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 … ]
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.