Fleathead Engine Stands

You know what I got a thing for? Flathead engine stands… But I know absolutely nothing about them. I’m betting some of you fellas know everything there is to know about them. So, this post is a cry for help. Fellas? Teach me your wisdom with photos and history.

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Invisible Tunes In My ’39

A few weeks ago, I installed an iPod based stereo in my ’39 sedan. I posted a writeup about it on The Jalopy Journal, but it just occurred to me that some of you folks might be interested in the install as well. Essentially, this little system provides modern tunes with a decent sound, but it is completely hidden from view and installs with zero cutting of factory components.

Check it out here.

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Edsel Confidential

In 1957, Ford released what became one of their largest and most public failures – the Edsel. It was a risky venture. In fact, Ford invested over 250 million 1950′s era bones on the project – at that time, the most expensive development program they had ever taken on. History tells us the car failed for a number of reasons – marketing, manufacturing, timing, etc… To this day, folks argue and debate the reasons. I’m not in that game.

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