A group of people recently organised a number of Drive-In Cinema-events on the premises of a local Gin distillery called ‘Nolet Distillery’, located in the town of Schiedam. The location is also the site of [more … ]
The wheels on the Dart have been taking a beating about every winter when roadsalt collects and eats into their paintlayer. Overtime, the wheels had become ugly and shabby looking because of that. For a [more … ]
Had the Dodge Dart on the chassis-dyno again last monday at Ludwig Performance in Hillegom, The Netherlands. This is DynoDay number 4 already! The very first DynoDay with the 318ci engine ‘managed’ a shameful 145hp [more … ]
After the transmission it was time to tackle the overdrive-unit. This unit is the 4th gear (overdrive) in the transmission, and has its own set of clutch plates. Overdrive can only be ‘selected’ with the [more … ]
Finally received the transmission repairkit to start the planned rebuild of the A500/42RH transmission I had bought earlier. The A500 (or also known as 42RH) transmission is based on Chrysler’s ‘904’-smallblock transmission. The A500 has [more … ]
Here’s a nice video-compilation of the 2018 edition of the Mopar Nationals 2018 in Herten, Germany.
A recent cooling issue with the 496ci stroker engine in the 1960 Chrysler New Yorker let me to investigate the cooling system a bit closer. The car would run hotter than normal and highway driving [more … ]
The first attempt to do a cranking compression test on the 360ci engine resulted in varying values simply because it was too difficult to press the tester tightly against a sparkplug hole and crank the [more … ]