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 … ]
I’ve added a bunch a ‘new’ old progress postings on the 1960 Chrysler NewYorker. These posts show modifications to the car and drivetrain that haven’t been posted earlier. Most of these new posts can be [more … ]
Earlier this year I had a couple of calendar photoshoots with some of the cars. The shoots were for The Cruise Brothers carclub and a local animal shelter.
Decided to pull the cam out of the 500″ stroker in the ’60 NewYorker in favor for a mechanical rollercam. The cam is a CompCam XR274R-10 – Mechanical Roller with 274/280 advertised Duration and .564/.570″ [more … ]
Mounted the Hurst racing Tires on the ’60 New Yorker today. I wonder how they will hold up.
Just some examples of Chryslers’ Electroluminescent dashboard lighting, used in a select number of early ’60 car-models, like Imperial, Chrysler and the ’66 & ’67 Dodge Chargers only.
Here are some pic of the Vintage style Hurst Racing whitewall Tires mounted on a set of Astro Supreme wheels. I think this captures the old style dragtire and cool look very well. The wheels [more … ]
With some friends I went to the Mopar Nationals meeting in Herten Germany with my 1960 Chrysler NewYorker on the 31st of July. The meeting was great with lots of cool Mopars around. Later that [more … ]
For the ’60 Chrysler I had some special dragradials made by Hurst Racing Tires in California. They use a brand new tire on which they vulcanise a vintage style tireshape in a soft rubbercompound, perfectly [more … ]