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Old 11-12-2007, 11:10 AM   #1
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Ford 1100 cid DOHC V8

I just thought some of you might want to read about this.

http://home.alltel.net/bsprowl/Sherman.html

I thought it was cool, but it just fuels my anger that Ford doesn't do anything high tech for consumers in this age.


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Old 11-12-2007, 11:15 AM   #2
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i would love to have something like that in my ride
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i think i have seen that before, still really cool
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this is just plain cool.
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hum, all that torque would be useful... but not for me.
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So this information in theory means that Ford invented the HEMI.
Because WW2 started in 1951 for the Americans and Dodge introduced
the Hemi in 1954

http://66.54.16.43/joyrides/story/index.cfm?id=281

Paragraph above the red truck
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i would love to have something like that in my ride
the engine alone probably weighs half as much as your car.

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So this information in theory means that Ford invented the HEMI.
Because WW2 started in 1951 for the Americans and Dodge introduced
the Hemi in 1954

http://66.54.16.43/joyrides/story/index.cfm?id=281

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The classic "hemi" combustion chamber has been in use since the early 1900's; Chrysler just latched onto HEMI for marketing purposes.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemi
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the engine alone probably weighs half as much as your car.

This made me laugh...
I'm sure you could get at LEAST 2 miles to the gallon if it was in your ride
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meh some mods on that and she'll rellly go!!, think about it, digital fuel injection and electronic ignition.. sure a set of custom headers and a custom intake would need to be built. and i'm sure if you do some cam and head work (as these thing were possibly slapped together as fast a possible after the trial periods) you could get an insane amount of power. but a 1,100 cu, in. engine is just nuts by itself
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