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 Supercharged Flathead  Ford 

Hudson Hornet 7x

 THE ULTIMATE 4-71 BLOWN FLATHEAD    A TRIBUTE TO THE TOM BEATTY BELLY TANK LAKESTER  engine/PA C-4 for sale $16k

TOTALLY HANDCRAFTED BY STEVE FARKALY, FORMER INDYCAR ENGINE BUILDER, AND OWNER OF UNCOMMON ENGINEERING.......ABSOLUTELY PERIOD CORRECT.......AND MAJOR BHP 

PACKAGE FEATURES INCLUDE

Performance Automatic "Super Streeter" C-4 automatic trans and Torque Converter !!  

  • EXTREME DUTY CLUTCHES & KEVLAR BANDS

  • PERIOD CORRECT 4-71, INTAKE, SNOUT, & VEE BELT DRIVE

  • LATE MODEL '49-'53  8BA SPECIALLY SELECTED BLOCK

  • GENUINE MERC CRANK, 4340 H BEAM RODS, FORGED SLUGS

  • 1.700 INTAKES, 1.600 EX CUSTOM STAINLESS HI-FLO VALVES

  • VINTAGE EDELBROCK HEADS, SPECIAL COMBUSTION CHAM

  • ISKY 414 LIFT CAM, ALL SPRINGS SET FOR INSTALL HEIGHT

  • BLOCK DECKED & TRUED, ALIGN BORED AND HONED

  • CUSTOM MACHINED BILLET MILD STEEL CENTER MAIN CAP

  • SPECIAL MAXIMUM BOWL VOLUME W/ CUSTOM TOOLING

  • PORTED AND MATCHED 

  • GENUINE VINTAGE MALLORY DUAL POINT

  • COMPETITION OR ROADSTER SHOW READY

  • 1957 INTRODUCED CARTER AFB FOR CFM,OR 53 INTRO WCFB 

  • NEW WATER PUMPS, EPOXY FINISH, HI-VOL OIL PUMP, drilled for FULL FLO FILTRATION, (ALL 16) CUSTOM HARD SEATS  

  • EST 340 BHP ON GAS..........DEPENDING ON CARB CFM 

Absolutely Period Correct, Check Out Multiple Vee Belt Blower Drive. Cloth Covered Plug Wires & Vintage Harmon-Collins, '54 Corvette YH Carbs

These Styles are Timeless, This is What Makes Roadster Show Engines 

Uncommon Engineering Specializes in All Vintage Engines, Here's a Kaiser-Frazer / Willys Continental 226, Majorly Stroked and Poked to 261, Twin McCulloughs, Custom Plenum, Custon Headers, Accel DFI, Polished Edmunds Head, 12 Formed Windows Allow Rods to Swing Outside the Pan 

 

 

 

Uncommon pioneers custom programmable digital fuel injection installations for all vintage and classic engines, converting vintage carbs to throttle bodies w/TPS, hiding / disguising DFI hardware and wiring harness for acceptable installation / presentation on the classics. These DFI systems are based on state-of-the-art Accel Gen 7 and feature wideband O2 sensor feedback / datalogging and total programability, even on the move, to gain unheard-of economy while displaying environmental awareness while looking great

  

 

 

  

   The Most Fabled Racing Engine of All Time, The Awesome Shrieking Winfield / Novi Centrifugally Blown 183 cube DOHC V8 Painstakingly Re-created by Hand at Uncommon Engineering.   Perhaps Among the  Most Labor Intensive Hot Rod Engine Projects Ever Untertaken.  Designed by Bud Winfield and Leo Goosen in '40, built by Fred Offenhauser, covertly funded by Henry Ford Sr. & raced by Hepburn, Nalon, Mays, Bettenhausen, Russo, Hurtubise, B.Unser, this One-Off, Hand Built Re-creation Defines Quintessential Hot Rodding

Big Valve / big port engine, 1.734 intake X 1.600 exhaust, custom machined hard seat inserts, asymmetric combustion chambers, 286 inches 

 

Nobody builds Flatheads like Uncommon Engineering.   These remarkable engines feature exclusive USA-made 4340 "I" Beam rods, custom-fitted steel center main cap, huge bowl volumes with custom hard seat inserts across the board,  stainless Hi-Flo valves, Clevite bearings, new Hi-Vol oil pumps, and Uncommon's painstakingly developed and exclusive asymetrically machined combustion chambers.  With gas at $4 a gallon, the 286 cube flathead reigns supreme for practicality while presenting stunning looks and classic style.  

