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Ford and Lincoln 337 flathead V8
Posted by Andrew Lydecker on
Ford introduced the big 337 CID flathead V8 in 1948. It was available in Lincoln cars and Ford big trucks (F7 and F8) from 1948-1951. It was replaced for the 1952 model year by the 317 (Lincoln) and 279 (Ford trucks) Y-Block V8.Speed parts and replacement parts for the 337 are hard to come by and can be expensive, due in part to its short production run and the fact that there is very little interchange between the 337 and the 221-255 CID flatheads. It is also a heavy engine at over 800 lbs, making it difficult to install in...