Chrysler applied their military experience with the hemispherical combustion chamber to their first overhead-valve V8 engine, released under the name FirePower, not "Hemi," in 1950 for the 1951 model year.The first version of the FirePower engine had a displacement of 331 cu in (5.4 L) and produced 180 bhp (134.2 kW).
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done). There are many different standards and types of horsepower. Two common definitions being used today are the mechanical horsepower (or imperial horsepower), which is about 745.7 watts, and the metric horsepower, which is approximately 735.5 watts.. The term was adopted in the late 18th century by Scottish ...
I'm sorry to have to say this but I just experienced a major internal engine problem after ignoring the "tick". I have a 2010 Ram 1500 with a 5.7 ltr hemi.
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While crate and performance Hemi engines abound from various sources, we decided that the best candidate for our cam swap would be a bone stock 5.7L Hemi pulled from the engine bay of a Dodge Ram truck circa 2006. Check out part 1 of this performance cam swap, in Truckin' Magazine
Arrington Performance HEMI Engines are known for their power and reliability. You can start with one of our standard blocks (forged 392, forged 345, 426 stroker) or get one built just for your application.
In this engine tech article HOT ROD builds a 627 HP turbocharged engine from a junkyard 5.7L Dodge Hemi with a homemade turbo system, using eBay-sourced parts - Hot Rod Magazine
The Chrysler V8 5.7L HEMI engine has appeared in two versions, the 2003-2008 pre-VVT version, followed by the 2009+ 5.7L VVT version which replaced it.
Have a Dodge Ram 1500 w/ 5.7 L Hemi. Mpg is 11.4. How can I make it more fuel efficient? - Everything is factory. What can I do to up mpg?
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