1929 Model A Ford Speedster Newly rebuilt engine in the fall of 2014. The engine comes with many upgrades to enhance performance, power and speed. The block, head and frame are all original with no rust.
Drive Train – Speedster has the original 3 speed transmission with all new gears and has an upgraded V8 pressure plate and clutch assembly for the hill climbing type of folks. Electrical – The car has been converted over to a 12 volt negative ground system. Car has a new alternator and some other specialty parts so as to when you are participating in a hill climb event, you can shut off the alternator off, so the fan and water pump don’t run off the alternator but instead off of the battery only.
The main bearing’s have been poured and bored to allow the crankshaft to fit. Complete valve job to include modern stainless steel valves, one piece valve guides, modern retainers, oversized intake valves, intake ports have been oversized for valves, cut seat and hand lapped valve seats. The camshaft is a touring grind that comes with a .
The fuel lines are copper, run up along the passenger side of the frame and then transfers over to rubber gas line for flexibility. The car is equipped with 2 fuel pressure regulators. One is if you are only running one carburetor and the other has been installed for when running a two carburetor setup.