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#503791 - October 12th 2011 9:03 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
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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.
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#503805 - October 12th 2011 10:09 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
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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.
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#503821 - October 12th 2011 11:42 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
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The 2.5L Buick "Iron Duke" engine was a good one. Noisey but reliable.
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#503854 - October 12th 2011 12:50 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: NateNCBV]
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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.
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#504471 - October 15th 2011 6:46 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: CatFish]
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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...


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#504481 - October 15th 2011 8:51 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
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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)
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#504484 - October 15th 2011 9:00 am Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: CatFish]
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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...

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#504514 - October 15th 2011 12:22 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Knightjp]
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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?
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#504515 - October 15th 2011 12:32 pm Re: Engines that Time Forgot [Re: Capn Scurvy]
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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

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



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