5.7 Hemi engine block

5.7L Hemi engine

December 26, 2017 BigBlockMopar 0

In 2011 I found a 5.7L Hemi for sale. Thinking this would be a nice engine-upgrade for the ’73 Dart to replace the 318ci. Upon first inspection the engine was missing some parts, as was [more … ]

image of 5.7L Hemi Head milling

5.7 Hemi progress

December 7, 2013 BigBlockMopar 0

The heads of the 5.7 Hemi were milled about 0.020″ for some added compression ratio. An important thing is the actual finish of the milled heads. Multilayer Headgaskets require a smoother finish than regular composite [more … ]

5.7 Hemi engine block

5.7L Hemi project

December 5, 2011 BigBlockMopar 1

This is a 2004-2006 5.7L Hemi. This motor served as a donor for another 5.7L Hemi-motor by giving up 3 pistons and a head, but is otherwise in seemingly nice condition. The damaged parts from [more … ]

5.7L Hemi engine build

Hemi Dart

December 5, 2011 BigBlockMopar 3

Now I know what it’s like to drive around with a Hemi Dart… Comfy! Well, maybe I should say ‘a Hemi in a Dart’… as the motor wasn’t exactly helping to propell the car forward [more … ]