Garage Sale - Offy 1939-48 Ford Flathead Aluminum Heads
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Please NOTE the following about this product:
- This item is sold as a pair.
- This product is discontinued.
Q & A
What's in the Box
3-5/16" bore, 4" stroke = 9:1 compression ratio
3-5/16" bore, 3 3/4" stroke = 8.6:1 compression ratio.
This item is garage sale priced because one has been bolted on, run, and has damage.
NO WARRANTY, NO RETURNS ON GARAGE SALE ITEMS
Item DetailsThis item is garage sale priced because one has been bolted on, run, and has some damage.
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- 8.0:1 compression ratio on blocks with a 3/16" base relief (stock bore and stroke)
- Compression ratio increase is approximately 3/10 of a percent with each 1/8" stroke
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