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Old 11-28-2019, 08:17 PM   #1
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Default 337 flathead running

Found this video posted a couple of days ago, seems like parts would be even harder to get for these.
https://youtu.be/J8dBEGkA3To
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Old 11-28-2019, 09:44 PM   #2
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Found this video posted a couple of days ago, seems like parts would be even harder to get for these.
https://youtu.be/J8dBEGkA3To

That amounts to not much more than a gi-hugic, thousand pound dump truck motor. DD
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I wonder how many hot rods were built with one of those?
I had one( not much more than boat anchor) till a friend of mine wanted it, so I gave it to him.
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Old 11-29-2019, 08:17 AM   #4
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When I was in college, a couple of the "local yokels" decided it would be a good idea to put one of these in a '53 Ford Tudor. Since they were "transmissionally challenged", they decided to use the Hydramatic that came with it. The whole thing was so heavy that the suspension went right down on the bumpers as soon as they set it in the car. They couldn't get it running, so a friend and I went to help them out. A quick perusal of the situation convinced us there were better uses for our time.
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Old 11-29-2019, 02:04 PM   #5
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This one sounds nice. I wonder how fast the "Muntz Jet" was with it's Lincoln 337 flathead?
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Old 11-29-2019, 02:32 PM   #6
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They are heavy and mileage can scare you...
The same amount smaller a 60hp is compared to a 8ba the 337 is bigger...a friend bought the last i had and it still sits under his workbench in search for a tough enough car to carry it
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Old 11-29-2019, 02:52 PM   #7
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Default Re: 337 flathead running

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Have a ride-a-long in a 337 Flathead Muntz Jet...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v66CEZ5gaQc










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Hey if anyone needs a really nice set of original Edelbrock aluminum heads for the 337 send me a PM I also have nice Edmunds Custom two deuce intake available obviously these parts are rare to come by but I have them available.
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Default Re: 337 flathead running

Just curious how much heavier a 49 or 50 Lincoln is over a 49 or 50 Mercury?
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Just curious how much heavier a 49 or 50 Lincoln is over a 49 or 50 Mercury?

The LINCOLN...4,190 lbs. Click the link!


https://www.automobile-catalog.com/m...edan/1949.html


The MERCURY...3,570 lbs. Click the link! DD


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