How To Bench Start an Old Hot Rod Motor ~ First Start In Years

How To Bench Start an Old Hot Rod Motor ~ First Start In Years
How To Bench Start an Old Hot Rod Motor ~ First Start In Years
 

A friend of Dan at DD Speed Shop had this motor for sale, and of course, he fell in love with the tunnel ram set up, so he bought it (Dan’s got a weakness for tunnel rams).

Bench Starting an Old School Hot Rod Motor
Bench Starting an Old School Hot Rod Motor

As the story goes, this 400 SBC came out of an old Willys Gasser. While getting the engine fired and running several months ago, Dan put together this video that demonstrates how to bench start a motor, a very handy way to know a motor is good for a future project…

Dan is giving away a FREE 1957 Chevy Bel Air once his DD Speed Shop YouTube channel hits 57,000 subscribers:

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