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Old 02-04-2005, 12:00 PM
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Rat motor

I have looked everywhere and asked around, but nobody can tell me what makes a rat motor a rat motor. can someone please tell me the difference between a rat motor and a regular motor??

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Old 02-04-2005, 12:02 PM
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rat motor

As far as I can gather a rat motor is a souped up flat head.
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"rat" motor = big block
"mouse" motor = small block
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"rat" motor = big block
"mouse" motor = small block





I thought EVERY Chevy guy knew that.
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Old 02-04-2005, 12:49 PM
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I thought EVERY Chevy guy knew that.
That's what I thought, one of the basics of the basics.
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rat, mouse, porcupine, nailhead, "Y" block, flathead...............what's in a name?


Quiz of the day....What's a porcupine motor?


Just the young guys, the more mature ones should know.
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best i can come up with is a motorcycle engine?? i know im stupid... lol
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nope...it's a car motor.
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Isn't it a chevy engine (396?) that had a different style head. The valves were angled differently.
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Very close...........................what motor, when built?
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UH, does it start with a "w"
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UH, does it start with a "w"
Has been called that.........................
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canted valve bbc used for can-am racing?
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All BBC motors have canted valves.....but there was another BBC motor....what was it?
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It had songs written about it
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