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 … ]
Here’s a videoclip of my ’73 Dodge Dart showing the movements of the front suspension during a short drive around the garage. Nice view of the workings of the suspension system which consists of 1″ [more … ]
Took some pics today of the Dart’s ride height and stance. The spray can is 2.5″ in diameter so the ride height is roughly 3″.
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.
1/3rd scale model V10 engine 125cc. Powered by MegaSquirt MS3 fuel injection with full sequential ignition using COPs. 3 stage dry sump oil system. The buildthread of this engine can be found here; ModelEngineMaker.com
Nice article about testing the airflow in a windtunnel of a ’69 Dodge Charger, a ’69 Dodge Charger Daytona and a 2015 Dodge Hellcat. Source: www.autofocus.ca
Just spotted a very nicely built and clean looking ’68 Dodge Dart streetmachine, owned by Garry Brown, who lives in Australia. Awesome looking car! Read more about this Dodge Dart on www.streetmachine.com.au
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.
For the planned 360-engine I decided to upgrade the exhaustsystem on the Dodge Dart. Through the local partsdealer Parts-n-Stuff I ordered a set of Dougs Headers, SummitRacing X-pipe kit and a pair of Flowmaster tailpipes [more … ]