FAST (Factory appearing stock tire) legal 340-6 pack on engine test stand. Headers are for startup only. 11.69 @ 118mph through factory manifolds on stock polyglass tires. Check them out at fastraces.org
Engine break-in stand
Video of home built engine test/break-in stand. Engine is a stock Mopar 318
2 barrel open headers.
Mopar 413 Max Wedge engine on test stand
63 413 Mopar big block engine with vintage Edelbrock STR-14 cross ram
intake on the test stand. Going in a 63 Belvedere Max Wedge clone. Complete
car is FOR SALE, $16,500.
AAR Cuda Mopar 340 TA Engine block
In 1969-1970 Chrysler made a special 340 engine for the AAR Cuda and the
T/A Challenger. These engines were different than a standard 340 used in
other Mopars. The TA engines had the designation embossed on the block,
driver side. If you're buying a TA 340 also check the heads by removing the
oil cap on the passenger side. With the cap off look inside and the rear
rocker should be offset. You may need a flashlight to see it.
If you scattered the original engine you may have received a standard 340
replacement block. I've heard stories both ways. My buddy back in 1970 went
through 3 warranty transmissions before they said enough.
Some of the later blocks which were left over made their way into 1971 340
Road Runners and other cars. If you're looking at a 340, look closely
because the TA340 are still around.
I hope you enjoy the video and it helps you.
Go for a Spin in a 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A with 340 Sixpack Engine and 320hp
http://www.rpmcollection.com Steve Cage shows you his awesome 1970 Dodge
Challenger T/A 340 "Six Pack" muscle car in "Top Banana" yellow.
The slapstick transmission function is used only for upshifts. You manually
put it into first gear. As you accelerate - and the rpms are where you want
it - you just slap the shift lever to the right.
In order to race in the Sports Car Club of America's Trans American Sedan
Championship, Dodge built the Dodge Challenger T/A (Trans Am).
The 340 engine added a trio of two-barrel carburetors on top of an
Edelbrock intake manifold, creating the "340 Six Pack". horsepower was about 320 hp.
The engine breathed air through a suitcase sized air scoop molded into the
fiberglass hood. Dual Exhausts ran to
the stock muffler location under the trunk, then reversed direction to exit
in chrome outlets in front of the rear wheels.
528 HEMI Start Up On Engine Test Stand
My uncle Cal breaking in the 528 Hemi before it gets dropped into a 1971
Plymouth Scamp race car. Sorry about the turning of the frame during the
video, my camera auto turns when I turn the camera. The video will
definitely make up for that! Enjoy!!
Radial Engine Test Stand Run Backfires
Here's all the video I got of our fun project. The test stand is a mix of
parts put together over the years to mount different engines on.
This engine is a 9 cylinder Pratt and Whitney R-985 Wasp Jr. from the 40's.
It had been sitting in storage for years. We convinced our instructor to
let us mount it and run.
It took awhile to get the magneto timing figured out. The day we ran it I
did one last check of the timing, but failed to check that my
top-dead-center indication was on the compression stroke.
So, soon as the backfire occurred, i realized what I had ommited, quickly
pulled the mags off, re-found tdc, and got the timing right. it started up
quickly but a bad oil pressure line kept us from running it more that day.
In the week following, it ran great many times. Our smallest guy in class
even started it by hand propping. Sadly, no good videos were taken.
It was a great experience in A&P school. After this we did turbines and got
the j-34 in my other video running.
340 on the dyno at Kell's automotive
This is a clip of my motor warming up on the Dyno at Kell's Automotive in Las
Vegas. The motor is the original 340 out of my 1973 Dodge Charger. The
motor has a stock resto 340 steel crank, fluidampr balancer, Crane retrofit
hydraulic roller cam (509/528 lift, 284/292 duration), 9.5:1 compression,
.040 overbore, Eagle H-beam rods, 7 quart Milodon Pan, full groove main
bearings, high volume oil pump, and Barry Grant Demon carb. It ran great
on 91 octane pump gas, and even idled fine at 600 RPM (will be set to about
900 since it will have an automatic transmission).
Why we need an engine test stand
Two engines my friends started for the first time and seated the rings.
There were problems starting each one for the first time. It was funny and
my friend was so frustrated, he swore he wouldn't start anymore engines in
cars without first starting them on an engine stand to see that all
problems were fixed.
Building A 440 Six Pack [S2 Ep.5-3]
When it comes to classic hot-rod components, nothing gets people going like
a multi-carb setup. And the king amount these is the Tri-power. Long
admired for their stellar performance and macho attitude, the tri-power has
become a hard thing to find. So why find one? Why not build your own? Today
on GEARZ, Stacey walks you through the process of building your own
tri-power out of old derelict parts. After that, Stacey pulls out the big
Mopar guns and shows what it takes to put together a six-pack. If
multi-carbs are your deal... you?re gonna love this show! Then Stacey gets
down and dirty and shows you how to build some simple, ultra strong axle
dollys by using some old scrap metal like the kind laying around YOUR
garage. Who said gearheads aren't into recycling?