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lol, as in flathead ford v8 parts. We're helping crush in an OLD junkyard and we just keep unearthing all kinds of old stuff.

I know probably wrong forum and all but I've been searching for a flathead forum and cant find any sigh.

I know the flathead engine is an 8BA engine which is decent enough (and it still had fresh oil in).

All the engines have been stored under hoods which have been stored under layers of pinestraw since god knows when.

anyway, we have no clue what this stuff is and just curious if anyone knows at least what company they are so we can BEGIN to look it all up.

anyway, if anyone can help I would definitely appreciate it.

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I think what you found was an old moonshine runners stash of motors and spare parts! That OHV engine sure looks like one of the 58 or so era Ford......Sort of looks like a Police Interceptor motor.....the flat heads, well are the typical flatheads commonly found n the Merc and Fords of the 30's and into early 50's. IIRC there were 273 CuIn.......run great but were notorious for cracked blocks and warped heads..........What an early 50's hot rodder would not have given for that flat head with a offenhauser manifold sporting 3 dueces or 4 single barrel carbs and a set of Offy aluminum heads...............
 

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That OHV engine is a Buick engine ( sometimes refered to as a Nailhead engine), looks like very early one 264 or 322 cu. in. would be 1954 to 56

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Looks like you have a gold mine for some Old skool rodders out there. The OHV motor sure looks like a Buick Nail head to me. Nice motor for a nice old rod. And what can you say about flat heads?? Does ANYTHING fit better between the rail of some old 30's coupe??:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
 

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Yep I agree, its a buick...IIRC the Ford model I thought it was had an intake that had more space under it and around the individual passages and was much wider.....valve covers did not have the covers clipped like the one i the image either.......
 
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