All Choked Up

All Choked Up Neal Zimmerman, Eugene OR 1963 plymouth belvedere 318 poly What typically brings on flooding conditions?- My 318 poly with Carter four barrel just started doing the flooding thing, gas smells,long cranking required, super…

End Play

End Play Jayson Fleming, Roseville, MI, 1964 Dodge Dart GT 340 I recently removed this 340 due to lack of power. During inspecting I found the thrust face bearing was wiped out so bad that the crank could travel about .040-.050 end…

Clatterbox

Clatterbox John Matthews, Grimes, IA, 1999 Dodge B1500 318 My buddies and I bought a 1999 B1500 318 Conversion Van to go tailgating in. On initial start up there is no oil pressure, after a couple seconds it will go up to 40 psi…

Oil pan drain plug

Tech Question Jason Beert, Rapid City, SD, 1986 Dodge B150 van 318 I just bought this van. I thought it'd be a good idea tochange the oil. Come to find out (too late) that it doesn't have a typicaldrain plug. This drain plug…

Max Factor

Max Factor Andrew Cornwell, Virginia Beach, VA, 1966 Dodge Charger Were all 413's Max Wedges or could you get a standard 413? Andy, 99.9% of all 413s were low-perf "station wagon" engines with very mild cams, log…

Daliants and Vlarts

Daliants and Vlarts Bobby Sowers, Deer Park, TX, 1964 Plymouth Valiant 170 I think Is it true that 1963 thru1966 Plymouth Valiants are the same body and parts can be interchanged? I just bought a '64 Plymouth Valiant wagon and I'm…

Meeting Resistance

Meeting Resistance Don L, Alton IL, 1996 Dodge Dakota 360 Hello, love the Mag , anyway I am looking for some decent plug wires for my 360, But why use wires with resistance? Would zero resistance be better? I remember a few yrs ago…

383 Rebuild

Tech Question Mark Matteson, Bridgeport, WV, 1966 Chrysler Newport 383 I have a 1966 Chrysler Newport. Except for the winter months when salt ison the road, the car is a daily driver. I am rebuilding the 383, keeping it mostly…

Dak engine choice

Tech Question ron hamilton, minden, NV, 1973 plymouth sebring 318 Hello, I want a newer Dak. Do you like the 5.2 motor or the4.7? I'm going to search for one with an auto trans. and 4 wheel drive. Arethe auto overdrive trannys the…