Boxdin
Vanning.com logo
We host with and recommend Your-Site.Com - This site works best with FireFox - this site is powered by UBBCentral



Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
B.V.A. presents Return to Cortland July 25-27th 2014
by Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!
4 minutes 44 seconds ago
CB Radio Question
by Uncle_Fester
10 minutes 52 seconds ago
Finally made it!
by Starlord
13 minutes 36 seconds ago
42nd Van Nationals 1983GMCvan's Youtube VIDEO
by Munz
16 minutes 1 second ago
1974 Emerald Express
by wookee
16 minutes 1 second ago
truckin info
by Munz
20 minutes 8 seconds ago
NGV 4th Annual Truckin: Aug. 1 2 3, 2014 Medina, oHIo
by vannergreg33
39 minutes 8 seconds ago
Help: My '95 Chevy Van Gladiator Faile California Smog Star Test
by frscke1
Today at 08:03 PM
Keystone Madness, September 18-21, 2014, Summit Station, PA
by Captain_E
Today at 06:29 PM
What Did You do To your Van Today?
by lostinthe70eees
Today at 05:30 PM
Featured Links


-->
Cluster Map
Locations of visitors to this page
Page 2 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#503791 - October 12th 2011 9:03 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
CatFish Offline
pooh-bah

Registered: September 13th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 6700
Loc: Georgia
I remember the Pontiac OHC 6 from my days working at the Dealership after school.


Always wondered about one of these in an Early. Easy swap and a possible 250HP but I guess finding one would be expensive.
_________________________
Member of Peach State Vanners
Member of the South East Van Council
Member of the Florida Van Council




Top
AdSense
#503805 - October 12th 2011 10:09 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
Awbartley Offline
member

Registered: July 10th 2010 3:11 pm
Posts: 1294
Loc: Myrtle Beach, SC
Ahhh, I really have a place in my heart for in line six engines. I love them. Every since my old neighbors father had an old Chevy 2 wagon with a 6 cyl. It had headers and a 4 barrel. Loved it.
_________________________
** Southeast Van Council **
" The person who says it can not be done, must not interrupt the person who is doing it." ~ Chinese Proverb.

- '03 Chevy Astro AWD
- '84 Dodge Prospector
NEEDS: Side gullwing...


Top
#503821 - October 12th 2011 11:42 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
NateNCBV Offline

Administrator

Registered: August 23rd 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 20415
Loc: Brooklyn Park, Maryland, USA
The 2.5L Buick "Iron Duke" engine was a good one. Noisey but reliable.
_________________________
Nate Breece (Nate the skate)
2%
North Chesapeake Bay Vans
A-100 Van Association
Honorary Canadian(You Hoser!)
--------------
1994 Dodge B250 Elk Conversion (5.2L/A518)
1985 Dodge B150 "Burnin' Desire" (5.2L/A727)

Top
#503854 - October 12th 2011 12:50 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: NateNCBV]
CatFish Offline
pooh-bah

Registered: September 13th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 6700
Loc: Georgia
Originally Posted By: NatetheskateNCBV
The 2.5L Buick "Iron Duke" engine was a good one. Noisey but reliable.


Yes, after they went to the cross flow heads they were very reliable.
_________________________
Member of Peach State Vanners
Member of the South East Van Council
Member of the Florida Van Council




Top
#504471 - October 15th 2011 6:46 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: CatFish]
Knightjp Offline
enthusiast

Registered: September 04th 2010 3:04 pm
Posts: 360
Loc: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
I read somewhere that the new heads used on the current Hemis are more closer to the SBC engines rather than the legendary 426 "Elephant" Hemis...
Has GM ever produced a Hemi of their own??? I know Ford did with their Boss 429 engine...


Edited by Knightjp (October 15th 2011 6:46 am)

Top
#504481 - October 15th 2011 8:51 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
CatFish Offline
pooh-bah

Registered: September 13th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 6700
Loc: Georgia
Gm never made one, at least that was comparable to Mopars. Aftermarket was different. Arias made hemi heads for Rat motors.


Edited by CatFish (October 15th 2011 8:56 am)
_________________________
Member of Peach State Vanners
Member of the South East Van Council
Member of the Florida Van Council




Top
#504484 - October 15th 2011 9:00 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: CatFish]
Knightjp Offline
enthusiast

Registered: September 04th 2010 3:04 pm
Posts: 360
Loc: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Originally Posted By: CatFish
Gm never made one, at least that was comparable to Mopars. Aftermarket was different. Arias made hemi heads for Rat motors.

I wonder if there are aftermarket heads for modern Hemi engines which are more closer to the actual legendary Hemis of he 60s and 70s...

Top
#504514 - October 15th 2011 12:22 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
Capn Scurvy Offline
vantooner

Registered: June 26th 2004 12:00 pm
Posts: 4318
Loc: Longmont, CO
Then there is the Australian Slant Six Hemi used in the mid 70s. Hows that for mind blowing if you've never heard of it?
_________________________
Jason

..."the van may be the toughest-looking vehicle ever created"




Flying Cloud


Top
#504515 - October 15th 2011 12:32 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Capn Scurvy]
Knightjp Offline
enthusiast

Registered: September 04th 2010 3:04 pm
Posts: 360
Loc: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Originally Posted By: Capn Scurvy
Then there is the Australian Slant Six Hemi used in the mid 70s. Hows that for mind blowing if you've never heard of it?
Mind blowing indeed... smile

Top
#504596 - October 16th 2011 1:35 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Capn Scurvy]
Malle Offline
addict

Registered: August 04th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 590
Loc: Norway
Originally Posted By: Capn Scurvy
Then there is the Australian Slant Six Hemi used in the mid 70s. Hows that for mind blowing if you've never heard of it?



_________________________
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.




Top
Page 2 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >

Moderator:  Lil_Ed, nautic1 
Upcoming Events
AdSense
Instagram Feed
Who's Online
2 registered (lostinthe70eees, frscke1), 1 Guest and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Rusty_Pancelode, takukhan, tdc, IRIEMON, roostervanner
7867 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
lukester 102
newkirkinc1 94
Reed 92
HighwayStar 88
jules73 78
kursed 70
Captain_E 67
MACE 66
cjhardcore 54
kawrider 52
Forum Stats
7868 Members
70 Forums
30730 Topics
467605 Posts

Max Online: 177 @ May 08th 2013 5:58 am

This site works best with
Download Firefox