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For what purpose was 1"X1" steel key stock added to Ron Hall's famous '1963' Studebaker Avanti Bonneville engine?

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ANSWER....These were the machined steel blocks placed below the specially machined main bearing supports adding strength to the 'lower end' of this Bonneville engine.:o

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4 hours ago, scottgriggs said:

Is there a photo of what that looked like?

If you can come up with a copy of 'Avanti Magazine'  #92, you'll find a great story about Ron Hall's engine, along with many photos. (including photos of the unique main bearing supports)

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5 hours ago, scottgriggs said:

Is there a photo of what that looked like?

 

39 minutes ago, mfg said:

If you can come up with a copy of 'Avanti Magazine'  #92, you'll find a great story about Ron Hall's engine, along with many photos. (including photos of the unique main bearing supports)

Winter - Spring Issue, 1992  # 79

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