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.
71 Scamp ,650 Hp Small Block, 4 spd ,Test drive.
More power than you would ever need on the street, the shift light comes on
at 7000 rpm, 4:88 gears with a 30 x 11.5 M/T radial slick and it brakes
loose at the touch of the throttle. I don't even get it out of third gear.
Here is my Combo
71 Scamp Street /strip car,
4 spd 833 Trans Alum Case super pro shifted by Liberty
Clutch is by Advanced Clutches
2900 lbs me in car 4.88 gears 29.5 x 10.5 m/t slicks
Custom built tube front end, coil over, Rear is 3 link coil over
R3 block, 4.070 bore 416 CI
4" Scat light weight Pro Comp Crank
Scat H beam Rods with 2000 ARP bolts
Diamond pistons 11.30/1 W 65cc camber heads.
Solid roller, Bullet Cam, grind # CRA 298/307-08R
Part # 504000
T&D Rockers 1.65/1 makes about .700 lift
Indy heads #230-2 fully CNC ported and built by Shady dell speed shop Flow
325 @ 700 lift
Indy intake manifold #360-3 also ported and blended
860 Pro systems Carb built for my combo
Kevko racing oil pan
SLANT 6 Mopar or No Car!
Mopars and very attractive women.....Mopars Kicking ASS! What more can you
If you like what you hear, come and visit me at CDBaby!
In case anyone is curious, yes, I've owned tons of Mopar products! There
is a SRT4 in my driveway right now. I've had Coronet R/T's, Challenger RT,
Demon's, 300's, SRT8's, I love em all! And I have no problem with other
cool Musclecars. I even own a Buick with a V6 that is fairly
quick......However....I loves me Mother Mopar!
I'm back in the old school! I have a "NEW" 70 Coronet R/T! Burnt
Orange/White interior numbers matching, bla bla bla bla!!! Will post pics
of it in my new Mopar song. Yeah, I'm doing another one, yeah I'm corny!
Actually 2 tunes. One, I penned back in the mid 80's called Red Light. It
was about my 69 R/T.
1967 Plymouth GTX 440 Burnout
Here is my buddy Dale's '67 GTX doing a burnout. Without the music this
time so you can hear the car. Pretty cool, eh?
1969 Dart GTS 340 Burn Out
A burnout video as promised. Here is a big thanks to all the folks at
http://www.forabodiesonly.com/ who helped me turn a trailer of parts into
this restored 1969 Dart GTS. Those were some sticky Mickey's after that.
1968 Dodge Dart GTS
1968 Dodge Dart GTS 340 4 speed, J heads, 2.02, 1.60 valves MP 508 292
Purple Shaft Running through Flowmasters. Work in Progress. Full body
restoration and paint by Jerry's Auto Caft in Downers Grove IL
1969 DODGE DART GTS 440 1 OF 640 MADE FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL AND BAD
SHRED THE TIRES. 1969 DODGE DART GTS 440 'M' CODE FACTORY SLEEPER ONE OF
640 MADE. FOR SALE $34,900. BLACK INTERIOR WITH ORIGINAL BUCKETS AND
CONSOLE WITH AUTOMATIC. THIS IS A GREAT DEAL ON A SOLID INVESTMENT. CALL
765-345-5211. THIS DART IS AWESOME. YOU WILL LOVE IT.
1968 SS Hemi Dart
This is my high end clone that was built with great attention to detail and