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.)
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″.
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. The wheel-alignment specs of the [more … ]
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 … ]