View Full Version : Happy Birthday, dear Flathead...
03-30-2008, 09:01 PM
On this day in 1932, Henry brings V8 power to the masses (http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2008/03/dayintech_0331)...
My dad had a flathead V8-powered Model A or three before I came along.
03-30-2008, 11:48 PM
This was a great power plant in it's day. It was ranked #4 by Ward's in the 10 best engines of the 20th century, though this only article that I could find states that it was an L-head, I think it's a misprint.
Ward's AutoWorld (http://wardsautoworld.com/ar/auto_best_engines_th/index.html)
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