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by BlueDjinn
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The Hemi LS: Yes, it’s Real, and it Kicks butt!
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: The Hemi LS: Yes, it’s Real, and it Kicks butt!

A few years back, HotRod bought a boneyard LS and set it up for forced induction. Apparently the reciprocating assembly was bone stock and they put 26 pounds boost to it. The result was sixty dyno runs at over a thousand horsepower. The part that I thought was most interesting is that HotRod believe...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: Complete Chrysler Hemi Engine Manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Complete Chrysler Hemi Engine Manual

A book that is not out of print, and is available now is "How To Rebuild and Modify Chrysler 426 Hemi Engines" HP1525. "New Technology for 1964-1971 Classic Hemis and Today's Modern Crate Engines". ISBN 9781557885258. Written by former Chrysler engineer Larry Shepard. You mention "HEMI" to me or aro...
by BlueDjinn
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: NJ's historic Raceway Park shuts down drag strip
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: NJ's historic Raceway Park shuts down drag strip

The NHRA will still have a 24 event series. The NHRA is adding a new event to replace the Englishtown race, calling it the VIRGINIA NATIONALS at Virginia Motorsports Park in Richmond,Virginia. June 8-10, 2018. All that aside, closing Englishtown sucks!
by BlueDjinn
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: 426 HEMI stock rebuild and dyno test, etc
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: 426 HEMI stock rebuild and dyno test, etc

I had someone tell me that he couldn't find it on Face Book so here it is directly on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JfkpyzlGxw
by BlueDjinn
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: 426 HEMI stock rebuild and dyno test, etc
Replies: 1
Views: 219

426 HEMI stock rebuild and dyno test, etc

https://www.facebook.com/indy.auto.pana ... utomotive/

Nick's garage on you tube has many enjoyable videos. Lots of MOPAR here.
by BlueDjinn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: CARtoons
Replies: 0
Views: 361

CARtoons

I just received my Nov/Dec 2017 issue of CARtoons. Issue #12. On the cover is the Plymouth Fury from Stephen King's Christine. As usual the magazine has a removable centerfold; Christine in all her flaming glory. From what I've read about the movie and about this particular car is that the Plymouth ...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Florida professor tweets Texas deserved Harvey for supporting Trump
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Re: Florida professor tweets Texas deserved Harvey for supporting Trump

I'm nowhere near Texas but I am watching through very sober eyes. What those people are experiencing leaves me aghast. Perhaps somewhere along the way to becoming a professor, Kenneth Storey should have had the opportunity to read or watch BAMBI; where we all remember THUMPER saying, "if you can't s...
by BlueDjinn
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mazda introducing 'spark-less' gasoline engine in 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 501

Re: Mazda introducing 'spark-less' gasoline engine in 2019

When everyone else had pretty much thrown in the towel on the Wankel type engine, Mazda persevered and made it work. They're an impressive engine, and Mazda has my respect. Any time Mazda have an announcement like this, it's worth a closer look. Gee, I wonder how long it'll be before Ford reverse en...
by BlueDjinn
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: Why do the Fords not use Ford engines, GM use Gm engines and Toyota use Toyota engines?
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Re: Why do the Fords not use Ford engines, GM use Gm engines and Toyota use Toyota engines?

Yes, I remember. I did a deep belly laugh on that one myself. That magazine ad appeared a few times. It was direct connection racing highlights, from CHRYSLER CORPORATION; "We'd like to take this opportunity to thank Ford and GM for using Chrysler engines in their Funny Car racers." It was funny the...
by BlueDjinn
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: Why do the Fords not use Ford engines, GM use Gm engines and Toyota use Toyota engines?
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Why do the Fords not use Ford engines, GM use Gm engines and Toyota use Toyota engines?

This question, asked by a guy in Nashville, with regard to NHRA Top Fuel, received a "reply". Personally, I found that the reply was the typical "ring around the rosie" and "all around the mulberry bush" that comes from someone that quite simply hasn't got a clue, or, has shares in a slice of the pi...
by BlueDjinn
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: Elephant Overhaul
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

Elephant Overhaul

Mopar Performance 426 Crate HEMI rebuild in January 2017 CAR CRAFT.
Pages 18 thru 26. Lots of photographs, with torque and horsepower charts for single carb and dual quad.
by BlueDjinn
Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 392 Hemi rear main seal leaks
Replies: 6
Views: 2786

