Installed a pair of LED (CSP H4 9003 HB2) headlights on my Dart recently to hopefully improve illumination and lessen the load on the car’s electrical system at the same time. At this point I [more … ]
Got another pair of replacement ‘1157’ turnsignal LEDs for the fronts with more LED-elements. While not quite visible in the photo, they emit noticably more light. The longer design with the cooling ribs provides a [more … ]
Got myself an ODROID XU4 mini-computer to see how useful this little device could be to install in the ’73 Dart as a permanent car computer. Main purposes for the mini-computer are to use it [more … ]
Recently I decided to have a look at improving the lighting on the ’73 Dodge Dart. Starting out slowly with the turnsignal lights, I purchased some LED lightbulbs to test with. I got myself some [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.)
Happy New Year and best wishes for 2018 wished from BigBlockMopar.com!
I’ve added a bunch a ‘new’ old progress postings on the 1960 Chrysler NewYorker. These posts show modifications to the car and drivetrain that haven’t been posted earlier. Most of these new posts can be [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 … ]