The annual Carlisle All- Chrysler Nationals event is rapidly approaching (July 6-8, 2012), meaning it's once again time for us to head off to Muscle Motors up in Lansing, Michigan, to document the assembly and dyno testing of a potent engine combo that some lucky Mopar maven will win at Carlisle. How potent? This year's giveaway engine is a Gen III 5.7L Hemi stroked to something over 392 cubic inches, yet topped with a Quick Fuel Technology carburetor and standalone MSD Hemi 6 electronic ignition controller for straightforward plug-and-play installation in someone's deserving project. Maybe yours.

Mike Ware, head honcho at Muscle Motors, sees lots of cost-effective potential in the readily available Gen III Hemi architecture. As supplies of venerable old LA and RB cores dwindle, the reverse is true of the 5.7L Hemi, which continues to increase in both availability and affordability on the used market. And, as we'll see, thanks to Muscle Motors and the ever-expanding aftermarket, these modern Hemis can make a great foundation for a project engine.

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Comp Cams
3406 Democrat Road
Memphis
TN  38118
800-999-0853
www.compcams.com
MSD Ignition (Autotronic Controls)
1490 Henry Brennan Drive
El Paso
TX  79936
915-857-5200
www.msdignition.com
Quick Fuel Technology
129 Dishman Lane
Bowling Green
KY  42101
270-793-0900
www.quickfueltechnology.com
Muscle Motors Performance
9016 Owensmouth Avenue
Canoga Park
CA  91304
818-341-7223
www.musclemotors.com
Mahle Motorsports
Fletcher
NC
888-255-1942
www.mahlemotorsports.com
Manley Performance
www.manleyperformance.com