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ENGINE SPECS

1954 Chrysler 264 Inline 6 Engine Specs

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model Designation: Windsor Deluxe 6: C62

Wheel base: 125-1/2

Valve Location: In block

Bore and Stroke: 3-7/16 x 4-3/4

Piston displacement, Cubic Inches: 264.5

Compression ratio: 7.00

Maximum Brake Horsepower: 119 @ 3600 RPM

Maximum Torque Lbs.Ft. @ RPM: 218 @ 1600 RPM

Normal Oil Pressure Pounds: 50

TUNE UP SPECIFICATIONS (all models)

Spark Plug Make: Auto-Lite 4S-140

Spark Plug Gap, Inch: .035

Firing Order: 153624

Timing Mark: 0; location: Vib. Damper

Engine Idle Speed, RPM:  475

Cylinder Head Torque Lbs.Ft.: 70

Compression Pressure & Cranking Speed: 120 min.

Voltage & Polarity: 6 volts, positive ground

PISTON AND RING SPECIFICATIONS

Fitting Pistons with Scale: Pistons removed from above. Shim thickness: .001

Pounds on a Pull Scale: 5 to 7

Ring End Gap: In tapered bores, fit rings in tightest portion of ring travel
Compression: .015
Oil: .015

Clearance in Groove: Compression: .Top ring: .0025-.004, second ring: .002-.0035; Oil: .001-.0025

Wristpin Diameter, Inch: .8591-.8593

VALVE SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Clearance:
     Intake: .008 Hot;  Exhaust: .010 Hot

Valve Seat Angle, degrees: 45

Clearance for Timing Intake: .014

Valve Timing: (BTDC = before top dead center; ATDC = after top dead center)
         Intake opens: 12 BTDC
         Exhaust Closes: 6 ATDC

Valve Spring Pressure Pounds at Inches Length:
    Inner Spring: 40 @ 1-3/4

Valve Stem Clearance: Intake: .001-.003; Exhaust: .002-.004

ENGINE BEARING SPECIFICATIONS

Connecting Rod Bearings:
    Journal Diameter, Inches: 2.124-2.125
    Bearing Clearance, Inch: .0005-.0015
    Rod End Play, Inch: .006-.011
    Rod Bolt Tension: Lbs.Ft.: 45-50

Main Bearings:
    Journal Diameter, Inches: 2.499-2.500
    Bearing clearance: .0005-.0015
    Shaft End Play: .003-.007    (Thrust on Rear Bearing)
    Main Bolt Tension: Lbs.Ft.: 80-85

CAPACITY DATA

Cooling System:
    Without heater: 15 quarts; With heater: 16 quarts

Fuel Tank: 17 gallons

Engine Oil: 5 quarts

Transmission: Manual: 2-3/4 Pints; Automatic: 12 quarts

Rear Axle: 3-1/4 pints

AUTO-LITE DISTRIBUTOR SPECIFICATIONS

Distributor part number: 1AT-4012 (distributor rotates clockwise)

Cam Angle, degrees: 39

Breaker Point opening, Inch: .020

Condenser Capacity: .25-.28 Mfds.

Breaker Arm Spring Tension: 17-20 Oz.

Centrifugal Advance: (degrees at RPM of distributor)
    Advance starts: 1 @ 450 RPM
    Full Advance: 10 @ 1425 RPM

Vacuum Advance (degrees @ Inches of Mercury)
    Advance Starts: 1 @ 6
    Full Advance: 9 @ 15

AUTO-LITE GENERATOR SPECIFICATIONS

Generator Number: GGW-6001; GGU-6001; (generator rotates clockwise, 6 volts, Positive Ground) GHM-6002 (12 volts)

Generator output: GGW-6001: 45 amps @ 2125 RPM; GGU-6001: 50 amps @ 1750 RPM; GHM-6002: 25 amps @ 1450

Brush Spring Tension: 35-53 oz.

Field Current at 5 Volts: GGW-6001: 1.4-1.5; GGU-6001: 1.4-1.6; GHM-6002: 1.1-1.3 @ 10 Volts

AUTO-LITE REGULATOR SPECIFICATIONS

Regulator Number: VRP-6004A, VAV-6001B, VRX-6003A

Cutout Relay:
    Voltage to close points: 6.5; VRX-6003A 13.5 (12 volt system)
    Reverse current to open points: 4.1-4.8; VRX-6003A 8.2-9.3
    Armature Air Gap: .031 inches

Voltage Regulator Setting: 7.3 volts; VRX-6003A: 14.4

Current and Voltage Armature Air Gap: .048 inches

Current Regulator Setting: VRP-6004A: 45 amps; VAV-6001B: 50 amps; VRX-6003A: 25 Amps

AUTO-LITE STARTING MOTOR SPECIFICATIONS

Part number: MCL-6117; MCL-6121A (rotates clockwise) ; MDB-6001A (12 volt)

Bush Spring Tension, Ounces: 42-53; MDB-6001A 52-65

No Load Test: 65 amps, 5 volts @ 4900 RPM; MDB-6001A: 33 amps, 11.0 volts @ 3800 RPM

Torque Test: 410 Amps, 2.0 volts; Torque: 8.0 ft/lbs. ; MDB-6001A: 240 amps; 4.0 volts; Torque: 6.5 ft/lbs.

WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS

Caster, Degrees
    Limits: -1 to -2
    Desired: -1-1/2

Camber, Degrees
    Limits: -3/8 to +3/8
    Desired: 0

Toe-In, Inches: 0 to 1/16

Toe-Out on Turns, Degrees: (If toe-out is incorrect, when other adjustments are correct, look for bent steering arms.)
    Outer wheel: 20
    Inner Wheel: 20-1/2 to 22-1/2

Kingpin Angle, or Steering Axis Degrees: (If king pin or spindle support angle are incorrect, but camber is correct, look for bent suspension arms or steering knuckle support)
    145-1/2 wheelbase: 6-1/2 to 8; all others: 6 to 6-1/2


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