Hemi Cars

Written on September 4, 2009 – 5:32 pm | by thrandur |

Hemi Cars Have Long Been Outstanding If you are a car lover then you know of the Hemi cars and you remember the big splash these cars made in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Even if you don’t remember those olden days but if you like those big muscle cars or like drag racing, then […]

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5.7 Hemi Engine

Written on August 31, 2009 – 3:38 pm | by thrandur |

In today’s economy we are all looking for ways to save a few dollars, and still have power when driving our vehicles. One of the ways I see to do this is to invest in a 5.7 Hemi V8 engine. For me when I see a hill coming up I want to know that I […]

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6.1 Hemi V8 Engine

Written on August 26, 2009 – 11:18 pm | by thrandur |

Hemi engines have been around for many years. The word “hemi” is an abbreviation for the word hemispherical. This engine is designed around a circular shape, with the intake and exit valves being circular and on opposite sites of the combustion chamber. This system was designed to improve the function of a combustion engine, but […]

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Hemi Engine History

Written on August 26, 2009 – 11:07 pm | by thrandur |

Hemi is your word for fast, powerful, and coveted engines! The Hemi Engine was first used in World War II in the Thunderbolt planes, as well as another version, used in the Patton tanks. Harry Westlake, in 1948, created a powerful 6 cylinder engine for the makers of the Jaguar. For the day and age […]

Hemi Performance

Written on August 24, 2009 – 3:31 pm | by thrandur |

If you are a type of person that likes cars, then most likely than not you have heard of the Hemi engine. Even if you don’t know that much about cars, the Hemi engine still might raise some interest to you. The word Hemi has been associated with big, powerful engines. And that right there […]

Hemi Trucks

Written on August 23, 2009 – 10:48 pm | by thrandur |

The HEMI engine was developed in 1948 by Harry Westlake. The first Hemi engine in an automobile was a 6 cylinder engine for the Jaguar. Then in 1951 Chrysler came out with a 180 horsepower HEMI V-8 engine on several models. You may think that 180 horsepower doesn’t sound like very much horsepower but back […]

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426 Hemi

Written on August 23, 2009 – 8:51 pm | by thrandur |

426 Hemi Mopar or No car For those of us who reached adulthood in the 1960’s the hottest cars on the road were Dodges and Plymouth’s. In 1964 Chrysler Corporation came out with a racing engine that featured a half circle ( hemisphere) combustion chamber and spark plug centralized in the chamber. At Daytona in […]

HEMI Engine Specifications

Written on August 23, 2009 – 8:34 pm | by thrandur |

When you’re talking about a HEMI engine, you’re primarily talking about power. This popular engine has become the main reason to spend your money on a truck or vehicle that features it. When talking power, the HEMI started its career in the first generation with the ability to put out around 345 horsepower and 375 […]

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