Ford has built its company by digging its roots and ingenuity into American culture. Nowhere is this more evident than the ford thunderbird. Ford used the thunderbird to pave the way for all subsequent fords like the ford mustang. The flathead piston was fords greatest contribution to the market of engineering. The flathead piston was what created the system for the modern four-stroke engine as we know it today.
Taking a closer look at how ford used the four-stroke engine reveals a little bit more about the very engines that we use to traverse the world. People everywhere, from Salt Lake City, to all corners of the earth use these engines in their daily lives.