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by metalmanbret
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Impeller size for a 440 Chrysler
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Impeller size for a 440 Chrysler

If it's an 80's 440, it's the same as an 80's smallblock. Sherwood 10615K. I have the same on in both my 39' and 28'
by metalmanbret
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 4367

Re: reverse rotation engines

What am I missing here. Distributors are the same. It's the cam that has the gear reverse ground to make the distributor turn the same direction. Since the cam is turning the opposite direction, the collar is used to keep the distributor from riding up.
by metalmanbret
Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 440 differences in production years
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

Re: 440 differences in production years

I know the old oil in the cylinder trick. I figured it was valves because it doesn't smoke or burn oil, but 1600 is still a lot of hours and sometimes it seems that its better to leave a good running engine alone. I want to be pro-active and not wait til the middle of the summer when I blow an engine!
by metalmanbret
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: 440 differences in production years
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

440 differences in production years

I need the experts advice. I will need to rebuild my 440's at some point. Approaching 1600 hours on them. They actually run great, and don't burn oil, but I know I have low conpression in some cylinders. Probably loose valve springs or bad valve seats. Anyway, one thought was to buy another 440, hav...

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