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by donny-b
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 331 Worth Saving?
Replies: 5
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Re: 331 Worth Saving?

The 331 heads are in nice condition with new valves, springs and has hardened seats. The heads were rebuilt probably when the block was repaired.
by donny-b
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 331 Worth Saving?
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: 331 Worth Saving?

It appears that a chunk of the outside water jacket at the core plug was patched. I have not had the time to examine with a scope through the top of the cylinders but will in the next week or two. As for the cylinders, they mic within .002" of standard size. I have considered melting out the brass a...
by donny-b
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 331 Worth Saving?
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

331 Worth Saving?

Hello all, Over the summer I purchased a 1955 331 hemi powered Chrysler generator. I was told at the time the machine was used as a backup for a small building and supposedly had low hours. Unfortunately the owner let it set outside and allowed it to seize. After getting the unit home I filled the c...