Blake's Ford 8N

Page 2 - Bits & Pieces

Oil Filter Canister

Remember that nasty looking oil filter canister?

This is the same canister after a session in the bead-blast cabinet, some red paint and new decals from

Cylinder Head - Bottom

Here's the cylinder head, after a trip to the machine shop.

The head was cleaned and shaved by the machine shop.

Cylinder Head - Top

The head has received a fresh coat of New Holland Ford Red from a spray can.

Since this is a side-mount distributor engine, note the mounting pads and bolts in the lower right-hand side and front for the coil bracket. The coil bracket sort of wraps around the corner.


The fan was bead-blasted and has also received a coat of New Holland Red.

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