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  • Ford Flathead V8 Builders Handbook
    Ford Flathead V8 Builders Handbook
    (Part #91085211)
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                This book covers every facet of your Flathead Ford V-8. Rebuilding? Get one of these books! 200 images. 154 pages.
            
  • Book - 335 HP Flathead Ford V8 Performance Handbook
    Book - 335 HP Flathead Ford V8 Performance Handbook
    (Part #91085309)
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                This book by Joe Abbin will show you 'real' horsepower figures from 'real' Flathead Ford engines that were built and run on the dyno, the street and the dragstrip. Clearly shows each engine (naturally aspirated and supercharged) being built and dyno tested. 138 pages.
            
  • Flathead Tuning Manual
    $21.99
    Flathead Tuning Manual
    (Part #91085225)
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                This book explores many different Flathead combinations and the tune-ups that made the most power. A few myths are busted in one of these books. 55 color images.  96 pages. 
            
  • Book - How to Hop-Up Ford and Mercury V8 Engines
    Book - How to Hop-Up Ford and Mercury V8 Engines
    (Part #91085022)
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                  Speed tuning theory, costs, horsepower and torque of the 1932 and up Ford and Mercury Flathead V8 from 1951. Even covers superchargers. 160 pages.   
            
  • Book - Rebuilding the Famous Ford Flathead
    Book - Rebuilding the Famous Ford Flathead
    (Part #91085089)
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                By Ron Bishop. A step-by-step, easy to follow instruction manual for restoring Ford 1932-53 V-8 flatheads. Comprehensive instruction manual covers all the basics of rebuilding a flathead Ford.
            
  • Book - Flathead Gear and Torque Tips
    Book - Flathead Gear and Torque Tips
    (Part #91085085)
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                Modified Flathead running gear and drive line instructions for 1932-48 Ford V-8. All the best gear and torque tips and suggestions from the experts, with illustrations.
            
  • Book - How to Build the High Performance Street Flathead
    Book - How to Build the High Performance Street Flathead
    (Part #91085081)
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                If you have never rebuilt an engine, let alone a flathead, you need one of these books. This engine building book walks you through the basics with close up photos and sage advice. 88 pages.
            
  • Book - Flathead Ignition Tips
    Book - Flathead Ignition Tips
    (Part #91085084)
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                Ignition system conversion for updating the Flathead V-8. All the best tips and suggestions from the experts, with illustrations.