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Old 08-26-2007, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by page2171
I probably shouldn't be posting this. My engine is not nearly as clean and nice looking as everyone else's so far. On the other hand, you can't get too much cooler than a Nailhead. So, here it is...a 401 Nailhead in my 62 Buick Electra.
I am going to ask a question that may get me shot, but...

Why do they call it a nailhead?

I have never seen one in person. I am faimiar with ford flatheads and Y-blocks.
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