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 … ]
Found myself an A500 / 42RH overdrive Transmission from a fellow Mopar guy recently. I’ve been wanting a ‘lighter (internal) weight’ transmission for a number of years now and since they’re not really common overhere [more … ]
Here’s an interesting video where 19 different air filter combinations are tested on a powerful to see which one is the most efficient.
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 … ]
This years 28th of August was ‘DynoDay’ for the ’73 Dodge Dart again. This marked the 3rd visit to the ‘Ludwig Performance’ chassisdyno. After a bunch of changes since last year’s dyno-runs I was curious [more … ]
Found out today there was something wrong with the front suspension. The car wandered slightly to right when braking, and highspeed braking result in a heavy vibration. Suspecting something wrong with the strutrod bushing, I [more … ]
Was out in the garage the other day and noticed the obvious wheel camber on the ’73 Dart at a considerable steering wheel angle. Just wanted to share the photo’s.
Last week I was able to install and hook up my MegaSquirt-3 Extra ECU in the Dart, which I had been benchtesting recently. The ignition system consists of a stock (Chrysler LeanBurn) distributor, a HEI [more … ]
Below is a small compilation of some videoclips with my ’73 Dart being controlled by the MegaSquirt ECU for the first time. The stock distributor (w/mechanical advance) was still installed on the engine, so the [more … ]