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Forum: Just Hemis! 03-13-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,585
Posted By wayfarer
We recently shipped a fresh 270 Dodge from...

We recently shipped a fresh 270 Dodge from Central Oregon to the Detroit MI area for a grand total of $250 through Fastenal. If you call the corporate number ask for someone in 3PL (third party...
Forum: Tech Tips! 04-03-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By wayfarer
I agree, great way to get-r-done![;)

I agree, great way to get-r-done![;)
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 03-06-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,109
Posted By wayfarer
I have a couple of portable units in the shop...

I have a couple of portable units in the shop that make 6.4 at 90psi but they are kinda big. Since most of my equipment is a bit 'old' (not unlike me), I just wondered if something newer might be in...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 03-04-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,109
Posted By wayfarer
Until I started looking, I had considered a...

Until I started looking, I had considered a smaller unit so I could put everything on a cart...the smallest unit that I found with 6.4 is quite large, at least for a cart, so was just wondering what...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 03-03-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,109
Posted By wayfarer
What are you guys using for air? Plumbed into...

What are you guys using for air? Plumbed into your shop air or using a dedicated compressor?
I just unpacked my cut50 and the literature says 6.4cfm and 100psi. That is a fair amount of air to...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 02-21-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,109
Posted By wayfarer
Great information guys! Time to order one.

Great information guys!

Time to order one.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 02-13-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,109
Posted By wayfarer
Now this is something to take a closer look at. A...

Now this is something to take a closer look at. A guy shouldn't expect too much from a $300 machine but we can hope.
Get that sucker set-up and report back, pronto!!![cl
Forum: Tech Tips! 01-01-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,125
Posted By wayfarer
The crown is too wide and the shiverlay is waaay...

The crown is too wide and the shiverlay is waaay too narrow.
A first gen Dakota should be closer and has the proper bolt pattern.
Forum: Flatheads: 4 - 6 - 8 - 12 bangers! 10-07-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,371
Posted By wayfarer
...and nobody has mentioned the 324 inch...

...and nobody has mentioned the 324 inch Chrysler/DeSoto...shame on ya'....

And yes, we do make an adapter for them....
Forum: Just Hemis! 09-18-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,011
Posted By wayfarer
...looks are in the eye of the beer-holder... ...

...looks are in the eye of the beer-holder...
They may not be a 'real' Hemi, but they can make gawd-awful amounts of HP so it will be a trade off.

Or, I'll sell ya a real Hemi and you can collect...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 09-01-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,187
Posted By wayfarer
I'll echo Sunnybeach on the welding table. Laying...

I'll echo Sunnybeach on the welding table. Laying out crap on the garage floor is hard on the back, however, much depends on how much space you have and how big the project is......
If nothing else,...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 08-23-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By wayfarer
...glad that somebody cleared that up...... ...

...glad that somebody cleared that up......

The Hy-Fire name was typically used on the Plymouth 260 (some say 259).
Essentially the same as the 241 and the 270 but all have different bores and...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 08-17-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By wayfarer
There are a couple of guys making harness pieces...

There are a couple of guys making harness pieces for such a swap but they are not cheap.
Check the moparts forum for additional info.
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 08-07-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,425
Posted By wayfarer
The 'usual' or 'preferred' Jags are the 1987 and...

The 'usual' or 'preferred' Jags are the 1987 and earlier if you are talking suspension. The 1990 is the model XJ-40 and it has several design changes from the Series III that do not make it easy, or...
Forum: Just Hemis! 07-22-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By wayfarer
His asking price seems to be on target but...

His asking price seems to be on target but doesn't leave a lot of margin if you need to sell it.
The engine in Florida is an excellent buy.
Forum: Just Hemis! 07-19-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 2,100
Posted By wayfarer
...if it was in my shop it would be $1200.

...if it was in my shop it would be $1200.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 06-28-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By wayfarer
...care to divulge the name of the source?

...care to divulge the name of the source?
Forum: Just Hemis! 05-20-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,558
Posted By wayfarer
...we sell forgings for most 'old' engines in the...

...we sell forgings for most 'old' engines in the $750 range, odd-ball engines a bit more....just a thought....
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 04-22-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By wayfarer
...guess that I could have used more...

...guess that I could have used more words........
There are a number of suppliers for parts and replacement units and my thought was simply go to one, or all, of them for help since it is their...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 04-20-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By wayfarer
Do a search for 'new process 435' and start...

Do a search for 'new process 435' and start reading.......IIRC, the 435 starts life in 1962 in the Dodge.
Forum: Just Hemis! 04-08-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,826
Posted By wayfarer
Engines in Dodge trucks could be either Dodge or...

Engines in Dodge trucks could be either Dodge or Chrysler, but the 392 was never used.
Yes, some of the blocks are "stupid thick" and designed to take the abuse of running for 22 hours a day on some...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 03-16-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By wayfarer
Resist the urge to do anything on the cheap. ...

Resist the urge to do anything on the cheap. Yes, they are expensive but no more than a flathead or early Cad. We sell forged pistons for $750/set w/pins.
Do it right and do it once.
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 03-16-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By wayfarer
A decent machinist should be able to do the job...

A decent machinist should be able to do the job as long as the two are reasonably compatible, but as mentioned, it won't be cheap.
Most of our one-offs start at $1k.....

I'd check to see if basic...
Forum: Just Hemis! 12-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,693
Posted By wayfarer
Thanks to.....

....whom ever started this Hemi-only thread.[cl

Happy New Years to all!
Forum: Engine Q&A! 09-04-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By wayfarer
There are two distinct versions of the 'A' series...

There are two distinct versions of the 'A' series engines (Poly).
1956-1961 and 1962-1966 (1967 in Canada)
The 56-61 block and crank flange have the same pattern as the /EarlyHemi engines. 62-66...
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