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Old 12-10-2018, 04:09 PM   #1
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Default My Xmas gift to you: Some great pics from a Flathead rebuild facility.

Excellent Hi res shots of the rebuild facility at Titus manufacturing in Tacoma, Washington.

All featured in The Old Motor.com

Part 1:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=169546

Part 2:
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Part 3:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=169711

Part 4:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=169845

It's worth reading the accompanying blurb.

Here's a teaser:


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Old 12-10-2018, 04:20 PM   #2
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great pics!!
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Thanks Mart! Enjoyed that.
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Nice stuff and I also found something to add to my list of projects to do.
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Default Re: My Xmas gift to you: Some great pics from a Flathead rebuild facility.

Ii looks like the special lifting hook threads into the bolt hole in the crankshaft snout. Interesting; I never would have thought of that. It might be handy to know.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:00 PM   #6
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Great pics, I was in the one at Patterson NJ, but they were done doing flatheads by then. They made allot for Sears.
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Ii looks like the special lifting hook threads into the bolt hole in the crankshaft snout. Interesting; I never would have thought of that. It might be handy to know.
Got a crank hanging from the snout now but would like the hand crank lifting device in my van.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:42 PM   #8
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Great story, thnk you for posting.
Way better than TV !
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Old 12-10-2018, 06:33 PM   #9
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Makes me want a KR Wilson stand even more😕
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:09 PM   #10
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Nice stuff and I also found something to add to my list of projects to do.
Looks as clean as an operating room in the back of that van.
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Nice stuff Mart
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Old 12-11-2018, 08:16 AM   #12
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Would love to have that delivery van. Notice the benches and parts bin inside. He did a little more than deliver.
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The hoist looks like a WW-2 bomb hoist. I had one like it on a service truck back in the 60's. If I could find one today I'd consider buying it because they are so handy, way better than any boat winch.
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Thanks Mart ! Great pics. A good mix of everything. 21 studs, 24 studs, a couple V8-60's and even a 6 cylinder inline. Even saw a mix of Stromberg 97's and Holley 94's at the flow bench.


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Old 12-11-2018, 05:53 PM   #15
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Nice!!!....Ya done good mate!!!!....Thanks.......Mark
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Those are wicked cool. Those guy knew what was what about Flatties.
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What great pics!
Thanks for sharing them.
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Thanks for sharing Mart !
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Fantastic pictures & information
Thanks so much
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Wish those places were around today. Thanks for the GREAT photos and info. There is never enough info or photos for us FORD nuts.

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