A500/42RH - Parts

A500/42RH Rebuild project

August 12, 2018 BigBlockMopar 0

Finally received the transmission repairkit to start the planned rebuild of the A500/42RH transmission I had bought earlier. The A500 (or also known as 42RH) transmission is based on Chrysler’s ‘904’-smallblock transmission. The A500 has [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 … ]

A500/42RH Chrysler Automatic Transmission

A500 Overdrive transmission

December 7, 2017 BigBlockMopar 0

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 … ]

1973 Dodge Dart Dyno-session 2017

Dodge Dart DynoDay #3

August 30, 2017 BigBlockMopar 0

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 … ]