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Just thought I’d share some before and after pictures
of my Ford GAA tank engine. All aluminum 1100 cubic inch
V8 used in WWII Sherman Tanks. These were gas burners
rated at 500 HP and 1050 Ft. Lbs. of torque for military
service, but are capable of much much more using mostly
stock parts. They feature a 60 degree vee, 5.4 bore x 6.0
stroke, 180 degree factory billet cranks, pent roof combustion
chambers, shaft driven DOHC’s, 4 valves per cylinder, and
dual mags. They are pretty high tech. engines, especially
considering they were built in the early 40’s. I’ve been
working on getting one of mine going for the last couple of
years, and should be cranking it within a week or so. It’s
setting in my 70 Mustang right now which I plan on taking on
short cruises when finished, 24 gallons of alcohol wont go
very far. It is bolted to a heavily modified Powerglide right
now. Wilcap ( Pat McGuire ) built the adapter and flexplate for
me.








 

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omg i want
 

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Damn, how much does that thing weigh. You won't see many of those at your local car show.:laughing:
 

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where can I get a couple of those engines????:thumbsup:
 

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Looks like front to rear weight distribution might not be quite ideal. :laughing:
 
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