The Jalopy Journal
The Tex Smith book is good, but there is some wrong and/or conflicting info in it. Have you put "Hemi Tech Index" in search yet?
It should be noted that when these cars were finished at the factory the guys who drive the cars from the assembly line to the parking lot are...
Lock washers are OEM. The usual consensus is they don't really help any @ the torque levels used.
According to a Mopar tech report the '57 Dodge heads take short reach plugs & the '58 takes long reach.
302 didn't start until '68, so it was for the 289. would run "smaller" in a 302 than in a 289.
301 Chr? The Edelbrock has the right mount holes but the bore holes have to be opened up or longer mount studs & use the squeeze plate that Hot...
The advertised 7.5 C/R is probably optimistic. Forged 9 or 10:1 pistons would help.
HH & Wil-Cap make stick adaptors. 73RR(QEC) & T. R. Waters are for 727, I believe.
well, getting it out helps remove sludge & caked up oil. I've had to use a liberal amount of various penetrating oils over a period of time to get...
No replacement of the wow factor of a Hemi!
hemi! "73RR" here on the Board is QEC, I like his 727 adaptors.
front wheel drive...
And pull the dizzy & int. shaft and run up the oil pump to get things lubed on the inside.
Maybe if it was a 64 1/2.....;)
Wouldn't want to drive that in the Summer between the engine & the glass...
Probably lost something in there...
Where would you put the Trophy?
Beat me to it! Have heard of linseed oil catching fire while being actually being boiled.
Have a dim recollection of having to match the T/C bolt holes on the 426 flexplate to the holes on the T/C.
I like QEC's 727 adaptor (73RR on the board) . 426 hemi flex plate.
yeah, Bob's comment @ the time was it would save money if you were a racer & tearing it down regularly, but not worth the $ if a typical "Once &...
Hot Heads talked about using 340 mains in the 331/354, & 400 Pontiac on the rods
The "collar" is a locating dowel to keep the pump from wandering.
Nursing home Robber (vs cradle robber).
Sometimes lifters get to clicking, replacing it may solve it. I adjusted the push rods to where they can be turned easily, but no slack.
Why would a 354 block need a spacer?
The Marine, Industrial & truck engines are like the 51-54 car engines, heads, oil pan, ect. What intake? tuck & marine are different from each...
The early 361/413 lifters work well.
It took a number of tries to get the adj. push rods just right on my 331.
Ford Blue looks great! Black sheds more internal heat than the other colors according to posted info.
Over all coverage, I guess.
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