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1929 Duesenberg Straight 8 Engine

With LS engines constantly flooding our social media feeds, its refreshing when we get to highlight a vintage engine like this 1929 Duesenberg Straight 8. Find out what went into the rebuild done by Auto Machine Inc. in St. Charles, IL, and why it was the highest horsepower OEM engine until the 1950s. Engine of

1929 Duesenberg Straight-8 Engine

Having always wanted to rebuild a Duesenberg Straight-8 engine, John DeBates of Auto Machine Inc. had his wish come true recently when a customer brought him this 1929 Duesenberg engine. He said the engine looks like a Swiss watch. Find out what went into the rebuild!