Heads cast number 549 ab i am told that motor is 239 cid. A step by step book on how to identfy and rebuild a ford flatheads. Ford truck engines were generally the same as ford cars during the years of this group. The original engine is already gone but the original transmission and clutch are intact. My great grandfathers ford truck which he purchased brand new in 1947 it has always been in the family it has been handed down to me and bit by bit. This engine produced 145 horsepower and 225 poundfeet of torque.
Jan 23, 2010 cheap, pretty, and fast, it launched the american fascination with inexpensive v8 engines and spawned countless hot rods and customs. Jan 30, 20 as for original paint colors, the ford and mercury engines through 1940 were a dark green. Flathead v8 engine quality auto parts, new, used and. Jun 03, 2014 my project i have dreamed of since i was a boy. Small female cap ford flathead 239 255 v8 hei distributor blue 19491953. Cheap, pretty, and fast, it launched the american fascination with inexpensive v8 engines and spawned countless hot rods and customs. There is a short section on the harleydavidson flathead. Ford also designed and produced a smaller 60hp flathead v8 engine from 1937 until 1940. Dagenham introduced the small v8 in a new car for 1935, which shared the larger v8 fords body. From the son of an immigrant farmer read more to the founder of ford motor. Ford the only low priced car with a 100hp v8 engine feel the power of the v8. You just type flathead ford v8 parts into a search engine and dozens of sources appear. Please feel free to share this article on facebook, in forums, or with any clubs you participate in. Well this classic 1947 ford super deluxe may have received a new paint job but apart from that it is a true survivor.
Mercury engine had a dark blue color from 1941 thru 1948. Nos 1951 1952 1953 ford 8ba oil pan original fomoco 1ba6675d flathead v8. I use this as thats what my model a hot rod had in it. The 1941 grille was a threepart affair with a tall center section bookended by. The ford car was thoroughly updated in 1941, in preparation for a time of unpredictability. Early ford serial numbers the flatspot flathead ford. Ford flathead v8 open drive 3 speed transmission side shift trog hot rod 1932 34. We offer a variety of 1947 ford coupe for your automotive needs. Har du tidiga fordbilar med flathead motorer som intresseomrade, eller hobby, eller bara vill.
Successor, 1949 ford ford fseries first generation pickup trucks. Vintage cragar 307 trans adapter original ohv chevy v8 to 3248 ford 3 speed. The most popular being the 85125hp that was first produced in 1932, and continued until 1953 except for canadian and australian production which ended in 1954. The premier site for everything to do with hot rod, customs, low riders, rat rods, and more.
I know people who swear by the 94s but not much in here on them. We offer a plethora of flathead v8 engine for your vehicle needs. There may be no better example of the american dream than henry ford. Gateway classic cars of philadelphia is presenting a completely restored 1947 ford f1 for sale. Find 1947 ford coupe on sale here with the biggest selection of 1947 ford coupe anywhere online. If youve never experienced a vintage ford flathead v8, then driving a classic like this is an experience that makes ford flatheads so special.
No matter what youre driving, we have the right 1947 ford coupe for your vehicle. Jul 25, 2016 1947 ford super deluxe hot rod 2 door sedan flathead v8 at country classic cars duration. Alfa romeo launches e book to mark 110 years since automakers founding. Ford flathead v8 engine history many people mistakenly believe that the ford flathead v8 was the first v8 engine. How to select parts for your ford flathead engine rebuild. Model year make and engine passenger car model note a first serial number see note b below 1932 v8 18 18 001 to 18 203,126 1933 v8 40 18 203,127 to 18 457,477 1934 v8 40 18 457,478 to 181,234,356 1935 v8 48 181,234,357 to 182,207,110 1936 ford v8 linczephyr v12 68 901. Flathead v8 for sale vintage ford vintage car parts. Engine, horsepower, torque, dimensions and mechanical details for the 1947 ford super deluxe.
We pulled the plugs, put a little mystery oil in each cylinder, turned the motor over by hand a couple times, and then let it sit until the newly ordered plug wires and such came in. Classics on autotrader has listings for new and used 1947 mercury other mercury models classics for sale near you. Get the best deals on other vintage parts for 1947 ford 1 ton pickup. Sometimes we use a different rear axle during the build and for example lets say that we used a later ford rear axle with a 2. The engine underwent various other changes as years passed. Classic car models and prices for cars from the forties. It proved to be extremely popular until the overhead valve engines arrived and was the first v8 readily available to the masses, but it was not the first. Some may be able to pull some tips from that on building their ford motor, but im not sure what.
