What makes a hemi a hemi?

Answer 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 »

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How to Change the Oil in a 5.7 Hemi?

The 5.7 liter Hemi motor is one of the most popular motors in the history of the Dodge line. The Hemi is used in their muscle car line-up and their truck line as well. The Hemi requires proper engi... Read More »

How Do I Modify the 5.7 Hemi?

Chrysler's 5.7-liter Hemi engine is one of the most popular engine choices for amateur and professional racers alike. The hemispherical (hemi) combustion chamber has been around since World War II,... Read More »

What does Hemi stand for?

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 »

Who made the first hemi?

The first hemi (hemispherical combustion chamber) engine was built for a boat. It was made in 1901 by the Truscott Launch and Engine Company of Missouri. It was designed by A. R. Welch of the Chels... Read More »