Decided to put the Astro Supremes wheels with custom made dual pin-stripe tires from DiamondBack tires on the car to see how they look. Looks OK, although I think some wider widewalls would be better [more … ]
The block has been machined. The following machinings have be done: – Decking; – .030″ Overbore; – Cylinder honing; – Line-bore; – 2.5″ Concrete fill in the waterjackets. The 440Source.com 4.15″ stroker crank has gotten [more … ]
The engine has been bored and honed and awaiting assembly. October 2006… Just got back from a day of driving around the country hauling back a Dana60 rearaxle and the 392 Hemi-engine. I like the [more … ]
496″ Longram stroker engine (re)build pics: – 440, +.030 oversize – “Hawks Racing” 4.15″ stroker crank, H-Beam rods, 10.5:1cr Diamond-pistons. – Edelbrock heads (84cc) – CompCams XR274R-10 – Mechanical Solid Roller cam, 236/242 @.050 Duration, [more … ]
440ci w/ 0.030″ overbore (1966). ‘915’ heads w/ home port&polish. 2.08 / 1.74 MP valves. Crane 1.5 Gold Roller Rockers. KeithBlack Hypereutectic Pistons (237), zero-deckheight. 0.040″ piston/head clearance. 11:1 cr (measured). Erson Solid cam (256@050, [more … ]
Some installation photos of the 496ci Long Ram stroker engine. With the long ram intakes hanging off the sides of the engine, additional room to the inner fenders, especially the passenger side fender, is limited. [more … ]
Progress-pics of the front suspension removal, disassembly, paint and installation.