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by Spoons
Sat May 22, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Decode My Hemi
Topic: rods..
Replies: 0
Views: 1995

rods..

Got a set of 392 rods, 1673758x any special meaning for the "X" on the end???

Thanks
by Spoons
Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:24 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) Early Dodge / DeSoto HEMIs
Topic: plug wires for stock insulators
Replies: 1
Views: 2937

plug wires for stock insulators

Where do you find the snap on type ends for the 7mm wires. I have a nice set from NAPA, but they won't snap on the plug with the little clip on it. If I take it off, then it goes on the spark plug(Very loosely) end but doesn't snap on. I'm running no covers but have the 426 boots. My buddie said jus...
by Spoons
Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) Early Dodge / DeSoto HEMIs
Topic: Head Gaskets
Replies: 1
Views: 2596

Head Gaskets

Where can you buy Head gaskets for a .060 over 291?? I had to take a head off and repair the lifter bores on the drivers side and it tore it all up...I don't want to buy a whole kit just for head gaskets....

Spoons
by Spoons
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) Early Dodge / DeSoto HEMIs
Topic: 291 assembly questions
Replies: 6
Views: 4739

291 assembly questions

Hey guys, I think I might have a couple of problems that have reared their ugly head. As I started assembly, I checked the ring gap and found it to be about .021. Also, skirt clearance is about .007 (.0035 per side). I quick checked the bore (motor bored .060 over) and found it to be 3.785 (Quick ch...
by Spoons
Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) Early Dodge / DeSoto HEMIs
Topic: lifters for the 276/291
Replies: 5
Views: 4775

Re: lifters for the 276/291

Bought the custom adjustable pushrods from Smith Brothers...I see they are all( lifters) .904 Dia. I guess it depends on where the oiling hole is in the lifters.
I have the stock springs, keepers and retainers. I can use the retainers, keepers with the new springs???
by Spoons
Tue Sep 30, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) Early Dodge / DeSoto HEMIs
Topic: lifters for the 276/291
Replies: 5
Views: 4775

lifters for the 276/291

I just got my re-ground cam back from Clay Smith. Is it true you can use a 60's OEM lifter from a 318 as well as the valve springs and retainers??

Spoons