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Y-BLOCK-N BRAZILIAN STYLE. THE ENGINE IS BRAZILIAN Y-BLOCK. SPF casting mark on intake. Sao Paulo Foundry
Dale Dufresne's pick-up going together
Bob Szymanski, Michigan
A&W Rootbeer mural in Columbus Ohio airport
Dual Quad, Ramhorn exhaust F-100.
Royce Brechlers' Hilborn injected Lincoln in Mermaid Replica.
Nick Brann's T-Bird engine
Y-Block powered Onan generator
330cu in road race engine on the dyno. 376 ft lbs, 400.4hp
Ted Kramer's 312 powered Model A. Record holder B/Roadster 1963. Won NHRA Jr. Eliminator August 1962
Keith McNeal Supercharged T-Bird
Bob Hardee Photo
PARNELLI JONES 1959, Y-Block powered modified. Sponsored by Vel's Ford Torrance CA.
Tuned by Performance Associates
Steve Mills Texas. Built T-Bird
Dennis Frings, North Carolina. Y-Block Powered Street Rod
Customized 55 T-Bird
Dodge tail lights Owner builder
Jerry Christenson photo
Ernie Phillip's 55 T-Bird. 10.60 seconds @ 123mph Car built by Ed Datwyler and Ernie Phillips. Powered by Ford Y-Block, of course! Best 1/8th mile, 6.60 @ 105 mph with nitrous.
Read about Ernie's engine and dyno test
Jerry Christenson's Y-Block powered SR-57 Blackbird. 9.96 @ 132 mph
.060" over 292, Y-292S cam, Blue Thunder intake, ATI damper, vintage Edelbrock valve covers in Ford blue. Built by Nathan Soukup for 55 Fairlane drag car.
Doug Thrasher's 1955 Thunderbird. .060" over 292, ported heads, Y-274F cam, Toploader with overdrive conversion. Best 1/4 13.70secs
C Doug Thrasher photo
Joe Cebe 335 Cubic Inch Y-Block 362 Horsepower 1996
Doug Thrasher 301 Cubic Inch Y-Block. 328 Horsepower 1998
John Mummert 314 cubic inch Y-Block 370 horsepower 12-14-1999
Bill Maruca 331 cu in. 357ft lbs. 329hp Street Stroker.
Polished Blue Thunder intake, Rebop timing cover and spacer.
Mike Bigelow 312 T-Bird. Rebop aluminum parts, Blue Thunder intake, Road Demon carb
Jerry Christenson. Y-Block with custom blower installation.
Richard Phillips. 312 Ford with #553 Edelbrock 3-2 manifold
Clete Wertz '56 F-100 292
Steven Seateck, Canada Custom 2-4 set-up
Custom manifold, timing cover and Fluid damper