426 HEMI Engine First Startup

Finally started the Road Runner after 11 years of restoration. It took a while to fiqure out where the distributor should be but when we did, all was good.

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True 426 HEMI Horsepower 'The Keeper'
Welcome to Nick's Garage! Nick is just getting started on YouTube, but he's no novice when it comes to building engines for some of the most exciting cars anywhere. Nick wants to get things started here with a special build, so he's letting you in on the rebirth of his own classic 426 HEMI. This power plant made a name for itself 5 decades ago, and now we're all going to watch and listen as it is brought back to life and then pushed beyond the red line. Chrysler claimed 425 horsepower back in the day, let's find out what it makes today as Nick goes looking for True 426 HEMI horsepower!





Original Factory 1965 426 Hemi running on a stand
Bob Tyler's original factory 426 Hemi running on a stand. Engine built by Dale Reed





1970 Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi first start.
12/03/10. I started the engine in the Challenger for the first time today. Its a blue printed 1970 date coded 426 hemi.





426 hemi start and listen to hemi idle on 1971 Charger R/T
In 1971, Mopar decided to put a manual choke on the last year of the street hemi and this Charger R/T came with it. Sparing no expense, they used an old vent cable, turned it upside down, and put a red choke sticker on it. It is nestled under the dash with the airgrabber switch. This video is just a boring one of the start up of an absolutely cold engine, its warmup, idle and shut down. Enjoy and leave a comment. Check it out at http://www.marlia.com.




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