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 … ]
I’ve just added a page for Mopar Wheel Aligment specifications for modern tires in the Tech-area of the site, as this question comes up fairly often from people wanting to know the best alignment settings [more … ]
Did some more benchtesting with the MegaSquirt 3 and now a locked out Mopar distributor for a ‘trigger-only setup’. The distributor got mounted on the lathe and wired up to the MS3. Surprisingly enough the [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.