Installed an Edelbrock AirGap intake on the 360ci for a cooler and denser mixture during operation. Also converted the hydraulic lifters to solid lifters to counter some lifter collapse. A couple of lifters couldn’t keep [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.)
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 … ]
The 360 engine I’m building for the Dodge Dart, along with the engine-teststand to break-in the engine, are coming along nicely.
Just a short little fun videoteaser I slapped together about my ’73 Dodge Dart and its upcoming 360ci engine-swap.
The 16 new valves have been backcut to remove their ‘ski-jump’-ridge, which hinders flow, and all were polished to a shine. Now the heads were mostly done, I could focus my attention on prepping the [more … ]
Last year I bought a smallblock Mopar 360ci engineblock and started working on rebuilding it for my daily ’73 Dart, in favor of the current 318. The plan is to build an efficient running engine [more … ]
What has the world come to…?! A smallblock on BigBlockMopar.com?! Am I getting soft in the head? Well, as I recently had decided the 5.7L Hemi engine-project was too big of a project to technically [more … ]