Where Can You Find a Ford Flathead V-8 Engine for Sale?


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Ford Flathead V-8 engines were extensively used in automobiles, farm equipment and industrial applications and are likely to be available through scrap yards or parts sellers that specialize in 1930s to 1950s-era parts. The popularity of Flathead engines among hot rod enthusiasts makes them another potential source of these engines.

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Original Ford Flathead V-8 engines were only produced from the early 1930s to the1950s, but they are still relatively easy to source since Ford manufactured several million of these motors. In addition, the French military produced new Flathead engines for use in military vehicles and sold many of them as surplus during the 1990s, so it is possible to purchase a relatively new Flathead engine through some parts dealers that offer French parts.

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