Late 8BA Block Set Up for Early Style Navarro Heads, Uncommon Engineered Dry Lakes Harmon-Collins Magneto Brought Up to Speed by HEI elecs and centrifugal advance 

  

  

One-Of-A-Kind 4-71 Blown Hudson Hornet 308, Uncommon Engineering Custom Fabbed Intake & Blower Base, Carb Plenum, Drive, Electronic Dist, Forged Pistons, ARP Bolts

  

  

  Trick Flatty Ford, Navarro Heads & Intake, Gennie Merc 4.00" Crank, Uncommon Engineering USA-Made 4340 "I" Beam Rods, Steel Billet Center Main Cap, Strapped End Caps, ATI Balancer, New 97's, Big Zephyr Style Pump

   

    By Request..........Complete Blown Flathead Ford 8BA.......Wild Fabricated 4 Carb Plenum w/ (4) Olds Rocket WGD 2 BBLs .........All Polished.......Vintage Edmunds Heads......SOLD.........

                Hudson 7X Uncommon Engineering Style (above & below) Sports "One-Off" Three Duece Tripower, Uncommon fabricated Headers, Uncommon Converted MSD Ignition, Modded ATI Balancer, Along with all the usual goodies, hard ex seats, Manley Stainless Hi-Flo's, Forged Pistons, ARP rod bolts & head studs, Crane springs & retainers, Mopar lifters, Trick Street Grind Cam, degreed Tru-Roller Timing Set, 100 AMP alternator, Topped Off by a one-of-a-kind "Factory" look Uncommonly fabricated air cleaner setup.  

 

EXCLUSIVE !!   Flathead Ford Tuned Shifter Port Digital Fuel Injection Kits,  Geared Rotary Barrels Shift Runner Length From Long Ram to Straight Plenum Shot!!   Can Be Run in Fully Sequential Mode w/o a Cam Sensor!!!  State-of-the-Art DFI for Flathead is a Bolt On!

  

                                  Engine Gallery Below

State-of-the-Rodder's-Art  Blown Flathead 

Trick Barrel Pulleys Drive A/C Comp, Alt, & P/S 

Pair OER Weber Carb Clones, MSD Ign. 

And Traditional Ones Too

Blower Ready Flathead 8BA Engine Assemblies starting incredibly at $6000!  These are hard seat / forged piston / o/s SS valve / beefed center main long block assemblies!  Standard, Show, and Special Competition Assemblies Available.  Choose a long block assembly, Add the blower kit, accessory / drive kit, and heads of your choice!! 

Complete 4-71 Blown Flatheads beginning at $10,500 !!  Say NO to just another crate engine Hot  Rod. 

 

 

   

Exclusive !  Flathead  Ford 4-71 Blower Kit

  • Features  Custom Blower Intake w/ popoff 

  • Fresh 4-71 Blower Assembly

  • 2" Belt

  • Upper Sprocket  (choice ratio)

  • Lower Sprocket  (choice ratio)

  • Idler Pulley Assembly

  • Snout w/ hardened shaft and coupler

  • Custom Crank Hub

  • Spacers

  • Reinforced Endplates

  • Optional Rear Endplate (shown w/ standard endplate)

Flatmotor Front Drive Assembly For 4-71 Blown Engines

  • Two New Production Water Pumps, choice of mount ears

  • Special Water Pump Pulley Adapters (2)

  • Special Extended Length Pulleys, (L&R)

  • Vee Belt Pulley for Blower Crank Hub

  • A/C Compressor  (polished)

  • A/C Compressor Mount (shown satin finish, polished optional)

  • 140 AMP Alternator, polished or chrome

  • Alternator Rear Mount

  • Power Steering Pump  (polished)

  • Power Steering Pump Pulley (polished)

  • Power Steering Pump rear mount (adjustable)

  • Alternator / PS Pump Front Mount  (shown satin finish, polished opt)

  • Mount Standoffs  (4)

  • Belt Set (4 belts)

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Uncommon unleashes the Ultimate Flathead, Centrifugally Blown SOHC three valve F head conversion, Greatest mass airflow improvement in Flathead design history, 10,000 RPM potential  

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NEW!!  STREETABLE POTVIN STYLE CRANK DRIVE BLOWER FOR FLATHEAD FORD V-8 !!

SALT FLATS ANYONE??

FITS 4-71 THRU 8-71 GMC BLOWERS

 

QUICK CHANGE CHAIN COUPLER, STOCK DIST DRIVE REMOTED INTO ADAPTER,  DUAL WATER PUMP DRIVE & ALT DRIVE

CLASSIC FRONT MOUNT BLOWER ON A FLATHEAD FORD!!  2.375 DUAL BOOST TRANSFER TUBES & NEW BIG PLENUM MANIFOLD (NEW CASTINGS!!) 

HILBORN / CARABINE DFI TOPS 4-71 BLOWN FLATHEAD ON THE DYNO READY FOR ACTION !!

