What does Hemi stand for?

Answer Hemi is the short name for a type of internal combustion engine that has combustion chambers that are in the shape of a hemisphere. These types of chambers were originally used in cannons. The earl... Read More »

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What makes a hemi a hemi?

Hemi engines were being developed for the public as early as the 1950's, relying on an innovative design to increase horsepower and efficiency. In recent years, the Hemi engine has become synonymou... Read More »

Does a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 have a hemi?

The 2005 Dodge ram 1500 has the hemi motor as one of the options in the 2005 model. The 2005 does not say that it is a hemi but the 5.7-liters motor was later called the hemi engine.Source:Consumer... Read More »

How much horsepower does a cold air intake add to a 5.7L Hemi?

Mopar Performance provides cold air intake systems for the 5.7-liter Hemi and advises that "this kit provides noticeable horsepower and torque gains under varying atmospheric conditions." Exact hor... Read More »

What is hemi power?

While "hemi" may be the most celebrated four letters in automotive history, its history is a bit longer and more complex than most realize. Hemi engines were among some of the first ever built, and... Read More »