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Just got off the phone with AAC, both sets of HALOs I ordered are back ordered, that'll happen when you open an new store and it takes half of your stock. A few weeks to get everything in stock and ship out. Once they get here I get to figure out how to run just a green halo, but when it's in drive it shifts to white. I have an idea, but also have to put it to the test.

I appreciate all the help from the lady I talked to, she spent a good 15 minutes running around the shop seeing if things fit or taking measurements.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:06 PM
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Was randomly searching around eBay and came across a forged shortblock built by PWR. I have been looking around for either a forged rotating assembly + core block or a 370/392 stroker block for several months now, and coming across this is just awesome.

Here are some details:

Block: 09+ 5.7 Hemi

Crankshaft: Forged 6.1 OEM Crank

Connecting Rods: Manley H-Beam

Connecting Rod Bolts: ARP2000

Pistons: Manley 2618 (3.937")

Piston Rings: Total Seal Ductile Iron

Bearings: Clevite Main/Rod and OEM Cam

Compression: 9.6:1 when used with 09+ 5.7 heads, 8.6:1 when used with 6.1's and Apache heads.

Additional Notes: Use as boosted motor up to 1000hp. In stock and ready to ship.

Assembly Notes: All PWR blocks are diamond honed, line-honed with Main Studs, Hot-tanked no less than 3-times, blue-printed, and individually assembled.


Cheapest rotating assembly I could find was 2K, plus I'd have to buy a block and there are NO used VVT blocks anywhere that I can find and they typically run in the 1-2K range, so walking away with this deal has made me quite happy!

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/130835122363?...torefresh=true
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So the 6.1L Crank works on a stock 5.7L?
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Andy makes bad ass motors.....My buddy Rick has a PWR 426 in his drag car. That is who will be doing mine eventually.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:37 PM
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So the 6.1L Crank works on a stock 5.7L?
Yes and no is the correct answer. The 6.1L crank physically fits into the 5.7L vvt block, but there are some other things that need to be modified for it to work, unlike the non-vvt 5.7L where it just drops in. The 6.1L crank comes with a 32 tooth reluctor wheel but the 5.7L VVT needs a 58 tooth. The 5.7L vvt crank snout also has a spacer shoulder on it to locate the timing set properly, the 6.1L crank doesn't have this spacer, so needs to be added.
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Hmm I may have to contact PWR about getting a Crank set up for the truck. I learn so much from your builds it's awesome, I don't even know how you learn these things about this motor lol
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Man there is some exciting things happening over here.
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Hmm I may have to contact PWR about getting a Crank set up for the truck. I learn so much from your builds it's awesome, I don't even know how you learn these things about this motor lol
I pick people's brains...alot. The truth is, if it wasn't for the amazingly open and helpful people on all of the forums that I frequent I wouldn't be any further ahead. I tore my old engine apart as well, so having that kind of first-hand knowledge does make things easier.
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A slight drawback to the headlights. Received my driver-side one on Thursday and removed the rear housing cover only to find a huge crack running across the entire housing. The adjustment control is broken as well, but I'm going to try and rig this up to work, but if it doesn't, then I've lost is $225 and some time. I'll also have to try and find a headlight in good condition, but I'm going to paint the internals since they are in good shape and I'll be able to just swap them into a new housing if I can't fix this one.



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