So the HEMIWagon is back in business and running very well and very strong with the new motor. Here's a good look at the level of carnage that occurred inside the original motor.
This is the best image of the carnage on the piston.
If you've got an H-Code HEMI, get your heads done. I was stubborn and didn't want to, and it cost me a lot more in the end. Should have just had 6.1L heads installed and called it a day. This is what the piston should look like:
It just isn't worth being stubborn.