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Old 07-05-2006, 10:11 AM
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Does anyone know how to get more horsepower for a 239 Flathead V8 that is cheap?

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Old 07-05-2006, 10:15 AM
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Any typical mods would apply.
Buy/regrind a performance cam.Mill the heads for compression.Have the block ports ported,multi angle valve job.Headers,intake,rework(jets etc..)carbs.
Do a google search for flathead parts or hit the swap meets.
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Check out Flathead Jacks at:


Speedway Motors at:

Both have good tech sections for flatheads from which to make performance decisions based on your budget.

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