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Re: Enquiry Dan Mathers



Just out of curiosity what size are these poly engines (motors are electrical devices) being built?  How much torque is made and what do the heads flow when ported?  Can you get an off the shelf roller cam or is that a custom deal?  There are a lot of poly engines in my area (southern ga.) if anyone is in need of one.


On Thursday, January 8, 2015 9:35 AM, Jason Rhoades <Jason@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


Dan: several of us have done some really neat things with the poly motors. Yes it's not a main stream package but you will be very happy with the poly once you have the car running.  They are amazing!  Mine pulled like a big block even with a decent sized cam in it and no headers.  If there is any way you can make headers I would recommend it that is a real hold up area in my opinion
Then get a big cam and loose converter if running a auto tran. People will be stunned at what that set up will do
Jason 


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From: Bill M <y1topbanana73@xxxxxxxxx>
Date:01/08/2015 9:16 AM (GMT-05:00)
To: danthetoolman1@xxxxxxxxx, 62-65 Mopar List <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc:
Subject: Re: Enquiry Dan Mathers

Dan,

Just a quick overview on the Poly...Rods down are the same parts as an LA 318/340 (rods, crank, bearings, oil pump). Front of the engine is the same as well (timing chain, timing cover, harmonic balancer, water pump). One note is that the water pump must be 67? and earlier as the water outlet is on the drivers side...unless you have a later radiator. Distributor and drive shaft are also the same.

Pistons, cam, heads, and valve gear are the different parts. Do plenty of research before you buy your parts, and make sure your machinist/builder has a great rep with lots of experience. He may not be the cheapest, but you get what you pay for.

I'm at the tail end of my build and will be happy to answer questions and share info with you if you like. Just email me.

Bill M
65 Coronet 500 'vert http://goo.gl/6xUS1
73 Dart Sport, 05 Ram 2500 CTD, 4WD, QC, LB, Laramie
21 Model T Depot Hack, 06 Mazda 3

On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 7:06 PM, Roland Osborne <roland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
No books although if you tag up with the 1962etc group in the cc column
there is a ton of wisdom and experience there which we glean from
regularly... Ron Ceridono also noted has written an excellent book on the
GEN I Hemi which has a substantial section on the Poly... He has also done
an excellent two page spread in the latest issue of Street Rodder... Bruce
Toth and I are working on our own resource guide pages but that's the least
of our focus right now... We're way to busy developing the newest technology
parts programs... Stay connected with all these folks and you'll have a Hemi
spankin' Poly...

-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Mathers [mailto:danthetoolman1@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 3:50 PM
To: Roland Osborne
Cc: Tammy / Chrysler Power
Subject: Re: Enquiry Dan Mathers

Thanks Roland for your quick response. I will get with the motor builder and
we'll come up with a plan then I'll start getting items ordered.
Do you have a parts book of some type for this motor?

Thank you
Dan

Sent from my iPhone

On Jan 7, 2015, at 3:58 PM, "Roland Osborne" <roland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Cam is $295 and lifters are $119   Intake is $599 and attached are install
instructions to whet your appetite!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Mathers [mailto:Danthetoolman1@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 2:24 PM
> To: admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Enquiry Dan Mathers
>
> Needless to say I was more than thrilled when I found your web store.
> I have a 1966 318 poly a  that my engine builder said they do not make
parts for any more. So with that I went and loaded up the pieces and put
them in my shop. Just trying to figure out what to do next. Not wanting to
put a chevy in my 39 Plymouth coupe like everyone keep telling that's the
best way to build my car. For some reason that just kind of made me sick to
my stomach.
> The two main things I will be needing will be the new manifold you now
havre and a new cam. So my question for now does the cam come with the
lifters as a set?
> <POLY SS installation instructions 1.docx> <Poly Intake Manifold
> Release-2014.docx>



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