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Old 08-02-2015, 04:01 PM   #1
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I've seen plenty of Ford cars/trucks w/Chevy engines in them. but never a Chevy w/a flathead in them. Have you?
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:04 PM   #2
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Once I saw a beater '55 Chev at a Thursday Nite show, sporting a great little flathead with finned aluminum heads and two '94's.
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:10 PM   #3
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A flathead would pull one of those flimsy Chevys half in two. LOL
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:12 PM   #4
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Why waste a perfectly good flathead?
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:22 PM   #5
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You should call it a compliment to flatheads when seeing one in a Chevy, instead of bad mouthing other brands. We all have our preferences, but I like them all.
Personally I think Chevy hit a homerun with the small block V8 in 1955. Ever seen a more popular V8 ? Or one that lasted in production so long without major design changes ?

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Old 08-02-2015, 04:24 PM   #6
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Ditto on "the small block V8 in 1955" from Chevy....
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:42 PM   #7
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This reminded me of this
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:27 PM   #8
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A good friend of mine has a 24 Stud Flathead in his 57 Studebaker pickup..

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Old 08-02-2015, 05:30 PM   #9
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When I was in high school (1968) there was a 55 chev with a flathead in it running around the Olympia WA area.
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Old 08-02-2015, 06:04 PM   #10
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Don't recall where I saw the pic, but I'm sure many have seen it...an early Corvette with a FH in it.
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Old 08-02-2015, 06:16 PM   #11
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When you say a chevy, what year? I like 37 chevys and would rather see one with a GMC as in a 270 or a 302. Or even a 261 ........but most of you wouldnt know what im talking about. As for a chevy look close at a 331 caddilac and you can see were the 265 sorta came from. As for corvette chevette that is sorta the same car to me.
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I saw a 57 Chevy with a flathead back a few years here in Conn.
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:31 PM   #13
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I had a neighbor 1n 1974 with a 1968 camaro with a flathead ford in it.
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:44 PM   #14
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Wasn't there a guy who ran a flathead in a Camaro at Bonneville a few years ago? Maybe that's why the GODS decided to rainout all subsequent Bonneville meets?
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:49 PM   #15
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About 30yr's ago there was a Corvette around town with a overhead Ford V8 and it said FORD across back. Walt
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:52 PM   #16
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I have this picture of a FH in a 57. Not really sure if a photo shop or not.
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Old 08-02-2015, 08:37 PM   #17
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saw a 2006 Corvette with a flathead. Was a dispute with a dealership over a motor that seized up. GM finally gave him a new motor, which sitting under his work bench, when he took the flatty powered vette in for an oil change. . Said he is having to much fun with the vette with the flatty. His other car is a new Lincoln so he can afford it.
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:11 PM   #18
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Back in the day 1957 a friend had a 47chev. with a 48 ford mtr. in it. looked and sounded strange. only one I ever saw.
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Old 08-03-2015, 07:21 AM   #19
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back in the early 60's my buddy put a flathead in his KB1 international pickup, gearing was weird but it went pretty good , i was the odd ball and drove a 51 chevy with a 302 gmc, with a wayne head and 3 carbs , and mc gurk cam , blew off many a hot flathead .
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Old 08-03-2015, 11:02 AM   #20
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Two years ago at Bonneville Speed Week there was an '88 or so Fox Body Mustang coupe with a blown flathead. I never did hear a speed on it and I cannot find the picture I took.........
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