David, have a look at
http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/7329/chry.html and try contacting
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
>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.