Ford flathead v8 engine rebuild timelapse redline rebuild. Locate 1947 ford coupe on sale right here with the biggest choice of 1947 ford coupe anywhere online. Classics on autotrader has listings for new and used 1947 ford super deluxe classics for sale near you. The american ford v8 24 stud flatheads where build from 1938 to 1953. The ford flathead v8 often called simply the ford flathead, flathead ford, or flatty when the context is implicit, such as in hotrodding is a v8 engine of the valveinblock type designed by the ford motor company and built by ford and various licensees.
During the engines first decade of production, when overheadvalve engines were rare. Ford ford flathead v8 alternators and generators free. Find new and used 1940 ford deluxe classics for sale by classic car dealers and private sellers near you. Castiron, lhead flathead design 239 cubic inch displacement compression rato.
Engine gasket set complete copper head gaskets ford flathead v8 90. The ford flathead v8 is a v8 engine of the valveinblock type designed by the ford motor company and built by ford and various licensees. How to select parts for your ford flathead engine rebuild if youre tackling most of a rebuild yourself, its easier than ever to find parts, thanks to the internet. After we handled all 21 stud engines, the 60 hp and the monster 337cui engines, well look closer to all 24 stud engines in this part. To see ads from the march, 2020 issue, you must be a subscriber to hemmings motor news. Link your active subscription or subscribe for instant access. In 1938 ford made new changes to the flathead v8, the most obvious change being the use of 24 studs per head instead of 21 as previously used.
Flathead v8 engine specifications your ford flathead source. The only non factory items on this truck are a ford 9 inch rear end and aluminum radiator. The motor is the original numbers matching flathead v8 mated to the original 3 speed manual transmission and they have about 1,500 miles on them since the rebuild. As ford was producing cars to meet postwar demand, no changes to the engine came until 1948, when a new large truck version of the flathead v8 was released. He picked up a 47 ford pretty cheap, but was told the motor was seized. How to identify a mercury flathead by floyd drake iii named after its flat cylinder heads, ford flathead v8 engines, developed in 1930 to 1931, were manufactured from 1932 to 1954, and although there were five different flathead sizes, mercury vehicles were only equipped with the 239 cubicinch engine from 1939 to 1948, and the 255 cubicinch. Other vintage parts for 1947 ford 1 ton pickup for sale ebay. Nick maneri from norther new jersey owned this 1947 ford custom from around 1966 till.
This was a full option 1942 with the sliding back window and the 90hp flathead v8 that is still in the truck. Efter henry fords dod 1947 borjade henry ford ii avveckla och stanga fabrikerna. I want to replace the original flathead v8 engine in my 1947 ford coupe but leave original transmission, clutch, and all the other original running gear intact. No matter what youre driving, we have the right flathead v8 engine for your automobile. As for original paint colors, the ford and mercury engines through 1940 were a dark green. Harold wills hade stora konstnarliga anlag och han omnamns 1895 som en talang i tidningen detroit city directory.
Some of the accessories were stuck, but not seized. January 20, 2017 posted by nate cooper all, flathead engines, intake and fuel delivery. This tech tip is from the full book, ford flathead engines. It has been freshened over the years, but retains its oldschool charm and intrinsic goodness thats a big part of the flathead experience. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. In 1939 when the mercury car line was introduced, the engines cylinder bore was opened up for a larger displacement in the mercury car. Large inventory of new, used and oem automotive parts at great prices. The classic ford facts about classic 1947 ford engines.
The book covers a stromberg 97 rebuild, but only touches on the other carburetors used on flatheads. How fords flathead v8 engine works, and why it disappeared why cant. Engine is a 468 cubic inch big block chevrolet, aluminum heads, edelbrock performer single 4barrel manifold and carburetor, frame stock ford boxed rails, front disc brakes, 9 ford rearend, digital gauges, pioneer stereo system, eldorado 6way power seats, power. This week, we look at the 1932 ford, its 19331940 successors, and the history of fords famous flathead v8 henry fords final triumph and the beginning of his downfall. Ford v8 flat head engine 21 stud flathead hot rod rat motor rebuild crank block. How to rebuild and modify ford flathead v8 engines written by tony thacker and mike herman,soft cover, new condition,144 pages,new condition,all color photos,step by step rebuild procedures,from stock to performance. The flathead v8 engines produced by ford motor company included basically three versions. Part ii of the ford flathead identification article.764 1023 90 916 514 1121 1143 1397 524 367 682 1148 24 608 1421 571 351 1155 1428 380 323 390 1015 616 991 463 1397 215 1129 121 390 121 1380 349 90 629 519 1459 443