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by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:56 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Free Machine work on any early Hemi Block
Replies: 17
Views: 8130

You asked me for a 392 block, the one that the bore size was listed. There was no need to measure it again. Sold it for $600 after baking and shot blasting it for the new owner. I have a couple of bare core 354 blocks, I will sell for $100 bucks each. Never sold a bare one though, most are looking f...
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Free Machine work on any early Hemi Block
Replies: 17
Views: 8130

You may want to edit this ALSO> I already posted this twice, but I was referring to the 331, NOT 354 or 392 in reference to the .375" wall. I was quiet specific about it too. But go ahead, knock yourself out. Bore, thicknesses should be as follows: 331 ~ .350 - .375 354 ~ .275 - .300 392 ~ .250 - .275
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Free Machine work on any early Hemi Block
Replies: 17
Views: 8130

Johny did you find your mic to get the crank sizes? My customer also wanted a copy of the sonic check report on the block you were doing last year. Plus, could you post real clear pictures of the heads' surfaces and chambers. I need to give him a ball park estimate how much it will cost to get them ...
by Bailiesdad
Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Free Machine work on any early Hemi Block
Replies: 17
Views: 8130

Thanks for the input Erik, nobody has taken me up on my offer so far and the largest and loudest poster has decided to sell his Hemi parts to fund other things. :lol:
by Bailiesdad
Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 426 Street / Strip HEMIs
Topic: Detailed blueprints of the 426 Hemi
Replies: 7
Views: 6057

Payar products might have them and sell you a set.
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 392 Sleeving repair, Good shops within 1500 miles of Elko NV
Replies: 13
Views: 6129

Any good commercial automotive machine shop can sleeve the block. You shipping it off somewhere will cost more than the sleeve work.
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Finishing a 331 for q '28 Dodge truck. Owner's name is Frana
Replies: 7
Views: 3846

Converting a marine engine for auto use is a real killer and expensive.
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: SCE Titan copper head gaskets / blower
Replies: 1
Views: 2200

They work very well, coat both sides with copper coat and they seal tight as a drum.
by Bailiesdad
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: ?241" industrial?
Replies: 12
Views: 8234

Get some casting numbers from the parts and post them, it could be lots of different engines with a custom made crank to keep the inches down.
Smallest Marine hemi was a 270 inch motor.
by Bailiesdad
Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 354 hemi. Overbore
Replies: 9
Views: 8176

a 4 inch bore 354 is a couple of thousands over 60 and should be fine. .0625 to take it to 4.00. more than that it is leaning over the line.

I have taken a thick cylinder block to 4.030 but it was a full fill block.
by Bailiesdad
Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: Bolt hole sizes in marine blocks and passenger car blocks
Replies: 1
Views: 3292

"Perhaps the industrial blocks with the lower hole in the front and '51-'54 early blocks are the same."

They are the same and Bob probably has the correct bracket, just order the correct year parts.
by Bailiesdad
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: 1966 426 Marine Race Hemi ad
Replies: 2
Views: 3515

That is an excellent picture of the 64-65 Marine conversion of the factory race hemi engine. It also shows the exhaust system that caused the absolute most damage to marine engines. The water was injected into the exhaust at the high point and was always back flowing at shut down filling the cylinde...
by Bailiesdad
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:25 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Water Pump rebuilders?
Replies: 6
Views: 4465

12/06 Kantor replaced a water pump purchased for a 69 Imperial Limo purchased and installed in 1979. Total replacement cost, 12.50 for the shipping.

Try that with ANY other company anywhere.......ahhh those lifetime warranties....
by Bailiesdad
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: Automotive Heads on Marine Block
Replies: 9
Views: 6470

The water passages are the same, the water outlets on the ends of the heads are different. You can use as is and use some sort of crossover for the water or plumb and cool each side seperately.
by Bailiesdad
Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:59 am
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: Industrial 276-331, need help to ID
Replies: 7
Views: 6972

The costs involved in using an extended bell 331 are MUCH higher than any other automobile 331 Chrysler Hemi engine. This is the reason they sell for such low cost. Modifing the block, then buying an adaptor, or using it as is and buying an adaptor then changing the entire top end (heads intake car...
by Bailiesdad
Thu Mar 01, 2007 3:42 pm
Forum: Marine / Industrial Hemis
Topic: Industrial 276-331, need help to ID
Replies: 7
Views: 6972

The costs involved in using an extended bell 331 are MUCH higher than any other automobile 331 Chrysler Hemi engine. This is the reason they sell for such low cost. Modifing the block, then buying an adaptor, or using it as is and buying an adaptor then changing the entire top end (heads intake carb...
by Bailiesdad
Wed Feb 28, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Need some help with Valve Covers
Replies: 10
Views: 5532

OAL length of long correct length MILODON stud 8.375, 1/2-20X1.25, 1/2-13X1.25, these are the ones I use on all early Hemi engines I use head studs on. Pull one of yours and measure it you will find out YOUR stud is TOO LONG. GET THE CORRECT LENGTH STUDS. I did it for you, ARPs are 8.500. Arp freque...
by Bailiesdad
Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Engine Photos
Replies: 17
Views: 7856

"We will be putting a PVC valve in the rear of the valley cover. Will that be enough of a vent or do I need to do more than that?" That should be fine it will replace the factory road dump tube. If you incresed the compression breathers or vents on the valve covers would also help if too much pressu...
by Bailiesdad
Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: General Hemi Discussion
Topic: 59 hemi
Replies: 1
Views: 2258

Re: 59 hemi

ang wrote:Is the 354 hemi in a 700 series truck compatable to car transmissions?
The bellhousing bolt patterns are the same.
by Bailiesdad
Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Need some help with Valve Covers
Replies: 10
Views: 5532

"Are there other options other than new covers"

Yes, thicker head gaskets. Add the amount decked and milled to .040 and order that thickness gasket or stack copper gaskets.
by Bailiesdad
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Need some help with Valve Covers
Replies: 10
Views: 5532

What are the total lengths of the two different studs? Different covers will still probably hit them if they are too long.
by Bailiesdad
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Need some help with Valve Covers
Replies: 10
Views: 5532

That is a common problem when people over look the instructions for use and INSTALLATION of head studs. Some even install the studs them selves in the wrong location. Also ARP is famous for incorrect length fastners. If you milled both the deck and the heads they may have to be custom made but very...
by Bailiesdad
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Need some help with Valve Covers
Replies: 10
Views: 5532

see below
by Bailiesdad
Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: 331 Build for early 50's dry lakes car
Replies: 5
Views: 2969

Bore probably 4.00 max, sonic check to see or sleeve away Stroke 4.25 max This will give you a low deck 427 inch engine Heads have to go, use 54 55 or 56 heads Keep compression to about 10:1 for gas or go cracy and 13-14:1 and run alky induction system (man and carb) will need to flow enough to feed...
by Bailiesdad
Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: (LEGACY) 331-354-392 HEMIs
Topic: Engine Photos
Replies: 17
Views: 7856

Don't forget to vent the engine crankcase or you will start blowing gaskets.