Ratio-Nalization

On AAR /T/A E‑bodies: Do you know the effective steering ratio on those cars with the longer Pitman and idler arms used to get “fast ratio” power steering? The standard Mopar power steering ratio of those years was 15.7:1. The faster ratio

Shafted

I have been running my 1970 Duster 340,which now has a solid cam, pretty hard lately(it sat for 7 years and I guess I’m trying to makeup for that.) Unfortunately, I was winding thirdgear tight last night, and I noticed a bit of

The Art of Driving

Highlights of an exceptional collection of cars at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum. By Bill Woods Photos by TheBruntBros. 1928 Chrysler Model LeMans Race Car (replica) The auto industry adage about the sales effect of racing

Grease Your Brakes?

Just a quick follow up on the recent questionabout silicone brake fluid. I recallyou mentioning packing calipers and wheelcylinders with silicone grease as well, doyou have a recommendation on which touse? I use the Permatex lubes in my

Roadside Retch

I got stuck the other dayin a torrential downpour, with my ’99Ram 1500, 5.2L, 140K. It turned out to be abad ignition coil. Is there any way to predictfailure of electrical parts like this, or any recommendedpre-emptive change

Color Me…Whatever

HERE’S ONE FOR ALL YOUSE AIRBRUSH ART FANS.Mike O’Brien, is an airbrush artist from Lethbridge, Alberta in Canada. Heruns a little business there called MOB Airbrush (you can find him on Instagramand Facebook). He says he is a big fan

Lost and Found

STEVE VANCE from McKees Rocks, PA is the 4th owner of this 32,000-mile SuperBird which he’s owned since The second owner painted the wing raspberry metallic as a form of personal customization. After owning the car for only about a

Plumb My Wiring

I am trying to hook up a Holley fuel pump(electric) to my Charger (’70) and I haveplumbed it right, but their wiring instructionsare interesting but not too useful. I want tohook it up to a power source which runs onlywhen the engine is

Needled

The needles for my Fuel, Temp Amp and OilPressure Gauge in my ’69 Barracuda havestarted to swing back in forth about one graduation.Is this an indication that the voltage limiterin the fuel gauge is malfunctioning?Yes, the contacts are

Six-Pack Sitting Down Under

I have just bought a 1970 R/T 440 six-pack Challenger. It needs a good tune-up, been sitting for awhile 1,000 miles in 10 years, but down here in Oz it’s hard to find out about the six-pack set‑ups and exactly how the system works in

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