<VV> Engine Names - No Corvairs

Byron Comp byron.comp at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 16 18:28:33 EDT 2010

Seems to me I remember my dad's '60 Buick has a "Wildcat" engine in it.  He 
didn't use it's capabilities at all like I did! (VBG)


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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 14:34:07 -0400
From: "BBRT" <chsadek at comcast.net>
Subject: Re: <VV> engine names-no corvair
To: "Harry Yarnell" <hyarnell1 at earthlink.net>,    "corvair"
    <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
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Mouse, Nailhead, Rat, Panhead, Shovelhead, Knucklehead, Rocket, Jimmy, 
Stovebolt, Boxer, Pancake, Iron Duke, Flathead, Red Head, ...?
The modern ones all seem to be letters and numbers  - alphanumeric...
Chuck S
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Harry Yarnell" <hyarnell1 at earthlink.net>

> Too hot to work on cars this week; this got me thinking of names for 
> engines. Cadillac had the Northstar, Ford had thier Cleveland and Windsor 
> (sp), who else named thier engines?...and I don't mean POS...
> Harry Yarnell
> Perryman Garage and Orphanage
> hyarnell1 at earthlink.net


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