Re: 392 Hemi rear main seal leaks

Not too surprisingly, most people nowadays haven't the foggiest clue how to put a rope seal in an engine. Or a neoprene seal for that matter. Maybe yours is leaking because it wasn't installed properly in the first place. If it wasn't prelubricated before startup, the first turn of the crank would'v...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 392 Hemi rear main seal leaks
Replies: 6
Views: 2786

Re: 392 Hemi rear main seal leaks

A company that's been around since the forties is Jack Best's BEST GASKET for the vintage market. Their part number for a rear main seal for a 57-58 392 is P/N 3A07. It is a two-piece neoprene that can be staggered from the main cap parting line. It can be installed without removing the crankshaft, ...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: The FORD Fudge Factor
Replies: 1
Views: 1725

The FORD Fudge Factor

Back in February 2010 on page 53 of Popular Hot Rodding, at the Engine Masters challenge, Dove Manufacturing Co. dyno data showed 633 hp@6300rpm and 585 ft/lbs torque@4200 rpm for their Ford SOHC. Dove's engine is a 492, 65 cubic inches larger than the 427. Same architecture. On Dove's site the 427 ...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: 427 SOHC
Replies: 0
Views: 4311

427 SOHC

On the cover of the MAY 2015 issue of HOT ROD magazine, an article by Thom Taylor: "FORD'S HEMI KILLER TURNS 50!" The article runs from pages 92 to 99 and has several archive photos, but I found the text to be nothing more than rehash propaganda with some revisionist history. I remember when Don Gar...
by BlueDjinn
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS
Replies: 9
Views: 2789

Re: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS

moparornocar, the ENTRY LIST for each event catagory is back in the same place on the SCHEDULE as it was before. Somebody must've said something. Much easier now. More straight forward.
by BlueDjinn
Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS
Replies: 9
Views: 2789

Re: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS

"My bad" moparornocar. You wanted a list like this: http://www.nhraeventreg.com/ListEventCatgs.asp?ey=2015&ec=GF1&cc=2&rn=3 Yes, I can see where Johnnie is callin' his Injun the JFR 500. He stopped calling it the BOSS 500 when FORD said they weren't gonna pimp his ride no more. Johnnie says and I qu...
by BlueDjinn
Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:53 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS
Replies: 9
Views: 2789

Re: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS

BlueDjinn > "You have to navigate differently on the NHRA site now to get that info." Some of us old dummies need to know the starting link for the "NHRA site". http://www.nhra.com/nhraontv/default.aspx In the red bar at the top of the page click on POINTS. When the page changes go to the left wher...
by BlueDjinn
Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS
Replies: 9
Views: 2789

Re: WONDER WHY NHRA HAS QUIT SHOWING ENTRIES TO THE EVENTS

You have to navigate differently on the NHRA site now to get that info. Go to the red bar at the top of the page where it says NHRA 101 and then POINTS right beside it. Go into POINTS and then click Mello Yello 2015. It will take you the Driver's list of who's running what. Presently the only Ford s...
by BlueDjinn
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: THE SCUMBOSS IS BACK: AGAIN
Replies: 1
Views: 1348

Re: THE SCUMBOSS IS BACK: AGAIN

So...now that Lard is all done chasing Corporate America I can hear it now; "all this Chebby horsepar has this dog huntin' real gud".
by BlueDjinn
Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: JOHN FORCE QUOTE
Replies: 1
Views: 1073

Re: JOHN FORCE QUOTE

You mean like when someone has an idea and suddenly it's a FORD idea (like intermittant wipers for example), or when someone paints a Chrysler style HEMI, blue, and calls it a FORD? It really does get tiring listening to a "certain" short winded, hypocritical, jaw-jacking oaf blather on, doesn't it?...
by BlueDjinn
Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: HEMI and INDY Collector's Edition DRAG RACER
Replies: 1
Views: 1176

HEMI and INDY Collector's Edition DRAG RACER

The September 2014 DRAG RACER magazine has an historical article covering the HEMI from 1951 to present day. Actually a pretty good read; it brought me up to speed on a couple of things that I was vague on. $6.99. On display until September 23/14. Four chapters from pages 24 to 48.
by BlueDjinn
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: My First HEMI
Replies: 7
Views: 5039

Re: My First HEMI

I don't know how mechanically inclined you are, but if it were mine and I really wanted to know, I'd pull the differential cover exposing the gear set. Count the number of teeth on the pinion gear, count the number of teeth on the ring (crown) gear and do the math. Divide the ring teeth by the pinio...