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 … ]
Made some progress on the engine stand I’m building to break-in the 360ci engine. A removable battery-tray has been added and a simple ‘click-on’ cooling fan. Currently there’s only some wiring left to do, along [more … ]
Swapped over to NGK GR4IX Iridium sparkplugs today in my daily workhorse (’73 Dodge Dart). Was using Accel 416 sparkplugs before. Sparkplug gap before and after was a little different; Before with Accel 416 plugs: [more … ]
I’ve put together all the videos I had made during the DynoDay and turned into a 17min. video, showing all the runs dyno-charts and performance-output of the car.
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 … ]
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″.