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Flathead Ford V8 Pressure Tester Kit

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Gauge Face:
White
Lettering Color:
Black
Thread Pitch:
1/4" NPT
Hardware Included:
Yes
Material Thickness:
.50
Flathead Ford V8 Pressure Tester Kit

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Q & A (1)

What's in the Box

Info

Don't sink your hard-earned money into cleaning and machining that old flathead block until you've checked it for cracks. Speedway's pressure test kit makes it easy to check your flathead block for water leaks. It allows you to test one cylinder bank at a time to detect cracks or holes in your block, all in the comfort of your own garage or shop. It's also a great tool for making sure your crack repairs are water tight.

  • Kit includes (1) block plate, water pump adapter plates, bolts and pressure regulator
  • Fits 1936 nd newer 24-stud flatheads

Flathead Block Pressure Testing Instructions

Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
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daveo1952
Verified Purchaser
appleton, wi.

works ok , but no replacement washers

March 26, 2015
The plates work well I need to know how to get replacement special washers. There is no information with the plates or on the web catalog.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

Speedway Motors Customer Service team has issued this customer a small refund for the replacement washers. Please note that replacement washers for this unit are Bonded Neo type with a total quantity of 25. Washers can be sourced through your local Granger/Fastenal outlet store. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and are always happy to help in any way.
Snafu, after my hydroplane
Verified Purchaser
Michigan

Labor saving device,no leaking engines

July 23, 2012
Was using water pressure with stock cylinder heads installed. This kit works much better.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Durable
  • Complete kit
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

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please advise the recommended pressure to test with this kit once purchased. regulator looks like its for air, please confirm this is a water test. 52 ford flathead block / all stock. had it magnafluxed but still a little worried about a few hair line cracks and what may happen when the metal expands.

Carlos
Lakeland, FL
April 04, 2013

please advise the recommended pressure to test with this kit once purchased. regulator looks like its for air, please confirm this is a water test. 52 ford flathead block / all stock. had it magnafluxed but still a little worried about a few hair line cracks and what may happen when the metal expands.

Answers

April 05, 2013
Jason
The flathead pressure tester is set up for air using 60-80 psi. Spraying soap and water on block will allow visibility of crack or you can submerge block in water tank. Kit comes with instructions
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