Vintage 1948 Hillegas midget race car, Ford powered with V8 60hp Crossfire engine. This car was built in 1948 and originally the “Dugan Special”, powered by a rare Ford V8 60hp Crossfire engine, engine has original Eddie Meyer aluminum heads with original Eddie Meyer twin carb aluminum intake with twin Stromberg 81″s, Carbs are jetted to run gas or methanol. Engine has the rare Crossfire 180 degree racing crankshaft, bore is 2.680, stroke is 3.200, camshaft is an Isky 620-03,312 lift, tappet bores have been machined to accept larger base circle of mushroom tappets,Jahns pistons. 3 angle valve job on valves, oil pan has been baffled to oil in pan during racing, engine was balanced by Dick Simonecki at Ted Horns Paterson NJ machine shop ” Gasoline Alley”. Engine has a Super Rare Harmon &Collins 8R101 vintage racing magneto and vintage racing water pump.This engine has every rare racing part you could buy for the Ford V8 60hp racing engine.Transmision is the original Cragar in/out box
Frame has original buggy spring front suspension with lever shocks, all chrome plated, rear was updated to torsion bar suspension, vintage Halibrand magnesium racing rims with Vintage Firestone racing tires. Rear-end is Model A that is converted to a live axle with 4:11 gears and lever shocks.Body is the original hand formed aluminum body with all hand lettering , nice paint.
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
See listing: 1948 Hillegas Midget Crossfire Ford V8 60hp Vintage Race Car Indycar (from October 18, 2018)