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One of the best things about having a Flathead in a hot rod is the sound it makes at idle or up on the rpm-it's so much better than a pushrod V-8! Tim had Mike Herman at H&H Flathead Motors in La Cresenta, CA, go through and assemble this 258-inch 59AB engine. Ross Pistons, a 3.75-inch Ford crank, Manley valves, Isky 185 springs, and stock rods make up the internals. Up top twin Stromberg 97s bolt to an Edelbrock Super Dual intake feeds the flattie while Edelbrock heads (8:1), a PowerGen alternator (that looks like a generator), and Lakes-style headers round out the engine's parts list.