 

Dual 4-71's on Classic Pyramid Manifold

Accel Generation 7.0 Digital Fuel Injection Adapted For Vintage Hudson Hornet Supercharged Road Racing Engine 

 

Wild Blown Hudson Goes Road Racing 

 Uncommon Engineering is the most thorough and professional vintage racing resource in the entire industry today. Because we design and build our own components from patternmaking through machining, when what's necessary is not available. All vintage racing engines from Flatheads to 1000 HP Turbo Drake Offys can be rebuilt & dynoed to 2011 state-of-the-art specifications at Uncommon. 

WARNING:  WHAT YOU SEE HERE IS WHAT MAKES US unique.  THIS IS ONE-OFF DESIGN & FABRICATION  UNAVAILABLE IN TODAY'S INDUSTRY  

 

3 Carb Ford V-8 

BLOWN FLATHEAD FORD,  SOHC 3 VALVE / 3 CAM "F" HEADS UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR THE ULTIMATE SUPERCHARGED FLATHEAD 8BA FORD V-8

 

OFFY STYLE CAM CARRIER TOPS EACH ULTIMATE FORD HEAD, PROVIDES SOHC DRIVEN MONSTER INTAKE VALVES DIRECTLY ABOVE PISTONS, BOTH VALVES IN BLOCK BECOME 14 EXHAUST PORTS.         THREE VALVES PER CYL, THREE CAMS,  4 BUNDLES OF CUSTOM HEADERS, DUAL 4-71'S OR AIR RESEARCH TURBO CREATE THE ULTIMATE FORD !  

   

FORD V-8 ABOVE,   HUDSON 7X BELOW

The Magnificent 9X 

Hudson's NASCAR  Engine,  Brought up to date

Uncommon Engineers the Most Sophisticated Vintage Racing Engines Available Today.  Affordably.

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9X Eaton Blower, Intake Log, Headers, Carb Plenum

9X Final Assembly, Wiseco Pistons, Manley Valves, Special Moldex 7 Main Bearing Crank, Oliver Rods

Rear/Top View Uncommon Headers & Log Manifold

Fabricating Eaton Series II Blower Plenum, Flanges, and Log Manifold

 

Modified Series II Eaton Supercharger, Dry Sump Pump w/ Dist, Custom Built Crank Trigger Assembly, and Exchangeable Ratio Blower Drive Gears

Top View of Block Shows Porting, Relieving, Dry Decking, Hard Seats

   

Three Billet Steel Main Bearing Webs Added to 4 Main Bearing Block

 

CHECK OUT THREE ADDITIONAL FABRICATED MAIN WEBS, OVERSIZED CAM BEARING BORES , 4130 CROSSBOLTED CAPS, & HUGE BILLET CAM AND CRANK FOR UNIQUE SEVEN MAIN BEARING BLOWN HUDSON HORNET 9X ABOVE !!  

 

VINTAGE RACE CAR CONSTRUCTION        PAN-AM RACE HUDSON SHOWCASES VINTAGE NASCAR SUSPENSION UPGRADED TO FULL FLOATER 9", NASCAR 4 WHL DISC BRAKES, CUSTOM KONI SHOCKS, 1.250 FRT ANTI-ROLL BAR, 4130 REAR PANHARD, REINFORCED WISHBONES, 32 GALLON FUEL CELL

UNCOMMON ENGINEERING INVENTS THE GEN-ALT, A MODERN 40 AMP 12V ALTERNATOR HIDDEN INSIDE A VINTAGE 6 OR 12V GENERATOR HOUSING.  ELIMINATE TROUBLESOME ANTIQUE GENERATORS BUT KEEP THE CLASSIC LOOK

 BLOWN  FLATHEAD FORD V-8

 ROADSTER SHOW OR RACE WORTHY, OVER 300 HOURS OF CUSTOM MACHINE WORK AND SPECIALIZED FABRICATION TO MAKE THIS VERY SPECIAL AND ONE-OF-A-KIND ENGINE 

Exquisitely Detailed 1955 Replica 4-71 Blown Flathead Ford 8BA, One-Of-A-Kind Roadster Show or Incredible Street Rod Engine

 

Totally Unique "Tool & Die" Style Gilmer Belt Blower Drive, Water Pump Pulleys, Idler, Coil Bracket, Accurate 1955 State-of-the-Art Drag Race / Dry Lakes Look for Your Renaissance Roadster

Pair "Olds Rocket" Carbs, Belond Style Headers, Custom Stainless Wire Looms, External Oil Filter, NOS "Date Stamped" 1955 4-71 Blower Housing

