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Old 09-03-2019, 06:37 PM   #12
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Default Re: Underhood carnage on my F-1

I had the same experience on my 1950 F-1 panel truck. This was my first vehicle and a daily driver way back in 1971. Same thing heard a bang had no idea what it was until I found water pouring out from under the front of my old truck that broken fan blade was sticking out of the lower radiator hose since the truck had no fan shroud it must have saved the radiator from damage good thing since I had no money to repair anything major back then. Good thing we were not under the hood looking things over when the blade let loose. I still have that 8BA engine my first Flathead from my old F-1. Its going into my Deuce pickup one day and become my daily driver once again but its going to be modified a bit for more power. There goes the fuel economy!
I use the F word a lot no not that word these words Flathead , Focus and Finish.
"Life Member of the Bonneville 200 MPH Club using a Ford Flathead block"
Owner , Builder and Driver of the First Ford Flathead bodied roadster to run 200 MPH Record run July 13, 2018 LTA timing association 200.921 from a standing start in one and a half miles burning gasoline.

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