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Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604495
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Originally Posted By gsmopar
Originally Posted By Jeremiah
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This was the closes thing to an "Easy Button" that I've found for my car. I just had to drill a couple holes:

http://www.speedcooling.com/26-Big-Block-Mopar-Radiator-Dual-Fans.html


Can you measure the depth of that setup from the core support to the nose of the fans? It looks great and the price is nice too.


~7.5 inches from the support to the back of the fan motors. I was able to center the water pump between the fans to gain clearance. My car must have had the smaller radiator as I had to drill holes and use 1/4in spacers between the support and radiator mount:







Looks familiar... LOL. Looking good. Mine was tight & I mounted my over flow bottle the same way.

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1970 Charger R/T S.E. 440 Six Pack
1970 CHALLENGER R/T, 25.5 Cert, Big Inch Alum 16 plug HEMI twin turbo.
1970 Charger 500 S.E. 440 4 BBL
1970 Plymouth Road Runner.
1996 2500 RAM 488 V-10 4X4.
2012 Challenger R/T Classic.
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604499
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Originally Posted By gsmopar
Originally Posted By moparx
very nice piece ! however, i would recommend a support bearing on the steering shaft. that would keep some flex out of the column and rack shafts.
beer


Really? I haven't seen a mopar with one yet and GERST, RMS, and MF are pretty common. Do you have any pics so I can see what you're talking about?


I added one om my steering shaft also.I made mine with a nylon bushing. This is about the best picture I have of it. It now has a grease fitting also that I added.

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1970 Charger R/T S.E. 440 Six Pack
1970 CHALLENGER R/T, 25.5 Cert, Big Inch Alum 16 plug HEMI twin turbo.
1970 Charger 500 S.E. 440 4 BBL
1970 Plymouth Road Runner.
1996 2500 RAM 488 V-10 4X4.
2012 Challenger R/T Classic.
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604507
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Originally Posted By gsmopar
Bolts on the valve cover and yes I plan to clearance the shock tower. Really glad that I converted to GERST suspension so I don't need the shock tower. Now the real question is if I'll be able to get 1/4 without scratching the paint!


Indy has rocker covers that are cast with a relief for more shock tower clearance. Mine are & it helps with a little more room. I don't have any better close up pictures. Hard to tell in this view.

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1970 Charger R/T S.E. 440 Six Pack
1970 CHALLENGER R/T, 25.5 Cert, Big Inch Alum 16 plug HEMI twin turbo.
1970 Charger 500 S.E. 440 4 BBL
1970 Plymouth Road Runner.
1996 2500 RAM 488 V-10 4X4.
2012 Challenger R/T Classic.
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604510
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I found this one while on the stand. If you look closely. The way it is cast the shock tower area is more tapered here.

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1970 Charger R/T S.E. 440 Six Pack
1970 CHALLENGER R/T, 25.5 Cert, Big Inch Alum 16 plug HEMI twin turbo.
1970 Charger 500 S.E. 440 4 BBL
1970 Plymouth Road Runner.
1996 2500 RAM 488 V-10 4X4.
2012 Challenger R/T Classic.
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: 6PKRTSE] #2604534
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Those are nice! Will they clear the Barton Rocker Arms?

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604537
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Originally Posted By gsmopar
Those are nice! Will they clear the Barton Rocker Arms?


Yes, they do. I run those also.


1970 Charger R/T S.E. 440 Six Pack
1970 CHALLENGER R/T, 25.5 Cert, Big Inch Alum 16 plug HEMI twin turbo.
1970 Charger 500 S.E. 440 4 BBL
1970 Plymouth Road Runner.
1996 2500 RAM 488 V-10 4X4.
2012 Challenger R/T Classic.
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2604570
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Wish they had those covers when I built mine years ago, lol. That's nice!


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'69 road runner 440 w/ Indy SRs
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'71 Demon 340 resto project
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Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: an8sec70cuda] #2604621
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If those are Indy heads,I believe they are 1/2" wider than the other hemi heads. I think that's why they put a relief in the valve covers.

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: OUTLAWSSAA] #2604940
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Originally Posted By OUTLAWSSAA
If those are Indy heads,I believe they are 1/2" wider than the other hemi heads. I think that's why they put a relief in the valve covers.


Mine are INDY SR. Not sure about 6PKRTSE's (Stage V?).

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2605246
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Interesting read.... had no idea about the trials and tribulations of going “HEMI” .

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: J_BODY] #2605354
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Originally Posted By J_BODY
Interesting read.... had no idea about the trials and tribulations of going “HEMI” .


Ya, but I'll never burn another plug wire on a header! smile

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607279
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I picked up a mini starter and terminal relocation stuff (via moparts search function). I can't believe I ran the old factory tank for so many years. These little things are tiny!



A little grinding on the posts for clearance. Look similar to your setups?







Headers are going to be tight! I don't know what kind of tape the machine shop used to cover the exhaust ports, but that stuff is sticky. I really wish I took it off and cleaned things up before installing the engine. A few pics of the CNC'ed exhaust ports:










Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607465
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I searched for the starter terminal stuff here but did not find it, could you provide a link? Thanks, it looks awesome.


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Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: hudsonhornet7x] #2607482
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Originally Posted By hudsonhornet7x
I searched for the starter terminal stuff here but did not find it, could you provide a link? Thanks, it looks awesome.


I'll post an image of my invoice when I get home tonight.

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607499
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Lots of good information in this thread. An epic build.
Thanks for taking the time to post!

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607557
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the yellow stuff on the valve guides/valves is assembly grease, correct ? or something special due to the heat there ? in other words, when burnt upon fire up, it won't stick to the valve stem and cause guide issues.
beer

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I hate the machine shops that use grease on the valve stems down runaway
The motor runs on engine oil, why not use that work I always do up


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Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607573
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Probably white lithium grease. Most use that when the engine will sit for a while before startup.


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'69 road runner 440 w/ Indy SRs
'69 road runner 440-6, 4 speed...Dad's ride
'71 Demon 340 resto project
'06 GMC 2500HD LBZ Duramax...toy hauler
'16 Grand Caravan SXT...baby hauler
Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: an8sec70cuda] #2607584
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Originally Posted By moparx
the yellow stuff on the valve guides/valves is assembly grease, correct ? or something special due to the heat there ? in other words, when burnt upon fire up, it won't stick to the valve stem and cause guide issues.
beer


Originally Posted By an8sec70cuda
Probably white lithium grease. Most use that when the engine will sit for a while before startup.


I'll stick my finger in it later and let you guys know, but ya! Probably assembly lube of some sort.

Re: G's Mopar build thread (hemi, gerst, '69 Charger) [Re: gsmopar] #2607601
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On the bumper
laquer thinner on a rag, hold it on there, will take that tape residue right off....

Otherwise..NICE build !


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