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Old 03-03-2019, 03:04 AM
bugmenot bugmenot is offline
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Location: The "Great NW" Washington State
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It been a long time since I've posted!
Some notes on the 413 engine...
They were produced only for the 4 ton model "Y" trucks 1953-1955.
1953 was the first 413 Dodge 4 ton truck engine.
Total production of the 413 trucks is approximately 3500 units for all years 1953-55.
281, 306, 331, 377, and 413 all are Nickel Chrome Molybdenum cast blocks..
Starting in 1950 the first 4 ton model "Y" truck came out with a 377ci. six that used twin carbs and dual exhausts thru 1952.
Then in 1951 all 306's, 331's and of course the 377 had the twin carbs and dual exhausts all factory installed.
Only exception was the 1951 thru 1953 B-3,4 model R bus with a 229" WB .
That model bus... Dodge's biggest.. had a 306 ci engine with only a single carb and single exhaust. I have one of these buses.. only one I've ever seen.
Parts for any of these "Moly Block" engines?...nope unless you spend years looking or have the parts made like I've done. There's a set of valves and valve springs on ebay currently. nothing more.
These "Moly Block" engines complete with accessories including the air brake compressor less trans weigh in about 1170 lbs.
I have four of these heavy series trucks with the 306, 377 and 413 engines.
Know them well.
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