As my regular daily driver, the ’73 Dodge Dart, is in the garage for its vinlytop removal and roof-maintainance, I resorted to using my next-best daily driver-candidate, the 1960 Chrysler New Yorker. So for over [more … ]
Attached images show a Technical Service Bulletin put out by the Chrysler Motors Corporation in 1973 that should fix the Upper Control Arm mounting, if any cracks are visible. The fix consists of welding gussets [more … ]
The Scrapers carclub organised a nice little car-meeting at the land’s end at Rozenburg. This unique location is being almost completely surrounded by water. I brought along my 1960 Chrysler NewYorker to the meeting.
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 … ]