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Re: 265 Chrysler Rods

To: "David Kernberger" <dkern@napanet.net>, <buick-rover-v8@autox.team.net>,
Subject: Re: 265 Chrysler Rods
From: "The Becketts" <hillman@bigpond.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 19:39:17 +1100
David, have a look at
http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/7329/chry.html and try contacting
chargere49@geocities.com  who may know more about them or point to links
which may help

However, you might get more info at http://www.rarespares.net.au/index.htm

You can also see in the links section, lots of Chrysler Valiants - see
http://www.ergonomics.com.au/charger.htm for details on the 265 Hemi
six-pack (with photos).


>Damien, Peter, Ron, etal,
> Thanks for the intro. to an engine which is a brand new story to me
>and sounds very interesting.  The big questions remain:
>1) What is it about these rods which makes them useful to a Rover/Buick
>engine builder?
>2) Are they the same as used on any other Chrysler engine?
>3) Are they readily available and reasonably priced in your part of the
>4) Specifics on dimensions such as center to center length, rod bearing
>diameter, pin hole diameter, bushed small end or not, big end width,
>offset, material of manufacture, reputation for strength, etc, etc,
>etc,----would all be welcome.  I want to learn as much as possible in full
>detail.  There must be something to this or it would not be mentioned from
>time to time.  There certainly are not any listings here (USA-California)
>in any parts catalogs or performance parts catalogs I have seen.
>5) Can anybody else add anything useful or fill in any of the above
>information?  I do not think these rods are mentioned in Hardcastle's book
>Thanks in advance.
>Dave K.

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