T. Noah "Tiny" Smith from San Antonio, Texas, came up the Smith-Jiggler design.

The standard Ford V8-60 tended to overheat so Smith built a F-head conversion with the exhaust valves in the head and the intake valves in the stock location in the block.

Since the exhaust valve rocker arms were exposed, they tended to "jiggle," thus the name Jiggler.

In 1964, a conversion kit could be purchased for $450; a full race engine was $1050.

Since the head was air-cooled, the engine still suffered heating problems and because the intake valves were still in the block, there was no significant increase in horsepower.
Block Manufacturer : Ford
Block Material : Iron
Cylinders : V-8
Cubic Inches : 136
Bore : 2.6
Stroke : 3.2
Block Year :
Head Manufacturer : Smith
Head Material : Aluminum
Cam : In block
Cam Drive : Gear
Carburetion : 2 Stromberg 97
Head Year :
Era : Flathead
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