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hemi rear end

street legal sprint car with an old quick change that needs some work (it was dry when i got it) the quick change has "HEMI" casted into it, all i can find. is anyone familiar with this mfg? probably out of business but if i can find someone with knowledge of them and maybe locate some old parts or anything would help. thanks

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Hemi rear end

I have 2 of these Hemi rear ends that I bought years a go, these rear ends where made in Southern California in the 70s by a brother of a sprint car driver that keep braking there Halibrand quick change. Hemi is the abreveation for the name of the Company but I can not remeber the name but I will ask around. Let me know what you need I will try and help. Thanks
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Gentlemen: Any of you have any picures or additional information on the HEMI Quick Change ?
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"HEMI used 12-bolt GM ring/pinon gears as opposed to Ford style gears traditionally used by Halibrand, Winters, et.al. Other than that they used the same 'change-gears' as the others. The main problem (as far as Sprint/Champ car applications) was weight: they were appreciably heavier than traditional Halibrand/Winters Q-C's. They were fairly recent(late '80's- early '90's ?) so bearings & gears should be readily available, & they are certainly strong enough. If you have a 'stock car/modified' unit with a differental & axle housings you're in good shape: if you've got a solid axle(open wheel) unit you've got some searching /fabrication/conversion chores ahead. I see in your picture that you have an 'open-wheel' version: you'll need to adapt/fabricate axle housings( possibly use a 12-bolt rear axle for donor parts?) & add a differential for the street."
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