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 … ]
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 … ]
Just wanted to share a simple clip I made showing the difference in sound a pair of Dynomax 17748 exhaust mufflers make compared to a dual open tube exhaust system…
Installed an Edelbrock AirGap intake on the 360ci for a cooler and denser mixture during operation. Also converted the hydraulic lifters to solid lifters to counter some lifter collapse. A couple of lifters couldn’t keep [more … ]
Made a small video of the Mopar 360ci engine with 11.3:1 compression ratio while playing with the throttle a bit. (As always, videos sound way better with headphones or a good speaker set.)
This weekend plans were made to break-in the 360ci engine. The pistons and rings had already been run before in this engine, so it was mainly the camshaft, lifters and new valvetrain parts that needed [more … ]
Click here to show all the updates and more indept tech-info about this engine This will be a street-only 360ci engine build for low rpm torque / high efficiency. The engine will replace the 318ci [more … ]
Made some progress on the engine stand I’m building to break-in the 360ci engine. A removable battery-tray has been added and a simple ‘click-on’ cooling fan. Currently there’s only some wiring left to do, along [more … ]
The 360 engine I’m building for the Dodge Dart, along with the engine-teststand to break-in the engine, are coming along nicely.
Just a short little fun videoteaser I slapped together about my ’73 Dodge Dart and its upcoming 360ci engine-swap.
For testing the crank sensor on my 360ci engine build, I mounted the pulley-assembly on the lathe and spin-tested it, while checking its signal through the MegaSquirt ECU and a laptop; Here’s a little videoclip [more … ]