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Horny

My 1969 Coronet (base) needs a new horn switch. I am told there are two different switches, one for use with the horn ring, and one with the small center-cap button. I need the one for the button, but seem to find only the ones for the

Chipped Up

I have a question about paint colors. My 1970 Challenger is B5 blue, “Bright Blue Poly”. The fender tag calls it “EB5”. Now my buddy has a ’72 Dart, also B5, which the ’72 book also calls Bright Blue. His fender tag is missing, but he

Thrust Forward

I have a 1966 Barracuda that I put a 360 in. I read on a forum that one of the bolts that fastens the cam thrust plate is drilled thru to oil the timing chain. The 1966 Plymouth Factory Service Manual I have doesn’t talk about this that I

Boring Question

Recently I gave my brother a‘76 318 to put in his ‘64 Plymouth. Upontearing it down we found a huge gouge in acylinder wall. My question is: Can that blockbe bored completely out and have a set ofsleeves in the 4.00 to 4.20 range

Tell Me A Choke

I have a ‘68 Plymouth ‘Cuda I’m wondering what possible reasonsthere are for my engine running way better in warm weather (68° F and up) and crappy when it’s cold out (45° F in the morning).The engine is bone stock except I’m running a

Juice On The Loose

I am driving my 1972 Plymouth Satellite (360/727) again after it has been sitting for a while. It had a transmissionleak (bad freeze plug in the yoke) and Iwas dumping transmission fluid into it a lotbefore I stopped driving it. The yoke

Prime Time

I just installed a new Melling oilpump P/N M63HV on my 68 Hemi Charger.When trying to pre-prime the motor, nooil made it up the heads. I removed theoil filter and no oil is coming out of thepump. Do you have any suggestions forme before I

The Seal Deal

Please recommend a high quality threadsealant to use on the head bolts of my 1986W250’s 318. The decal on the valve covermakes it sound like this is important. (Answer): I have never used anything but light oil,so that sticker

On Top Of Ol’ Smokey

1970 Challenger, 440. I am havingproblems with burning oil at startup and ona steeper downhill slope, a cloud of bluesmoke, It goes away when accelerating or just normal running. What does this sound like to you? Valve stem seals