RE: Poly update 9-7-2014
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RE: Poly update 9-7-2014



Thanks Gary!  Gary and I have had the pleasure of brainstorming and ultimately creating the new Poly SS-X 4 barrel 'WindTunnel' manifold for the Poly... It’s a dual plane-state of the art-off idle to 6500 torque monster and will change the world's impression of the Poly forever.  Gary has worked very closely with the foundry in Bell Gardens CA to make the application an almost direct bolt on clearancing hoods and has handed the baton off to me-temporarily-due to huge family challenges... I'm sitting here at the foundry nursing the final details and finished products-today I'm visiting the coater who will apply the 'deep freeze' thermal barrier options to both the manifold and the valve covers... Hopefully later on or tomorrow I will visit the polisher and nail down final arrangements and agreements as neither Gary nor I can chase the manifold or valve covers from the foundry to the machine shop to the coater to the polisher and then to the customer on a daily basis... Thanks for everyones' patience as we finalize the logistics and get them delivered to all pre-orders as well as new customers...
In two weeks Bruce Toth of Toth Performance in PA will be dynoing the new parts so hold your breath for about a 100hp once Bruce gets a cam and his hi-flow heads installed and tuned!!!   Long may the Poly reign!!!!

-----Original Message-----
From: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gary Pavlovich
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 10:41 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Poly update 9-7-2014

Good to have you aboard Roland!

Guys, you will find Roland a "living" time capsule of knowledge and experience of these great Racers and Mopar racing program peoples as you can see from his post below.  Roland's Chrysler Power Magazine is the epitome of how a magazine should present itself and if you have seen or read it you know the value of which I am speaking; excellent no-bull articles, no pandering to advertisers, superb photography...and when thumbing through the pages you know you're handling a magazine and not flyweight paper like other mags I used to subscribe to.

That being said, I know from our conversations that he will be creating a Poly specific "community" and you will see an enlargement of this one facet of our hobby.  So look forward to great things happening in the future for our "Polyheads" and Mopar enthusiasts in total!

Gary Pavlovich

-----Original Message-----
From: Roland Osborne
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 8:35 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Poly update 9-7-2014

I'm 'fresh' here guys so bear with me as I learn the ropes... It's an honor to be part of your group-I've had everything from an original 62 MaxWedge Sport Fury 4speed that I let my son drive to high school in the early 90's to a '65 426 Street Wedge 4speed Sport Fury I gave to Dan Lewandowski at Direct Connection in the early 80's plus about 50 more fun things I've been blessed to be a part of... Bruce Caldwell from Car Craft and I sold Pete Haldiman the Dick Landy car that he has today in 1977... All that said, we'd love to have YOUR stories for Chrysler Power-cool pictures and your story of the headaches and heartaches, trials and triumphs of creating your own special vehicle-pride & joy... also would like to keep our readers informed on any activities as Jeff Johnson and I plus a number of the originals are attempting to bring back a lot of the 'way it was' before the greed and feeding frenzy of the 90's+ soured the original vision of family friendly Mopar activites for the fun of it-(if you know what we mean?)...
Thanks,
Roland

-----Original Message-----
From: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John deVries
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 2:12 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Poly update 9-7-2014

Welcome Roland. I wish to again thank you for helping me with my 66 Charger project in the 90's. I was stationed in England and need a set of heads for the 440. You were so kind to ship them to the APO when no one else would saving me well over $300. I know you also sold them to me at your cost. They have been on the engine for 24 years now and have been trouble free.

