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dynaflash_8

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  1. i was thinkint somthing along the lines of HA/GR, but i dont like the rule that the driver has to be in front of the rearend. Somthing about cars like the masters dragmaster http://www.mooneyes.com/news/030/IMG_5860.jpg just are what its all about. I also have a picture of the Rex Rains flathead 6 dragster from the March 1961 issue of Speed Mechanics that really gave me the idea.
  2. i think the issue here is that you guys are over estimating how nice my 47 really was. Im still trying to find a good home for her. Anybody wanna buy it for $1500? Heres what i delt with and how i repaired it.
  3. Well the 47 is up for sale. I got somebody interested in it i think. Im askin $1500 for the car without the motor and tranny. Good deal for someone who wants it. What do you mean? I put the 47 together for the flathead run, not as a keeper. Now that its over, i have no interest in it anymore. The motor, however toasted, i still do. I built my Nash from a car not worthy of its scrap price into somthing i drive almost daily. I also helped my brother out on his 53' merc. I lowered it and bought him tires for christmas. I also did the exhaust on it and all the go fast goodies oh the moto
  4. Im gonna take that as you dont like my plan.
  5. So the run to Vantage for the flathead reliability run was a great time. All the way until the sound of death about 40 miles from home. Guess my motor was a bit too much and it spun 4 rod bearing. Was able to get it home, but the bottom end was completly trashed. Needless to say, that was the final straw with that damn P-15 and now im working on selling it. Which brings me to my next point of interest. I needed another project. I was looking around the shop thinking, what next. Then it hit me like a brick. I had a pair of cheaters off my hotrod, a 49 plymouth rearend, a 54 motor and tranny, a
  6. i ordered mine from Rock-auto. They came in a white box. Everything went together correct and everthing platigauged correctly and was torqued correctly. Even had the correct amount of drag on the crank. I looks like it lost oil pressure to the botton end, but the gauge read 40 pounds. All i know is that these fuckers cost me a 6k motor.
  7. yea, so i just pulled the pan. Not good. Half inch of metal paste in the bottom. Spun 4 rod bearings. Looks like they lost oil to em Seized to the crank after digging in, then tore the hell out of the rods. Guess its time to drop the insurace on it.
  8. Oh im pretty sure i know what the noise is. The noise is the sound related to a rod knock and/or a spun bearing. Fun times!
  9. Well i just made it back from the East vs. West flathead reliability run. 12 hours, 350 miles, and one motor down. My flathead started rattling on snowqualmie pass heading over, and kept getting worse and worse. Im tearing it down to find out more. Pics coming!
  10. So i went to the schmucks to get new shocks for my 47 Special Deluxe Sedan. After about an hour or so, we found a pair that fit. 1970 Chevy truck. $17 a piece, made in usa. Nitrogen filled. Just a heads up
  11. 190 at the crank was what my desktop dyno came up with when i plugged in the numbers.
  12. So my flathead must hate me. Its a 54' 230cid. I pulled the dipstick again to find a tad bit of metal in my oil. Very fine particals that i cant feel any grit on. I drained the oil and the magnet had some metalic paste stuck to it that had no grit at all. I did an oil change and see whats up. I already ran into this issue once and i found a bad main bearing. I got paranoid so i replaced all the rod and main bearings. Cleaned the block real well but im thinkin this might just be some i missed. Everything plastigauged within tolerance, and it had the correct amount of drag on the crank. I used
  13. congrats, i now officially hate you
  14. sounds like worn valve guides. Just think of it as extra top end lube Or that now you have an excuse to flog the throttle to "clean the carbon out of her"
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