a VW Beetle project (for my wife) that are filling the garage right now.
Thanks for any advice.