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#4460749 - 07/16/17 09:30 AM Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder
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Just a couple of old guys in a garage...
https://youtu.be/jsRgJISAirI
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#4460792 - 07/16/17 10:18 AM Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91]
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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
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#4460800 - 07/16/17 10:27 AM Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91]
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Oy..... his "right bank" is burning a LOT of oil!
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#4461038 - 07/16/17 03:51 PM Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91]
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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
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#4461410 - 07/17/17 05:52 AM Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91]
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Looks like he kept the 2 bearing crank.
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#4461427 - 07/17/17 06:38 AM Re: Flathead, Flat Opposed 8 Cylinder [Re: Red91]
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That crank is a weird looking piece for sure. Ed
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