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Forum: Engine Q&A! 02-10-2018, 10:33 AM
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Views: 1,966
Posted By NitroNeal
The water pump gives it away. It's whats known as...

The water pump gives it away. It's whats known as an "Industrial" series. The heaviest duty they made. Big trucks, motor homes, generators, irigation pumps, even seen them in aircraft tugs. some had...
Forum: Builds! 02-01-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
I'm pretty much set on XHD double row chain for...

I'm pretty much set on XHD double row chain for coupling the cranks. They should soak up the few thousands you mention. Ivo used it for years. Of course I don't know how often he replaced gears and...
Forum: Builds! 01-31-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Agreed. I was just glad I didn't have to pay to...

Agreed.
I was just glad I didn't have to pay to get all that hauled away!

Been doing lots of measuring and working a plan. I know I have to get the crank centerlines perfect. Had a brain flash....
Forum: Builds! 01-23-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Yes, it had double deck tool boxes full length...

Yes, it had double deck tool boxes full length plus a deck above that. Down the middle it had racks for about 20 ladders and even a bunch of tubes for long hooks. Firemen are like cops, they want to...
Forum: Builds! 01-23-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Quick update. finally got it down to bare frame....

Quick update. finally got it down to bare frame. Got it with no eng. or trans. and have cut right at 14,000 lbs. of steel, brass, & copper off it. Bought chassis form a 2001 international 4300. Took...
Forum: Builds! 04-17-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,786
Posted By NitroNeal
Wanna see one done?? Same idea with motorhome but...

Wanna see one done?? Same idea with motorhome but kept stock frame and used motorhome suspension. Only WAY shorter. I've actually driven it. Way better than you might think. www.themoprdude.com ...
Forum: Just Hemis! 07-22-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By NitroNeal
I agree on the florida deal,except for the small...

I agree on the florida deal,except for the small matter of 3k plus miles away from me. I'll keep my ears open. Never know when something will fall out of the sky. 1st & 2cnd gen Hemis really...
Forum: Just Hemis! 07-20-2016, 09:36 PM
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Posted By NitroNeal
Well.... with this feedback it almost makes the...

Well.... with this feedback it almost makes the $1200 that he wants for it look a little better. Got enough other projects going and a 1st gen Hemi isn't in the works right now. But I have been...
Forum: Just Hemis! 07-17-2016, 08:50 AM
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Posted By NitroNeal
392

Found a 392. It's the right casting #. It's a bare block with main caps, period. Standard bore, no cracks, never been raced, supposedly came out of big Chrysler. What's it worth?? He started out...
Forum: Builds! 07-16-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Down to it now! Repurposed outrigger foot into...

Down to it now! Repurposed outrigger foot into jack stand prototype, gussets to follow.
Forum: Builds! 07-15-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Mo bangin. That's over 1k# of tool boxes in...

Mo bangin. That's over 1k# of tool boxes in background. The turret ring was crazy. Over an inch thick, machined grove with about 3/4" steel balls. Those cages that hold the balls are bronze. Turned...
Forum: Builds! 07-15-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Little update. Ladders in a pile now. 3 different...

Little update. Ladders in a pile now. 3 different size cables running thru them. The rollers were brass stantions w/aluminum rollers. Going to be interesting how much brass and copper come out of...
Forum: Builds! 07-09-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,865
Posted By NitroNeal
Find a Hemi yet? I keep trying to track down the...

Find a Hemi yet? I keep trying to track down the ghost '92 that's supposed to be hiding around here. Ever find it I'll holler.
Forum: Wanna trade?!? 12-11-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,284
Posted By NitroNeal
Just got severely spanked by one of these that...

Just got severely spanked by one of these that looked and sounded like crap. These things will fly considering how much they weigh. GLWS.
Forum: Builds! 12-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Yep, me too. Stuffs a lot bigger now.

Yep, me too. Stuffs a lot bigger now.
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Yeah, that's a possibility. Afraid it's out of...

Yeah, that's a possibility. Afraid it's out of the budget. Concentrating on the low and midrange capabilities of this engine, meaning stock iron cylinder heads and valve gear, mild cams, I think I...
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Yes, I am considering timing them straight up but...

Yes, I am considering timing them straight up but as a last resort. I'm thinking I can get them balanced and timed and tune real close. One tip I've gotten that should help is to put a flywheel on...
Forum: Builds! 11-28-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Quick update, got the monster home! No small...

Quick update, got the monster home! No small feat. Gonna strip it to bare frame and cab. That's saying a hell of a lot in one sentence. This thing came w/ 4spd trans. and was converted to auto...
Forum: Builds! 09-16-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
1/4 mile @ a time, I could see it. I'd like to be...

1/4 mile @ a time, I could see it. I'd like to be able to go as far as I can afford gas.
Neal.
Forum: Builds! 09-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
8liter, luckly I'll have same firing order....

8liter, luckly I'll have same firing order. That's just the math I needed! the 135* deal is what I needed to know. I plan to put both engines on a run stand and tune them very exactly the same. Fresh...
Forum: Builds! 09-13-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Yep, I think you hit it there! He doesn't...

Yep, I think you hit it there! He doesn't specificaly say 45* apart but that's the only way to get what he described. I like he said "smooth".

Neal.
Forum: Builds! 09-13-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Actually, I have. It's pretty easy for them...

Actually, I have. It's pretty easy for them because their engines are on centrifigal clutches. That soaks up any unequalness. I'm going to be hooked direct.

Neal.
Forum: Builds! 09-13-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Good, need some 'spert input. The one good eye...

Good, need some 'spert input. The one good eye opener I've gotten was "the snout on the rear engine can't handle what the front engine will put into it". Got that covered, going to use a billet...
Forum: Builds! 09-13-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
There....figured out how to post pic.

There....figured out how to post pic.
Forum: Builds! 09-13-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,343
Posted By NitroNeal
Building a V-16

I'm going to build an old school type ramp truck/car hauler. I've had this idea for a long time, tired of thinking about it, time to do it. Anybody could hang a cummins in it. Being hard core...
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