1973 Dodge Dart at the dynocell at Ludwig Performance on 'DynoDay 04'

Dodge Dart – DynoDay #4

September 14, 2018 BigBlockMopar 0

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 … ]

360ci 208-210psi average Cranking compression pressure

360ci Compression Test #3

May 26, 2018 BigBlockMopar 2

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 … ]

440 Engine Build - Offenhauser dual quad intake, Edelbrock heads, Hooker headers, Moroso 11mm sparkplugcables

440ci BigBlock Mopar enginebuild

December 29, 2017 BigBlockMopar 0

In September 1998 I started the rebuild of this 440 engine. 440ci (1966) w/ 0.030″ overbore. ‘915’ heads w/ home port&polish. 2.08 / 1.74 MP valves. KeithBlack Hypereutectic Pistons (237), zero-deckheight. 0.040″ piston/head clearance. 11:1 [more … ]

5.7 Hemi engine block

5.7L Hemi engine

December 26, 2017 BigBlockMopar 0

In 2011 I found a 5.7L Hemi for sale. Thinking this would be a nice engine-upgrade for the ’73 Dart to replace the 318ci. Upon first inspection the engine was missing some parts, as was [more … ]