As we get closer to completion of Engine Builder magazine’s 392 Magnum Charity Engine Build project, we would like to take a moment and update the project status and thank all those responsible for this project.
First of all, we would like to thank Dave Sutton, contributing editor for Engine Builder for organizing this engine build idea.
We also want to thank Dave for his help in working with Stacey Redmond and Joe Degraw, owners of Grawmondbecks Competition Engines http://www.grawmondbecks.com in Mason City, IA, who have been dedicating their time and expertise, turning this donated 1977 318 Chrysler engine into a 392 Magnum.
The finished engine will be raffled off for charity and the money raised will be donated to the Independence Fund (www.indepencefund.org), which assists disabled veterans with motorized wheelchairs.
We will have more on the raffle, ticket pricing and where to buy tickets in the next few weeks.
The engine also will be displayed at an upcoming national industry performance show, along with dyno readings and other information.
We also would like to thank the following suppliers and manufacturers for their generosity in donating the parts for this engine build.
Steve Tosel: 1977 318 Chrysler core motor:
ICON Performance Pistons https://www.uempistons.com Pistons
Engine Parts Group http://www.enginepro.com : Rings, Timing Tensioner, Timing Set, Harmonic Balancer
Scat Industries http://scatenterprises.com : Crankshaft, Connecting Rods
Mahle Aftermarket http://www.mahle-aftermarket.com : Rod Bearings, Main Bearings
Dura-Bond http://www.mellingdurabond.com : Cam Bearings, Finish Kit
Lunati http://www.lunatipower.com : Camshaft lifter kit
Federal-Mogul http://www.federalmogul.com : Full gasket set
Melling http://www.melling.com : Oil pump, Oil pump shaft, Freeze plug kit
Milodon http://www.milodon.com : Oil pickup screen, Windage tray, Oil pan, Main
EngineQuest http://www.aamidwest.com/enginequest/ : Timing cover
EngineQuest http://www.aamidwest.com/enginequest/ : Magnum cylinder heads
Ferrea Racing Valves http://www.ferrea.com : Intake valves, Exhaust valves
Engine Parts Group http://www.enginepro.com : Valve springs, Valve locks, Valve seals
Comp Cams http://www.compcams.com : Retainers, Rocker arm kit, Guide plates, Rocker arm studs, Pushrods
Automotive Racing Products http://www.arp-bolts.com : Head bolts
Edelbrock http://www.edelbrock.com : Valve covers
Fel-Pro Gaskets http://www.felpro-only.com : Valve cover gaskets, Header gaskets, Intake gaskets
Fuel System-Ignition-Dress Up
Edelbrock http://www.edelbrock.com : Carburetor, Manifold, Air cleaner, Breather, Valve covers, Water pump
Holley https://www.holley.com : Fuel pump and filter
ACCEL http://www.accel-ignition.com : Distributor, Ignition coil, Plug wires, Spark plugs, Crimping tool
Design Engineering Inc. http://www.designengineering.com : Boot wire, Plug boot and Primary wire protection
Automotive Racing Products http://www.arp-bolts.com : Engine and accessory bolts and fasteners
Driven Racing Oil http://www.drivenracingoil.com : Break in oil, Assembly grease
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