Sent from John

> On Sep 7, 2014, at 20:36, "Gary H." <62to65mopar@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm posting this for Roland. He is now a member of the 62-65 Mopar 
> mail list and will himself post future updates.
>
> Thanks,
> Gary H.
>
>>>   -------Original Message-------
>>>   From: Roland Osborne
>
> ...
>>>   To briefly recap, Tuesday we hit the ground running, porting and
>>>   ‘cleaning’ 15 manifolds, prepped and ready for the wheelabrator
>>>   (shot peen)… (Javier did a 4 year porting apprenticeship with Joe
>>>   Mondello!)…
>>>
>>>   Wednesday was my birthday and we finished off the 15 and shipped to
>>>   wheelabrator then went to the beach for dinner…
>>>
>>>   Thursday we loaded 16 manifolds back from wheelabrator, had 
>>> breakfast with
>>>   Marty and then headed to ‘the Valley’ to the machine
>>>   shop… We’ve really hit a home run guys… Javier is
>>>   ‘the king’ in this industry with customers like Enderle,
>>>   Donovan, Stage V, Shelby, Arias, Chrysler Power, BDS and on and on…
>>>   The machine shop was doing Arias and Donovan Hemi heads when we pulled
>>>   up… From there we went by our old NHOA first warehouse shop in Reseda
>>>   and did videos of our corner where The Balance Shop, Hogans Heads, Jim
>>>   Shewbert/Ed Pink all started life with us… See them (like and share)
>>>   on our Chrysler Power fb page… Then we sat in traffic on the way
>>>   back;o(… Schlepping parts to the machine shop 35 miles away is a full
>>>   day project!…
>>>
>>>   Yesterday we took my primary laptop to the Geek Squad to save from 
>>> total
>>>   crash-the entire next issue of the magazine is on there… We shopped
>>>   shipping boxes for the manifolds and valve covers and finally got 
>>> the best
>>>   service from our local Staples (same parking lot as Best Buy)… we
>>>   ordered 50 boxes and enough bubble wrap to wrap Marty’s BFG HemiCuda
>>>   5 times!  From there we went to the bolt place and got a supply of 
>>> bolts
>>>   for the first 20 manifolds-we finally settled on a black 
>>> anodized/oiled
>>>   socket head-much like the ARP we REALLY like and also ordered hex 
>>> stock
>>>   which will have to go with the bolt kit… We’ll cut the hex
>>>   stock to length so the manifold installer will have everything he 
>>> needs to
>>>   successfully install the manifold… for as most of us know, the water
>>>   passages on the first 15 don’t allow much room for a drive socket let
>>>   alone the bolt… The hex stock WILL fit as its smaller than the bolt
>>>   and can be driven by a simple six point 7/16-3/8 socket… Even with
>>>   the new improved water passages I believe that this install system 
>>> will
>>>   continue to be ideal… Also ordered a batch of intake and valve cover
>>>   gaskets from Rocky as these guys MUST use our gaskets and bolts to be
>>>   successful…
>>>
>>>   After all our shopping, Javier and I played with the valve cover
>>>   install… Those rubber gaskets suck and while a lot more expensive,
>>>   the cork composite gaskets are the ticket… I also believe we should
>>>   provide a stud kit for the valve covers for easy install-the 
>>> covers are
>>>   taller so the stock bolts won’t work and trying to find the hole
>>>   while holding the cover with gasket in place is rather frustrating… I
>>>   also think we need a third (center) hole drill and tap kit with
>>>   instructions…
>>>
>>>   And the coup de gras was when the machine shop guy (very sharp) 
>>> asked if
>>>   we’d installed any of these manifolds and I said I guess I
>>>   din’t think so and Javier confirmed that no one has installed one on
>>>   a motor that has head gaskets and with our intake gaskets… I thought
>>>   this sure is a Rube Goldberg operation… so before the machine shop
>>>   final machines the 16 we delivered, we’ve got to make a day trip back
>>>   to the Vallery, pick up the only other finished sample-(Gary has 
>>> the first
>>>   one)-also the completed valve cover samples, and install them on 
>>> the motor
>>>   Javier has here after we install a set of head gaskets… Then
>>>   we’ll know most assuredly we’ve got a product of the highest
>>>   caliber!!!
>>>
>>>   And Bruce, bless his heart, has rallied to get a running Poly 
>>> motor and
>>>   install a manifold on it to verify that it not only fits, but it 
>>> RUNS and
>>>   RUNS EXTREMELY WELL!!!
>>>
>>>   Its Saturday morning at 7:30 and the foundry is pouring 7 more 
>>> manifolds,
>>>   12 of the huge Enderle top fuel bird (pterodactyl) catchers, 4 of
>>>   Dave’s new Hemi blocks and more!!!
>>>
>>>   Stay tuned! More to come!
>>>
>>>   We’re planning a ‘coming out’ party in about 2 weeks for
>>>   anyone who would like to join us in CA…
>>>
>>>   Thanks,
>>>
>>>   Roland
>
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