This is a One-of-Kind Blown Flathead Ford, created by Uncommon Engineering to capture the quintessential  1955 "look"  of the "World's Most Powerful Flathead Ford V-8", inspired by the legendary  Yates-Newmire GMC Blown engine, which powered the World's First Official   8 Second Slingshot Dragster

  Featuring a Replica of the Original Gilmer belt blower drive adapted to a Flathead Ford V-8.  From the new reproduction  3 3/8" bore Art Sparks  "ForgedTrue"  blower pistons to the handcrafted replica period blower drive,  this engine is totally unique, totally show worthy, and ready to give your Rod the Ultimate Authentic "Dry Lakes" Look.  Features a NOS 10-55 date stamped 4-71 Blower housing. The late 8BA block  readily adapts to a modern bulletproof C4 automatic for real driveability. 

  • Features:

  • NEW Offenhauser 425 Heads, 7.5 : 1 CR w/ Special Machined Combustion Chambers

  • Fabulous "one-of-a-kind" 1955 Gilmer Belt Blower Drive 

  • Oversized 1.600 Stainless Manley Valves, INT & EX

  • 3 3/8" Bore Art Sparks ForgedTrue Ross Replica Pistons

  • Grant rings

  • Machined for Hard Seats. Intake and Exhaust

  • All brand new hardened valve guides and seals

  • All New Show Grade 8 hardware

  • Uncommon Center Main Bearing Support

  • A Genuine 4.00 Stroke "Merc Crank"

  • Vintage ISKY 1021 Grind cam, just tuned by ISKY

  • Totally Polished 8BA Connecting Rods

  • Aluminum Cam Gear

  • New ISKY valve springs, shimmed to correct height

  • New Johnson style Adjustable Tappets

  • Full flow external oil filter

  • Tubing Belond Style Headers

  • Special Billet Aluminum Water Pump Pulleys

  • 1953 D&S Intake modded to 4-71 Blower Manifold

  •  Pair of Correct "Olds Rocket" Carter WGD's

  • Fresh 4-71 Supercharger with NOS 10-55 "date stamped" Housing, new bearings, seals

  • Fel-Pro Big Bore Copper Head Gaskets

  • Modified 8BA Distributor, solid breaker plate

  • High Output "Red" Coil in "one-of-a-kind" holder

  • SS formed plug wire looms

 

   

  8BA BLOCK ADAPTS TO C4 TRANS,  HARD SEATS,   BEAM POLISHED RODS

   

NEW SUPERCHARGER BEARINGS, SEALS , CLEARENCED FOR STREET

AVAILABLE NOW E-MAIL FOR DETAILS

MACHINING  FORD V-8  FOR HARD SEATS

4-71 BLOWN FLATHEAD KITS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, AVAILABLE SOON !

Hudson engines,  Mild (above), to Wild, (below)

357 CUBE HUDSON 308 7X+ Maximum Stroker   THE ULTIMATE  HUDSON  "STREET"  ENGINE

  • .090 OVER  FORGED PISTONS

  • UNCOMMON BALANCED STROKER CRANK

  • HARD EXHAUST SEATS

  • MANLEY CUSTOM OVERSIZE STAINLESS VALVES

  • TRUE ROLLER TIMING CHAIN W/ DEGREE BUSH

  • CRANE BIG DIAMETER VALVE SPRINGS

  • UNCOMMON MACHINED RETAINERS

  • PORTED

  • RELIEVED

  • ARP ROD BOLTS

  • 1/2" HEAD BOLTS

  • SPECIAL MACHINED HEAD FOR VALVE CLR

  • ISKY CAM

  • BIG MUSHROOM TAPPETS

  • ALUM / BRONZE GUIDES

  • ALIGN BORED AND DECKED

  • SPECIAL OIL PUMP GEAR

THE HUDSON 8X  328  RETRO FUELIE  ENGINE

THE SOON TO BE KING OF THE NITRO FLATHEADS, YOU COULD WIN IT ALL AT THE ANNUAL COLORADO INLINE AND FLATHEAD FUEL NATS.

6-71 GMC on Custom Fabricated Blower Manifold

   

Nice Sized Individual Int  & Ex Ports         Massive Crossbolted Main Caps

  

2.00 Intake, 1.65 Ex Sine Wave Relief   Front View of Mock Up Shows Dry Sump

 

  H beam over I  beam genuine boxed rods     Ready to Fab Headers & Add Int

The Trick Part, BB Ford Dia Billet Cam Dwarfs Stock Cam BC/Lobes 

8X  AVAILABLE  FOR SALE  E-MAIL OR CALL  FOR DETAILS

WELDING HUDSON STROKER CRANK

  TWIN-H SQUARED, NEW (4) WA-1'S MULTI - CARB HUDSON INTAKE,  SEE CATALOG