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by hemiragtop
Mon Aug 03, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Projects and Products
Topic: New member's 66' HEMI Coronet Convertable
Replies: 1
Views: 3053

New member's 66' HEMI Coronet Convertable

One of the biggest "bucket list" items for me was to own a HEMI B body convertible. I bought a nice 66' Coronet Convertible, Blue on Blue, with a White top, 273, 904 on the column and bench seat from an older couple. I was a LONG way from my goal! I started with a K frame from a GTX with sway bar ta...
by hemiragtop
Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Crate Hemi Engines
Topic: Running Hot
Replies: 8
Views: 21442

Re: Running Hot

Ever wonder why new engines run 300,000 miles without using oil etc? Ever notice the temp gauge on a new car stays at 210 degrees? That is PART of why they last longer.
by hemiragtop
Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Crate Hemi Engines
Topic: 528 or 472? Siamese or no?
Replies: 1
Views: 4944

Re: 528 or 472? Siamese or no?

I am running a Siamese "mega block" with 4.375 bore/4.5 stroke 540" HEMI. It is in a 4,175lb 66' Coronet Convertible with 3.54 Dana and 727. The engine has a measured 10.78 cr, aluminum heads, two 750 Hollys on a Stage V intake. It dynode at 635 HP with a mild roller cam. I have a STOCK 26" radiator...
by hemiragtop
Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Crate Hemi Engines
Topic: Rich running 472
Replies: 5
Views: 6819

Re: Rich running 472

Moss, without knowing the compression ratio, etc. it is hard to tell. But, from years of building engines of all types, I would start with your timing. The engine will tell you what it needs with a simple vacume gauge. Plug the gauge into a MANIFOLD source. Advance timing until gauge tops out and be...