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Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder #4460749
07/16/17 08:30 AM
07/16/17 08:30 AM
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Red91 Offline OP
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Just a couple of old guys in a garage...
https://youtu.be/jsRgJISAirI


'89 Chevy 1500
Supertech 20/50
'15 Chevy Cruze
AcDelco syn dexos 5/30
Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91] #4460792
07/16/17 09:18 AM
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Waco, TX
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That was a ridiculous amount of work to build an engine with a relatively low hp/cubic inch ratio.

Yes, I know it's "different".... but there's SOOO many better platforms to start off with


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91] #4460800
07/16/17 09:27 AM
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Linctex Offline
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Oy..... his "right bank" is burning a LOT of oil!


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91] #4461038
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Florida, Cape Coral
Eddie Offline
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I think that is great. Lot of ingenuity at work here. Lots of men that age would be couch potatoes or on BITOG criticizing. :-))Ed


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91] #4461410
07/17/17 04:52 AM
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Looks like he kept the 2 bearing crank.


1987 BMW R65 - Aegis SAE30
2005 Nissan Expert - Gulf Western 10W-40
1996 Volvo T5 - Penrite HPR15 - 15W-60. Ryco syntec filter.
Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91] #4461427
07/17/17 05:38 AM
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Eddie Offline
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That crank is a weird looking piece for sure. Ed


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)

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